Editors. "Act for the attainder of the Pretender against 'James III'". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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The English Parliament passes an Act for the attainder of the Pretender. This is a response to the recent death of James II, and Louis XIV's public recognition of his son, James Edward, as King of England and Scotland.