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Reformatio Legum Ecclesiasticarum

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(Lat., ‘the Reform of the Ecclesiastical Laws’), a book which was designed to provide a system of order and discipline for the C of E in place of the medieval canon law. It was presented to Parliament in March 1553, but the death of Edward VI prevented further progress.

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