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17. Benjamin Hoadly, The nature of the kingdom, or church, of Christ. A sermon . . . March 31, 1717 (London, 1717), pp. 11-12, 30.
18. William Law, Three letters to the Bishop of Bangor (London, 1721).
19. Thomas Lathbury, A history of the convocation of the Church of England, 2nd edn (London,
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26. William Blackstone, Commentaries on the laws ofEngland, 4 vols. (Oxford, 1765-9), vol. 4, pp. 41-65; for Blackstone's indebtedness to Wood, see Thomas A. Green's introduction to the Chicago edition (1979), vol. 4, p. iii.
27. Blackstone, Commentaries, vol. 4, pp. 52-3.
28. Blackstone, Commentaries, vol. 4, pp. 53, 57-8, 432.
29. Quoting 1 Ventris p. 293: Blackstone, Commentaries, vol. 4, p. 59.
30. Blackstone, Commentaries, vol. 1, pp. 47-9.
31. Blackstone, Commentaries, vol. 1, pp. 364-83, at 367.
32. [John Bowles], The claims of the established church; considered as an apostolical institution, and as an authorised interpreter of Holy Scripture. By a layman (1815; London, 1817), pp. 2-5, 15, 75, 78.
33. The advantages proposed by repealing the sacramental test, impartially considered (1732), in The works of Jonathan Swift, 6 vols. (London, 1755), vol. 5, p. 222.
36. [Swift], The advantages propos'd by repealing the sacramental test; idem, The Presbyterians plea of merit; In order to take off the test, impartially examined (Dublin, 1733).
37. Swift consistently adopted a pose of moderation, but did so in a way that virtually endorsed one of the positions between which he professed to steer: The sentiments of a Church of England man with respect to religion and government (London, 1708), in Swift, Works, vol. 2, pp. 53-80, at 57.
38. Charles Daubeny, A guide to the church, in several discourses (London, 1798).
39. Jacqueline Hill, 'The meaning and significance of "Protestant Ascendancy", 1787-1840', in Lord Blake (ed.), Ireland after the Union (Oxford, 1989), pp. 1-22.
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41. John Sage, An account ofthe late establishment of Presbyterian government by the Parliament of Scotland in Anno 1690. Together with the methods by which it was settled, and the consequences ofit (London, 1693).
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