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F. P.
1679 A Letter to Both Houses of Parliament Roman Catholics Very Scarce
Paris: Not Stated, 1679. Click here to see our other books! A Letter to Both Houses of Parliament on the Subject of Their Present Proceedings Against the Roman Catholicks of England F. P. 1679 Not Stated : Paris 7.5" by 6" [2], 14pp SUMMARY A very scarce letter to the Houses of Parliament, discussing their persecution in the late seventeenth century against the Roman Catholics in England. Very Scarce Overall Condition: Good Only This book weighs 0.5 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 15.99 EU Postage: £ 13.99 European Postage: £ 14.99 Asia Postage: £ 18.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 19.99 DESCRIPTION A very scarce work. This work is a quarto, with the signatures running as [A4], B4. ESTC citation number R218183. Collated from the ESTC, complete. An interesting letter discussing the persecution of Roman Catholics in England. The Church of England had taken over as the standard Church in England after the 1530s and Henry VIII's separation from the Roman church. After this, Catholics became persecuted within England. An example of fervent anti-Catholic attitude of England at this time was the fabrication of the Popish Plot by Titus Oates, which alleged that there was a solid and extensive Catholic conspiracy to assassinate Charles II. Oates is referenced to by the author of this treatise, mentioning Oates' plot as an example of the persecution against the Catholics. The author references the innocent men who were killed after suspicion that was thrown upon them by Titus Oates, with at least fifteen men being killed from 1678-1681 due to Oates. In this letter, the author … [Click Below for Full Description]
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