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The King and the Catholics: England, Ireland, and the Fight for Religious Freedom, 1780-1829

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The King and the Catholics: England, Ireland, and the Fight for Religious Freedom, 1780-1829 - Fraser, Antonia
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"In the summer of 1780, mob violence swept through London. Nearly one thousand people were killed, looting was widespread, and torch-bearing protestors marched on the Prime Minister's residence at 10 Downing Street. These were the Gordon Riots: the worst civil disturbance in British history, triggered by an act of Parliament designed to loosen two centuries of systemic oppression of Catholics in the British Isles. While many Londoners saw their homes ransacked and chapels desecrated that summer, the riots marked a crucial ...

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The King and the Catholics: England, Ireland, and the Fight for Religious Freedom, 1780-1829 2019, Anchor Books

ISBN-13: 9780525564836

Trade paperback

The King and the Catholics: England, Ireland, and the Fight for Religious Freedom, 1780-1829 2018, Nan A. Talese

ISBN-13: 9780385544528

Hardcover