A history of the Papacy covering the vital period from the Renaissance through the Counter Reformation to the period of the French Revolution. Its a broad survey analysing the influence of Papal power not only across Europe but the wider world also.

chapter 1|24 pages


chapter 2|40 pages

The Bishop of Rome

chapter 4|44 pages

Primatial leadership and Italian problems

chapter 6|42 pages

The Supreme Pontiff

chapter 7|40 pages

‘The Papal Prince’

chapter 8|20 pages