Foreign Protestant Communities in Sixteenth-century LondonBook - 1986
This study examines the impact of the first major influx of foreign refugees into Britain--the Protestant exiles of the Reformation era who came to escape persecution by the Catholic powers in France and the Low Countries. The refugees were generally well received by an English government that was aware of their economic potential. They came to exercise a powerful influence over the Reformation at home and abroad and provided a significant economic structure for a flagging economy.
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1986
Branch Call Number: BX4838 .P48 1986
Characteristics: ix, 329 p. : map ; 23 cm