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  • n. Plural form of nonjuror.


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  • That change restored the vote to many Quakers, Anglicans, Lutherans, and other non-Calvinist sectarian nonjurors, who supported the Republican party because it had opposed the Test Acts.


  • Edward, the nonjurors of the period long continued to nurse unlawful schemes, and to drink treasonable toasts, until age stole upon them.


  • ‘Aye, or drinking with nonjurors,’ said Maxwell, filling his glass.


  • Naturalization oaths were not required of citizens even in the eighteenth century and did not punish belief or impose upon nonjurors penalties denying them liberty and property without due process of law as did this oath.


  • A schism took place between the jurors and nonjurors -- the people became equally divided, and adhered either to the one or the other, as their habits or prepossessions directed them.

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  • September 1716 he was ordained deacon, and two days later, priest among the nonjurors by Bishop Jeremy Collier, in Mr. Laurence's chapel on

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  • They have not only carried their theological pretensions in the direction of Rome much further than the nonjurors; they have also in many cases so transformed the old and simple Anglican service by vestments and candles, and banners and incense, and genuflexions and whispered prayers, that a stranger might well imagine that he was in a Roman

    The Map of Life Conduct and Character

  • For a time it was believed that the clergy of the two churches could co-exist amicably, and a moderate pension was granted to the nonjurors.

    Lectures on the French Revolution

  • But when a Commission reported on the temper of the clergy, and described the mischief that was brewing in the provinces between the priests of the two sections, and severe measures of repression were decreed against nonjurors, he interposed a veto.

    Lectures on the French Revolution

  • On May 27 Vergniaud carried a decree placing nonjurors at the mercy of local authorities, and threatening them with arbitrary expulsion as public enemies in time of national peril.

    Lectures on the French Revolution


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