Definition of Abjuring:
To prevent such loss, " it was enacted that every person abjuring was to repair to some sanctuary within the realm, which himself should choose, and there remain during his natural life; and to be sworn before the coroner upon his abjuration so to do."- "Old Church Lore", William Andrews.
- "Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant", Edward Moore.
After abjuring Philip in 1581- an act which had been accomplished by the Estates- the same Estates in general assembly had exercised sovereign power, and had twice disposed of that sovereign power by electing a hereditary ruler.- "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.