1351736 Glorious Revolution

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Glorious Revolution 2 Glorious Revolution The Glorious Revolution changed the monarchy, but it did not alter ideas of patriarchalism, order, hierarchy and stability. The three pillars of eighteenth-century society remained Church, King and nobles. The legitimacy and stability of the regime rested on ideas of social permanence with deep historical roots, hence the broad preoccupation with antiquity, including the attempt of Archbishop James Ussher of Armargh to date events back to the Bible. It was also reflected in the claims of the Convocation, the Church’s legislative body, in 1705 to possess ancient privileges. It is with this powerful sense of stability and cohesion in the Church that this book is concerned. The traditional view of the Glorious Revolution was that it saved England from the power-seeking designs of James II and secured the development of constitutional monarchy, civil and
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