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Originally appearing in Volume V09, Page 453 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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FERENCES and ANGLICAN COMMUNION). AuTxoRITIEs.—General Histories, Narrative: J. Collier, Ecclesiastical History of Great Britain (to 1685), ed. T. Lathbury (9 vols., London, 1852) ; T. Fuller, Church History (to 1648), ed. J. S. Brewer (Oxford, 1845), valuable near the author's own time; C. Dodd, Church History of England (to 1625, by a Roman Catholic), ed. M. A. Tierney (5 vols., London, 1839–1843) ; Dean W. F. Hook, Lives of the Archbishops of Canterbury (to 1663) (12 vols., London, 186o–1879) ; G. G. Perry, Students' English Church History (to 1884) (London, 1887), a carefully written book; A History of the English Church, ed. Stephens and Hunt, in 8 vols., noticed below under various periods; H. O. Wakeman, An Introduction to the History of the Church of England (London, 1896), a brightly written manual by a pronounced high churchman. Documents: D. Wilkins, Concilia (446–1717) (4 vols. fol., London, 1737), a splendid work; A. W. Haddan and Bishop W. Stubbs, Councils and Ecclesiastical Documents (3 vols., Oxford, 1869–1873), supersedes Wilkins so far as it goes, but deals with English Church only to 87o, with Welsh, Scottish and Cumbrian churches to later dates; H. Gee and W. J. Hardy, Documents of English Church History (to 1700) (London, 1896), useful for students. Constitutional: Bishop W. Stubbs, Constitutional History of England (parts of) ( vols., revised ed., Oxford, 1895–1897), a work of great learning; F. Makower, Constitutional History of the Church of England, from the German (London, 1895) ; F. W. Maitland, Roman Canon Law in the Church of England (London, 1898), authoritative. (See under
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