Fear, Exclusion and Revolution: Roger Morrice and Britain in the 1680s
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2006 - History - 228 pages
Between the years 1677 and 1691 the Puritan minister Roger Morrice compiled an astonishingly detailed record of public affairs in Britain. Running to almost a million words his 'Entring Book' provides a unique record of late seventeenth-century political and religious history. It charts the rise of British party politics, and the transformation of Puritanism into 'Whiggery' and Dissent. It provides a wealth of information on social and cultural history, as well as the relationships between the three Stuart kingdoms. All the essays in this volume have been inspired by the key concerns of the 'Entring Book': the palpable sense of the fear and foreboding in the 1680s; the long shadow cast by the mid-century civil war; the profound effect on Englishmen of events on the continent; and the anxieties and opportunities caused by a socially diffuse culture of news and information. In so doing, they give a vivid sense of what it was like to live in England in the years before the Revolution and help to explain why that Revolution took place when it did, and why it took the particular form that it did. politics and culture from established and emerging scholars on three continents. Taken together, they offer a valuable introduction to the world of Roger Morrice, and will be an essential companion to the scholarly edition of the 'Entring Book'.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Roger Morrice and the Huguenot Refugees
The Politics of Religious Imagery in the Late Seventeenth Century
London Besieged? The Citys Vulnerability during the Glorious
Rogue Narratives in the Literature of
The Nexus of Politics Religion Law
Gilbert Burnets Reformation and the Semantics of Popery 13 8
aldermen Anglican antiquarian April argued Association authority Bedloe Bedloe's Bishop Cambridge Cellier Charles Church of England City civil claimed clergy collection conscience court CSPD culture Dangerfield December diary discourse dissenters Don Tomazo Duke Earl Early Modern Elizabeth Gaunt English Rogue Entring Book Exclusion Crisis fear feast France French Church Gilbert Burnet Glorious Revolution Habermas Hallows Hedge-Lane Lords Henry Heylyn historians History Huguenot Ibid II's interest James James II James's judgement king Knights L'Estrange's late later liberty Library London Luttrell Monmouth newsletter nonconformist nursing mother Oxford pamphlet papists parish Parliament partisan persecution political popery Popish Plot Presbyterian Protestant public sphere published Ralph Thoresby readers Reformation refugees religion religious Restoration Revolution Roger L'Estrange Roger Morrice rogue narrative Rye House Plot Sanders sermons seventeenth century Shaftesbury Sherman shorthand Stuart Thomas Thomas Dangerfield Thoresby Thoresby's Tim Harris Tory trial Tryals vols Whig William William Bedloe women writing