skip to content
The Strange Death of Edmund Godfrey : Plots and Politics in Restoration London. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Strange Death of Edmund Godfrey : Plots and Politics in Restoration London.

Author: Alan Marshall
Publisher: Stroud : The History Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
On the evening of 17 October 1678 the body of Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey, a Westminster Justice of the Peace, was discovered in a ditch near Primrose Hill. He had been pierced with his own sword and apparently strangled. His death led to a widespread popular hysteria about a 'Popish Plot'. Although a magistrate famous for his fierce rectitude, Godfrey was closely involved with the alternative healer and 'stroker',  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Marshall, Alan.
Strange Death of Edmund Godfrey : Plots and Politics in Restoration London.
Stroud : The History Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Marshall
ISBN: 9780752494746 0752494740
OCLC Number: 831118878
Description: 1 online resource (398 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: a Death in the Family; 1. Family and Early Life; 2. The London Woodmonger; 3. Titus Oates and the Popish Plot; 4. The Last Days of Edmund Godfrey; 5. Reaction; 6. The Case of Ockham's Razor; Epilogue: Memorials; Notes; Select Bibliography.

Abstract:

On the evening of 17 October 1678 the body of Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey, a Westminster Justice of the Peace, was discovered in a ditch near Primrose Hill. He had been pierced with his own sword and apparently strangled. His death led to a widespread popular hysteria about a 'Popish Plot'. Although a magistrate famous for his fierce rectitude, Godfrey was closely involved with the alternative healer and 'stroker', Valentine Greatrakes and also played a part in many plots and intrigues centred on the uninhibited court of Charles II and Restoration London. His death brought to a head a series.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/831118878> # The Strange Death of Edmund Godfrey : Plots and Politics in Restoration London.
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "831118878" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/118215718#Place/stroud> ; # Stroud
    rdfs:comment "Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - 'http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/1486-1/{41565980-8CAF-4B3A-8C90-E9646D32E26B}Img100.jpg'" ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/118215718#Topic/history_europe_great_britain> ; # HISTORY--Europe--Great Britain
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/118215718#Event/1678> ; # 1678
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85104886> ; # Popish Plot, 1678
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/942.1066/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1071302> ; # Popish Plot (1678)
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/118215718#Person/marshall_alan> ; # Alan Marshall
    schema:datePublished "2013" ;
    schema:description "On the evening of 17 October 1678 the body of Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey, a Westminster Justice of the Peace, was discovered in a ditch near Primrose Hill. He had been pierced with his own sword and apparently strangled. His death led to a widespread popular hysteria about a 'Popish Plot'. Although a magistrate famous for his fierce rectitude, Godfrey was closely involved with the alternative healer and 'stroker', Valentine Greatrakes and also played a part in many plots and intrigues centred on the uninhibited court of Charles II and Restoration London. His death brought to a head a series."@en ;
    schema:description "Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: a Death in the Family; 1. Family and Early Life; 2. The London Woodmonger; 3. Titus Oates and the Popish Plot; 4. The Last Days of Edmund Godfrey; 5. Reaction; 6. The Case of Ockham's Razor; Epilogue: Memorials; Notes; Select Bibliography."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/118215718> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/118215718#CreativeWork/strange_death_of_edmund_godfrey_plots_and_politics_in_restoration_london> ;
    schema:name "The Strange Death of Edmund Godfrey : Plots and Politics in Restoration London."@en ;
    schema:productID "831118878" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/831118878#PublicationEvent/stroud_the_history_press_2013> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/118215718#Agent/the_history_press> ; # The History Press
    schema:url <https://www.overdrive.com/search?q=41565980-8CAF-4B3A-8C90-E9646D32E26B> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=788472> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=1152361> ;
    schema:url <https://samples.overdrive.com/strange-death-of-415659?.epub-sample.overdrive.com> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=855128> ;
    schema:url "http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/1486-1/{41565980-8CAF-4B3A-8C90-E9646D32E26B}Img100.jpg" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780752494746> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/831118878> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/118215718#Agent/the_history_press> # The History Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "The History Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/118215718#Person/marshall_alan> # Alan Marshall
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Marshall" ;
    schema:givenName "Alan" ;
    schema:name "Alan Marshall" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/118215718#Topic/history_europe_great_britain> # HISTORY--Europe--Great Britain
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "HISTORY--Europe--Great Britain"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85104886> # Popish Plot, 1678
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Popish Plot, 1678"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1071302> # Popish Plot (1678)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "Popish Plot (1678)" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/118215718#CreativeWork/strange_death_of_edmund_godfrey_plots_and_politics_in_restoration_london>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Strange Death of Edmund Godfrey : Plots and Politics in Restoration London." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/831118878> ; # The Strange Death of Edmund Godfrey : Plots and Politics in Restoration London.
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780752494746>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0752494740" ;
    schema:isbn "9780752494746" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/831118878>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/831118878> ; # The Strange Death of Edmund Godfrey : Plots and Politics in Restoration London.
    schema:dateModified "2016-09-11" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.