ARTICLES, THE THIRTY-NINE


ARTICLES, THE THIRTY-NINE
   originally Forty-Two, a creed framed in 1562, which every clergyman of the Church of England is bound by law to subscribe to at his ordination, as the accepted faith of the Church.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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