Declaration of Indulgence


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Declaration of Indulgence

(1672) Charles II’s attempt to suspend discrimination against Nonconformists and Catholics. [Br. Hist.: Payton, 186]
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Then King Charles II passed an Act called the Declaration of Indulgence.
Removing religion from a central role in the Revolution also means reinterpreting James II's Declaration of Indulgence, which granted broad toleration for religious worship.
They pursue clues to Palmer's identity, family ties, and religious alignment through directories of learned societies, parish records, and state papers to place her in London during a crucial two years, 1671-73, in the Restoration context of the Declaration of Indulgence (1672) and during the years in which the Crown sought the cooperation of dissenters in tolerating a war with the Dutch.
In 1672, Charles II published his Declaration of Indulgence, which granted 1,500 licenses to dissenting ministers.
Milton and Religious Controversy shows throughout an impressive command of the historical materials of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, from discussion of state acts such as the 1559 Elizabethan Compromise, to the 1672 Declaration of Indulgence and the 1673 Test Act and their effects on religious politics, to the integration of sermons, broadsheets, and iconographical items with discussion of passages in Paradise Lost.
1687 - James issues a Declaration of Indulgence for greater religious tolerance
TRAINER Gerard Butler was fined pounds 1,000 and jockey Jamie Spencer banned for seven days after the Southwell stewards found them guilty of not allowing Miss Hit to run on her merits when ninth to Ellens Academy in the Declaration of Indulgence Handicap.

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