At a meeting of the English Parliament, harsh legislation is passed
against Roman Catholics in an 'Act against Reconciliation to Rome'.
In order to oblige them to remain obedient to the Queen, fines of
100 marks are imposed for hearing Mass, and £20 per month for
non-attendance at church, known as recusancy.
Please log in
to consult the article in its entirety. If you are a member (student of staff) of a subscribing institution (see List
), you should be able to access the LE on campus directly (without the need to log in), and off-campus either via the institutional log in we offer, or via your institution's remote access facilities, or by creating a personal user account
with your institutional email address. If you are not a member of a subscribing institution, you will need to purchase a personal subscription. For more information on how to subscribe as an individual user, please see under Individual Subcriptions
Editors. "English Parliament draws up severe anti-Catholic legislation". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15259, accessed 02 December 2016.]
- Anglican Reformation 16th Century - Politics and Religion