Papists Act 1715

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The Papists Act 1715 (2 Geo., c. 55) was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain. The Act required Roman Catholics who did not take the oath of fidelity to register their property.[1]


  1. ^ Colin Haydon, Anti-Catholicism in eighteenth-century England, c. 1714-80. A Political and Social Study (Manchester University Press, 1993), p. 106.