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Catholic Relief Acts

Overview page. Subjects: European History — Christianity.

A series of Acts freeing RCs from civil disabilities. By that of 1778 RCs were allowed to own land on taking an oath not involving the denial of their religion; in 1791 RC worship and...

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Catholic Relief Acts

Overview page. Subjects: European History — Christianity.

A series of Acts freeing RCs from civil disabilities. By that of 1778 RCs were allowed to own land on taking an oath not involving the denial of their religion; in 1791 RC worship and...

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Catholic Relief Acts

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 257 words.

A series of measures passed between 1774 and 1793 that removed most of the penal legislation against Irish Catholics (

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Catholic Relief Acts

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 63 words.

A series of Acts freeing RCs from civil disabilities. By that of 1778 RCs were allowed to own land on

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Roman Catholic Relief Acts

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 8 words.

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Roman Catholic Relief Acts

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 8 words.

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Catholic Relief Acts

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 317 words.

1 By the Papists Act 1778 Catholics were allowed henceforward to own landed property on taking an oath not involving

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Roman Catholic Relief Acts

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 8 words.

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Catholic Relief (or Emancipation) Acts

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 63 words.

A series of Acts freeing RCs from civil disabilities. By that of 1778 RCs were allowed to own land on

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Catholic Relief Acts (1774–93)

Edited by S. J. Connolly.

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 416 words.

(1774–93),

a series of enactments partially dismantling the penal laws. Historians disagree over how far Irish Protestant

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Catholic emancipation

Edited by S. J. Connolly.

in The Oxford Companion to Irish History

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 456 words.

the admission of Catholics to the positions from which they were still excluded following the Catholic Relief Acts of 1778

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Sermons in British Catholicism to the Restoration of the Hierarchy (1689–1850)

Geoffrey Scott.

in The Oxford Handbook of the British Sermon 1689-1901

October 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Christianity. 7995 words.

This article examines Catholic sermons in the eighteenth century. Published Catholic sermons were extremely rare in the years after the Revolution, with only one appearing to have...

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Eighteenth-Century Institutional Views

Laurie O’Higgins.

in The Irish Classical Self

March 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 8897 words.

This chapter assembles institutional evidence, such as the relevant Penal Laws, the State of Popery Report (1731), together with correspondence and notes from Catholic clerics regarding...

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Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales after the Reformation

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

Although there was strong Catholic sentiment in parts of the kingdom, and some notable figures were executed rather than accept the royal supremacy, the majority of the population...

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Toussaint, Pierre

David N. Gellman.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1107 words.

Pierre Toussaint was a singular, yet elusive figure. The quality of his life moved some to call for his beatification as a Catholic saint in the twentieth century. His motivations and...

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Thomas Cromwell

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(c. 1485–1540).

Thomas Cromwell was the second great minister to whom Henry VIII gave much trust and the one most personally associated with the programme which made Henry VIII...

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Poor Laws.

Kathy Chater.

in Oxford Companion to Black British History

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 517 words.

Before the Reformation the poor and sick were largely cared for by the Roman Catholic Church through monasteries and hospitals. After the dissolution of the monasteries in 1538 ,...

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Vaudeville, African Americans In

Donna M. DeBlasio.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1623 words.

A distinctly American form of entertainment, vaudeville had its origins in several sources. The most direct progenitor was the variety show performed in saloon music halls involving...

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