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 Catholic Rent (The),Catholi’con. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Catholic Roll (The).
 
A document which each Roman Catholic was obliged to swear to on taking his seat as a Member of Parliament. It was abolished, and a single oath prescribed to all members by the 29, 30 Victoria, c. 19 (1866).   1
 


 Catholic Rent (The),Catholi’con. 

 
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