Catholic emancipation

Catholic emancipation
Catholic emancipation noun
The relief of the Roman Catholics from certain vexatious penal regulations and restrictions, granted in 1829
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  • Catholic Emancipation — ( ga. Fuascailt na gCaitliceach), or Catholic Relief, was a process in Great Britain and Ireland in the late 18th century and early 19th century which involved reducing and removing many of the restrictions on Roman Catholics which had been… …   Wikipedia

  • Catholic Emancipation — Freedom from discrimination and civil disabilities granted to the Roman Catholics of Britain and Ireland in the late 18th and early 19th century. After the Reformation, Roman Catholics in Britain could not purchase land, hold offices or seats in… …   Universalium

  • CATHOLIC EMANCIPATION —    the name given to the emancipation in 1829 of the Roman Catholics of the United Kingdom from disabilities which precluded their election to office in the State, so that they are eligible now to any save the Lord Chancellorship of England and… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Catholic Emancipation Act — Eng. Hist. an act of Parliament (1829) permitting Roman Catholics to hold parliamentary office and repealing other laws that imposed civil disabilities on Catholics. * * * …   Universalium

  • Catholic Emancipation Act — The statute of 10 Geo. IV, c. 7, by which Roman Catholics were restored, in general, to the full enjoyment of all civil rights, except that of holding ecclesiastical offices, and certain high appointments in the state …   Black's law dictionary

  • Catholic Emancipation Act — The statute of 10 Geo. IV, c. 7, by which Roman Catholics were restored, in general, to the full enjoyment of all civil rights, except that of holding ecclesiastical offices, and certain high appointments in the state …   Black's law dictionary

  • Catholic Emancipation Act — Eng. Hist. an act of Parliament (1829) permitting Roman Catholics to hold parliamentary office and repealing other laws that imposed civil disabilities on Catholics …   Useful english dictionary

  • Emancipation — is a term used to describe various efforts to obtain political rights or equality, often for a specifically disenfranchised group, or more generally in discussion of such matters. Among others, Karl Marx discussed political emancipation in his… …   Wikipedia

  • Catholic — • The combination the Catholic Church (he katholike ekklesia) is found for the first time in the letter of St. Ignatius to the Smyrnaeans, written about the year 110 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Catholic     Catholic …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Catholic — Cath o*lic (k[a^]th [ o]*[i^]k), a. [L. catholicus, Gr. kaqoliko s, universal, general; kata down, wholly + o los whole, probably akin to E. solid: cf. F. catholique.] 1. Universal or general; as, the catholic faith. [1913 Webster] Men of other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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