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The plundering time : Maryland and the English Civil War, 1645-1646 / Timothy B. Riordan.

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Perry County Public Library - Tell City 975.2 RIO (Text) 70621000211603 Genealogy In process -

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  • ISBN: 9780938420897
  • ISBN: 0938420895
  • Physical Description: xi, 388 pages : map ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Baltimore : Maryland Historical Society, c2004.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-373) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: "They came in arms ... and ransacked every place" -- "Our present estate every day bettering itt selfe" -- "They slew the men ... we had there and carried away our goods" -- "Security of contiens was ... expected from this government" -- "The tymes now doe seeme perillous" -- "Whereas I am determined to goe for England" -- "Which bills ... I have thought fit not to accept" -- "The highest fine that ... can or ought to be assessed" -- "Our Rebellious subjects ... drive a great trade ... in Virginia" -- "If Ingle or any other ... should come ... hee would hang them" -- "A most pitifull ruines, spoiled and defaced..." -- "Burn them Papists Divells" -- "These had protection in a certain fortified citadel..." -- "To hold yourself upright and hang from the gibbet at Tyburn" -- "The Soldiers were to expect no pillage..." -- "Catholicks of this nation ... have deemed it necessary..." -- "The said Mrs. Brent protesteth against all proceedings..." -- "I will not ... trouble ... any person ... in respect of his religion" -- Inventory of Cross House.
Subject: According to most historians, in 1645-46, Richard Ingle and his ship Reformation terrorized the tiny settlements on the Chesapeake Bay, bringing the violence and mayhem of the English Civil War to the New World. But did he? In this thoroughly researched tale of deception, greed, and political intrigue, St. Mary’s City archaeologist Timothy Riordan unearths new evidence―from muddy "Pope’s Fort" in St, Mary’s to the Admiralty Court records in London―to show that revolution was brewing in Maryland with or without the colorful, sometimes roguish Ingle and his crew.
Maryland > History > Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Maryland > Politics and government > To 1775.
Privateering > Maryland > History > 17th century.
Pillage > Maryland > History > 17th century.
Ingle, Richard, 1609-1653.
Pirates > Maryland > Biography.
Catholics > Maryland > History > 17th century.
Protestants > Maryland > History > 17th century.
Great Britain > History > Civil War, 1642-1649 > Influence.

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