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The Road to the Disruption

Jean Clark

in The Courts, the Church and the Constitution

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print July 2008 | ISBN: 9780748637546
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748671588 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637546.003.0001
The Road to the Disruption

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This chapter presents a lecture covering the Disruption, May 1843; the Act of Union 1707; the Patronage Scotland Act 1711; moderates and evangelicals; the Veto Act; the Chapels Act; the first Auchterarder case (1838–9); the Lethendy case (1839); the Strathbogie cases (1839–43); public reaction; the Convocation debate, November 1842; the Stewarton case (1843); and the Act of Union.

Keywords: Jean Clark Lectures; Disruption; Act of Union; Patronage Act 1711; Veto Act; Chapels Act; Convocation

Chapter.  28135 words. 

Subjects: History of Law

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