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popish

Derogatory belonging to or characteristic of Roman Catholicism
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Roest (1569); William Tedder's The recantations as they were seuerallie pronounced by Wylliam Tedder and Anthony Tyrell (1588); John Mayo's The popes parliament (1591); Francis Bunny's A comparison betweene the auncient fayth of the Romans, and the new Romish religion (1595); George Gifford's Sermons vpon the whole booke of the Revelation (1596); John Racster's William Alabasters seven motives (1598); John Rhodes's An answere to a Romish rime (1602); George Downame's A treatise concerning Antichrist (1603); Samuell Harsnett's A declaration of egregious popish impostures (1603); Jean Chassanion's The merchandise of popish priests (1604).
In response Prime Minister Tony Blair (who is married to a Catholic) said that the government has no plans to repeal the Act of Settlement of 1701, which prevents anyone "professing the popish religion" or being "married to a papist" from ascending the throne.
The founding of the United Irish Society in 1791, the outbreak of war with France in 1793, United Irish intrigues with the French, coupled with the depredations of the Defenders, a largely Catholic agrarian insurgency, all convinced Musgrave that a far-reaching and fiendish Popish plot was afoot and that Protestant Ireland needed to be awakened to the deadly danger that confronted it.
Tonight's contestants are slightly more highbrow, answering questions on Scott's Last Expedition, PG Wodehouse's School Stories and The Popish Plot - along with a general knowledge round.
In fact, this deliverance from a Catholic monarch in 1688 became one of the things celebrated on the occasion during the ensuing century, excitement being especially activated in response to the Jacobin risings and in the Gordon riots, carrying a sense of "God's special favouring of the English and the ongoing popish threat against them" (109) throughout the eighteenth century (there was a last gasp of this excitement in the agitation over the "papal aggression" when a Roman Catholic hierarchy was founded in England in the 1850s).
Eventually they were banned by the Church of England, not so much because of the bawdiness but because, under Elizabeth I, they were considered Popish.
Raymond etablit surtout le role des pamphlets dans le Popish Plot de 1678-83 demontrant le ro1e crucial qu'ils ont joue non seulement dans le fagonnement de l'opinion publique mais carrement dans l'invention fictive du complot visant a exclure le duc d'York du trone.
Newly Protestant Britain, however, was loath to accede to anything Popish and for 170 years stuck fast to the old calendar even though its dates were becoming increasingly out of line with the seasons.
Tears for the dead were no longer the "sanctifying tears of the Blessed Virgin," but the "manipulative tears of the Whore of Babylon"; mourning became "effeminate, heathenish, popish, and contrary to reason" (101).
Marotti explores the propaganda surrounding Catholic plots by examining three "religiously coded events" (10): the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, the Irish Rebellion of 1641, and the trumped-up Popish Plot of 1678-81, in which the allegations of Titus Oates launched a furor during which twenty-four Catholics were executed.
Blessed therefore are those Monarchs, Princes and States," D'Ewes proclaimed, "who preserve the Evangelick truth, without the least inter-mixtures of false doctrine and Pontificall additions; for to halt between light and darkhesse, and to intermix Idolatrous actions, or Popish errors, with saving truths, will necessarily draw on the ruine of the godly.