Fisher of Men: A Life of John Fisher, 1469–1535

A Critical Biography

  • Maria Dowling

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
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    Pages 72-89
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    Pages 132-158
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  11. Back Matter
    Pages 177-218

About this book


John Fisher, 1469-1535 was a figure of European stature during the Tudor age. His many roles included those of bishop, humanist, theologian, cardinal, and ultimately martyr. This study places him in the context of sixteenth-century Christendom, focusing not just on his resistance to Henry VIII, but also on his active engagement with the renaissance and reformation.


Europe reformation Renaissance resistance

Authors and affiliations

  • Maria Dowling
    • 1
  1. 1.St Mary’s, Strawberry HillUSA

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