Titus Oates tells Charles II of the Popish Plot

Titus Oates tells Charles II of the Popish Plot from a playing card designed by the English painter and engraver, William Faithorne in 1684. The caption reads ‘ Dr Oates discovereth y plot to y King and Councell’. The Popish Plot was a fictitious Catholic conspiracy aiming to assassinate Charles II, which was created by Oates and led to at least 15 executions.

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