OLDHAM AND PHINEAS FLETCHER: AN UNRECOGNIZED SOURCE FOR SATYRS UPON THE JESUITS

@article{Brooks1971OLDHAMAP,
  title={OLDHAM AND PHINEAS FLETCHER: AN UNRECOGNIZED SOURCE FOR SATYRS UPON THE JESUITS},
  author={Harold Fletcher Brooks},
  journal={The Review of English Studies},
  year={1971},
  pages={410-422}
}
  • H. Brooks
  • Published 1 November 1971
  • History
  • The Review of English Studies
HE history of the Popes was among the regular targets of anti-Catholic polemists, who supported their accusations by stock instances. For these Oldham went primarily to Foulis and George Hall. Exceptions are the references, noted already, to sexual offenders pilloried by Fletcher; though it is Foulis who enables us to pin down the allusion in 'Et fovet ipse lupas, atque ipse fovetur ab illis' (p. i), and in Oldham's 'Bawd' and 'Pimp': Sixtus IV, Foulis informs us, established a bawdy-house and… 
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