By Fudge, J.D.
Targeting print tradition and hyperlinks among propagandists, typographers, and northern Europe's service provider milieu, this booklet investigates dispersal and suppression of non secular innovation within the 152s and expands the interpretative scope for Reformation stories past nationwide, political, or spiritual contexts.
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Jörn, “With money and bloode”: Der Londoner Stalhof im Spannungsfeld der englischhansischen Beziehungen im 15. und 16. Jahrhundert (Cologne, 2000), 303–89. 18 E. Armstrong, “English purchases of printed books from the Continent 1465–1526,” English Historical Review 94 (1979), 268–90; D. Loades, “Books and the English Reformation prior to 1558,” RB, 277; N. Orme, “Martin Coeﬃn, the First Exeter Publisher,” The Library, 6th series, 10 (1988), 220–30. By the beginning of the sixteenth century about forty towns in France had established printing houses.
B. Moeller, “Luther in Europe: His Works in Translation 1517–46,” in Politics and Society in Reformation Europe, ed. I. Kouri and T. Scott (London, 1987), 236. 36 With the Bible so much the foundation of early evangelism, the demand for vernacular New Testaments was correspondingly great. Luther’s German version was available in many editions. French, English, Swedish, and Danish New Testaments were in print by 1526. Another eﬀective vehicle for the communication of evangelical views among lay readers was the published sermon, which usually included a foreword and summary of contents.
More recently, in the wake of the Reuchlin controversy in 1515, Leo X had proclaimed the sweeping Inter solicitudines, which not only prohibited vernacular transcriptions from Latin but also Latin translations from Greek, Hebrew, and Arabic. It also took aim at libellous pamphlet literature. 56 Yet however seriously individual prelates may have taken this mandate, its overall eﬀectiveness ultimately required at least some cooperation from secular jurisdictions, especially the magistracies of the free towns where printing presses were located.
Commerce and Print in the Early Reformation (The Northern World) by Fudge, J.D.