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a group in the Anglican Church that emphasizes the Catholic tradition (especially in sacraments and rituals and obedience to church authority)

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They had long suspected that the High Churchmen were enemies of toleration, but now they were convinced, both by the High Church speeches in favour of the occasional conformity bills and by the exclusion in the second bill of a preamble in support of toleration, that the toleration itself was visibly aimed at.
The death of this great figure, who had been Archpriest of Santa Maria Maggiore, Protector of the Augustinian Hermits, and Archbishop of Rouen, foreshadows the actions and motivations of high churchmen of the sixteenth century churchmen in whose interests it might have been to extinguish his long, Gallic shadow.
Sometimes the new generation of High Churchmen impeded diocesan reform because of their intransigence to the work of older, 'Orthodox' Trollopian High Churchmen who affected reform of the most vital part of the church, the diocese.
In the first, in the 1840s, the ecclesiologists "worked out in theoretical and practical terms how the Church principles propounded by old-style High Churchmen and Tractarians should be applied to the aesthetic aspect of worship" (p.
Richard Hurrell Froude (1803-36), one of Newman's closest friends, idiosyncratically labelled the parties in the Church of England at the time of the Oxford Movement as: "X's" = Evangelicals, "Y's" = Tractarians, and "Z's" = High Churchmen (20).
Personally, this reviewer believes that Pereiro rather downplays the vitality of High Churchmen in the 1830s.
The answer is that in time the Feminist lobby and liberal intelligentsia within the Church of England will demand lady-bishops and when this happens, as happen it must, then those High Churchmen and Anglo-Catholics who have carried on in a marginalised ghetto within the Anglican Church will be forced to flee.
The Gorham Judgement of 1850, the climax of a long-running baptismal controversy between Evangelicals and High Churchmen, a further chapter shows, stimulated a good deal of imaginative work by the Pre-Raphaelite artists John Everett Millais and William Holman Hunt and by the art critic John Ruskin (on whom Professor Wheeler is a particular authority).
A sure sign of High Churchmen is the constant reference to the 'genius' of Anglicanism by which is normally meant the view that everybody should stick together no matter what each one thinks.
Then once Whigs were safely in power after 1714, there was enough Jacobite interest in prodigies for the new Whig establishment to turn skeptical and to smear Tory High Churchmen as being as criminally superstitious as any Papist.
This was especially true of the Tractarians, High Churchmen or supporters of the Catholic revival who cited stories of neglected and collapsing churches, abandoned Altars used as hat-racks, untaught children, and unsaid services.