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Sir Edmundbury Godfrys ghost

Sir Edmundbury Godfrys ghost

or, an answer to Nat. Thompsons scandalous letter from Cambridge, to Mr. Miles Prance, in relation to the murder of Sir Edmundbury Godfrey.

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Published by Printed for R. Janeway in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Godfrey, Edmund Berry, -- Sir, -- 1621-1678.,
  • Thompson, Nathaniel.,
  • Prance, Miles.

  • The Physical Object
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    Open LibraryOL14531137M

    Sir Edmund Godfrey, in full Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey, (born Dec. 23, , probably Sellinge, Kent, Eng.—died October ), English magistrate whose death, allegedly at the hands of Roman Catholics, touched off a wave of anti-Catholic hysteria that shook the government of King Charles II.. Godfrey went into business in London and later became a justice of the peace for the city of Westminster. Sir Godfrey Edmundbury (* Ó) was a magistrate in Westminster. In published an Anglican clergyman, Titus Oates (* Ó), the plan of an alleged conspiracy of the Catholics - to kill Protestants, London burn down to murder the king and to appoint James II as his successor - in the wake of violent recatholicization England.

    Based on perjured testimony, he was convicted and executed for the murder of Sir Edmundbury Godfrey, an incident that triggered an anti–Catholic uproar in England. The trial was presided by Sir William Scroggs, notorious for anti–Catholic sentiment. Died. hanged on 21 February at Tyburn, London, England. Sir Edmundbury Godfrey 's Ghost. An Historical Poem. Hodges 's Vision from the Monument, December, A Dialogue between two Horses. The Introduction. The Dialogue. Book of Lucan, begin∣ning at quid quin. Labiene jubes, &c. The Lord Lucas 's Ghost.

    As it was taken in the chapel belonging to Barmbow-hall, the residence of Sir Thomas Gascoigne, from William Rushton, a popish priest, by me Robert Bolron. Together, With Some Further Informations, Relating to the Plot, and murther of Sir Edmundbury Godfrey. Jovis 16mo Die Decembris, Great Britain, Murder Of Sir Edmundbury Godfrey, AR Silver Medal, Lettered Edge, By G. Bower, Ea. Silver to silver grey in color with light tones. Size: 39 mm. Weight: gms. Grade: Extremely Fine. Shipping: Standard shipping is free to United States Residents unless otherwise stated. For International buyers (those outside of the Seller Rating: % positive.


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Get this from a library. Sir Edmundbury Godfreys ghost, or, An answer to Nat. Thompsons scandalous letter from Cambridge, to Mr. Miles Prance, in relation to the murder of Sir Edmundbury Godfrey. The Pope haunted with ghosts in relation to Sir Edmundbury Godfrey's murther and the late sainted traytors: the figures being by the verses at large explained.

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This book represents an authentic reproduction of the text as printed by the original : Mr Stamford. Sir Edmundbury Godfrys ghost: or, An answer to Nat. Thompsons scandalous letter from Cambridge, to Mr. Miles Prance, in relation to the murder of Sir Edmundbury Godfrey.

Publisher: [London]: [Printed for R. Janeway], []. Thus, in Sir Edmundbury Godfrey’s Ghost, written aboutby some whig, whose gift of sardonic wit makes us curious to know his name, the ghost is made to appear to Charles II.

Humour, on the other hand, is the special talent of the tory who wrote Tom Thynne’s Ghost in Hudibrastic metre (). Early life.

Edmund Berry Godfrey was born in Sellindge, Kent, between Hythe and Ashford, the eleventh son of eighteen children born to Thomas Godfrey (–), a member of an old Kentish family and his second wife Sarah, née Isles.

He was named after his godfathers, Edmund Harrison and Captain John Berrie (which led to the misconception that his first name was "Edmundbury").Nationality: English. Sir Edmundbury Godfrey was an English magistrate and a member of the 'Peyton Gang', an anti-Catholic group which plotted to replace the King with a republic.

His mysterious death inspired Titus Oates' fictitious conspiracy, known as 'The Popish Plot', which saw England and Scotland gripped in anti-Catholic hysteria between   What a lovely book this is. (I was delighted to meet the author at a recent Writers' Workshop and tell him how much I had enjoyed it.) Arnold Ridley, remembered now chiefly for playing Private Godfrey in Dad's Army, was also an eminent playwright - his s play The Ghost Train is still performed.

- and Nicolas' book allows us, the readers, to be privy to this now little-appreciated side of /5(30). Sir Edmundbury Godfrey () Justice of the Peace for Westminster, heard the deposition of Titus Oates and was considered active in counteracting the schemes of the Papal party.

Godfrey was found dead im mysterious circumstances on Primrose Hill, north. A particularly interesting volume from our rare books stack is The dreadful apparition; or, The Pope haunted with ghosts. In relation to Sir Edmundbury-Godfrey’s murther, and the visitations of the late sainted traytors, who suffered for the Romish-cause.

Martin's-in-the-Fields in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries—The Church built by Henry VIII.—The Church rebuilt—Description of the Edifice—Burial of Sir Edmundbury Godfrey—Notabilities interred in the Churchyard—The Parish Rate-books—Curious Stories about St.

Martin's Church—The Royal Society of Literature. In relation to Sir Edmundbury-Godfrey’s murther, and the visitations of the late sainted traytors, who suffered for the Romish-cause.

The figure being by the verses at large explained., covering the mysterious murder of Sir Edmundbury-Godfrey. Unlike Oates, Edmundbury-Godfrey was a well respected man involved with Westminster’s justice of.

Garnets ghost: addressing to the Jesuits, met in private caball, just after the murther of Sir Edmund-Bury Godfrey. / by: Oldham, John, Published: () By the King, a proclamation for the discovery of the murtherers of Sir Edmund-Bury Godfrey. Published: (). In he wrote a single folio sheet, ‘A new Apparition of Sir Edmundbury Godfrey's Ghost to the E.

of D—— in the Tower,’ and the printer was obliged to make a public apology for the reflections on Danby which it contained (Benskin's Domestick Intelligence, 21 July ). The Tryal of Robert Green, Henry Berry, and Laurence Hill, at the King's-Bench Bar for the Murder of Sir Edmund-bury Godfrey, February, 30, Car.

[(ENGLISH TRIAL).] on. The Popish Plot, the Meal-tub Plot, and the murder of Sir Edmundbury Godfrey, had excited the populace to anti-papistical demonstrations, which were fostered by many men of the higher class, who were members of political and Protestant clubs.

Inat the time when the Popish Plot scare was ebbing out, he wrote a single folio sheet, ‘A new Apparition of Sir Edmundbury Godfrey's Ghost to the E. of D—— in the Tower;’ the printer was obliged to make a public apology for the reflections on the Earl of Danby which it contained.

Between and he issued ‘The Remaining. This is interesting, a true crime novel twenty years before Capote wrote _In Cold Blood_. Carr's book is nothing like Capote's.

It is about the murder of Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey in and also, because these things are inextricable, about the Popish Plot and Restoration politics and that dreadfully malevolent figure, Titus Oates.4/5. The House being informed, that Mr. Michael Godfrey was, according to the Order of the House, attending with the Papers of the Examinations taken by Sir Edmundbury Godfrey, touching the Plot and Conspiracy mentioned in his Majesty's Speech.

Ordered, That Mr. Godfrey do deliver the Papers, which are in his Custody sealed up, in to this House. Garnets ghost, addressing to the Jesuits, met in private Caball, just after the murther of Sir Edmund-Bury Godfrey written by the author of The satyr against virtue (not yet printed).

([London: s.n., ]), by John Oldham (HTML at EEBO TCP). In he wrote a single folio sheet, A new Apparition of Sir Edmundbury Godfrey's Ghost to the E. of D—— in the Tower, and the printer was obliged to make a public apology for the reflections on Danby which it contained.

Between and he issued The Remaining Medical Works of Dr. Thomas Willis Englished by S.P., Esq.Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library: creatorOf: Godfrey, Edmund Berry, Sir, Godfrey's reports, Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library: referencedIn: England and Wales.

Parliament. House of Commons. Proceedings in the House of Commons, Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript.An Account of the Fourteen late Popish Malefactors. An Account of the Behaviour of the Fourteen late Popish Malefactors whilst in Newgate. And their Discourses with.