Tyndale, More and their Circles: Persecution and Martyrdom under the Tudors. (Tyndale-More Confere)

Venue: Liverpool Hope University

Location: Liverpool, Merseyside, L16 9JD, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jul 03, 2008 End Date/Time: Jul 06, 2009
Registration Date: Jun 13, 2008
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Tyndale, More and their Circles:
Persecution and Martyrdom under the Tudors.

A conference for scholars of Tudor literature and religion.

Liverpool Hope University, 3 - 6 July, 2008.


The conference will be an international, interdisciplinary gathering of those interested in the history, religion and literature of the Tudor period. Although there is a focus on the lives, works and reputations of William Tyndale and Thomas More, there will be speakers on other topics related to persecution during the sixteenth-century in Britain and Ireland, including papers dealing with Erasmus, Anne Askew, Nicholas Ridley, John Fisher, Thomas Stapleton and Richard Hunne.


Prof. Brian Cummings
Professor of English, University of Sussex
‘The Letter Killeth’: More, Tyndale and the Unwritten Verities.

Prof. Eamon Duffy
Professor of the History of Christianity, University of Cambridge
Thomas More’s ‘Dialogue Concerning Heresies’.

Rev. Dr. Ralph S. Werrell
University of Birmingham
Tyndale versus More: The Theological Conflict.

Delegates from the UK, Ireland, various Continental universities, and the USA will address a range of topics on religious persecution under the Tudors. In addition to sessions on More and Tyndale there will be papers dealing with Erasmus, John Fisher, Thomas Stapleton, William Lamb, Celio Secundo Curione, Nicholas Ridley, Anne Askew, William Alabaster, William Hunne, and Barnaby Rich.

Full details of the programme, registration forms and registration fees can be found on the conference’s internet site:


Registration forms and fees must be returned by Friday 13th June, 2008.
Details and registration forms can also be attained by writing to the address below.

For further information contact: Colin Brown (Conference Administrator)
Arts and Humanities Deanery Office,
1 Haigh Street,
L3 8QB.

Tel: 0151 291 3912
E-mail: brownc@hope.ac.uk