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THE

HISTORY

OF

THE REFORMATION

OF THE

Church of England;

BY

HENRY SOAMES, M.A.

RECTOR OF SHELLEY, IN ESSEX.

VOL. III.

REIGN OF KING EDWARD VI.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR C. & J. RIVINGTON,
ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD;

AND WATERLOO-PLACE, PALL-MALL.

Br 1700.51

HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY

1873, March 22.

Bequest of

James Walker, D.D., L.L.D. (8.2.1814.)

President of Harv. Univ.

LONDON:

PRINTED BY R. GILBERT,

ST. JOHN'S SQUARE.

ADVERTISEMENT

TO THE

THIRD VOLUME.

In again appearing before the public, the Author has gratefully to acknowledge the very favourable reception which his former volumes have experienced. He has, in consequence, determined upon undertaking to carry on his history until the completion of the English Reformation, at the commencement of Queen Elizabeth's reign. In another volume this design may be accomplished.

Some apology, perhaps, is due for the unusual bulk of the present volume. This has arisen from anxiety to place before the reader full information upon the important matters which occupied public attention under Edward VI. Of all the theological questions agitated in that monarch's reign, transubstantiation is the most conspicuous. It was ori

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