recusancy


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Stephen Greenblatt anticipated Bearman in rejecting the interpretation of John's business dealings as evidence of recusancy, but he maintained the argument for the Spiritual Testament in spite of Bearman's evidence against it, which first appeared when Will in the World was nearly finished.
Like the Fairfaxes, the Ingrams were cited for recusancy well into the next century.
In the 1601 parliament, Sir Walter Raleigh opposing a bill, narrowly defeated, compelling churchwarden collection of recusancy fines deplored "what quarrelling and danger may happen, besides giving authority to a mean churchwarden
These ran the gamut from formal challenges to the authority of the Church of England, through surreptitious assembly and recusancy, to "rude .
He states that women were rarely prosecuted under recusancy laws, that James "was notoriously uninterested in women" (a very peculiar way to put it), and that "his wife Queen Anne was long known to harbour an inner allegiance to the Church of Rome, and James did relatively little in response.
Shakespeare's elder daughter, Susannah, was accused of recusancy in 1606, although the charge was later dropped.
Price, "'offending without witnes': Recusancy, Equivocation, and Face-Painting in John Donne's Early Life and Writing.
Dillon traces the ways in which the Catholic community utilized the symbol of the martyr to promote recusancy, strengthen Catholic identity, and mediate the Catholic faith.
Dolan's persuasive claim that early modern women were generally associated with recusancy.
1 (Tokyo: Kenkyusha, 1996); Masahiro Takenaka and Charles Burnett, Jesuit Plays on Japan and English Recusancy (Tokyo: The Renaissance Institute, 1995).