Roman Catholics are excluded from both Houses of Parliament (33 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

In the wake of Louis XIV's disclosure of a secret treaty with Charles II, and Titus Oates' revelations about a Popish Plot, Roman Catholics are excluded from both Houses of the English Parliament.

Citation:
Editors. "Roman Catholics are excluded from both Houses of Parliament". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16666, accessed 11 December 2016.]