Glorious Revolution - Theme 3 - Religion

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  • Created on: 08-06-21 12:20

KEY:      = was revolutionary      = not revolutionary

Toleration Act 

  • Under the terms of the act dissenters were exempted from punishemnts
    It certainly made it easier for dissenters to worship freely, by 1714 there werearound 400,000 dissenters in England. 
  • But their meetings were closley monitered and the doors of their meeting places could not be locked. 
  • The Act excluded Catholics, non-Trinitarians and Jews
  • The Test Act meant that those who did not swear alliegeince to the Anglican Church could not attend university, work in the legal profession, practice medicine or enter public employment.
  • Dissenting groups still had to pay tithes to Church which they did not attend. 

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