BIRTH, MARRIAGE, AND DEATH: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England. David Cressy.
BIRTH, MARRIAGE, AND DEATH: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

BIRTH, MARRIAGE, AND DEATH: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by David Cressy on the title page. "From childbirth and baptism through to courtship, weddings, and funerals, every stage in the lifecycle of Tudor and Stuart England was accompanied by ritual. Even under the Protestantism of the reformed Church, the spiritual and social dramas of birth, marriage, and death were graced with elaborate ceremony. Powerful and controversial protocols were in operation, shaped and altered by the influences of the Reformation, the Revolution, and the Restoration." Octavo: 641 p. with 26 illustrations. Original cloth binding, with gilt titles. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Fine / Fine. Item #74340
ISBN: 0198201680

Price: $75.00

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