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nonjuror

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noun non·ju·ror \-ˈju̇r-ər, -ˈju̇r-ˌȯr\

Definition of nonjuror

  1. :  a person refusing to take an oath especially of allegiance, supremacy, or abjuration; specifically :  one of the beneficed clergy in England and Scotland refusing to take an oath of allegiance to William and Mary or to their successors after the revolution of 1688



1691

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1691


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