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Protestantism and public life: the Church of Ireland, disestablishment, and Home Rule, 1864-1874

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This thesis explores the hitherto undocumented disestablishment and reconstruction of the Anglican Church of Ireland, c.1868-1870, and argues that this experience was formative in the emergence of Home Rule. Structurally, the Church’s General Synod served as a model for an autonomous Irish parliament. Moreover, disestablishment and reconstruction conditioned the political trajectories of the Protestants initially involved in the first group to campaign for a federal Irish parliament, the H...

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University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Hertford College
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History Faculty
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Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2014-02-03

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