Posted by Ann on January 22, 1998 at 16:33:05:
In response to Catholicism in JA's England, written by Caroline on January 22, 1998 at 16:15:32
] ...but there was nothing stopping them from being a non-commissioned officer in the Army.
Which was how 1/3rd of the army could be Irish Catholics.
] There were many aristocrats of the Old religion, who were kept out of public office by their faith, but were otherwise treated as normal citizens of England...
Brideshead Revisited? I know it's fiction, but that was a wealthy Catholic family, and I would assume that their wealth and position was old enough to put it into this time frame.
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