Declaration of Indulgence is reissued (32 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

James II reissues the Declaration of Indulgence for Liberty of Conscience. This suspends the penal laws that had enforced conformity to the Church of England, effectively enabling religious freedom in his kingdoms.

Citation:
Editors. "Declaration of Indulgence is reissued". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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