Westminster Abbey

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a famous Gothic church of St. Peter in Westminster, London on the site of a former Benedictine monastery

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Tutino begins by considering the controversy between the imprisoned abbot of Westminster Abbey, John Feckenham, and the bishop of Winchester, Robert Home, in the 1560s, which was "a juridical dispute over the origin and extent of the temporal sovereign's power in relation to that of ecclesiastical authority" (13), and then goes on to the response of the Catholic theologian at Louvain, Thomas Stapleton.