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England and Europe: Utopia and its aftermath*

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  12 February 2009

D. B. Fenlon
Affiliation:
Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.

Extract

The most celebrated product of the early English Renaissance was composed not in English but in Latin. It was conceived in Antwerp, completed in London, published in Louvain, and reprinted in Paris, Basle and Florence long before it was finally rendered into English, some sixteen years after its author had been executed. He was executed for refusing to adhere to the doctrine that the head of the Church was to be found in England, not in Europe.

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Copyright
Copyright © Royal Historical Society 1975

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