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h parliament, and The people, saving a few British planters here and there, which were not a tenth part of the remnant, obstinate recusants. Bedell to Laud, in Burnet's Bedell. The civil wars changed the proportion. required of every member the new oaths of allegiance chap. IV.} 1763. and supremacy and the declaration againsome degree the disqualifications of the Catholics. To Queen Anne's bill for preventing the further growth of Popery, 2 Anne. a clause was added in England, Burnet's History of His Own Times. Curry's Historical and Critical Review, II. 235. Plowden's Historical Review, i. 213. and ratified by the Irish parliament, that none should be capable of any public employment, or of being in the magistracy of any city, who did not receive the sacrament according to the English test act; Burnet's History of His Own Times. thus disfranchising the whole body of Presbyterians. At home, where the Scottish nation chap. IV.} 1763. enjoyed its own religion, th