Last time we went on a whirlwind journey through the 16th and 17th century and looked at the rising religious tensions between the Protestant majority and the non-conformist and Catholic minorities. We saw monarchs abusing their power  in regards to spending and appointing poor choices to make big decisions on their behalf.

This time we explore the Charles’ Catholic sympathies, the Popish Plot, Exclusion Crisis and the Royal assassination attempt at Rye House.

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