Popish Recusants Act 1592

The Popish Recusants Act 1592 (35 Eliz. I, c. 2) was an Act of the Parliament of England. The Act forbade Roman Catholic recusants from moving more than five miles from their house or otherwise they would forfeit all their property.[1]


  1. ^ Dudley Julius Medley, A Student's Manual of English Constitutional History. Sixth Edition (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1925), p. 639.