1066 and All That: A Memorable History of England by Walter Carruthers Sellar, Robert Julian Yeatman, John

By Walter Carruthers Sellar, Robert Julian Yeatman, John Reynolds

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Pat Rogers, Literature and Popular Culture in Eighteenth-Century England, (Sussex: Harvester, 1985), pp. 18-19; J. A. Downie, Robert Harley and the Press: Propaganda and Public Opinion in the Age of Swift and Defoe, (Cambridge: University Press, 1979), Introduction, pointing out that the Triennial Act must be seen in conjunction with the lapsing of the Licencing Act, p. 1. , Thomas Burger, assisted by Frederick Lawence, (London: Polity Press, 1992), ch. 3. Rogers, Literature and Popular Culture, pp.

17-21; also Sir George Clark, The Later Stuarts, 1660-1714, (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1961 edn) pp. 358-9. 13 Holmes, British Politics, p. 30; Downie, Robert Harley and the Press, p. Iff; 'Development of the Political Press', p. 115. 14 Isaac Kramnink, Bolingbroke and his Circle, (Camb. : Harvard University Press, 1968), p. 10; Carstens, 'Political Satire', p. 17ff; for an extensive discussion, J. A. Downie, Robert Harley and the Press. 15 Holmes, British Politics, p. 75-81. Downie, however, notes that the Sacheverell affair of 1710 generated some 500 separate titles, which would indicate that the wars had some competition; Downie, Robert Harley and the Press, p.

There is no justification for glee at this sort of logic. It contradicts what the Author says about the People and their rights, about parties generally, about the necessity to combat lies with lies. It also sits ill with the subtleties of much of her analysis. Davenant, A True Picture of a Modem Whig, Set Forth in A Dialogue Between Mr. Whiglove and Mr Double, (1701) p. 9. Arbuthnot, APL, pp. 14-15; Carstens, 'Political Satire', pp. 309-310, cf. Davenant, The True Picture of a Modem Whig, 1701, p.

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