Corporation Act

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Historical Context Note

(13 Car. II c.1) This Act required those holding municipal office to take communion in the Church of England. It was to a degree overcome by the habit of “occasional conformity” – taking communion once a year – suspended at various times in the eighteenth century and repealed in 1828.

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Citation:
Editors. "Corporation Act". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 16 February 2005
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=1455, accessed 25 October 2014.]


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