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The burning of the convent.

by Louisa (Goddard) Whitney

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ursuline Convent (Charlestown, Boston, Mass.)

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1877 ed.

    SeriesMass violence in America
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF74.C4 W6 1969
    The Physical Object
    Pagination148 p.
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5695749M
    LC Control Number70090196

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This book tells a truly engrossing story of the events that led up to the burning of the Ursuline convent in Charlestown, just outside of Boston, by an angry mob. Professor Schultz insightfully examines the many different issues of religious intolerance, ethnic predjudice, and economic class struggles that culminated in a night of by: 9.

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The burning of the conventCited by: 1. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Whitney, Louisa Goddard, Burning of the convent. New York: Arno Press,   A nonfiction story of anti-Catholic sentiment in Charlestown, MA, early 18th century, culminating in the burning of an Ursuline Convent.

The book is a fascinating, well researched story, somewhat redundantly relayed. I recommend this for my Boston and HC friends especially because Bishop The burning of the convent.

book is a real character in it; the other characters /5. Fire & roses: the burning of the Charlestown convent, User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

The Ursuline Convent at Mt. Benedict in Charlestown, MA, was brutally vandalized and burned inand this dramatic depiction integrates the details of that harrowing event with the historical Read full review.

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The Know Nothing Party first manifested itself in Massachusetts in with the burning and pillaging of a convent in Charlestown. It happened well before the nativist movement reached its peak in America two decades later.

Massachusetts had a receptive audience for the Know Nothing message. A flood of Irish-Catholic immigrants worked for low wages. The history of what happened almost years ago can often become unclear. People write books and articles with conflicting information.

What we know about the burning of the Charlestown convent and school, is that on Aug a group of men with painted faces, burned the convent and school to the ground. The Loudun possessions was a notorious witchcraft trial in Loudun, France in A convent of Ursuline nuns said they had been visited and possessed by ing an investigation by the Catholic Church, a local priest named Father Urbain Grandier was accused of summoning the evil spirits.

He was eventually convicted of the crimes of sorcery and burned at the stake. Ina group of fiercely anti-Catholic rioters burned Mt. Benedict, an Ursuline convent just outside of Boston that was home not only to a community of.

The burning of the Ursuline convent, as depicted in An Account of the Conflagration of the Ursuline Convent, FC4 F74 BOSTON. Though the school was popular amongst Boston’s elite Unitarian families, hostility towards Boston’s small but growing Catholic population began to focus on the most visible symbol of the Church’s influence.

The Burning of the Convent: A Narrative of the Destruction, by a Mob, of the Ursuline School on Mount Benedict, Charlestown, as Remembered by One of the Pupils, Second Edition With nearly 20 years of experience in buying and selling used and rare books, Munster & Company is a family owned business located in Corvallis, Oregon, USA.

Our Seller Rating: % positive. मुख्य कंटेंट नमस्ते. साइन-इन. The first mass book burning in Amsterdam took place later, in Thereafter, public book burning remained part of life in the Habsburg Netherlands for much of the 16th Century, Anabaptist and Calvinist writings later joining the Lutheran ones in the flames.

Yet despite this relentless campaign, Protestant writings continued to proliferate. Robert Charles Winthrop made these observations about narrating the burning of the Ursuline convent on Majust as the trials of the convent rioters were winding down, and a few short days before the appearance of escaped nun Rebecca Reed's best-selling exposé of the Charlestown community, Six Months in a : Nancy Lusignan Schultz.

In his book The Blessed Eucharist, Fr. Michael Muller mentions the incident of a man who desecrated the Blessed Sacrament during the burning of the Ursuline Convent in Charlestown, Massachusetts, in Triggered by his very brief description of that sacrilege and how God’s hand swiftly struck down against the guilty one, I went to look for further data.

Book/Printed Material The nun of St. Ursula, or, The burning of the convent. A romance of Mount Benedict. A romance of Mount Benedict. Enlarge View 68 images in sequence. Inan Ursuline Convent on Mt.

Benedict, in what is now Somerville, was vandalized and then burned to the ground by an anti-Catholic mob. Join us at the Somerville Museum for a talk by Salem State Professor Nancy Lusignan Schultz on the 20th Anniversary of her book Fire and Roses: The Burning of the Charlestown Convent, Professor.

The convent burning was a prelude to the fierce anti-Catholicism that would greet the famine Irish who flooded into Boston a decade later. By the early s, 50 to 60 Protestant girls from privileged families were enrolled at the Ursuline Academy.

Girolamo Savonarola (UK: / ˌ s æ v ɒ n ə ˈ r oʊ l ə /, US: / ˌ s æ v ə n- s ə ˌ v ɒ n-/, Italian: [dʒiˈrɔːlamo savonaˈrɔːla]; 21 September – 23 May ) was an Italian Dominican friar from Ferrara and preacher active in Renaissance was known for his prophecies of civic glory, the destruction of secular art and culture, and his calls for Christian renewal.Books.

The Burning of a Convent Beliefnet Fire and Roses: The Burning of the Charlestown Convent, By Nancy Lusignan Schultz The Free Press On an August evening in Author: Beliefnet.Andrew Greeley author of The Catholic Imagination The burning of the Ursuline convent in Charlestown, Massachusetts in is one of the high points of anti-Catholic bigotry in the United States.

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