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Nonjurors

Anglican clergymen refusing to take the oath of allegiance to William III and Mary II.
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The second section considers how Loyalists dealt with the outcomes of their actions and their inability to win the war, including lawyers who helped Loyalists regain their confiscated property, Breed and Ruth Batcheller's experiences of Loyalism in New Hampshire, pacifist nonjurors in Pennsylvania, how Loyalists were reintegrated into the US, how historian David Ramsay plagiarized a large part of his history of South Carolina from Loyalist Alexander Hewatt, and Loyalists who resettled in the Canadian Maritime provinces.
(Conquest of Grenada, Part One, 5.1.44-45, in Dramatick Works, 3:81) Kent can usefully be compared to the nonjurors and Jacobites of the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries.
(8) The Anglicans who were committed to cordial relations with Eastern Orthodoxy were often members of the "high church" party in the Church of England, a party composed of Tractarians, NonJurors and their friends.
John Edward Jackson (1805-91), rector of nearby Leigh-Delamere, was employed as "advisory archivist" to the fourth Marquess; (13) he also wrote a History of Longleat (1857), which lingers admiringly over the first Lord Weymouth's patronage of nonjurors, notably the saintly Bishop Ken.
Although Jebb and Anderson, both Nonjurors, maintain a Jacobite focus upon Mary Stuart's character and argue against the authenticity of the casket materials, by reprinting these materials they keep alive her construction as a literary, as well as a political figure, in a departure from her representation in the seventeenth century.
Courts have held that when jurors merely text message, call, or post information online about a case to nonjurors, these are insufficient grounds for a mistrial.
The nonjurors Charles Leslie and Samuel Grascome both argued that all Anglicans held the dissenters to be in schism, but Burnet, significantly, prefers to use the term separation.
Considering the book's focus on oaths, one would have liked a longer examination of the Nonjurors who would have provided a useful contrast to the Covenanters.
presence of individuals (nonjurors or alternates) and recording devices
The second was designed to strengthen the Protestant interest by enforcing the laws against Roman Catholics: Lechmere spoke so virulently on this matter in the House of Commons that a number of Catholics and nonjurors felt they would have to leave the country.
(25.) Mark Goldie, "The Nonjurors, Episcopacy, and the Origins of the Convocation Controversy," in Ideology and Conspiracy: Aspects of Jacobitism, 1689-1759, ed.