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Anglia libera: Protestant liberties and the Hanoverian succession, 1700–14

Justin Champion

in Republican Learning: John Toland and the Crisis of Christian Culture, 1696-1722

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719057144
eISBN:
9781781700259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719057144.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines John Toland's collaboration with elite Whig politicians as a leading defender of Protestant liberty, activities which resulted in the vindication of the legitimacy of the ... More


‘A greater revolution’: Anti-Jacobitism and the Hanoverian Succession in the British Atlantic World, 1702–16

David Parrish

in Negotiating Toleration: Dissent and the Hanoverian Succession, 1714-1760

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198804222
eISBN:
9780191842429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804222.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Letters to and from prominent Dissenting leaders and their political allies such as Cotton Mather and Benjamin Colman in New England, Archibald Stobo in South Carolina, and Robert Hunter in New York ... More


Negotiating Toleration: Dissent and the Hanoverian Succession, 1714-1760

Nigel Aston and Benjamin Bankurst (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198804222
eISBN:
9780191842429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804222.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The year 1714 was a revolutionary one for Dissenters across the British Empire. The Hanoverian Succession upended a political and religious order antagonistic to Protestant non-conformity and ... More


Introduction

Nigel Aston and Benjamin Bankhurst

in Negotiating Toleration: Dissent and the Hanoverian Succession, 1714-1760

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198804222
eISBN:
9780191842429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804222.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This introductory chapter explores the historiography of the Hanoverian Succession and the centrality of Protestant Dissent in the party politics of the British Atlantic World in the early eighteenth ... More


The Hanoverian Succession and the Fragmentation of Scottish Protestantism

Alasdair Raffe

in Negotiating Toleration: Dissent and the Hanoverian Succession, 1714-1760

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198804222
eISBN:
9780191842429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804222.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the politics of Scottish Presbyterianism in the years surrounding George I’s accession. After assessing the fortunes of the Scottish Episcopalians, the chapter analyses the ... More


Republican Learning: John Toland and the Crisis of Christian Culture, 1696-1722

Justin Champion

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719057144
eISBN:
9781781700259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719057144.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the life, thought and political commitments of the free-thinker John Toland (1670–1722). Studying both his private archive and published works, it illustrates how he moved in both ... More


The Tories and the Dissenters in the Reign of George I

Nigel Aston

in Negotiating Toleration: Dissent and the Hanoverian Succession, 1714-1760

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198804222
eISBN:
9780191842429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804222.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The gulf in values and beliefs between Tories and Dissenters on the death of Queen Anne in 1714 stood wider than it had done at any point since the Revolution of 1688–9. This essay looks for any ... More


The Politics of Dissenting Demography in Ireland, 1690–1735

Benjamin Bankhurst

in Negotiating Toleration: Dissent and the Hanoverian Succession, 1714-1760

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198804222
eISBN:
9780191842429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804222.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The era of the Hanoverian Succession was a period of rapid demographic change in Ireland. The arrival of 90,000 Scots pushed the extent of Presbyterian influence in Ulster well beyond its heartland ... More


A Model Minority? The Dissenting Press and Political Broadcasting in the Georgian Revolution

James J. Caudle

in Negotiating Toleration: Dissent and the Hanoverian Succession, 1714-1760

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198804222
eISBN:
9780191842429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804222.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In 1660–88, Protestant Dissenters had been stigmatized as naturally rebellious and regicidal. However, from 1689–1716, they reshaped their image and became something of a ‘model minority’ in terms of ... More


1705–1706

Frances Harris

in The General in Winter: The Marlborough-Godolphin Friendship and the Reign of Anne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198802440
eISBN:
9780191840746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802440.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The sixth chapter traces the beginning of the Whig alliance. The Whigs are now prepared to offer constructive help in return for a share of government. This includes furthering the Union with ... More


1711–1712

Frances Harris

in The General in Winter: The Marlborough-Godolphin Friendship and the Reign of Anne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198802440
eISBN:
9780191840746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802440.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The final chapter shows how the partnership continues until Godolphin’s death. When Godolphin realizes that Harley (now Earl of Oxford) has begun a secret peace treaty separately from the Allies, he ... More


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