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  • 1 act of oblivion — See oblivion …

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  • 2 Oblivion — Ob*liv i*on, n. [L. oblivio, akin to oblivisci to forget: cf. OF. oblivion.] 1. The act of forgetting, or the state of being forgotten; cessation of remembrance; forgetfulness. [1913 Webster] Second childishness and mere oblivion. Shak. [1913… …

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  • 3 oblivion — Act of forgetting, or fact of having forgotten; forgetfulness. Official ignoring of offenses. Amnesty, or general pardon, as, an act of oblivion. State or fact of being forgotten. See amnesty pardon …

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  • 4 Act of Settlement (Irish) — • 1662 act passed by the Irish Parliament to bring in Protestant settlers in Munster, Leinster, and Ulster Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Act of Settlement (Irish)     Act of Settlement (Irish) …

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  • 5 Oblivion (eternal) — An eternal state of oblivion, or lack of awareness, is believed by some to occur after death. This belief contradicts beliefs that there is an afterlife, such as a heaven or hell, after death. The belief in eternal oblivion stems from the idea… …

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  • 6 Legal Proceedings During Commonwealth Act 1660 — The Legal Proceedings During Commonwealth Act 1660 or Act of the Confirmation of Judicial Proceedings was enacted by the English Parliament to legitimise the outcome of judicial proceedings durign the English interregnum. Backgroundwas rendered… …

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  • 7 Cromwell's Act of Grace — The Act of Pardon and Grace was proclaimed at the Mercat cross on Edinburgh s Royal Mile. Cromwell s Act of Grace or more formally the Act of Pardon and Grace to the People of Scotland,[1] was proclaimed at the mercat cross in Edinburgh on 5 May… …

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  • 8 Five-Mile Act — An English act of parliament, passed in 1665, against non conformists, whereby ministers of that body who refused to take the oath of non resistance were prohibited from coming within five miles of any corporate town, or place where they had… …

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  • 9 Five-Mile Act — An English act of parliament, passed in 1665, against non conformists, whereby ministers of that body who refused to take the oath of non resistance were prohibited from coming within five miles of any corporate town, or place where they had… …

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  • 10 Indemnity and Oblivion Act — The Indemnity and Oblivion Act is an Act of the Parliament of England (16 Cha. II c. 11), the long title of which is An Act of Free and General Pardon, Indemnity, and Oblivion . [ Charles II, 1660: An Act of Free and Generall Pardon Indemnity and …

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  • 11 The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion — The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion …

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  • 12 ESRB re-rating of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion — A bloodied corpse, identified by Patricia Vance as being a very different depiction, far more intense, far more extreme than what had been disclosed to us. [1] On May 3, 2006, the North American Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) changed… …

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  • 13 bill of oblivion — (historical) An act or bill giving a general pardon for offences against the state ● oblivion …

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  • 14 The Oblivion Boys — A comedy double act primarily from the 1980s consisting of Mark Arden and Stephen Frost. As well as appearances on Saturday Live Channel 4 Show and The Young Ones (TV series) they also became familiar to TV viewers in the UK as the frontmen for a …

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  • 15 amnesty — /am neuh stee/, n., pl. amnesties, v., amnestied, amnestying. n. 1. a general pardon for offenses, esp. political offenses, against a government, often granted before any trial or conviction. 2. Law. an act of forgiveness for past offenses, esp.… …

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  • 16 List of Acts of Parliament of the English Parliament, 1660 to 1699 — This is a list of Acts of Parliament of the English Parliament during that body s existence prior to the Act of Union of 1707. For legislation passed after that date see List of Acts of Parliament of the United Kingdom Parliament.The numbers… …

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  • 17 Ireland — • Ireland lies in the Atlantic Ocean, west of Great Britain . . . Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ireland     Ireland     † …

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  • 18 Confederate Ireland — Irish Catholic Confederation (Confederation of Kilkenny) Cónaidhm Chaitliceach na hÉireann (Cónaidhm Chill Chainnigh) ← …

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  • 19 Cromwell, Oliver — born April 25, 1599, Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, Eng. died Sept. 3, 1658, London English soldier and statesman, lord protector of the republican Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1653–58). He was elected to Parliament in 1628, but… …

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  • 20 Randal MacDonnell, 1st Marquess of Antrim (1645 creation) — Randal MacDonnell, 1st Marquess of Antrim (1609 February 3, 1683), was a Roman Catholic landed magnate in Scotland and Ireland, son of the 1st Earl of Antrim. He was also chief of Clan MacDonnell of Antrim. He is best known for his involvement,… …

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