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Bible Encyclopedias

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Oath, Burgess

an old oath in some Scottish burghs. It was:

"Here I protest before God and your lordships that I profess and allow with my heart the true religion presently professed within this realm, and authorized by the laws thereof: I shall abide thereat, and defend the same to my life's end, renouncing the Roman religion called papistry."

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Oath, Burgess'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/o/oath-burgess.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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