By Donald A. Spaeth
This publication appears at well known faith in early sleek England, utilizing specific debts of neighborhood conflicts to convey the faith of standard humans to existence. not like different stories, it examines no longer magical ideals yet orthodox faith. It counters the view that renowned and elite tradition in Europe and Britain grew to become polarized via exhibiting how the gentry and folks cooperated in regulating faith. yet whereas the clergy didn't deserve their bad popularity, their defensiveness additionally avoided them from enjoyable renowned non secular wishes.
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89 The arrival of a minister could stimulate a dramatic revival of religious life. At Shalbourne the churchwardens reported in 1679 that ‘all the parish comes to church since Mr May came, in beter order then they were formerly wont to doe’. 90 The laity wrote petitions and testimonials on behalf of ministers. The inhabitants of Swallowcliffe asked that their curate be allowed to remain with them, even though he was in trouble for performing clandestine marriages, because they had ‘receaved much comfort & content by his officiating amongst us’.
61–4 (12 Nov. to 24 Dec. 1769), 192 (3 Dec. 1782). G. , The Deserted Village: The Diary of an Oxfordshire Rector, James Newton, of 122 Ibid. Nuneham Courtnay 1736–86 (Stroud, 1992), quoting p. 110. D1/41/4/35 (Tockenham, 1691). D1/39/1/63 (25 June 1691). Three of the five ministers who heard the testimony in this case had (or would have) personal experience of lay–clerical conflict. The litigious Thomas Twittee had already been pursuing his campaign to regain tithes for over twenty years. Farewell Perry brought his first tithe suit in 1695.
The range of clerical incomes in Wiltshire was wide.
Church in age danger by Donald A. Spaeth