Definition of Popery. Meaning of Popery. Synonyms of Popery

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Definition of Popery

Popery
Popery Pop"er*y, n. The religion of the Roman Catholic Church, comprehending doctrines and practices; -- generally used in an opprobrious sense.

Meaning of Popery from wikipedia

- The words Popery (adjective Popish) and Papism (adjective Papist) are archaic pejorative words in the English language for Roman Catholicism, historically...
- reduce official discrimination against British Catholics enacted by the Popery Act 1698. Lord George Gordon, head of the Protestant ****ociation, argued...
- Clive D. Field, "No Popery’s Ghost." Journal of Religion in Europe 7#2 (2014): 116-149. Laws in Ireland for the Suppression of Popery Archived 2008-01-03...
- An Act to prevent the further Growth of Popery, commonly known as the Popery Act or the Gavelkind Act, was an Act of the Parliament of Ireland that was...
- The Popery Act 1698 (11 Will. III, c. 4) was an Act of Parliament of the Parliament of England enacted in 1700. The long title of the Act was "An Act for...
- Preservative against Popery (also Preservation against Popery) is a name commonly given to a collection of anti-Catholic works published in 1738 by Edmund...
- included Education Act 1695, Banishment Act 1697, Registration Act 1704, Popery Act 1704 and 1709, Disenfranchising Act 1728. The majority of the penal...
- best means may be used against the Growth of Popery is the title of a polemical tract against the popery of the Roman Catholic Church written by John...
- The word quixotism is mentioned, for the first time, in Pulpit Popery, True Popery (1688): ...all the Heroical Fictions of Ecclesiastical Quixotism...
- From popery came the notion of a standing army and arbitrary power... Formerly the crown of Spain, and now France, supports this root of popery amongst...
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