Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey
Standard Name: Godfrey, Sir Edmund Berry
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The royal licence indicates that the gentlewoman attribution must have been accurate. The date belongs to the height of the plot: that is, the anti-Catholic furore that followed the murder of Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey
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The highly involved plot of this novel brought together a number of high-profile historical London figures to surround the hero and heroine of its love-story: the Merry Monarch himself, his lower-class mistress Nell Gwyn ...
17 October 1678
The discovery of the murdered body of Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey , a well-liked magistrate, was taken as confirming the rumours of a Popish Plot.
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