Patrick Collinson

Patrick Collinson CBE (1929 2011) was Regius Professor of Modern History at the University of Cambridge (1998 96) and a Fellow of Trinity College and the British Academy. The leading historian of sixteenth-century religion and politics of his generation, he was the author of many important books, notably The Elizabethan Puritan Movement (1967), The Religion of Protestants: The Church in English Society, 1559 1625 (1982) and The Birthpangs of Protestant England (1988). He also published several...See more