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OF THE

HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION,

WITH THE PRIOR, AND SUBSEQUENT HISTORY

OF THE

English Church;

WITH

QUESTIONS OF EXAMINATION,

ESPECIALLY INTENDED FOR THE UNIVERSITIES, PUBLIC

SCHOOLS, AND DIVINITY STUDENTS IN GENERAL.

Second Edition.

BY THE REV. W. H. PINNOCK, B.C.L.

Author of the Analysis of Scripture History, Ecclesiastical

History, New Testament, &c.

CAMBRIDGE:
PRINTED BY AND FOR HALL AND SON;
SOLD ALSO BY WHITTAKER & CO. AVE MARIA LANE;

G. BELL, 186, FLEET-STREET, LONDON;
AND J. H. PARKER, OXFORD.

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TO

THE RIGHT REVEREND

THOMAS,

LORD BISHOP OF ELY;

THE FOLLOWING PAGES,

Are, by permission, Dedicated,

BY HIS LORDSHIP'S MOST RESPECTFUL

AND OBEDIENT SERVANT,

W. H. PINNOCK.

PREFACE

TO THE FIRST EDITION.

The rise, progress, Reformation, and Establishment of the Church of England ought to engage the attention of every British Christian; more especially of the Divinity Student, and the aspirants of our Public Schools, and Universities. To assist these, therefore, the following pages have been put together in the hope of stamping upon the memory the more prominent and important facts connected with the “Reformation of the English * Church': while, at the same time, its prior and subsequent history have not been left unnoticed. The work, in fact, aims at including every important feature connected with the Church of England from the age of St Paul to the present time. Questions of Examination from University Papers have also been appended to each page in order to improve its usefulness.

The Authorities consulted have been very many; among them may be mentioned Gildas, Bede, Wil

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