"Superbly researched and coherently argued." Peter Marshall, "Literary Review"--Peter Marshall"Literary Review" (07/01/2012)"
"Bernard has again achieved what he does best: making us go back to an old problem and start thinking afresh." Lucy Wooding, "Times Higher Education"--Lucy Wooding"Times Higher Education" (09/13/2012)"
"England experienced one of the most muddled Reformations in Western Europe and that s what makes studying it so fascinating and so infuriating. Even the most basic questions remain open: why, when and how quickly did England become a Protestant nation? Bernard has done as much as any historian to bring us closer to nuanced answers and in his latest book he is on particularly fine form." Jonathan Wright, "Catholic Herald"--Jonathan Wright"Catholic Herald" (10/26/2012)"