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 Nones (1 syl.),Nonne Prestes Tale. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Nonjurors.
 
Those clergymen who refused to take the oath of allegiance to the new government after the Revolution. They were Archbishop Sancroft with eight other bishops, and four hundred clergymen, all of whom were ejected from their livings. (1691.)   1
 


 Nones (1 syl.),Nonne Prestes Tale. 

 
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