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Title Professor Kenneth Fincham: The strange case of Bishop Bayly of Bangor
Date Sat 29 Apr
Event Lecture
Time 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Venue Old Sessions, OS.0.19 (Mabb Lovell court lecture room)
Contact artsandculture@canterbury.ac.uk or Tel: 01227 922994
Price Standard Adult - £10.00

In 1621 James I quarrelled violently with one of his bishops, Lewes Bayly, and sent him to gaol. Rather bizarrely, Bayly was both the author of one of the best-selling books of protestant devotion, The Practice of Piety, but also a controversial bishop, constantly in trouble with his clergy, his parishioners and even his king.

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