In 1678, 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. As a result, hundreds of Catholics suffered imprisonment and 24 were executed. Here is the background of that plot, its development, and its long-term repercussions. "With the technical mastery of a seasoned professional...he retells in vivid detail an extraordinary tale of human credulity, knavery, and folly."--The Times.
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Book Description Pelican, 1974. Paper Back. Book Condition: Good. The pages have yellowed and there is some spotting on the book block. Also creasing on the spine. Size: Size D: 7"-8" Tall (177-203mm). Bookseller Inventory # 43013
Book Description PENGUIN BOOKS LTD, 1974. Book Condition: very good. Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Bookseller Inventory # 9780140217636-3