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Published: 21 December 2021

464 Pages | 8 black and white figures/illustrations


ISBN: 9780192896100

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Between Scholarship and Church Politics

The Lives of John Prideaux, 1578-1650

John Maddicott

History of Universities Series

  • Provides a biography of an outstandingly important early seventeenth-century churchman
  • Describes, via Prideaux's life, a leading example of social mobility in early Stuart society
  • Contributes to the study of the origins of the English Civil War
  • Throws light on the development of Oxford University and its colleges at a high point in the university's history
  • Adds to what we know about the European 'republic of letters', the pan-European community of scholars and intellectuals, in the early seventeenth century