Religious tests abolished for entry to Oxford and Cambridge

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Historical Context Note

The University Test Acts are repealed in Britain, allowing non-Anglicans to study at Oxford and Cambridge for the first time without having to take oaths of subscription to the Church of England.
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Citation:
Editors. "Religious tests abolished for entry to Oxford and Cambridge". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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