Recusancy sentence example

recusancy
  • The acts imposing fines for recusancy, repealed in 1650, were later executed with great severity.
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  • In 1555 Rawlins White, a fisherman, was burnt at Cardiff for his Protestantism, and in 1679 two Catholic priests were executed for recusancy.
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  • He was educated at Oxford, where, at the age of twenty, he was imprisoned for recusancy.
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  • In July 1603 the fines for recusancy were remitted.
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  • On the 22nd of February 1604 a proclamation was issued banishing priests; on the 28th of November 1604, recusancy fines were demanded from 13 wealthy persons, and on the 10th of February 1605 the penal laws were ordered to be executed.
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  • Additional Justices of the Peace were appointed in all areas of England who produced Recusancy lists which supplied the government details of catholic recusants.
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  • A more formidable antagonist than Cole now entered the lists in the person of Thomas Harding, an Oxford contemporary whom Jewel had deprived of his prebend in Salisbury Cathedral for recusancy.
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  • Additional Justices of the Peace were appointed in all areas of England who produced Recusancy lists which supplied the government details of Catholic recusants.
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