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Published by Longmans, Green, and co. in London, New York, Bombay .
Written in English


  • Pollock, John.,
  • Popish Plot, 1678.

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Statementby the Rev. John Gerard, S. J.
LC ClassificationsDA448 .P75
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6936704M
LC Control Number04003439

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  John Kenyon's history, first published in (Phoenix Press reprints the slightly revised edition), is the classic account of the Plot, a story interesting both as a striking episode in English history and for the light it casts on similar conspiratorial accusations in later eras (even in /5(5). Additional Physical Format: Print version: Gerard, John, Popish plot and its newest historian. London, New York, Bombay, Longmans, Green, and Co.,   First published in as the second edition of a original, this book contains a detailed and comprehensive history of the fictitious 'Popish Plot', which caused turmoil in the reign of Charles II. Pollock rigorously investigates the background of the plot as well as the outcome for the Pages: Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http.

To Make a Martyr: The Popish Plot and Protestant Propaganda By Marshall, Alan History Today, Vol. 47, No. 3, March Read preview Overview The Indomitable John Scott: Citizen of Long Island, By Lilian T. Mowrer; Harold Hulme Farrar, Straus and Company, Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. "'There are three quite unravelled mysteries: what was going on between Coleman and Père la Chaize; how Oates got hold of the wrong story; and who killed Godfrey.'The following book is an attempt to answer these questions. The Popish Plot was a fictitious conspiracy invented by Titus Oates that between and gripped the Kingdoms of England and Scotland in anti-Catholic hysteria. Oates alleged that there was an extensive Catholic conspiracy to assassinate Charles II, accusations that led to the executions of at least 22 men and precipitated the Exclusion Bill Crisis. Eventually Oates's intricate web of . In Ireland the Popish Plot impacted upon a deeply unsettled country, and Oliver Plunkett was its most famous Irish victim. But in its impact lies its relevance, as it had the potential to unsettle Ireland further, perhaps irretrievably, and figures such as Edmund Murphy can offer a path into the Plot as it straddled both Britain and Ireland.

Page - This plot, which fail'd for want of common sense, Had yet a deep and dangerous consequence: For as when raging fevers boil the blood, The standing lake soon floats into a flood, And every hostile humour, which before Slept quiet in its channels, bubbles o'er ; So several factions from this first ferment, Work up to foam, and threat the government. The Popish Plot. John Philipps Kenyon. Phoenix Press, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. In , against a backdrop of paranoiac fear of Catholicism, Titus Oates and his followers succeeded . The Popish Plot. In , against a backdrop of paranoiac fear of Catholicism, Titus Oates and his followers succeeded in convincing both Parliament and the public of a Jesuit and Catholic conspiracy to assassinate Charles II and overthrow the Protestant establishment.4/5(1). After some delay and much opposition, a commission was appointed; but although the "Popish Plot" had not yet made its appearance, a wild "no Popery" cry was raised, and the King was obliged to recall Lord Berkeley, and substitute the Earl of Essex. Even this did not quiet the storm.