3 of 3 Reverted to original quote as that should be the basis for the original question.

Meaning of 之下 in this sentence

加上本来就对空心怀反感的贵族们煽动之下,发生了示威游行。

My translation would be: Moreover originally the nobles that felt disgusted by Kong were stirring up under the situation, so they made a march.

What is the meaning of 之下? Is it something like "under the situation"?