Mrs Weaver being a Quaker would not swear: representations of Quakers and crime in the metropolis, 1696-c.1815

Bell, Erin (2021) Mrs Weaver being a Quaker would not swear: representations of Quakers and crime in the metropolis, 1696-c.1815. In: Quakerism in the Atlantic World, 1690-1830. The New History of Quakerism . Pennsylvania State University Press, pp. 113-132. ISBN 978-0-271-08940-9

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Abstract

Quakers were regularly persecuted and prosecuted by church and state authorities beyond the 1689 Toleration Act. This chapter closely analyses the Old Bailey court published Proceedings to identify anti-Quaker sentiment and its similarities to the treatment of other religious minorities, specifically Jews experiencing antisemitism.

Keywords:Jews, Quakers, Antisemitism, anti-Quakerism, Law, Crime, early modern
Subjects:V Historical and Philosophical studies > V142 Modern History 1600-1699
V Historical and Philosophical studies > V143 Modern History 1700-1799
M Law > M111 English Law
V Historical and Philosophical studies > V144 Modern History 1800-1899
V Historical and Philosophical studies > V330 History of Religions
V Historical and Philosophical studies > V100 History by period
Divisions:College of Arts > School of History & Heritage > School of History & Heritage (Heritage)
ID Code:45625
Deposited On:09 Jul 2021 11:26

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