‘Anglia Libera’: commonwealth politics in the early years of George I

Justin Champion, David Womersley (Editor)

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Abstract

Polemical writings of the period 1710 to 1722, in particular over the status of the established Church, and the unsuccessful Lords reform of 1719, show that a strong element of anticlericalism and republicanism continued in Whig thought until Walpole established his ascendancy.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationD. Womersley (ed) Cultures of Whiggism
Place of PublicationNewark, NJ
Pages86-107
Publication statusPublished - 2005

Keywords

  • Whigs
  • whiggism
  • anticlericalism
  • republicanism
  • George I
  • politics
  • Lords reform

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