Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
The subject of this dissertation is Gilbert Sheldon, Archbishop of Canterbury 1663-1677. This project give an overview of his life and the pivotal points in history where his actions and activities impacted the survival of the remnant of the church during the interregnum as well as settling it at the Restoration. This project seeks to reconstruct his role in the settlement of a definite Anglican identity during his tenure as archbishop and his legacy in handling the turbulent political and religious climate of late 17th century England.
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Thornton, Heather D., ""Beat the drum ecclesiastic": Gilbert Sheldon and the settlement of Anglican orthodoxy" (2010). LSU Doctoral Dissertations. 4088.