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a.1.Of or pertaining to a vestiary or vestments.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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One of the most arresting chapters concerns the Vestiarian Controversy of the mid-sixteenth century.
Anderson's argument covers a lot of ground--from the works of Shakespeare, Spenser, and Donne to the Vestiarian Controversy of the 1560s and the economic writings of Gerrard de Malynes--but she takes her first bearings from the twentieth-century theorists Jacques Derrida and Paul Ricoeur.
The focus here is on the Vestiarian controversy (1565-67) and episcopal conflicts with Presbyterians over church polity (1572-75).