Corporation Act (46 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors


(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of “occasional conformity” – taking communion once a year – suspended at various times in the eighteenth century and repealed in 1828.

Editors. "Corporation Act". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 16 February 2005
[, accessed 28 October 2016.]

Related Groups

  1. Religious Reform, Protestants, Dissenters