abjuration defined in 1939 yearabjuration - Abjuration (Lat. ab, from; jurare, to swear);
abjuration - In general, renunciation of any kind, more particularly renunciation of an oath of allegiance to a sovereign or creed. In England the word was used of criminals and others who swore to leave the country. The oath of abjuration was an oath imposed by an Act of 1701 on all M.P.s and officials; by it they abjured all allegiance to the Jacobite cause, and promised to maintain the succession to the throne as fixed by the Bill of Eights and the Act of Settlement.
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