English Parliament imposes severe penalties against Roman Catholics

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Historical Context Note


The English Parliament meets, sitting until 27th May. It imposes harsher penalties against Roman Catholics, so that anyone convicted of recusancy is disallowed from holding public office.
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Citation:
Editors. "English Parliament imposes severe penalties against Roman Catholics". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15627, accessed 31 July 2015.]


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