Talk:Edmund Bohun

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How can anyone say that Macaulay's verdict on Blount's motives "is no longer accepted"? What other possible motive could he have had? Harfarhs (talk) 19:30, 25 May 2010 (UTC)

The article in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography states that "it was probably not, as previously thought, deliberately written to discredit Bohun and had only a small role in the demise of the Licensing Act [...]". So a current academic view directly contradicts Macaulay. Charles Matthews (talk) 20:06, 25 May 2010 (UTC)
There is some other current literature mentioned. Charles Matthews (talk) 20:09, 25 May 2010 (UTC)