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Headword Date Article Type
Two Dutch Anabaptists are burnt at Smithfield on Elizabeth's orders 1575 T Note
English Parliament draws up severe anti-Catholic legislation 1581 - 1581 T Note
Parliament legislates to expel Jesuits and seminary priests 1584 - 1584 T Note
The English parliament passes strict laws against Protestant dissenters 1593 T Note
Henry Barrow convicted of slandering Queen Elizabeth 1593 T Note
John Penry is executed for denying Queen Elizabeth's royal supremacy 1593 T Note
Jesuit Robert Southwell is hanged at Tyburn 1595 T Note
James I removes the £20 per month fines levied on Catholic recusants 1603 T Note
A General Assembly of Presbyterian ministers meets in defiance of James VI 1605 T Note
English Parliament imposes severe penalties against Roman Catholics 1606 T Note
Episcopacy restored in Scotland; Presbyterian ministers are banned 1606 T Note
An Arian is burnt for heresy at Smithfield 1612 T Note
Trial of the Lancashire witches 1633 T Note
Outcry against Archbishop Laud at the punishment of Puritans 1639 T Note
Cromwell readmits republicans to Parliament 1654 T Note
Cromwell prohibits Anglican services 1655 T Note
Test Acts 1673 T Note
Charles II withdraws Declaration of Indulgence 1673 T Note
James, Duke of York, is forced by Test Act to resign as Lord High Admiral 1673 T Note
Roman Catholics are excluded from both Houses of Parliament 1678 T Note

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