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Patrick Collinson

Patrick Collinson CBE (1929-2011) was Regius Professor of Modern History at the University of Cambridge (1988-96) 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