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Recusants Or Popish Recusants

English Law: Recusants or Popish Recusants in the Past

people who refuse to make the declarations against popery and such as promote, encourage or profess the popish religion.


These are by law liable to restraints, forfeitures and inconveniences, which are imposed upon them by various acts of parliament. Happily in the United States of America no religious sect has the ascendency and all people are free to profess what religion they conscientiously believe to be the right one. [1]


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  1. Partialy, this information about recusants or popish recusants is based on the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, 1848 edition. There is a list of terms of the Bouvier´s Law Dictionary, including recusants or popish recusants.

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  • Article Name: Recusants Or Popish Recusants
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  • Description: English Law: Recusants or Popish Recusants in the Past people who refuse to make the declarations against popery and such [...]

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