Download PDF by John Gibney: Ireland and the Popish Plot

By John Gibney

ISBN-10: 0230594794

ISBN-13: 9780230594791

ISBN-10: 1349301469

ISBN-13: 9781349301461

The 1st expansive learn of the way while the Popish Plot of 1678 got here to mild, fears of an Irish Catholic uprising among Ireland's uneasy Protestant elite, who ruled over the Catholic majority inhabitants, have been manipulated in England in an try to block the Catholic Duke of York from succeeding to the throne.

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36 20 November was set as the deadline for Catholic clergy to quit the kingdom. 37 This proclamation was the first public indication of how the Irish government intended to deal with the Popish Plot. When the English parliament met in London on 21 October, genuine fears about the existence of a plot were evident in its continual preoccupation with investigating it. But in Ireland, the lack of a parliament meant there was no institutional framework within which to coherently express the concerns of the Protestant elite.

First, the inability to implement such policies as were deemed appropriate ensured a degree of continual uncertainty about Irish affairs. Second, this reality ensured that the various viceroys of the period would be continually tasked with attempting to overhaul the branches of the administration that overlay and sought to manage the realities of Restoration Ireland. The viceroyalty of Sir Arthur Capel, earl of Essex, exemplified this. From a royalist background in Hertfordshire, Essex is best known for the dubious circumstances in which he met his death in the Tower of London in 1683.

The contours of both the Catholic and Protestant communities of Restoration Ireland were shaped by factors common to both. Alongside the obvious distinctions of political and religious principle, class, ethnicity, affinity, familial links, personal history (especially with regards to the 1640s), residence, and regional origin all had a part in elaborating the complexities of confessional identity. Yet other common factors could be discerned. Just as the diversity of Protestant Ireland could be concealed beneath the carapace of common fears, so too could the diversity of Irish Catholic identity be concealed by a common rhetoric of dispossession and injustice articulated by most strands of Irish Catholic opinion.

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