luther, england, pope, wolsey, lutheran, faith, germany, grace, hamilton, bugenhagen
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John Skelton, poet-laureate of Oxford, Cambridge, and Loavain, whom Erasmus called "a light and ornament of British literature" and poet-laureate Southey also praised fabulously, was the most popular and audacious writer of his day. Tutor to Henry VIII, he scored the wicked courtiers. Cleric, he castigated the clergy. "Bestial and untaught men," not able to read or spell their own names, they appoint as priests, preferring habitual drunkards that lead disorderly lives to worthy candidates.
Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion
Laity; Ministers; Scholars
"Luther: A Blessing to the English,"
Concordia Theological Monthly: Vol. 13, Article 56.
Available at: https://scholar.csl.edu/ctm/vol13/iss1/56