Sentence Examples

  • At the time of the Popish Plot in 1678 he displayed some moderation, refusing to believe the charges made against the duke of York, though he chose this time to publish some anti-Roman pamphlets.
  • The net result was that a few years later the lower house of convocation only rejected by one vote a very puritanical petition against vestments and other popish dregs.
  • The inventors of the so-called popish plot charged the leading English Roman Catholics with a design to murder the king.
  • Danby and those confined on account of participation in the popish plot were liberated, and Titus Oates thrown into prison.
  • Lingard's History gives an exhaustive and trustworthy account of the Popish terror and its victims; and the chief incidents in Oates's career are graphically described by Macaulay.

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