Titus Oates


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Noun1.Titus Oates - English conspirator who claimed that there was a Jesuit plot to assassinate Charles II (1649-1705)Titus Oates - English conspirator who claimed that there was a Jesuit plot to assassinate Charles II (1649-1705)
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The monstrous fiction of a 'Popish Plot,' brought forward by Titus Oates, and the murderous frenzy which it produced, were demonstrations of the strength of the Protestant feeling, and the leader of the Whigs, the Earl of Shaftesbury, proposed that the Duke of York should be excluded by law from the succession to the throne in favor of the Duke of Monmouth, one of the king's illegitimate sons.
The family has important historical connections with the "Popish Plot", a Catholic conspiracy alleged by Titus Oates, aka "Titus the Liar" to kill Charles II.
One goes quick and the other goes quack" Chico MarxFAMOUS FIVE 1 Only four horses have won the race twice, Larbawn, Diamond Edge, Topsham Bay and Ad Hoc 2 The race was first sponsored by Whitbread after chairman Colonel Bill Whitbread rode in the Grand National 3 The deal with Whitbread lasted from 1957 until 2001 and was the longestrunning commercial sponsorship in sport 4 Fulke Walwyn is the leading trainer in the race, winning on seven occasions 5 Ron Barry is the leading jockey with three wins Titus Oates (1971), Charlie Potheen (1973), The Dikler (1974) Five things you didn't know about Sandown's bet365 Gold Cup Odds correct at time of printing
5 Ron Barry is the leading jockey with three wins -- Titus Oates (1971), Charlie Potheen (1973), The Dikler (1974)
NATIONAL DAY OF COSTA RICA 1649: Titus Oates, English Anglican priest and fabricator of the "Popish Plot" in 1678, was born.
1649: Titus Oates, Anglican priest and fabricator of the "Popish Plot" in 1678, was born.
Reading of his conversation with Nicky was enlightening and brought back memories of when my children were small and I used to have them ride on my back while I did an imaginary commentary - "It's Titus Oates by a length from The Dikler," etc.
BATTLE OF BRITAIN DAY NATIONAL DAY OF COSTA RICA 1649: Titus Oates, English Anglican priest and fabricator of the "Popish Plot" in 1678, was born.
Gold Cup-winning trainer Paul Nicholls as fans remain unsure on how to say the name of his Cheltenham hero t ab The reaso He did thinking about THEATRE reasonable finish RE, brought FAMOUS FIVE Five things you didn't know about the bet365 Gold Cup 1 Only four horses have won the race twice Larbawn, Diamond Edge, Topsham Bay and Ad Hoc 2 The race was first sponsored by Whitbread after chairman Colonel Bill Whitbread rode in the Grand National as an amateur 3 The deal with Whitbread lasted from 1957 until 2001 and was the longestrunning commercial sponsorship in sport Walwyn is the leading trainer having won this race seven times 4Fulke 5 Ron Barry is the leading jockey with three wins Titus Oates (1971), Charlie Potheen (1973), The Dikler (1974).
St John - one of two Shrewsbury saints - was accused of treason in the "Popish Plot", instigated by Titus Oates. In all, 25 innocent Catholics were killed.
From the same auction were also obtained several seventeenth-century anti-Catholic pamphlets relating to the so-called "Popish Plot" fabricated by Titus Oates between 1678 and 1681, alleging that a number of Jesuits, Catholic nobles, and other "papists" were conspiring to assassinate King Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland.
ON THIS DAY 1649: Titus Oates, English Anglican priest and fabricator of the "Popish Plot" in 1678, was born.