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Dougall, Alistair
The devil's book : Charles I, the Book of sports and Puritanism in Tudor and early Stuart England / Alistair Dougall
Exeter, UK : University of Exeter Press, c2011
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 3rd Floor  BV133 .D68 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649
Subject(s) Sunday legislation -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800
Protestantism -- England -- 16th century
Protestantism -- England -- 17th century
Puritans -- England -- 17th century
Sabbath
Subject Great Britain -- History -- Tudors, 1485-1603
Great Britain -- History -- Stuarts, 1603-1714
Physical Description xviii, 230 p., 8 p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-221) and index
Summary This book takes a fresh look at the controversy surrounding the publication of the Book of Sports and the cultural battle over the tension between Sunday observance and traditional revelry in pre civil war England. Its author shows how a new form of sabbatarianism became the hallmark of radical Protestants who sought to impose their beliefs on society and to suppress all Sunday recreations.--Publisher
Alternate Author England and Wales. Sovereign (1625-1649 : Charles I). Kings Majesties declaration to his subjects, concerning lawfull sports to bee used

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