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popish

Derogatory belonging to or characteristic of Roman Catholicism
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Senator Sotto should not be more popish than the Pope.
Those sober Puritan oligarchs regarded it as Popish nonsense with no support in Scripture.
Both nonconformists and Anglicans interpreted the Popish Plot as a conspiracy hatched by the "scarlet beast" to subordinate civil power to Roman usurpation, although some Anglican interpreters turned prophecy against Whigs and dissenters in the ensuing furor about the exclusion of James, Duke of York, the future James II.
In this section, I plan to reexamine Charles II's interest as a book collector, his religious status, and his wife's status as an English symbol of royal Catholicism--particularly against the backdrop of the 1678 Popish plot.
The 14 essays of this collection offer historiography, state-of-research, and new interpretations of the central elements of the English Civil War, with topics that include popish plots, the philosophy of William Laud, royalist political thought with regard to the wars of religion, interpretations of Cromwell's approach to religion and liberty, and the active persecution of Catholics.
The Horrid Popish Plot': Roger L'Estrange and the Circulation of Political Discourse in Late-Seventeenth-Century London.
Critical attention to The Popish Plot has also been scant until relatively recently, with the two foundational texts being John Pollock's The Popish Plot (1903) and John Kenyon's The Popish Plot (1972).
For the journey soon became an eye-opener, revealing some of the foulest defects of Popish Catholicism.
It was this conservative worldview that Peter Hinds suggests underlay L'Estrange's journalism, particularly his sceptical attitude towards and efforts to undermine the credibility of the witnesses to the Popish Plot.
Amanda Popish hit a 3-pointer with four seconds to go in the game to send it into overtime.
30pm) Specialist subjects in the first semi-final are Scott's Last Expedition, Seventies TV series Blake's 7, PG Wodehouse's School Stories and The Popish Plot.
The cult series is one of the specialist subjects, along with Scott's Last Expedition, PG Wodehouse's School Stories and The Popish Plot.