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dc.contributor.authorBrown, Carysen
dc.date.accessioned2016-03-23T16:07:19Z
dc.date.available2016-03-23T16:07:19Z
dc.date.issued2016en
dc.identifier.citationBrown. Historical Journal (2016)en
dc.identifier.issn0018-246X
dc.identifier.urihttps://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/254645
dc.description.abstractExplanations of local interconfessional relations in post-revolutionary England tend to highlight the role of Catholic quiescence and compromise in allowing Protestants and Catholics to “get along”. By examining the interactions of a Catholic family who were far from quiescent in their religious and political practice, this article suggests that these explanations may overemphasize the compromise of religious minorities, obscuring the importance of the wider local context to the shape of interconfessional relations. The subjects of this study, the Rookwoods of Stanningfield, Suffolk, were active in expression of Catholic religion and its political implications. Contrary to patterns suggested elsewhere, the social and economic interactions of this family with their neighbours illustrate that such ardent Catholicism was not enough to prevent cordial relations with local Protestants. The social and economic importance of the Rookwoods within their community is used to make suggestions as to why they were accepted on the local level against a backdrop of wider anti-Catholic polemic. The example of the Rookwoods implies a need to explore the broader factors which shaped the underlying balance of power on a local level before it is possible to understand the nature of compromises that allowed for peaceful coexistence.
dc.languageEnglishen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherCambridge University Press
dc.titleMilitant Catholicism, inter-confessional relations, and the Rookwood family of Stanningfield, Suffolk, C. 1689-1737*en
dc.typeArticle
dc.description.versionThis is the author accepted manuscript. It is currently under an indefinite embargo pending publication by Cambridge University Press.en
prism.publicationDate2016en
prism.publicationNameHistorical Journalen
dcterms.dateAccepted2015-10-30en
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rioxxterms.licenseref.startdate2016en
dc.contributor.orcidBrown, Carys [0000-0002-3474-6543]
dc.identifier.eissn1469-5103
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Reviewen


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