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By Douglas H. Parker

Robert Barnes (1495-1540) was once probably crucial sixteenth-century English Protestant reformer after William Tyndale. The moving spiritual and political beliefs of Henry VIII located Barnes on the contrary finish of the preferred ideology of the day, culminating in his execution in 1540 quickly after that of Thomas Cromwell.A Supplication Vnto the main Gracyous Prince Kynge Henry The. VIIJ., the 1st version of which seemed in 1531 in the course of Barnes's German exile, was once a debatable lament for the non secular weather in England and an earnest argument in favour of reform.
during this severe variation, Douglas H. Parker compares all extant models of the textual content released within the 16th century, concentrating on the variations among the 1531 and 1534 variants. Parker argues that the variations among models might be defined via Barnes's expanding sensitivity to the risky theological weather less than Henry VIII in addition to to the author's try and curry favour with the English executive in 1534. This severe quantity comprises the whole 1534 variation of A Supplication, a biographical caricature of Barnes, a bibliographical creation, a thesaurus of arcane phrases, and an appendix that includes the 1531 variation, giving readers the opportunity to make their very own comparability.
This paintings is an extended over-due learn of 1 of the main attention-grabbing and prescient texts to emerge from the Protestant Reformation.

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