Anti-Catholicism in the United Kingdom
Institutional Anti-Catholicism in the United Kingdom has its origins in the English and Irish Reformations under King Henry VIII and the Scottish Reformation led by John Knox. The Act of Supremacy 153...
Anti-Catholicism in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia
Gregorian mission
The Gregorian mission or Augustinian mission was sent by Pope Gregory the Great in AD 596 to convert Britain's Anglo-Saxons. Headed by Augustine of Canterbury, by the death of the last missionar...
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Penal Laws (Ireland)
In Ireland, Penal Laws (Irish: Na Péindlíthe) are a series of laws imposed in an attempt to force Irish Catholics and Protestant dissenters (such as Presbyterians) to accept the reformed denominat...
Richard Challoner
His Excellency, The Right Reverend Bishop Richard Challoner, Bishop of Debra (29 September 1691 – 12 January 1781) was an English Roman Catholic bishop, a leading figure of English Catholicism during ...
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Battle of the Boyne
The Battle of the Boyne (Irish: Cath na Bóinne [ˈkah n̪ˠə ˈbˠoːn̪ʲə]) was a conflict in 1690 between two rival claimants of the thrones of Britain, (English, Irish, and Scottish)  – ...
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George Leo Haydock
George Leo Haydock (1774–1849), scion of an ancient English Catholic Recusant family, was a priest, pastor and Bible scholar. His edition of the Douay Bible with extended commentary, originally publis...
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Mellitus
Mellitus (died 24 April 624) was the first Bishop of London in the Saxon period, the third Archbishop of Canterbury, and a member of the Gregorian mission sent to England to convert the Anglo-Saxons f...
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Eighty-five martyrs of England and Wales
The Eighty-five Martyrs of England and Wales are a group of men who were executed on charges of treason and related offences in the Kingdom of England between 1584 and 1679. Of the eighty-five, sevent...
Laurence of Canterbury
Laurence (sometimes Lawrence or Laurentius; died 2 February 619 AD) was the second Archbishop of Canterbury from about 604 to 619. He was a member of the Gregorian mission sent from Italy to England t...
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Declaration of Indulgence
The Declaration of Indulgence or Declaration for Liberty of Conscience was a pair of proclamations made by James II of England and VII of Scotland in 1687. The Indulgence was first issued for Scotland...
Loyal Parliament
The Loyal Parliament was the only Parliament of England of King James II, in theory continuing from May 1685 to July 1687, but in practice sitting during 1685 only. It gained its name because at the o...
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Aberdeen Breviary
The Aberdeen Breviary (Latin: Brevarium Aberdonense) is a 16th-century Scottish Catholic breviary. It contains brief accounts of various Scottish saints. It was edited by William Elphinstone, and ...
Aberdeen Breviary - Wikipedia
Canterbury–York dispute
The Canterbury–York dispute was a long-running conflict between the archdioceses of Canterbury and York in medieval England. It began shortly after the Norman Conquest of England and dragged on for ma...
Canterbury–York dispute - Wikipedia
Miles Prance
Miles Prance (fl. 1678) was an English Roman Catholic who was caught up in and perjured himself during the Popish Plot and the anti-Catholic hysteria of London during the reign of Charles II.
Pra...
Correspondence with the Pretender Act 1697
The Correspondence with the Pretender Act 1697 (9 Will.3 c. 1) was an Act of the Parliament of England which made it high treason to correspond with the deposed King James II. (This Act replaced an ea...
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Titus Oates
Titus Oates (15 September 1649 – 12/13 July 1705) was an English perjurer who fabricated the "Popish Plot", a supposed Catholic conspiracy to kill King Charles II.
Titus Oates was born in Hastings...
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Richeldis de Faverches
Richeldis de Faverches was a devout English noblewoman, who is credited with establishing the original shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham. The appearance of Our Lady of Walsingham to Richeldis de Faverc...
Restoration of the Scottish hierarchy
The Restoration of the Scottish hierarchy refers to the re-establishment of the hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland on 15 March 1878. This followed on from the Restoration of the Englis...
Regnans in Excelsis
Regnans in Excelsis ("reigning on high") was a papal bull issued on 25 February 1570 by Pope Pius V declaring "Elizabeth, the pretended Queen of England and the servant of crime", to be a heretic and ...
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Paulinus of York
Paulinus (died 10 October 644) was a Roman missionary and the first Bishop of York. A member of the Gregorian mission sent in 601 by Pope Gregory I to Christianize the Anglo-Saxons from their nat...
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Henry Edward Manning
Henry Edward Manning (15 July 1808 – 14 January 1892) was an English Roman Catholic Archbishop of Westminster and a cardinal.
Manning was born 15 July, 1808 at his grandfather's home, Copped Hall,...
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Babington Plot
The Babington Plot was a plot in 1586 to assassinate Queen Elizabeth, a Protestant, and put the rescued Mary, Queen of Scots, her Roman Catholic cousin, on the English throne. It led to the execution ...
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The Faerie Queene
The Faerie Queene is an incomplete English epic poem by Edmund Spenser. The first half was published in 1590, and a second installment was published in 1596. The Faerie Queene is notable for its for...
The Faerie Queene - Wikipedia