Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    An English statute of 1665, repealed in 1689, restricting the right of certain non-eon-forinists to preach.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    An act of parliament, passed In 1665, against non-conformists, whereby ministers of that body were prohibited from coming within five miles of any corporate town or place where they had preached or lectured. Brown.