JOHN LOCKE AND THE RYE HOUSE PLOT

@article{Milton2000JOHNLA,
  title={JOHN LOCKE AND THE RYE HOUSE PLOT},
  author={Philip Milton},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  year={2000},
  volume={43},
  pages={647 - 668}
}
  • P. Milton
  • Published 1 September 2000
  • History
  • The Historical Journal
In recent years it has become widely accepted that John Locke was involved, perhaps deeply involved, in the Rye House plot of 1682–3. This article takes another look at the evidence for this, and in particular at Richard Ashcraft's claims that he was closely involved with many of the plotters, that he attended some of their meetings, that his letters contain coded references to their activities, and that he hastily left London immediately they realized they had been betrayed. These claims are… 

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a Mr Lock contributing money to Argyle's and Monmouth's rebellions. The donor appears, however, to have been Nicholas Lock, a tobacco merchant. The evidence is reviewed in Helen Pringle

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    • %$ Ashcraft, Revolutionary politics

    ! Grey, Secret history, p. 

      Ashcraft claimed (Revolutionary politics, p. n) that Locke recorded Charleton's address in MS Locke, f., p. 

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          William Jarret merchant Lime Street ') referred to William Charleton, who sent Locke this address on

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