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An answer to the Oath of allegiance and supremacy, from the people called Quakers a copie of which was given to the King by them upon the 4. day of the 5. moneth, 1660

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Published by Printed for G.C. in London .
Written in English


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Microfilm. London : World Microfilms Publications in association with the Society of Friends, c1977. On 1 microfilm reel with other tiel ; 35 mm. (Early Quaker writings from the library of the Society of Friends, 1650-1750 ; reel 18, no. 25).

StatementRichard Hubberthorne, George Fox the younger.
SeriesEarly Quaker writings from the library of the Society of Friends, 1650-1750 ;, reel 18, no. 25.
ContributionsFox, George, 1624-1691.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 83/134 (B)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 broadside.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2958413M
LC Control Number84201809

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Oath "I hereby declare, on oath, that I absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty, of whom or which I have heretofore been a subject or citizen; that I will support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and. Oath of royal supremacy () This oath was imposed in March (26 Henry VIII, c. 1). The title "Supreme Head" had first been introduced by Henry VIII into a decree of convocation, 11 February, ; and had been strenuously resisted by the clergy. Though it did not as yet have any religious significance, and might be a matter of compliment. The Act of Uniformity (14 Car 2 c 4) is an Act of the Parliament of England. (It was formerly cited as 13 & 14 Ch.2 c. 4, by reference to the regnal year when it was passed on 19 May ) It prescribed the form of public prayers, administration of sacraments, and other rites of the Established Church of England, according to the rites and ceremonies prescribed in the Book of Common Prayer. 'Of the Lawfulness (sic) of the Oath of allegiance to the King, and of the other oath to his supremacy. Written for the benefit of Quakers and others, who out of scruple of conscience, refuse the oath of allegiance and supremacy,' , 4to (published 18 March, not included in Smith's 'Bibliotheca Anti-Quakeriana,' ).

"Joshua Ely, Jr., hath had his birth and education among the people called Quakers, and made profession with them; yet he has been so unguarded, in this time of commotion and unsettled state of public affairs, as to take a test of allegiance and abjuration; and although he hath been labored with to convince him of the inconsistency thereof with. People in Middle ages looked for answers, while as Renaissance focused on man and abilities. All subjects of the crown wer required to take and oath of allegiance to the king, anyone who spoke against the Act of Supremacy would be killed. St. John Fisher. refused to sign the allegiance to royal supremacy and was imprisoned. In attempt to. The oath was also used against Quakers who refused any oath. The Test Oath (, ) (Also known as the Declaration of Attestation Oath.) The first Parliament after the Restoration revived the Oaths of Supremacy and Allegiance, which were taken on 14 July The Catholics in England being at first in some favour at Court, managed, as a. this required an oath of allegiance to henry vii as head of the english church. bridget. he controlled the church of england after henry's death through his book of common prayer and the forty-two articles of religion. this held that the people of god as a whole, and their bishops gathered in a council, had final governing authority in.

The Oath of Supremacy () was connected with the Act of Supremacy, which was entitled "An Act for restoring to the crown the ancient jurisdiction over the state ecclesiastical, and abolishing all foreign power repugnant to the same." It was the same in effect with an act passed in the reign of Henry VIII, but fell short of that in point of. Quakers would therefore not take any oath that called on a Christian god. Jews, who had re-settled in England in the ’s, would also not take a Christian oath for obvious reasons. The English Civil War in the middle of the seventeenth century gave rise to yet more oath taking designed to identify adherents of the Crown or Parliament. Of the Lawfulness of the Oath of allegiance to the King, and of the other oath to his supremacy. Written for the benefit of Quakers and others, who out of scruple of conscience, refuse the oath of allegiance and supremacy, , published 18 March. Family. Brabourne married Abigail, daughter of . VIII. That every elector, before he is admitted to vote, shall, if required by the returning-officer or either of the inspectors, take an oath, or, if of the people called Quakers, an affirmation, of allegiance .