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" ... can be legally elected to any office relating to the government of any city or corporation, unless, within a twelvemonth before, he has received the sacrament of the Lord's Supper, according to the rites of the Church of England... "
Encyclopędia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and sciences, compiled by ... - Page 44
by Encyclopaedia Britannica - 1810
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 32

1793 - 532 pages
...they are admitted to any office, civil or military, or any place of trull under the crown, to receive the facrament of the Lord's fupper according to the rites of the church of England," The motion was (econded by Sir Henry Hoghton, and oppofed in a long and able fpeech by...
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The Statutes at Large: From Magna Charta to ... 1869 ...

Great Britain - 1763 - 524 pages
...(hall not crament. ' have within one year next before fuch election or choice, taken further prmii- the facrament of the Lord's fupper, according to the rites of the Jvnarelat- church of England ; (2) and that every fuch perfon and perfons fo placed, eledted or chofen,...
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The British Chronologist: Comprehending Every Material Occurrence ..., Volume 3

1775 - 510 pages
...no perfon or pcrfons, who ihould noc have, within one year next before the election or choice, taken the facrament of the Lord's fupper, according to the rites of the church of England, iliould for ever, after March 25, 16631 ^e placed, elected, or chofen in or to any office...
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The Magistrate's Assistant: Or, A Summary of Those Laws, which Immediately ...

Samuel Glasse - 1788 - 692 pages
...cities, 5 "• '• '• corporations, boroughs, cinque ports, and other port towns, who (hall not have received the facrament of the Lord's fupper according to the rites of the church of England, within one year next before fuch cleftion : and every perfon fo placed or eleSed, (hall...
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A Treatise on the Law of Elections, in All Its Branches

Sir John Simeon - 1789 - 342 pages
...the loth Dec. 1709, and had not duly qualified himfelf for that office according to law, by taking the facrament of the Lord's fupper, according to the rites of the church of England, within one year next •before 'his election, was not legal mayor of the faid borough....
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The Parliamentary Register: Or, History of the Proceedings and Debates of ...

Great Britain. Parliament - 1790 - 836 pages
...miffioit into any office, civil or military, or any place ol " trul *' truft, Under the Crown, to receive the facrament of the " Lord's fupper^ according to the 'rites of the church of '« England." Sir Henry Hogbton remarked, that it was not neceflary Sir Henry to pay his humble...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 4

William Blackstone - 1791 - 528 pages
...; called the corporation and teft afts : by the former of which e no perfon can be legally elected to any office relating to the government of any city or corporation, unlefti, within a twelvemonth before, he has received the facrament of the lord's fupper according...
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An Entire and Complete History, Political and Personal, of the ..., Volume 3

Thomas Hinton Burley Oldfield - 1792 - 576 pages
...ELECTION. 1702, November 28. The election of any perfon to be a burgefs of Wilton, who has not taken the facrament of the Lord's fupper, according to the rites of the church of England, within one year before fuch election, is a void election. • 1710, March 17. Agreed to...
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The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer, Volumes 1-4

Richard Burn - 1793 - 786 pages
...government of cities, corporations, boroughs, cinque potts, and other port towns, who ihall not have received the facrament of the Lord's fupper according to the rites of the church of England, within one year next before fuch election : And every perfon fo placed or elected, (hall...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 6

1744 - 652 pages
...ihall be removed from any office in a corporation, orothervvife proiecuted, for having omitted to take the facrament of the Lord's fupper, according to the rites of the church of England, within one year next before his eleiliun ; nor ihall any incapacity be incurred by luch...
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