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To: NYer
[O Come All Ye Faithful] was written by John Francis Wade, a Roman Catholic who fled France during the Jacobean rebellion and worked as a music teacher in England.

That doesn't sound right. Why should a Catholic flee a Catholic country like France just because a Catholic Country like Scotland is revolting against England? And why should the fleeing Catholic go to a Protestant country like England?

8 posted on 12/10/2007 10:48:14 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (The broken wall, the burning roof and tower. And Agamemnon dead.)
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To: ClearCase_guy
The article is wrong. He evidently fled to France after the second Jacobite rebellion (the '45).
19 posted on 12/10/2007 11:04:03 AM PST by Campion
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To: ClearCase_guy; NYer

Uh. . . it’s fled TO France. And it’s the “Jacobite Rebellion”. Jacobean is FURNITURE, from the time of James II, not James III.


30 posted on 12/10/2007 11:19:09 AM PST by AnAmericanMother ((Ministrix of Ye Chase, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment)))
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