Anglican Church

Entertainment / Literature / Anglican Church: The Protestant Church in England that originated when King Henry VIII broke his ties to the Vatican in Rome (the Catholic Church).

Church Summoner

Entertainment / Literature / Church Summoner: Medieval law courts were divided into civil courts that tried public offenses and ecclesiastical courts that tried offenses against the church. Summoners were minor church officials whose duties inclu MORE

Greek Church

Entertainment / Bowling / Greek Church: A split leave of five pins similar to the 4-6-7-9-10; so called because it reminds people of an old cathedral type church with spires etc. Any split on which there are three pins on one side of the la MORE

Anglican Church

Entertainment / Literature / Anglican Church: The Protestant Church in England that originated when King Henry VIII broke his ties to the Vatican in Rome (the Catholic Church). MORE

Whig

Entertainment / Literature / Whig: In Questions of English, Marshall notes the term Whig originally was an insulting nickname for Scottish Presbyterian rebels, but after 1680 it became a label for the political faction in England that MORE

Tory

Entertainment / Literature / Tory: Tories): As Marshall tells us, the name Tory was originally an insulting nickname given to supporters of James, Duke of York (James II) as heir to the throne in the 1680s. The original idea was that h MORE

Test Act Of 1673

Entertainment / Literature / Test Act Of 1673: A law requiring all British officials holding public office to receive the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper in accordance with the rituals of the Established Church of England (the Anglican Church). Thi MORE

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