Yau Wai-ching (in a blue dress) and Sixtus Baggio Leung (centre, partially blocked) were stopped from retaking their oaths at a Legislative Council session earlier this month. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

The link between Hong Kong’s oath saga and Henry VIII’s marital problems

Philip Dykes says the addition in 1534 of a promise of allegiance to a promissory oath has societies in knots today about its modern application

Topic |   Legislative Council of Hong Kong

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Yau Wai-ching (in a blue dress) and Sixtus Baggio Leung (centre, partially blocked) were stopped from retaking their oaths at a Legislative Council session earlier this month. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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