A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Britain
H. T. Dickinson
John Wiley & Sons, 2008 M04 15 - 592 pages
This authoritative Companion introduces readers to the developments that lead to Britain becoming a great world power, the leading European imperial state, and, at the same time, the most economically and socially advanced, politically liberal and religiously tolerant nation in Europe.
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... Religion 17 The Church of England Jeremy Gregory 18 Religious Minorities in England Colin Haydon 19 Methodism and the Evangelical Revival G. M. Ditchfield 20 Religion in Scotland StewartJ. Brown 21 Religion in Ireland Sean J. Connolly ...
... religious toleration generally advanced hand-in-hand with the campaign for a free press and for the free expression of political views. Prepublication censorship lapsed in 1695 and throughout the eighteenth century there was a very ...
... the clear majority of all cabinets were members of the upper chamber. Their debates and their decisions, especially on foreign affairs, religious issues and legal questions, therefore did carry. the british constitution 13.
H. T. Dickinson. foreign affairs, religious issues and legal questions, therefore did carry weight. Administrations however rarely had much trouble in persuading a majority in the Lords to support their policies. There were fewer than ...
... religious duties of the laity. The Church of England claimed the loyalty of all subjects in England and Wales and wished to maintain strict religious conformity so that all subjects would be compelled to attend services in its churches ...
Part II The Economy and Society
Part III Religion
Part IV Culture
Part V Union and Disunion in the British Isles
Part VI Britain and the Wider World