Titus Oates is flogged through the streets of London

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Historical Context Note

Titus Oates, the instigator of the rumour about a 'Papist Plot' which was found to be largely fabricated, is flogged to Newgate from Aldgate and, two days later, from Newgate to Tyburn.
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Editors. "Titus Oates is flogged through the streets of London". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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