Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-291) and index.
1. Southwell's remains : Catholicism, relics, and print culture in early modern England -- 2. Alienating Catholics : recusant women, Jesuits, and ideological fantasies -- 3. Manuscript transmission and the Catholic martyrdom account -- 4. Performing conversion -- 5. Plots, atrocities, and deliverances : the anti-Catholic construction of Protestant English history.