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Unorthodoxy   Listen

Any opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or orthodox position.  Synonyms: heresy, heterodoxy.
A belief that rejects the orthodox tenets of a religion.  Synonym: heresy.
The quality of being unorthodox.  Synonym: heterodoxy.

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... condition which made the marriage possible. The Catholic lords and gentlemen were jealous of English independence, and, had they stood alone, they would have coerced the queen into an abandonment of her intentions: but, if they dreaded a Spanish sovereign, they hated unorthodoxy more, and if they permitted, or assisted in the schemes of the Reformers, they feared that they might lose the control of the situation when the immediate object was obtained. Those who were under the influence of Gardiner desired to restore persecution; and persecution, ...
— The Reign of Mary Tudor • James Anthony Froude

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