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" An Act for exempting their Majesties protestant subjects dissenting " from the Church of England from the penalties of certain laws... "
Tracts and Other Papers Relating Principally to the Origin, Settlement, and ... - Page 50
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Church and State in the Modern Age: A Documentary History

J. F. Maclear - Education - 1995 - 510 pages
...in the First Year of ... King William and Queen Mary, intituled An Act for exempting His Majesty' s Protestant Subjects dissenting from the Church of England from the Penalties of certain Laws, as provides that that Act . . . should not extend ... to give any Ease, Benefit or Advantage...
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Search Out the Land: The Jews and the Growth of Equality in British Colonial ...

Sheldon J. Godfrey, Judy Godfrey - History - 1995 - 396 pages
...hold a public religious service. The Toleration Act of 1689 - An Act for exempting their Majesties' protestant subjects dissenting from the Church of England from the penalties of certain laws'9 allowed freedom of worship to Protestant Dissenters by granting them an exemption from...
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The World of William and Mary: Anglo-Dutch Perspectives on the Revolution of ...

Dale Hoak, Mordechai Feingold - History - 1996 - 339 pages
...glorious either.) On May 24, 1689, William III accepted as law "An Act for Exempting Their Majesties' Protestant Subjects Dissenting from the Church of England from the Penalties of Certain Laws."2 Contemporaries soon shortened that unwieldy title to the name by which the law has...
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The Religion of the People: Methodism and Popular Religion C. 1750-1900

David Hempton - History - 1996 - 239 pages
...did not, of course, repeal the Conventicles or Five Mile Acts; it simply exempted 'their majesties' Protestant subjects, dissenting from the Church of England, from the penalties of certain laws' subject to the fulfilment of clearly stipulated conditions.9 It also required the formal...
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Enlightenment and Religion: Rational Dissent in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Knud Haakonssen - History - 1996 - 348 pages
...political co-operation was rewarded in 1689 by the passage of an Act for Exempting Their Majesties' Protestant Subjects, Dissenting from the Church of England, from the Penalties of Certain Laws'. Equally notoriously, while the Toleration Act provided 'some ease to scrupulous consciences...
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Tory and Whig: The Parliamentary Papers of Edward Harley, 3rd Earl of Oxford ...

Edward Harley (comte d'Oxford).), Edward Harley Earl of Oxford, William Hay, Parliamentary History Yearbook Trust - History - 1998 - 390 pages
...of their late Majesties King William and Queen Mary, Entituled An Act for Exempting their Majesties Protestant Subjects Dissenting from the Church of England from the Penalties of certain Laws; In the words following. 'I AB Profess Faith in God the Father and in Jesus Christ his...
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Seeing Beyond the Word

Finney - Art - 1999 - 540 pages
..."Toleration Act" (l William & Mary, cap. l8, l689), entitled An Act for exempting their Majesties' Protestant Subjects, dissenting from the Church of England, from the Penalties of tertain Laws, allowed the registration of meetinghouses by orthodox Protestant dissenters. For text,...
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Free Thoughts on Religion, the Church, and National Happiness

Bernard de Mandeville - Electronic books - 1729 - 409 pages
...do so, he quite likely would have mentioned the existence of "An Act for Exempting Their Majesties' Protestant Subjects Dissenting from the Church of England from the Penalties of Certain Laws" — the so-called Toleration Act of May 1689, which some have regarded as a misnomer...
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English Society, 1660-1832: Religion, Ideology and Politics During the ...

Jonathan Charles Douglas Clark, J. C. D. Clark - History - 2000 - 580 pages
...duly occurred. On 27 May 1689, William gave the royal assent to 'An Act for exempting Their Majesties Protestant Subjects, dissenting from the Church of England, from the Penalties of certain Laws'. 141 With more hope than realism, it was nicknamed the Toleration Act: the word 'toleration'...
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England's Troubles: Seventeenth-Century English Political Instability in ...

Jonathan Scott - History - 2000 - 546 pages
...to declare War against the States General. . . in 1672 ( 1689) An Act for exempting their Majestyes Protestant Subjects dissenting from the Church of England from the penalties of certain laws (1689) Act for the Relief and Employment of the Poor ( 1649) An Address agreed upon at...
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