List of tables; List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. A book and a life; 2. The campaign against Henry VIII; 3. The church of Viterbo? 4. The council of Trent; 5. The war of the saints; 6. Temporal and spiritual peace; 7. Reconstructing the English church; 8. Temporal and spiritual war; 9. The making of a saint; Catalogue of images; Conclusion: 'Ein Kampfer gegen seine Zeit'?; Index.
A life of Reginald Pole (1500-1558), among the most important of sixteenth-century international notables.
'A very handsomely produced volume ... Reginald Pole: Prince and Prophet will appeal to the historian of the mid-sixteenth century with a particular interest in Pole's exact involvement in the life of middle-European and English politics.' Boekbeoordelingen '... Pole's English career has found a definitive exposition.' The Downside Review