Act of Abjuration of the Pretender

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Historical Context Note

The Act of Abjuration of the Pretender is passed in England, making it obligatory to swear an oath of fidelity to King and heirs according to the Act of Settlement.
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Editors. "Act of Abjuration of the Pretender". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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