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Lollardy and the role of women in the Diocese of Norwich, 1428-1431.

Shannon Grace McSheffrey

Lollardy and the role of women in the Diocese of Norwich, 1428-1431.

by Shannon Grace McSheffrey

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Lollardy and the role of women in the Diocese of Norwich, 1428-1431 by Shannon Grace McSheffrey Download PDF EPUB FB2

In Bishop Alnwick’s – campaign of prosecutions in the diocese of Norwich. The historiography of fifteenth-century England and Lollard dissent has, in the most part, failed to consider the involvement of ordinary Lollard women in a comprehensive or meaningful way.

For those scholars that have taken an interest, the. In the Norwich trials of the proportion was about half this; g out of 60 accused were women. A point to bear in mind when considering women heretics is the possibility that they received more lenient treatment before the law than men.

This seems to be the case in the Norwich trials in respect not only of punishment, but also of by: 8.

Abstract. This thesis considers the roles and nature of the participation of women in the Lollard movement of early fifteenth-century England. It examines the experiences, religious beliefs and textual practices of two fifteenth-century lay-women caught up in Bishop Alnwick’s – campaign of prosecutions in the diocese of Norwich.\ud \ud The historiography of fifteenth Author: Kristy Edmonds.

This thesis considers the roles and nature of the participation of women in the Lollard movement of early fifteenth-century England. It examines the experiences, religious beliefs and textual practices of two fifteenth-century lay-women caught up in Bishop Alnwick’s – campaign of prosecutions in the diocese of : Kristy Edmonds.

Lollard women (act. ), were a significant feature in nonconformist and heretical circles before the end of the fourteenth century, and remained so throughout the subsequent history of the Lollard of the information about them, even more than for men, comes from the records of prosecuting authorities, and as a result is almost always.

women; John Fines, 'Heresy Trials in the Diocese of Coventr 1,'y and Lichlield, this [otiRNAt., xiv (), In the Norwich trials of the proportion was about half this; g out of 60 accused were women. A point to bear in mind when considering women heretics is the possibility that they received more lenient treatment before.

Between andas part of a general attempt to suppress Lollardy throughout the country, 60 men and women went on trial in the diocese of Norwich. The Bishop of London's people were also active in Essex, and John Fynch was first arrested there, but saved himself from an abjuration of his heretical beliefs by lying.

The reason Lollardy was not much invoked prior to the Vatican Council may be a subject for another study, but the second book under consideration in this review, Chapman's Fantasy of Reunion, suggests how real events such as the Papal declaration of infallibility () changed everything regarding relationships between Protestants and.

Lollardy, also known as Lollardism or the Lollard movement, was a pre-Protestant Christian religious movement that existed from the midth century to the 16th century English was initially led by John Wycliffe, a Roman Catholic theologian who was dismissed from the University of Oxford in for criticism of the Roman Catholic Church.

The Diocese of Norwich is equally a new and unexpected place for me, and what a wonderful privilege it is to be called to serve here. “I see the role of a bishop as encouraging others to live out their faith in Jesus Christ with a generosity of spirit and compassion, bringing people together to serve their neighbours in partnership with.