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'"A free and Protestant people"? The campaign for the repeal of the Test and Corporation Acts, 1786-1828'

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Protestant Dissenters launched a campaign for Test Act repeal in 1786 that encountered strong opposition. Half a century later a second campaign inconspicuously secured repeal whilst the established Church was preoccupied with the problem of Catholic emancipation. Historians have examined the political narrative of both campaigns and the theories of toleration propounded by some Dissenters. However, little attention has been paid to the symbolic importance of the Test Acts, which Dissenter...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Somerville College
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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2010
Type of award:
MPhil
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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2015-06-22

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