Pope Pius V issues the bull Regnans in Excelsis, excommunicating
Queen Elizabeth I of England and absolving her subjects from
allegiance to her. The bull is subsequently published in London in
May by a Catholic, John Felton, provoking harsh anti-Catholic
legislation in response.
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Editors. "Pope Pius V excommunicates Elizabeth I". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=2020, accessed 25 February 2018.]
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