TITLE

CHAPTER 1: THE SILENCE OF JOHN NOBODY

AUTHOR(S)
ASQUITH, CLARE
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Shadowplay: The Hidden Beliefs & Coded Politics of William Shake;2005, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 1 of the book "Shadowplay: The Hidden Beliefs and Coded Politics of William Shakespeare" is presented. It provides an overview of the state of the religious sector of England in the 1500s and stresses the impact of the character of John Nobody on the death of Protestantism in the country. It discusses the events that led to the division of the Catholic church such as violent demonstrations against Protestant churches. It explores the efforts of undercover Jesuits Robert Persons and Edmund Capion to revive the Catholic community in England.
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49227798

 

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