Ordination of Ministers Act 1571
The Ordination of Ministers Act 1571 (13 Eliz 1 c 12) was an Act of the Parliament of England. Its principal provision was to require clergy of the Church of England to subscribe to the Thirty-Nine Ar...
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Act of Uniformity 1549
The Act of Uniformity 1548 (2 & 3 Edw 6 c 1), also referred to as the Act of Uniformity 1549, was an Act of the Parliament of England, passed on 21 January 1549.It was the logical successor of the...
Suppression of Religious Houses Act 1539
The Suppression of Religious Houses Act 1539 (31 Hen 8 c 13), sometimes referred to as the Second Act of Dissolution or as the Act for the Dissolution of the Greater Monasteries, was an Act of the Par...
Act of Supremacy 1559
The Act of Supremacy (1 Eliz 1 c 1), also referred to as the Act of Supremacy 1558, is an Act of the Parliament of England, passed under the auspices of Queen Elizabeth I of England. It replaced the o...
Five Mile Act 1665
The Five Mile Act, or Oxford Act, or Nonconformists Act 1665, is an Act of the Parliament of England (17 Charles II c. 2), passed in 1665 with the long title "An Act for restraining Non-Conformists fr...
Popish Recusants Act 1605
The Popish Recusants Act 1605 (3 Jac.1, c. 4) was an act of the Parliament of England which quickly followed the Gunpowder Plot of the same year, an attempt by English Roman Catholics to assassinate K...
See of Rome Act 1536
An Act extinguishing the authority of the bishop of Rome (28 Hen.8 c. 10) was an Act of Parliament passed by the Parliament of England in 1536. It consisted mostly of a violent attack on the authority...
Act Concerning Ecclesiastical Appointments and Absolute Restraint of Annates
The Appointment of Bishops Act 1533 (25 Hen 8 c 20), also known as the Act Concerning Ecclesiastical Appointments and Absolute Restraint of Annates, is an Act of the Parliament of England.This Act was...
Clergy Act 1661
The Clergy Act 1661 (13 Car. II, St. I, c.2) was an Act of Parliament of the Parliament of England passed in 1661. It "repealed, annulled and made void to all intents and purposes" the Clergy Act 1640...
Sacrament Act 1547
The Sacrament Act 1547 (1 Edw 6 c 1) was an Act of the Parliament of England.This Act was partly in force in Great Britain at the end of 2010.The whole Act, so far as unrepealed, except section 8, was...
Act Concerning Peter's Pence and Dispensations
The Ecclesiastical Licences Act 1533 (25 Hen 8 c 21), also known as the Act Concerning Peter's Pence and Dispensations, is an Act of the Parliament of England. It was passed by the English Reformation...
Religion Act 1592
The Religion Act 1592 (35 Eliz. I, c. 1) was an Act of the Parliament of England. The Act imprisoned those over the age of sixteen who failed to attend Church; persuaded others to do the same; denied ...
Act of Uniformity 1558
The Act of Uniformity 1558 (1 Eliz 1 c 2) was an Act of the Parliament of England. It was actually passed in 1559. It set the order of prayer to be used in the English Book of Common Prayer. All perso...
Conventicle Act 1664
The Conventicle Act of 1664 was an Act of the Parliament of England (16 Charles II c. 4) that forbade conventicles (religious assemblies of more than five people outside the auspices of the Church of...
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Act of Uniformity 1552
The Act of Uniformity 1551 (5 & 6 Edw 6 c 1), sometimes referred to as the Act of Uniformity 1552, was an Act of the Parliament of England.It was enacted by Edward VI of England to supersede his p...
Conventicles Act 1670
The Conventicles Act 1670 is an Act of the Parliament of England (22 Car. II. c. 1) with the long title "An Act to prevent and suppress Seditious Conventicles". The Act imposed a fine on any person wh...
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Benefit of Clergy Act 1575
The Benefit of Clergy Act 1575 (18 Eliz. I c.7), long title An Act to take away clergy from the offenders in rape and burglary, and an order for the delivery of clerks convict without purgation, was a...
Act of Uniformity 1662
The Act of Uniformity 1662 (14 Car 2 c 4) was an Act of the Parliament of England. It is also cited as 13 & 14 Ch.2 c. 4, 19 May 1662. It prescribed the form of public prayers, administration of s...
Bulls, etc., from Rome Act 1570
An Act against the bringing in and putting in execution of bulls writings or instruments and other superstitious things from the See of Rome, also known as Bulls, etc., from Rome Act 1570, (13 Eliz. 1...
Acts of Supremacy
The first Act of Supremacy was legislation in 1534 that granted King Henry VIII of England Royal Supremacy, which means that he was declared the supreme head of the Church of England. It is still the ...
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Dissolution of the Lesser Monasteries Act
The Suppression of Religious Houses Act 1535 (27 Hen 8 c 28), also referred to as the Act for the Dissolution of the Lesser Monasteries and as the Dissolution of Lesser Monasteries Act, was an Act of ...
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Act of Toleration 1689
The Toleration Act 1600 (1 Will & Mary c 18), also referred to as the Act of Toleration, was an Act of the Parliament of England, which received the royal assent on 24 May 1689.The Act allowed fre...
Bishoprics of Chester and Man Act 1541
The Bishoprics of Chester and Man Act 1541 was an Act of the Parliament of England that transferred the jurisdiction over the Dioceses of Chester and Sodor and Man from the Archdiocese of Canterbury t...
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Blasphemy Act 1697
The Blasphemy Act 1697 (9 Will 3 c 35) was an Act of the Parliament of England. It made it an offence for any person, educated in or having made profession of the Christian religion, by writing, preac...
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Popish Recusants Act 1592
The Popish Recusants Act 1592 (35 Eliz. I, c. 2) was an Act of the Parliament of England. The Act forbade Roman Catholic recusants from moving more than five miles from their house or otherwise they...
Statute in Restraint of Appeals
The Ecclesiastical Appeals Act 1532 (24 Hen 8 c 12), also called the Statute in Restraint of Appeals and the Act of Appeals, was an Act of the Parliament of England. It was passed in 1533. It is consi...
Test Act
The Test Acts were a series of English penal laws that served as a religious test for public office and imposed various civil disabilities on Roman Catholics and Nonconformists. The principle was that...
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Jesuits, etc. Act 1584
An act against Jesuits, seminary priests, and such other like disobedient persons, also known as Jesuits, etc. Act 1584, (27 Eliz.1, c. 2) was an Act of the Parliament of England during the English Re...