The Protestant Moment: Antipopery, the Revolution of 1688–1689, and the Making of an Anglo-American Empire

  title={The Protestant Moment: Antipopery, the Revolution of 1688–1689, and the Making of an Anglo-American Empire},
  author={Owen Stanwood},
  journal={Journal of British Studies},
  pages={481 - 508}
  • Owen Stanwood
  • Published 1 July 2007
  • History
  • Journal of British Studies
O 18 April 1689 two rival conceptions of empire faced off on the streets of Boston. The royal governor of the Dominion of New England, Sir Edmund Andros, represented one vision. He dreamed of a centralized empire in America: an institution that would project the king’s power throughout the world and bring riches and glory to the imperial center. But between Andros and his vision stood thousands of angry New Englanders, armed with swords and clubs and represented by a group of local elites who… 

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