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