Author Archives: Dr Ian Atherton

Remembering (and Forgetting) Thomas Fairfax

As every school pupil thinks they know, the English Civil War (1642-51) was fought between King Charles I and Oliver Cromwell – except that such a view is an all-too-common misconception. Until 1650 Cromwell led the Parliament’s cavalry while the … Continue reading

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Defending the Faith Conference, Salisbury, 16-17 September 2014

This conference was held to commemorate the 450th anniversary of the publication of John Jewel’s An apologie or answere in defence of the Churche of Englande, an English translation of Jewel’s Apologia ecclesiae anglicanae of 1562. The Apology was the … Continue reading

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