The Journal of British Studies

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Research Article

Unclasping the Book? Post-Reformation English Catholicism and the Vernacular Bible

Alexandra Walsham

Alexandra Walsham is senior lecturer in history at the University of Exeter. The author would like to thank Margaret Aston, Patrick Collinson, Julia Crick, Elizabeth Ingram, Scott Mandelbrote, and Ethan Shagan for helpful remarks on earlier versions of this essay. She has also benefited from comments made by the members of the seminar audiences in Oxford and Cambridge to whom it was presented.