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To: Pharmboy
After the Glorious Revolution and William's defeat of James II, the Tories were determined to solidify the privileges of the established C of E and suppress the practice of the Catholic faith.

Catholics were not allowed to hold public office anywhere in the Empire until the Catholic Relief Act of 1829.

7 posted on 11/14/2012 5:11:09 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: colorado tanker

Thank you for this information, as I was unaware. Our Founders did not pay attention to that, as Carroll of Maryland was the Catholic Signer of the DoI.


8 posted on 11/14/2012 5:28:24 PM PST by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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