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of “occasional conformity” – taking communion once a year – suspended at various times in the eighteenth century and repealed in 1828.

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Editors. "Corporation Act". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 16 February 2005
[, accessed 29 September 2016.]

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  1. Religious Reform, Protestants, Dissenters