nonjuror


non·ju·ror

noun \-ˈjr-ər, -ˈjr-ˌr\

Definition of NONJUROR

:  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

First Known Use of NONJUROR

1691

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