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Intrigues of the Popish Plot laid open

Intrigues of the Popish Plot laid open

with depositions sworn before the Secretary of State. By William Smith, M.A. late school-master of Islington


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Published by printed for the author, and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster in London .
Written in English

  • Popish Plot, 1678 -- Early works to 1800

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    GenreEarly works to 1800
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1960:7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16, 15-34 p
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15429407M

    One might even argue that the Popish Plot ()– itself a textual fiction if there ever was one- only emerged as it did, and was indeed largely accepted, due to the pre-existence of the previous plot literature and myth in which the disaster of the Great Fire had played a . - First Tudor king of England (House of Lancaster) - Reduce internal dissension and establish a strong monarchical government, stable - Ended private wars of nobility by abolishing the practice of wealthy aristocrats maintaining private armies of followers dedicated to the service of their lord, relied on special commissions to raise troops for a specific campaign; established Court of Star. (the traditional story.) THE history of the Gunpowder Plot prior to its discovery, as related with much circumstantiality by the government of the day, has, in all essential particulars, been accepted without demur by the great majority of modern writers.

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Also published in the same year as: The mysteries and intrigues of the Popish Plot laid open. Description: 1 online resource (16, p.) Reviews.

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The Popish damnable plot against our religion and liberties: fairly laid open and discover'd in the breviats of threescore and four letters and papers of intelligence past betwixt the Pope, Duke of York, Cardinal Norfolk, Cardinal Cibo, Cardinal Barbarina, Nuntio and Internuncio for the Pope in Italy, France and Flanders, and the Lord Arundel.

Stephen Dugdale (?) was an English informer, and self-proclaimed discoverer of parts of the Popish Plot (which was in reality a complete fabrication of his fellow informer Titus Oates).

He perjured himself on numerous occasions, giving false testimony which led to the conviction and execution of numerous innocent men, notably the Catholic nobleman Lord Stafford, the Jesuit Provincial. The Popish Plot was a 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 accusations. Intrigues of the Popish Plot Laid Open: With Depositions Sworn Before the Secretary of State Popish Plot]: Smith, William Published by London: for the Author (). Popish Plot, (), in English history, a totally fictitious but widely believed plot in which it was alleged that Jesuits were planning the assassination of King Charles II in order to bring his Roman Catholic brother, the Duke of York (afterward King James II), to the throne.

The allegations. (A curious footnote: Phoenix Press's cover reproduces period illustrations, which are interesting but have nothing to do with the subject of the book.

Instead, they portray scenes from the later "Rye House Plot", which differs from the Popish Plot in two Cited by: The Popish Plot was a story made up by Titus Oates that caused people to hate the Catholics in England between and Oates said that there was a large Catholic conspiracy to kill Charles story led to the execution of at least 15 men and caused the Exclusion Bill Crisis.

After a while Oates' complicated story fell apart, and he was arrested and sent to prison for perjury. Popish Plot: see Oates, Titus Oates, Titus, –, English conspirator. An Anglican priest whose whole career was marked with intrigue and scandal, he joined forces with one Israel Tonge to invent the story of the Popish Plot of   OATES, TITUS (–), perjurer, the son of Samuel Oates (–), rector of Marsham in Norfolk, was born at Oakham in His father, the descendant of a family of Norwich ribbon-weavers, left the established church, and gained some notoriety as a.

In the reign of James I, the Gunpowder Plot was a Jesuit scheme to blow up the King. Even the Great Fire of in London was blamed on the Catholics. The Popish Plot was a fabricated conspiracy started by an Englishman named Titus Oates that caused a wave of anti-Catholic hysteria in England, Wales and Scotland from –   The Mysteries and Intrigues of the Popish Plot laid Open: with Depositions Sworn before the Secretary of State (London: C.

W., ). () State Trials,   Turberville, Edward (DNB00) 9 Nov.when they were hearing any evidence that might be forthcoming against the five popish lords. Bedloe having recently died, anxiety was expressed as to Turberville's safety, and, as a measure of precaution, application was made to the king to grant the witness a general pardon for all treasons, crimes.

The Informations of Robert Bolron of Shippon∣hall in the Parish of Berwick in Elmet in the County of York, Gent. taken upon Oath, at seve∣ral times, before the Lords of his Majesties most Honourable Privy Council. THis Informant saith, That he was born in New-Castle upon Tine, and bred up in the Protestant Religion, that he came to live with Sir Thomas Gascoigne (who is now about.

A true narrative and discovery of several very remarkable passages relating to the horrid Popish plot:: as they fell within the knowledge of Mr.

Miles Prance of Covent-Garden, goldsmith. Viz. His depositions concerning the plot in general, and a particular design against the life of His Sacred Majesty. : Open Library. Featured movies All video latest This Just In Prelinger Archives Democracy Now. Occupy Wall Street TV NSA Clip Library.

TV News. Top Animation & Cartoons Arts & Music Computers & Technology Cultural & Academic Films Ephemeral Films Movies News & Public Affairs. Full text of "The Popish plot. Sir William Scroggs, (born c. Deddington, Oxfordshire, Eng.—died Oct. 25,London), controversial lord chief justice of England (–81), who presided over the trials of those accused of complicity in the Popish Plot of to put the Roman Catholic James, duke of York (later James II), on the throne.

Allegedly the son of a butcher, but probably the child of a grazier. State of England. The confusions, which overspread England after the murder of Charles I. proceeded as well from the spirit of refinement and innovation, which agitated the ruling party, as from the dissolution of all that authority, both civil and ecclesiastical, by which the nation had ever been accustomed to be man had framed the model of a republic; and, however new it.

English: Broadside with illustration: "The solemn mock procession of the Pope Cardinalls Jesuits fryers &c: through the citty of London November the 17th. " Printer London: N. Ponder, J.

Wilkins and S. Lee, EB65 A s4, Houghton Library, Harvard UniversitLocation: Cambridge. Elizabeth Gaunt, for refuge. Add comment October 23rd, Thomas Babington Macaulay (Thanks to Thomas Babington Macaulay for the guest post on “the blackest [case] which disgraced the sessions” prosecuting the Rye House Plot to kidnap and murder King Charles II and his Catholic brother soon-to-be-heir originally appeared in Macaulay’s History of England.

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Hall. Hall, Joseph, / [] The great impostor laid open in. James A. Wylie author of “The Papacy,” “Daybreak in Spain,” &c. “Protestantism, the sacred cause of God’s Light and Truth against the Devil’s Falsity and Darkness.” -Carlyle.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Danzig: A Novel of Political Intrigue/5(). Abstract. This article explores perceptions of Jansenism in Britain and Ireland in the latter half of the seventeenth century.

Grounded in the theology of Cornelius Jansen, the Catholic bishop of Ypres, the wider Jansenist ‘movement’ was a controversial group of theologians, philosophers, clergy and nuns whose disputes with the papacy and French monarchy endured well into the eighteenth Author: Mark R F Williams.

A true narrative of the Popish-plot against King Charles I and the Protestant religion as it was discovered by Andreas ab Habernfeld to Sir William Boswel Ambassador at the Hague, and by him transmitted to Archbishop Laud, who communicated it to the King: the whole discoovery being found amongst the Archbishops papers, when a prisoner in the Tower, by Mr.

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The summer of in England was a tense and dangerous one for Catholics; nevertheless, they survived and were even strengthened by what John Kenyon calls "the great holocaust of the [Popish] plot".

At the beginning his book, which I think is still the standard text for comprehending the social, religious, and legal aspects of the Popish Plot. That the literary progress of the church has not kept pace with the progress of the world, will be attested by a few extracts from a work written by William Hogan, formerly a Catholic priest of Philadelphia, comprising an essay entitled, "A Synopsis of Popery, as it was and as it is," and another entitled, "Auricular Confession and Popish.

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A second attempt on the Senator's life prompts the. The plot, however, was discovered in time; the Hothams were seized, their papers secured, their letters intercepted, the whole treason made open to the daylight, and the delinquents shipped off to London. Great as had been their services in Hull, their apostasy wiped away all past merits, and they were condemned and executed on Tower Hill.

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“An Act to Prevent and avoid Dangers which may grow by Popish Recusants” (3 Jac 1 Cap 1), passed inand laid out specific restrictions on the buying or selling of Catholic books: those caught importing, printing, buying or selling popish books written in English, or any works thought “unmeet for such recusant” were to be seized.

Edward Colman, Popish Plot victim. Add comment December 3rd, Headsman. On this date inCatholic courtier Edward Col(e)man was hanged, drawn and quartered at Tyburn — the second victim of Titus Oates’s “Popish Plot” concotion.

Colman was a Catholic convert whose zeal for the old faith led him into a variety of treacherous intrigues with the French court — although. Hard Shell Word Factory, for example, an electronic book publisher run by a former aspiring romance writer, sells about 6, electronic books a.

The Popish Plot is Master’d; and there’s hardly a Roman Catholique dares shew his head: Nay, and for want of Popish matter to work upon, the Church of England it self is made Papal and Anti-christian.” L’Estrange, “An Answer to the Appeal from the Country, to the City, &c.,” Charles II or Charles the Bald, –77, emperor of the West (–77) and king of the West Franks (–77); son of Emperor Louis I Louis I or Louis the Pious, Fr.

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