Act of Uniformity
Over the course of
English parliamentary historythere were a number of acts of uniformity. All had the basic object of establishing some sort of religious orthodoxywithin the English church.
Act of Uniformity 1549(2 & 3 Edward VI, c 1) which established the Book of Common Prayeras the only legal form of worship.
Act of Uniformity 1552(5 and 6 Edward VI, c. 1) required the use of the Book of Common Prayerof 1552.
Act of Uniformity 1559, (1Eliz., c. 2) was adopted on the ascension of Elizabeth I. "See Elizabethan Religious Settlement"
Act of Uniformity 1662, (13 and 14 Chas. II , c. 4) was enacted after the restoration of the monarchy. It required the use of all the rites and ceremonies in the Book of Common Prayerof 1662in church services.
"(The '16 Charles II c. 2' nomenclature is reference to the statute book of the numbered year of the reign of the named King in the stated chapter. This is the method used for Acts of Parliament from before 1962.)"
Act of Supremacy
Conventicle Act 1664
Occasional Conformity Act 1711
Religion in the United Kingdom
* [http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/15127b.htm "Uniformity Acts"] by Edwin Burton. "The Catholic Encyclopedia", 1912.
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