Charles Buck Theological Dictionary
Those who refused to take the oaths to government, and who were in consequence under certain incapacities, and liable to certain severe penalties. It can scarcely be said that there are any Nonjurors now in the kingdom; and it is well known that all penalties have been removed both from Papists and Protestants, formerly of that denomination, as well in Scotland as in England.
The members of the Episcopal church of Scotland have long been denominated Nonjurors; but perhaps they are now called so improperly, as the ground of their difference from the establishment is more on account of ecclesiastical than political principles.
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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Nonjurors'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/cbd/n/nonjurors.html. 1802.