Editors. "English Parliament imposes severe penalties against Roman Catholics". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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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.