Protestant Association


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Intertextuality and Influence Maria De Fleury
MDF celebrates the Association in a poem addressing it. Her book's full title is Unrighteous Abuse Detected and Chastised; or, A Vindication of Innocence and Integrity, Being an Answer to a Virulent Poem, Intituled, The...
politics Maria De Fleury
MDF 's first publicised brush with politics involved her membership of the Protestant Association ,
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
her support for Lord George Gordon and her approval of the anti-Catholic Gordon riots.
Textual Production Maria De Fleury
MDF published her pamphlet Poems, Occasioned by the Confinement and Acquittal of the Right Honourable Lord George Gordon , President of the Protestant Association.
Gordon the champion of Protestantism converted to Judaism in 1786.
De Bruyn, Frans. “Anti-Semitism, Millenarianism, and Radical Dissent in Edmund Burke’s <span data-tei-ns-tag="tei_title" data-tei-title-lvl=‘m’>Reflections on the Revolution in France</span&gt”;. Eighteenth-Century Studies, Vol.
, No. 4, pp. 577-00.
De Fleury, Maria. Poems. R. Denham.
Textual Production Maria De Fleury
Lord George Gordon was arrested on 9 June 1780 and sent to the Tower of London after the anti-Catholic riots bearing his name. He came to trial on 5 February 1781, but was acquitted the...
Textual Production Maria De Fleury
The poem's title-page announces its publication date.
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.
The second edition, published the same year is the only one listed by OCLC WorldCat or held by the British Library . It carried an advertisement of the...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Maria De Fleury
MDF 's first poem here, Innocence in Bonds, A Dialogue dated 14 August 1780, in which the speakers are Truth and the Muse, refers to her previous publication, to martyrs (implicitly Protestants) who died at...


2 June 1780: The Gordon Riots began in London: anti-Catholic...

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2 June 1780

The Gordon Riots began in London: anti-Catholic mobs encouraged by Lord George Gordon (leader of the Protestant Association ) attacked and burned churches and other buildings and terrorised the populace.


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