Notes

i Christopher Hill, The Collected Essays of Christopher Hill, vol. z: Religion and Politics in ijth Century England (Brighton: Harvester, 1986), p. 17.

z Christopher Hill and Edmund Dell (eds.), The Good Old Cause: The English Revolution of 1640-1660, znd edn (London: Cass, 1969), pp. 178, 173.

3 John Milton: Complete Poems and Major Prose, ed. M. Y. Hughes (Indianapolis and New York: Odyssey, 1957), pp. 671,670; all quotations from Milton's poetry and prose are from this edition.

4 John Donne, ed. John Carey (Oxford University Press, 1990), p. 325. Quotations from Donne's poetry and prose are taken from this edition.

5 King James I, The Works of the Most High and Mighty Prince, James (London, 1616), p. 137; all parenthetic references are to this edition.

6 J. P. Kenyon (ed.), The Stuart Constitution: Documents and Commentary, znd edn (Cambridge University Press, 1986), p. 150.

7 J. P. Sommerville, Politics and Ideology in England, 1603-1640 (London: Longman, 1986), pp. 35-6; James I, p. Z03.

9 James I, p. 529; G. J. Schochet, Patriarchalism in Political Thought (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1975), passim.

10 Quotations from Marvell's poetry are from The Poems and Letters of Andrew Marvell, ed. H. M. Margoliouth, 3rd edn, rev. Pierre Legouis with E. E. Duncan-Jones (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971).

11 Quotations from Jonson's poetry and prose are from Ben Jonson, ed. C. H. Herford, P. Simpson, and E. M. Simpson, vol. 8 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1947)-

12 See Jonson's 'Ode to himself' (lines 51-2) in Ben Jonson, vol. 6 (1938), p. 494.

13 Ben Jonson 8.595.

14 See Jonathan Goldberg, James 1 and the Politics of Literature: Jonson, Shakespeare, Donne, and Their Contemporaries (Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1983); and David Norbrook, 'The Monarchy of Wit and the Republic of Letters: Donne's Polities', in Elizabeth D. Harvey and Katherine E. Maus (eds.), Soliciting Interpretation: Literary Theory and Seventeenth-Century English Poetry (University of Chicago Press, 1990), pp. 3-36.

15 John Carey, John Donne: Life, Mind and Art (London and Boston: Faber, 1981), pp. 60-130.

16 There is, moreover, increasing evidence that Donne was not an unequivocal absolutist and that he could at times maintain a more critical stance towards the world of courtly power and politics: see Norbrook, 'Monarchy of Wit' and Arthur F. Marotti, John Donne: Coterie Poet (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1986).

17 Derek Hirst, Authority and Conflict: England 1603-1658 (London: Edward Arnold, 1986), p. 165.

18 A. S. P. Woodhouse (ed.), Puritanism and Liberty, 3rd edn (London: Dent, 1986), p. 40.

19 Hirst, Authority and Conflict, p. Z87.

zo Quoted from The Poetical Works of Robert Herrick, ed. L. C. Martin (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1956); further quotations from Herrick's poetry are taken from this edition.

21 Quoted from The Poems of Richard Lovelace, ed. C. H. Wilkinson (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1930).

22 Nicholas Tyacke, Anti-Calvinists: The Rise of English Arminianism, c. 15901640 (Oxford: Clarendon, 1987), p. 2.

23 Quoted in Tyacke, Anti-Calvinists, p. 4.

24 See Arthur Dent's popular work, The Plaine Mans Path-Way to Heaven (London, 1601), p. 290.

25 Blair Worden, 'Providence and Politics in Cromwellian England', Past and Present 109 (1985): 55-99 (58).

26 Keith Thomas, Religion and the Decline of Magic (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1971), pp. 470-1.

27 Quotations from Herbert's poetry are from The Works of George Herbert, ed. F. E. Hutchinson (1941; rev. edn, Oxford: Clarendon, 1945).

28 From The Third Century in Poems, Centuries and Three Thanksgivings, ed. Anne Ridler (Oxford University Press, 1966), p. 268; further quotations from Traherne are from this edition.

29 From a sermon preached at Lincoln's Inn (1618) in Donne, p. 274.

30 Hill and Dell, Good Old Cause, pp. 171-2.

31 Kenyon, Stuart Constitution, pp. 148-9.

32 Patrick Collinson, The Religion of Protestants: The Church in English Society, 1559—1625 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1982), p. 141.

33 Hill and Dell, Good Old Cause, p. 176; see also William Prynne, Canterburies Doome (London, 1646).

34 Leah S. Marcus, The Politics of Mirth: Jonson, Herrick, Milton, Marvell, and the Defense of Old Holiday Pastimes (University of Chicago Press, 1986), passim; and Hirst, Authority and Conflict, p. 76.

35 David Underdown, Revel, Riot, and Rebellion: Popular Politics and Culture in England,1603-1660 (Oxford: ClarendonPress, 1985), pp. 274,276; and Christopher Hill, The Century of Revolution, 1603-1714 (Edinburgh: Nelson, 1961), p. 85.

36 Quotations from Crashaw are from The Poems, ed. L. C. Martin, 2nd edn (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957).

38 Complete Poems and Major Prose, p. 681.

39 Behemoth: The History of the Causes of the Civil Wars of England, in The English Works of Thomas Hobbes, ed. Sir William Molesworth, vol. 6 (London, 1840), p. 191.

41 See Worden, 'Providence and Polities', passim.

42 Quoted from Vaughan's Works, ed. L. C. Martin, 2nd edn (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1957).

43 Complete Poems and Major Prose, p. 744.

44 Christopher Hill, The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution (London: Maurice Temple Smith, 1972), passim.

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Collinson, Patrick, The Religion of Protestants: The Church in English Society, 1559-1615 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1982) The Birthpangs of Protestant England: Religious and Cultural Change in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1988) Coolidge, John S., The Pauline Renaissance in England: Puritanism and the Bible

(Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1970) Corns, Thomas N., Uncloistered Virtue: English Political Literature, 1640—1660

(Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992) Cross, Frank L. and More, Paul E. (eds.), Anglicanism: The Thought and Practice of the Church of England (London: S.P.C.K., 1962) Cust, Richard and Hughes, Ann (eds.), Conflict in Early Stuart England: Studies in

Religion and Politics, 1603—1642 (London: Longman, 1989) Dubrow, Heather and Strier, Richard (eds.), The Historical Renaissance: New Essays on Tudor and Stuart Literature and Culture (University of Chicago Press, 1988)

Goldberg, Jonathan, James I and the Politics of Literature: Jonson, Shakespeare, Donne, and Their Contemporaries (Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1983)

Hill, Christopher, The Century of Revolution, 1603-1/14 (Edinburgh: T. Nelson, 1961) The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution

(London: Maurice Temple Smith, 1972) The Collected Essays of Christopher Hill, vol. II: Religion and Politics in iyth Century England (Brighton: Harvester, 1986) Hill, Christopher and Edmund Dell (eds.), The Good Old Cause: The English Revolution of 1640-1660, 2nd edn (London: Cass, 1969) Hirst, Derek, Authority and Conflict: England 1603—1658 (London: Edward Arnold, 1986)

Hughes, Ann, The Causes of the English Civil War (London: Macmillan, 1991) Judson, Margaret A., The Crisis of the Constitution: An Essay in Constitutional and Political Thought in England, 1603-1645 (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1988)

Kendall, R. T., Calvin and English Calvinism to 1649 (Oxford University Press, 1979) Kenyon, J. P. (ed.), The Stuart Constitution: Documents and Commentary, 2nd edn

(Cambridge University Press, 1986) Lake, Peter, Anglicans or Puritans? Presbyterianism and English Conformist

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