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‘[W]ill you have your Throats cut ere you will believe?’:1 Popish Plot(s)

Peter Hinds

in ‘The Horrid Popish Plot’: Roger L’Estrange and the Circulation of Political Discourse in Late Seventeenth-Century London

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264430
eISBN:
9780191733994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264430.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses an outline of the key but controversial details of the Popish Plot. It studies particular misreports and misrepresentations of these details, whether unwitting or otherwise. ... More


‘The Horrid Popish Plot’: Roger L’Estrange and the Circulation of Political Discourse in Late Seventeenth-Century London

Peter Hinds

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264430
eISBN:
9780191733994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264430.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The Popish plot was an alleged Catholic conspiracy to assassinate Charles II and re-introduce the Catholic faith to England. Despite it being a fiction, belief in the plot became widespread and many ... More


Introduction

Peter Hinds

in ‘The Horrid Popish Plot’: Roger L’Estrange and the Circulation of Political Discourse in Late Seventeenth-Century London

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264430
eISBN:
9780191733994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264430.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the ‘horrid Popish Plot’, which was an alleged Catholic conspiracy to assassinate King Charles II. This was done to effect an armed foreign invasion and a domestic ... More


‘Tis the Press that has made ‘um Mad’:1 Publishing the Popish Plot and Exclusion Crisis

Peter Hinds

in ‘The Horrid Popish Plot’: Roger L’Estrange and the Circulation of Political Discourse in Late Seventeenth-Century London

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264430
eISBN:
9780191733994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264430.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses the means for circulating political discourse. The discussion centres on the physical design of books, the practice and material spaces of reading, the potential impact of the ... More


Dramatic and Political Shifts: The Example of John Crowne

SUSAN J. OWEN

in Restoration Theatre and Crisis

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183877
eISBN:
9780191674129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183877.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter shows the extraordinary flexibility with which dramatists responded to the ‘local’ historical debates and shifts outlined in the previous chapter. It takes the example of Crowne, ... More


Restoration Theatre and Crisis

Susan J. Owen

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183877
eISBN:
9780191674129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183877.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Restoration Theatre and Crisis is a seminal study of the drama of the Restoration, in particular that of the Popish Plot and Exclusion Crisis. This was a time of unprecedented political ... More


Literature and Political Intellection in Early Stuart England

Todd Butler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198844068
eISBN:
9780191879715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844068.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Drawing upon myriad literary and political texts, this book charts how some of the Stuart period’s major challenges to governance—the equivocation of recusant Catholics, the parsing of one’s civil ... More


The Monarch and Paul's Cross: Preaching on Political Anniversaries

Mary Morrissey

in Politics and the Paul's Cross Sermons, 1558–1642

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571765
eISBN:
9780191728709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571765.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines the sermons preached on political anniversaries, such as the anniversary of the monarch’s accession to the throne, the anniversaries of James I’s escape from the ‘Gowrie ... More


Seduction and Sedition: James, Duke of Monmouth and Seduction‐Story Paradigms

Toni Bowers

in Force or Fraud: British Seduction Stories and the Problem of Resistance, 1660-1760

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199592135
eISBN:
9780191725340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592135.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

James, Duke of Monmouth (1649–85) embodied the paradoxes involved in distinguishing between force and fraud in late seventeenth‐century England. He appears as both seducer and victim of seduction in ... More


Making a Virtue of Complicity: Haywood's Scandal Fiction

Toni Bowers

in Force or Fraud: British Seduction Stories and the Problem of Resistance, 1660-1760

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199592135
eISBN:
9780191725340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592135.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter demonstrates the role of Eliza Haywood's Love in Excess (1719–20) and several shorter works of amatory fiction including Lasselia (1723), The Lucky Rape (1727), and The Padlock (1728) ... More


Laws Regulating Publication, Speech, and Performance, 1674–1684

Margaret J. M. Ezell

in The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645-1714: The Later Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198183112
eISBN:
9780191847158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198183112.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

A series of treason trials highlighted the increasing concerns over the succession to the throne by a practicing Catholic, James Duke of York. After rescinding the Declaration of Indulgence in 1673, ... More


The Moderation of Oath-Taking in Jacobean England

Todd Butler

in Literature and Political Intellection in Early Stuart England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198844068
eISBN:
9780191879715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844068.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In the aftermath of the Gunpowder Plot Jacobean authorities imposed the Oath of Allegiance as a means to secure the realm against not just its foreign enemies but also those who might undermine it ... More


Public Spectacles: The Popish Plot and Public Mass Media

Margaret J. M. Ezell

in The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645–1714: The Later Seventeenth Century: Companion Volume

Published in print:
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
eISBN:
9780191849572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780191849572.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The Exclusion Crisis arose over the Whig party’s attempt to block the Catholic James Duke York, from inheriting the throne. It led to a series of public demonstrations playing on fears of a fictional ... More


Terrorism Before the Letter: Mythography and Political Violence in England, Scotland, and France 1559–1642

Robert Appelbaum

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198745761
eISBN:
9780191808197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745761.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Terrorism is as old as ancient history. Whenever a society has developed to the point where it is governed as a political entity, it has made itself vulnerable to that form of violence we now call ... More


An Early Modern Poetics of Tragedy

Blair Hoxby

in What Was Tragedy?: Theory and the Early Modern Canon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198749165
eISBN:
9780191813283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749165.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Although Aristotle is not the sole authority on whom the early modern poetics of tragedy relies, his Poetics supplied critics with a common vocabulary and a list of topics to be addressed. These ... More


The Loyal Address: Prose Panegyric, 1658–1715

Mark Knights

in Stuart Succession Literature: Moments and Transformations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198778172
eISBN:
9780191823626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778172.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

The chapter examines the genre of addresses of thanks, an innovation of 1658 that endured long after the Stuart Restoration. The characteristics of an address are set out, and the scale and patterns ... More


Warriors and Ruins: Loyalism, Rebellion, and Recusancy in Cymbeline’s Wales

Stewart Mottram

in Ruin and Reformation in Spenser, Shakespeare, and Marvell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198836384
eISBN:
9780191873638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836384.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter explores Shakespeare’s response to the ‘bare ruined choirs’ of dissolved churches and monasteries, focusing on Cymbeline (c.1610) and showing how this play’s language of ruin works to ... More


Sir Henry Goodere, Poet and Scribe

Daniel Starza Smith

in John Donne and the Conway Papers: Patronage and Manuscript Circulation in the Early Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199679133
eISBN:
9780191802812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679133.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The following chapter examines a group of Conway Papers poems in the hand of Sir Henry Goodere. This chapter begins the first full-scale investigation of this important figure, from his religiously ... More


Scene

Robert Appelbaum

in Terrorism Before the Letter: Mythography and Political Violence in England, Scotland, and France 1559–1642

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198745761
eISBN:
9780191808197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745761.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter describes ‘scenic violence’; that is, violence that is undertaken from within and against a scene, in keeping with Burke’s third category of motivation. The most outstanding example of ... More


1641

Jason McElligott

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume One: Cheap Print in Britain and Ireland to 1660

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199287048
eISBN:
9780191803468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199287048.003.0043
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter provides an overview of popular print during 1641. It analyzes the successive periodic surges of print around the successive issues of the moment—the trial of Strafford; the attack on ... More


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