“Prayer-book Catholicism” vs. Rome

Fascinating questions on the complex relationship between English Roman Catholicism and Anglo-Catholicism. This particularly struck me, given that St, James celebrates the feast of St. Charles Stuart, King and Martyr:

How do we reconcile that Charles Stuart is celebrated by some Anglo-Catholics as a martyr for the idea of the episcopate and yet was willing to sign the death warrants of living breathing Catholics?

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