JOHN KENYON THE POPISH PLOT

Analogies with modern-day witchhunts plus the inherent suspense of this stranger-than-fiction drama should draw off-campus readers as well as historians. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Please provide an email address. Julian Lewis marked it as to-read Mar 24, Bobby Musker marked it as to-read Oct 27, Gonzalo Ciarleglio marked it as to-read Apr 08, His crude forgeries immediately set in motion a torrent of anti-Catholic hysteria which led to the judicial murder of several Catholic peers, the persecution of the luckless Jesuits and ferocious assaults on countless law-abiding recusants.

Kenyon follows the twisted story through the trials and Oates’ ultimate downfall to the political capital it provided for Shaftesbury and the Whigs. Here is the background of that plot, its de 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. Steven rated it it was amazing Sep 01, Hugh Garry rated it liked it Feb 24, Here is the background of that plot, its development, and its long-term repercussions. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Julian Lewis marked it as to-read Mar 24,

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By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Darrick Taylor rated it liked it Apr 08, But what emerges is an interesting window into a scandal that is rich with detail, drawing attention to a key era in English history.

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His crude forgeries immediately set in motion a torrent of anti-Catholic hysteria which led to the judicial murder of several Catholic peers, the persecution of the luckless Jesuits and ferocious assaults on countless law-abiding recusants. Jane rated it really liked it Jan 15, He has also and this is new probed the sick mind of Oates himself suggesting that the man, a homosexual, insinuated himself into the Jesuit order via a Catholic “”homintern”” which briefly befriended him.

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Charles marked it as to-read May 28, Andrea Zuvich marked it as to-read Jan 10, Cristina marked it as to-read Sep 28, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The wonder and fascination, then as now, is how Oates, a deranged Anabaptist of hazy origins, convinced both Privy Council and Parliament of the authenticity of the unlikely plot.

I’d have liked to learn more about the personalities of the figures as opposed to trial transcripts but it held my attention well. Sammy added it Feb 14, John Philipps Kenyon was an English historian. Lists with This Book.

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