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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A name originally applied to the clergy of the Established Church of England, some two thousand, who in 1662 resigned their livings rather than submit to the terms of the Act of Uniformity passed on the 24th of August that year, and now applied to the whole Dissenting body in England.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Nonconformists'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/n/nonconformists.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.