Definition of Papistry. Meaning of Papistry. Synonyms of Papistry

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Definition of Papistry

Papistry
Papistry Pa"pist*ry, n. The doctrine and ceremonies of the Church of Rome; popery. [R.] --Whitgift.

Meaning of Papistry from wikipedia

- The words Popery (adjective Popish) and Papism (adjective Papist) are archaic pejorative words in the English language for Roman Catholicism, historically...
- new state religion was condemned at the time in such terms as "a cloaked papistry, or mingle mangle". Somerset, 102. Haigh, 45–46, 177. Black, 14–15. Williams...
- practice of witchcraft and comparatively elaborates James' views against papistry. In the preface, King James states that he chose to write the content in...
- Richard Spenser clergyman (former) – 'a ... Priest ... who leaving his papistry, had married a wife, and became a player in interludes' Burnt about 1541/2...
- Apology Against the Defence of Schisme (1593), an attack against church papistry in which he scolded Thomas Bell for supporting the occasional taking of...
- "to the Earl of Huntly's lying in his majesty's chamber and preaching Papistry, truth it is I think he be a Papist, but not precise as he had not rather...
- was made of all the books at his home, especially those "in defence of papistry", but he was able to satisfy his interrogators as to the soundness of his...
- expressly mandated in scripture is gleefully attacked as an open door to papistry and paganism: the m****, the pope, purgatory, and even the worship of Neptune...
- within three months of conviction, either to submit and renounce their papistry, or, if required by four justices, to abjure the realm. If they did not...
- death of King James in 1625. The new king, Charles I, stopped charges of Papistry levelled against the Earl and restored to him his father's honours in 1631...
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