Definition of Popish Plot in English:

Popish Plot

Syllabification: Pop·ish Plot
A fictitious Jesuit plot concocted by Titus Oates in 1678, involving a plan to kill Charles II, massacre Protestants, and put the Catholic Duke of York on the English throne. The “discovery” of the plot led to widespread panic and the execution of about thirty-five Catholics.

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