Recusant Sentence Examples
The word is much older than its English use; there were Lollards in the Netherlands at the beginning of the 14th century, who were akin to the Fratricelli, Beghards and other sectaries of the recusant Franciscan type.
In practice Anglican private worship appears to have been little interfered with; and although the recusant fines were rigorously exacted, the same seems to have been the case with the private celebration of the mass.
In July he was also elected Master of Pembroke Hall in succession to the recusant Dr Thomas Young (1514-1580) and Bishop of London in succession to Bonner.
Thus the Blounts had an unusual opportunity to avoid the labels ' recusant ' and ' church papist ', if they so wished.
Perhaps the two composers intended them for use by the recusant Catholic community.Advertisement
On the 26th of June, accompanied by fourteen others, he presented to the grand jury of Westminster an indictment of the duke of York as a Popish recusant.
On the 6th of June he accompanied Shaftesbury, when the latter indicted James at Westminster as a popish recusant; and on the 26th of October he took the extreme step of moving "how to suppress popery and prevent a popish successor"; while on the 2nd of November, now at the height of his influence, he went still further by seconding the motion for exclusion in its most emphatic shape, and on the 19th carried the bill to the House of Lords for their concurrence.
The fear of catholic plots against the King meant that many recusant families were under observation by the government.
This vade mecum is intended for the students of recusant history.
Persons was probably the recusant priest most " wanted " by the Government.Advertisement
My seeking has not found any evidence of recusant yeoman family records earlier than about 1600.
On the 26th of June 1680, upon Oates's testimony, the duke of York was presented as a recusant at Westminster.
She was a daughter of Charles Selby, a well known recusant and Jacobite supporter.
Henceforth, too, every recusant was to be deprived of his estates and banished the realm.