act of uniformity


act of uniformity
The English statute of 13 & 14 Car. II, c. 4, enacting that the book of common prayer, as then recently revised, should be used in every parish church and other place of public worship, and otherwise ordaining a uniformity in religious services, etc

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • Act of Uniformity — Uniformity U ni*form i*ty, n. [L. uniformitas: cf. F. uniformit[ e].] 1. The quality or state of being uniform; freedom from variation or difference; resemblance to itself at all times; sameness of action, effect, etc., under like conditions;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Act Of Uniformity — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. L histoire parlementaire anglaise compte plusieurs Acts of Uniformity. Tous avaient pour objectif fondamental d introduire diverses mesures d orthodoxie… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Act of Uniformity — Over the course of English parliamentary history there were a number of acts of uniformity. All had the basic object of establishing some sort of religious orthodoxy within the English church.*The Act of Uniformity 1549 (2 3 Edward VI, c 1) which …   Wikipedia

  • Act of Uniformity — Eng. Hist. any of the three statutes (1549, 1559, 1662) regulating public worship services in the Anglican Church, esp. the act of 1662 requiring the use of the Book of Common Prayer. Also called Uniformity Act. * * * …   Universalium

  • Act of Uniformity — Eng. Hist. any of the three statutes (1549, 1559, 1662) regulating public worship services in the Anglican Church, esp. the act of 1662 requiring the use of the Book of Common Prayer. Also called Uniformity Act …   Useful english dictionary

  • Act of Uniformity — A statute establishing uniform services in the Church of England. See uniform statutes …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Act Of Uniformity (1662) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Act of Uniformity. L Act of Uniformity de 1662 (Acte d Uniformité en français) est une loi votée par le Parlement de l Angleterre sous le règne de Charles II. L acte requérait de tous la pratique des rites et des …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Act of Uniformity 1549 — The Act of Uniformity 1549 (citation 2 3 Edward VI (reigned 1547 1553), c. 1) established The Book of Common Prayer ( The Book of the Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments, and other rites and ceremonies of the Church after the use… …   Wikipedia

  • Act of Uniformity 1662 — The Act of Uniformity was an Act of the Parliament of England, 14 Charles II c. 4 (1662), which required the use of all the rites and ceremonies in the Book of Common Prayer in Church of England services. It also required episcopal ordination for …   Wikipedia

  • Act of Uniformity 1559 — The Act of Uniformity in 1559 set the order of prayer to be used in the English Book of Common Prayer. Every man had to go to church once a week or be fined 12 pence (equivalent to just over £11 in 2007 [… …   Wikipedia


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