Second Uniformity Act authorises more radical Second Prayer Book

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Historical Context Note

In succession to the Act of Uniformity which it had passed in 1549, sparking off a serious popular rebellion, the English Parliament passes a second Uniformity Act, enforcing the use of Edward VI's more radical Second Prayer Book.
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Editors. "Second Uniformity Act authorises more radical Second Prayer Book". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010; last revised 30 November -1.
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