chapter  12
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Daniel Defoe,'The Honour and Prerogative of the Queen's Majesty Vindicated', 1713

Defoe's pamphlet, sometimes attributed to Mrs Manley, was published on 13 August in reply to the 'Guardian' of 7 August. Since Steele wrote as 'English Tory', Defoe (now in Harley's employ) donned the mask of 'Country Whig' .