Parliament passes anti-Catholic acts

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Historical Context Note

The English Parliament meets. Among the Acts it passes is one making the bringing of papal bulls into England treason, and another forbidding the export of wool, in an attempt to protect the domestic clothing industry. The clergy are obliged to subscribe to the 39 Articles of Religion.
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Editors. "Parliament passes anti-Catholic acts". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15122, accessed 28 August 2014.]


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  1. Anglican Reformation 16th Century - Politics and Religion