Regency Happenings: Religious Freedom??? The Doctrine of the Trinity Act 1813

I was not aware of this act replacing the blasphemy act, so thanks for sharing! #britainshistory

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140px-Coat_of_Arms_of_England_(1694-1702).svg The Doctrine of the Trinity Act 1813 (53 Geo. III c. 160. sometimes called the Trinitarian Act 1812) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It amended the Blasphemy Act 1697 in respect of its Trinitarian provisions.

The Blasphemy Act 1697 (9 Will 3 c 35) was an Act of the Parliament of England. It made it an offense for any person, educated in or having made profession of the Christian religion, by writing, preaching, teaching, or advised speaking, to deny the Holy Trinity, to claim there is more than one god, to deny “the truth” of Christianity and to deny the Bible as divine authority.

The first offense resulted in being rendered incapable of holding any office or place of trust. The second offense resulted in being rendered incapable of bringing any action, of being guardian or executor, or of taking a legacy or deed of…

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