Valiente, in YnGlitch I think we still say "silvan glade" which is a bit odd, since something silvan is "wooded" and a glade is generally an opening in the woods. (shrug).
"the arrogance of the Church was unbelievable." Oh, I don't know. The Church was 1400 years old and still a bit, ah, incredibly intolerant of variation. Islam is now, what, 1300 years old and behaving the exact same way?
Children of the Book.