Saturday, August 03, 2002

Act of Settlement - 1701

This act banned Catholics (or anyone married to a Catholic) from ruling Great Britain.

That all and every person and persons, who shall or may take or inherit the said Crown, by virtue of the limitation of this present act, and is, are or shall be reconciled to, or shall hold communion with, the See or Church of Rome, or shall profess the popish religion, or shall marry a papist, shall be subject to such incapacities.

Catch the details here

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