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Toleration and Religion after 1688

Hugh Trevor-Roper

in From Persecution to Toleration: The Glorious Revolution and Religion in England

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201960
eISBN:
9780191675102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201960.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the achievement of complete toleration for both Protestant Dissenters and Catholics. Religious toleration, one of the great achievements of the Revolution of 1688, was secured ... More


Introduction: ‘Strange and Unheard of Revolutions’

Paula McDowell

in The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

In the period 1678 to 1730, the English press was undergoing some of the most important transformations in its history. In 1695, the lapse of the Licensing Act ended pre-publication censorship and ... More


Dundee in the Nation c. 1686–1746

Derek J. Patrick

in Dundee: Renaissance to Enlightenment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860165
eISBN:
9781474406017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860165.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines how events between c. 1686 and 1746 impacted on Dundee's economy, religion, loyalties, and political allegiance. During this period, Scotland witnessed a series of events of ... More


Loyalty and Credibility in the Lancashire “Sham Plot”

Rachel Weil

in A Plague of Informers: Conspiracy and Political Trust in William III's England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300171044
eISBN:
9780300199284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300171044.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Two plot “discoveries” of the 1690s, the Lancashire Plot of 1694 and the Assassination Plot of 1696, had very different consequences for the credit of the government. This chapter focuses on the ... More


Introduction

Paula McDowell

in The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

Part I surveys the politically dissident activities of women in the book trade, discussing women printers, publishers, ballad-singers, hawkers, and others. In this period between the decline of ... More


1660–1688

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/9780198802440.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The first chapter traces the friendship of Godolphin and Marlborough from their early years at the Restoration court, through the Exclusion crisis until the Revolution of 1688. Both marry for love at ... More


Councils, Counsel and the Seventeenth-Century Composite State

Jacqueline Rose

in The Politics of Counsel in England and Scotland, 1286-1707

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780197266038
eISBN:
9780191844805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266038.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores how the lack of a fully developed system of British councils contributed to friction in the seventeenth-century dynastic union. British councils were occasionally mooted, ... More


Stuart Succession Literature: Moments and Transformations

Paulina Kewes and Andrew McRae (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198778172
eISBN:
9780191823626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198778172.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

Moments of royal succession, which punctuated the Stuart era (1603–1714), occasioned outpourings of literature. Writers, including most of the major figures of the seventeenth century from Jonson, ... More


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