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  • The Plot Against Pepys
  • James Long
  • English
  • 25 July 2020
  • 9781590202647

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free download í eBook or Kindle ePUB º James Long James Long º 3 characters review The Plot Against Pepys Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB Nd ultimately murder Using rare access to Pepys' account of the affair James Long and Ben Long brilliantly evoke a turbulent period in England's history and tell the forgotten story of the two most dangerous years in the life of the legendary diaris. It s OK Not my period really though Well researched for sure but somehow lacks the sparkle to make it really interesting to me Maybe the book assumes you know about the early Pepys than I do or have background knowledge It s not a bad book by any stretch of the imagination don t get me wrong but it s not got the bite that some of my favourite non fiction historical writers put into their work Make Something rare access to Pepys' account of the affair James Long and Ben Long brilliantly evoke a turbulent period in England's history and tell the forgotten story of the two most dangerous years in the life of the legendary diaris. It s OK Not my period Make Something really though Well The Bone Man of Benares A Lunatic Trip Through Love and the World researched for sure but somehow lacks the sparkle to make it The Lost Lupin really interesting to me Maybe the book assumes you know about the early Pepys than I do or have background knowledge It s not a bad book by any stretch of the imagination don t get me wrong but it s not got the bite that some of my favourite non fiction historical writers put into their work

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free download í eBook or Kindle ePUB º James Long James Long º 3 characters review The Plot Against Pepys Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB Miralty finds himself charged with treason and facing a show trial and execution Imprisoned in the Tower of London Pepys sets to work investigating his mysterious accuser Colonel John Scott and uncovers a life riddled with ambition forgery treason a. Most impressed Pepys s diaries have been such a major historical source that his life after their life span get overlooked A major life event occurred on 20th May 1679 when one Colonel John Scott accused Pepys and a fellow MP Sir Anthony Deane at the bar of the House of Commons of being spies for Louis XIV and Roman Catholic traitorsScott claimed whilst in France to have been present in 1675 at the house of the French Treasurer and seen papers with crucial details of British naval ships the fighting instructions of the navy along with several maps of the English coastline and a letter signed Samuel Pepys As Pepys was Secretary of the Admiralty he would of course have access to such crucial information and had in fact visited France in 1675 Pepys was also accused by another witness of piracy a former servant also accused Pepys of having a Portuguese Roman Catholic man staying with him who was also a potential assassinEssentially a group of Whig Protestants were trying to do all they could to get Pepys convicted of Treason And the book sets against the charges he faced against the background of the notorious Popish Plot A loyal clerk who served Pepys Samuel Atkins had already been tried and found not guilty of Murder of Edmund Berry Godfrey whose death had let to the discovery of the Popish Plot The book shows how at the time of anti Catholic hostility a Protestant who served under the Catholic James Duke of York could generate enough hostility to face some uite frightful chargesThe life of John Scott is unravelled the fantasies obsessions delusions and forgeries The focus of the book takes in the american colonies West Indies France and Holland as well as the complex power politics of the English Court and seething religious sectarianism of the timeI thought that this book was excellent But not for a casual readit is a complicated tale indeed The Bone Man of Benares A Lunatic Trip Through Love and the World riddled with ambition forgery treason a. Most impressed Pepys s diaries have been such a major historical source that his life after their life span get overlooked A major life event occurred on 20th May 1679 when one Colonel John Scott accused Pepys and a fellow MP Sir Anthony Deane at the bar of the House of Commons of being spies for Louis XIV and Roman Catholic traitorsScott claimed whilst in France to have been present in 1675 at the house of the French Treasurer and seen papers with crucial details of British naval ships the fighting instructions of the navy along with several maps of the English coastline and a letter signed Samuel Pepys As Pepys was Secretary of the Admiralty he would of course have access to such crucial information and had in fact visited France in 1675 Pepys was also accused by another witness of piracy a former servant also accused Pepys of having a Portuguese Roman Catholic man staying with him who was also a potential assassinEssentially a group of Whig Protestants were trying to do all they could to get Pepys convicted of Treason And the book sets against the charges he faced against the background of the notorious Popish Plot A loyal clerk who served Pepys Samuel Atkins had already been tried and found not guilty of Murder of Edmund Berry Godfrey whose death had let to the discovery of the Popish Plot The book shows how at the time of anti Catholic hostility a Protestant who served under the Catholic James Duke of York could generate enough hostility to face some uite frightful chargesThe life of John Scott is unravelled the fantasies obsessions delusions and forgeries The focus of the book takes in the american colonies West Indies France and Holland as well as the complex power politics of the English Court and seething The Lost Lupin religious sectarianism of the timeI thought that this book was excellent But not for a casual Chrysanthemum readit is a complicated tale indeed

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free download í eBook or Kindle ePUB º James Long James Long º 3 characters review The Plot Against Pepys Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB 1679 England Fear of conspiracy and religious terrorism have provoked panic in politicians and a zealous reaction from the legal system Everywhere or so it is feared Catholic agents are plotting to overthrow the King Samuel Pepys Secretary of the Ad. Very good biography about a very interesting time in English history Learned a lot