Henry Sacheverell

Standard Name: Sacheverell, Henry


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politics Sarah, Lady Cowper
SLC took a keen and informed spectator's interest in local and national politics, but whereas her husband and his family were Whigs, she inclined rather towards the Tories. Reading Clarendon 's history of the civil...
politics Elinor James
EJ several times undertook fasts for political purposes. She walked to Windsor while fasting to deliver a political message. She fasted for fourteen days in support of Henry Sacheverell 's notorious High Church and Jacobite...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Elinor James
This is her defence of the High-Church preacher Henry Sacheverell , who had got into trouble with a flagrantly Jacobite sermon preached on 5 November 1709. James calls him a Church of England angel in...


1 December 1702: Daniel Defoe's The Shortest Way with the...

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1 December 1702

Daniel Defoe 's The Shortest Way with the Dissenters was anonymously published.

5 November 1709: Henry Sacheverell preached a notorious sermon...

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5 November 1709

Henry Sacheverell preached a notorious sermon at St Paul's Cathedral challenging the 1688 settlement of the succession.


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