James II tries to appoint Catholics to Oxford and Cambridge colleges

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Historical Context Note

James II interferes with the appointment of lords-lieutenants of English counties, and endeavours to replace Protestants in Oxford and Cambridge colleges with Roman Catholics.
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Editors. "James II tries to appoint Catholics to Oxford and Cambridge colleges". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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