BOOK OAKHAM HOTELS

Featured Destination

January 2019: Get Fit on the North York Moors

January is the traditional month for regretting the excesses of December and promising yourself and others that this year you are definitely going ...More
More Uk destinations

Titus Oates
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Oakham, Rutland
Born on 15th of September 1649

Born 1649. Died 1705 English conspirator.

Took Anglican orders but was dismissed for misconduct. Considered a hero for telling a magistrate of a Catholic plot to massacre Protestants and assassinate Charles II, his evidence led to 35 judicial deaths. In 1683 fined 100,000 and imprisoned for calling the Duke of York a traitor. In 1685 found guilty of perjury and again imprisoned, set free in the Revolution of 1688.

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to Titus Oates?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

5382 views since 12th May 2007

Brit Quote:
Marriage: A friendship recognized by the police. - Robert Louis Stevenson
More Quotes

On this day:
The Battle of Basing - 0871, 1st British Colonists reach New Zealand - 1840, Spanish Steamer Sinks SS Northfleet - 1873, Battle of Isandlwana - 1879, Queen Victoria dies - 1901, Ramsay MacDonald becomes Britain's 1st Labour PM - 1924, BBC Broadcasts 1st live Football Commentary - 1927, Public Sector Strike Begins - 1979, Space Invaders Hit UK - 1979
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages