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, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, 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 Reflections on the Revolution in France”. Eighteenth-Century Studies, No. 4, pp. 577 -00.
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De Fleury, Maria. Poems. R. Denham, 1781.
title-page
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.
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...

Timeline

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.