Re-reading the Exclusion Crisis

Clarke, Elizabeth
April 2006
Seventeenth Century;Spring2006, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p141
Academic Journal
The article presents the Exclusion Crisis. This is the period from 1678 to 1683 where there was a rapid proliferation of pamphlet literature and an increased participation in political debate. It is a time of alleged plot and counter-plots, of adventurous publication schemes and the secret service's pursuit of opposition printers, of known agitation for a representative government and counter-measures by an absolutist monarchy to be.


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