Catholic politics and creating trust in eighteenth-century England

@article{Brown2017CatholicPA,
  title={Catholic politics and creating trust in eighteenth-century England},
  author={Carys Brown},
  journal={British Catholic History},
  year={2017},
  volume={33},
  pages={622 - 644}
}
  • Carys Brown
  • Published 17 March 2017
  • Political Science
  • British Catholic History
In eighteenth-century law and print, English Catholics were portrayed as entirely untrustworthy, and their exclusion from all aspects of English society encouraged. Yet, as many local studies have shown, there were numerous individual cases of relatively peaceful coexistence between Protestants and Catholics in this period. This article explores why this was the case by examining how Catholics overcame labels of untrustworthiness on a local level. Using the remarkable political influence of one… Expand
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