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" Ken was afterwards, when the throne was declared vacant, one of those who refused to take the oath of allegiance to William and Mary, for which, by Act of parliament, he was deprived of his Bishoprick. "
The Wiltshire Archæological and Natural History Magazine - Page 296
edited by - 1857
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History of Longleat

John Edward Jackson - 1857 - 34 pages
...Seas as chaplain to the Tangiers fleet. In 1683 he was appointed to the Bishoprick of Bath and Wells. with this place, that he was one of the seven prelates...succeeded in producing a book, of which the Quarterly Review has said that it is about every thing else but Bishop Ken. There is, however, one passage to...
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Troublous times; or, Leaves from the note-book of the rev. mr. John Hicks

Jane Bowring Cranch - 1862
...these tenets, he became a thorough believer in them. The best proof of this appeared in his refusal to take the oath of allegiance to William and Mary, for which refusal he was deprived of all his ecclesiastical honours. Most of the clergy who had taken the place...
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A Dictionary of the Church of England

Edward Lewes Cutts - 1887 - 659 pages
...nevertheless released in default of proof. He was one of that group of bishops, clergymen, and laymen who refused to take the oath of allegiance to William and Mary [see Non-Jurors], anil in consequence lost his preferment. In 1697—1709 he published a series of...
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Leaders in the Northern Church: Sermons Preached in the Diocese of Durham

Joseph Barber Lightfoot - Sermons, English - 1892 - 221 pages
...ASIAE . AFRICAE . AMERICAE . AV8TRALIAE . INSVLARVM . OCEANI . QVID . RETRIBVAM . DOMINO? 88. Among those who refused to take the oath of allegiance to William and Mary were archbishop Sancroft, bishops Ken, Turner, Frampton, Lloyd, White, Thomas, Lake, and Cartwright,...
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Commentaries on the History of England: From the Earliest Times to 1865

Montagu Burrows - Great Britain - 1893 - 533 pages
...carried weight with a certain section of the clergy, represented by Sancroft and six other bishops, who refused to take the Oath of Allegiance to William and Mary. Th> was the Nonjuring Schism in which four hundred clergy ar.d a handful of laymen were involved. It...
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School History of the United States: For the Use of High Schools and ...

D. & J. Sadlier & Co - United States - 1893 - 305 pages
...anxiously sought for, but as none was found, suspicion fell upon an inoffensive non-juring (that is, one who refused to take the oath of allegiance to William and Mary, or their successors,) Episcopalian minister; he was declared to be a priest, and arrested, tried, condemned,...
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Church Folklore: A Record of Some Post-Reformation Usages in the English ...

James Edward Vaux - Church buildings - 1894 - 344 pages
...chiefly because it gives expression to the thoroughly religious sentiments of one of those noble bishops who refused to take the oath of allegiance to William and Mary, and suffered deprivation and poverty rather than do violence to their consciences. The urgent expostulation...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon - 1898 - 279 pages
...188), but several references to her occur in his Letters. 18 15. non-juror. An adherent of James II, who refused to take the oath of allegiance to William and Mary after the Revolution of 1688, or to their successors; a Jacobite. The clergy of England remained particularly...
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The New international encyclopædia, Volume 13

Daniel Coit Gilman, Frank Moore Colby, Harry Thurston Peck, Talcott Williams - History - 1903
...from jurare, to swear, from jus, law, right). The name given to those clergy of the Church of England who refused to take the oath of allegiance to William and Mary, believing themselves still bound by their allegiance to James II. They had been avowed champions of...
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Selections from the Prose and Poetry of John Henry Newman

John Henry Newman - English literature - 1907 - 327 pages
..../Eschylus. Non-jurors. Primarily, the four hundred clergymen and nine Bishops of the Church of England who refused to take the oath of allegiance to William and Mary, upon the ground that they were already bound by their oath to James II. In consequence of their refusal,...
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