Clerical Subscription Act 1865

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The Act changing the form of declaration made by Anglican clergy on ordination and on accepting preferment. Acknowledgement of the Royal Supremacy was no longer required, and only a general assent to the Thirty-Nine Articles was demanded. In 1975 the form of assent was made even less rigid. See also Assent, Declaration of.

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