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recusant

1. (in 16th to 18th century England) a Roman Catholic who did not attend the services of the Church of England, as was required by law
2. (formerly, of Catholics) refusing to attend services of the Church of England
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It will be of interest to scholars with particular interests like Donne or English recusants, who might choose the pages related to these topics.
Les participants a cette manifestation, organisee a l'appel du Front national pour l'integrite territoriale, ont exprime leur condamnation ferme de ces actes, tout en recusant toute tentative de porter atteinte aux valeurs sacrees du Royaume et exprimant leur protestation contre le message adresse par le president algerien a une reunion a Abuja.
There's a working portcullis, last lowered in 1953 and arguably the world's smallest prison cell, which held recusant Catholic Alice Bowman at the time of Elizabeth I.
Samedi, le nouveau proces a tourne court, le juge se recusant et demandant que le dossier soit confie a un autre tribunal, au cours d'une breve premiere audience chaotique.
The Simpson players of Jacobean Yorkshire, led by recusant shoemakers Robert and Christopher Simpson, are known to early modern and Shakespearean scholars for two things in particular.
A priest hole, as fully three percent of the Bond audience knows, was a hidden tunnel in the homes of recusant Catholics in the 16th and 17th centuries.
Under Collectors, various individuals are investigated: Viscount Conway (1594-1655) and his vast collection; James Fraser (1645-1731) and his generous benefactions; Titus Wheatcroft (1679-1762) and his library's catalogue; James West (1703-1772) and the sale of his books; Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) and bibliomania; and Thomas Cassidy (died 1873) and his recusant collection.
In Catholic Modernists, English Nationalists (2010), Timothy Sutton departs from previous studies by arguing that Catholic modernism drew its inspiration from the recusant Catholic tradition, not Cardinal Newman.
Dilston Chapel and the 17th-Century gateway is a rare example of a post-Reformation recusant chapel, built in 1616, allegedly with money raised for financing the Gunpowder Plot.
The Middleton papers; the financial problems of a Yorkshire recusant family in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
The historical note at the beginning of the entry notes six other manuscripts belonging to the hospital but not in any of the lists, including a miscellany of verse by Lydgate and others, and the unique copy, predating the printed edition and representing an earlier recension, of Nicholas Sander's De origine progressu schismatis Anglicani, the first "official" recusant history of the schism with England.
Her study explores in unprecedented depth and with rich archival contextualisation the 'fears and hopes' of the English recusant community following the arrival of the French Catholic queen consort.