De Fleury, Maria. Henry. R. Denham, 1782.
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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...
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MDF 's first publicised brush with politics involved her membership of the Protestant Association ,
her support for Lord George Gordon and her approval of the anti-Catholic Gordon riots.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
|Publishing||Maria De Fleury||
MDF published and sold from her own house, with her name and printed for the author, Unrighteous Abuse Detected and Chastised, a 24-page pamphlet which is another vindication of Lord George Gordon .
De Fleury, Maria. Unrighteous Abuse Detected and Chastised. R. Denham, 1781.
|Textual Features||Maria De Fleury|
|Textual Production||Judith Kazantzis||
JK compiled and published a Jackdaw pack reproducing historical documents for use in schools: The Gordon Riots: a collection of contemporary documents.
Blackwell’s Online Bookshop.
University of Alberta Libraries On-line Catalogue.
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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.
De Fleury, Maria. Poems. R. Denham, 1781.
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Judith Kazantzis||
A cover sheet lists the contents, with a sketch map of London in 1780 (the year the riots happened, in early June), a list of further reading, and some questions for essays or discussion. Six...
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Timberlake Wertenbaker|