Spectres of John Ball - The Peasants' Revolt in English Political History, 1381-2020 - James Crossley

Spectres of John Ball - The Peasants' Revolt in English Political History, 1381-2020 - James Crossley

Perverted Liberty and the End of Stuart England: Ball among Whigs, Tories, Jacobites, and Other Mobs 

Spectres of John Ball - The Peasants' Revolt in English Political History, 1381-2020 - James Crossley

James Crossley [+-]
St Mary's University, London
James Crossley is Research Professor in Bible, Society, and Politics at MF Norwegian School of Theology, Religion, and Society, Academic Director of the Centre for the Critical Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements (CenSAMM), and Professor of Bible and Society at St Mary's University, Twickenham, London. He is author of numerous books and articles on Christian Origins, reception history of the Bible, and English politics and religion, reception history of the Bible, including Cults, Martyrs and Good Samaritans: Religion in Contemporary English Political Discourse (Pluto, 2018). The website John Ball, English Legend provides images and resources discussed in Spectres of John Ball.

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This chapter looks at how the reception of Ball was again rethought in light of debates about mixed monarchy and constitutionalism following the accession of William of Orange and the emergence of Tory and Whig factions and history writing.

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Crossley, James. Perverted Liberty and the End of Stuart England: Ball among Whigs, Tories, Jacobites, and Other Mobs . Spectres of John Ball - The Peasants' Revolt in English Political History, 1381-2020. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 104-129 Mar 2022. ISBN 9781800501362. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=42754. Date accessed: 29 Nov 2022 doi: 10.1558/equinox.42754. Mar 2022

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