The Archbishops of Canterbury Series

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Developed in association with Lambeth Palace Library archives, this series presents authoritative studies on the Archbishops of Canterbury. Each book combines biographical, historical, theological, social and political analysis within each archiepiscopacy, with original source material drawn from the Archbishop’s correspondence, speeches and published and unpublished writings. The Archbishops of Canterbury series offers a vital source of reference of lasting importance to scholars, students, and all readers interested in the history of the international Church.

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    Archbishop Randall Davidson

    1st Edition

    By Michael Hughes

    Randall Davidson was Archbishop of Canterbury for quarter of a century. Davidson was a product of the Victorian ecclesiastical and social establishment, whose advance through the Church was dependent on the patronage of Queen Victoria, but he became Archbishop at a time of huge social and political…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31
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  • Archbishop Howley, 1828–1848 book cover

    Archbishop Howley, 1828–1848

    1st Edition

    By James Garrard

    William Howley, Archbishop of Canterbury 1828-1848, led the Church of England during the beginning and expansion of the Oxford Movement, at a time when the precursor to the Church Commissioners was established, and during the momentous debates and decisions in Parliament which saw the final retreat…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
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  • Archbishop Ramsey: The Shape of the Church book cover

    Archbishop Ramsey

    The Shape of the Church, 1st Edition

    By Peter Webster

    Archbishop Michael Ramsey’s archiepiscopate from 1961 to 1974 saw profound renegotiations of the relationship of the Church of England with its own flock, with the nation more widely, with the Anglican church worldwide, and with the other Christian churches. Drawing from unique source material in…

    Paperback – 2015-04-28
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  • Archbishop Pole book cover

    Archbishop Pole

    1st Edition

    By John Edwards

    This fresh exploration of the life, work and writing of Archbishop Pole, focuses particularly on Pole’s final years (1556-58) as Archbishop of Canterbury. Fully integrating Pole’s English and Continental European experiences, John Edwards places these in their historical context and signposts…

    Hardback – 2014-06-28
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  • Archbishops Ralph d'Escures, William of Corbeil and Theobald of Bec: Heirs of Anselm and Ancestors of Becket book cover

    Archbishops Ralph d'Escures, William of Corbeil and Theobald of Bec

    Heirs of Anselm and Ancestors of Becket, 1st Edition

    By Jean Truax

    The first two archbishops of Canterbury after the Norman Conquest, Lanfranc and Anselm, were towering figures in the medieval church and the sixth archbishop, the martyred Thomas Becket, is perhaps the most famous figure ever to hold the office. In between these giants of the ecclesiastical world…

    Paperback – 2012-08-03
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  • Archbishop Anselm 1093–1109: Bec Missionary, Canterbury Primate, Patriarch of Another World book cover

    Archbishop Anselm 1093–1109

    Bec Missionary, Canterbury Primate, Patriarch of Another World, 1st Edition

    By Sally N. Vaughn

    St Anselm's archiepiscopal career, 1093-1109, spanned the reigns of two kings: William Rufus and the early years of Henry I. As the second archbishop of Canterbury after the Norman Conquest, Anselm strove to extend the reforms of his teacher and mentor at Bec, and his predecessor at Canterbury,…

    Paperback – 2012-07-13
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  • Archbishop Fisher, 1945–1961: Church, State and World book cover

    Archbishop Fisher, 1945–1961

    Church, State and World, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Chandler, David Hein

    Archbishop Fisher’s archiepiscopate reflected the central issues of his time and place. It was Fisher who oversaw an immense programme of reforms which effectively recast the institutions of the Church of England for generations to come. It was Fisher who proved to be the essential architect,…

    Paperback – 2012-07-13
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