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I. Historical, Legal, and Social Background

Originally established by a chartered company, Bermuda has been administered by the British Crown since 1684. In a referendum in 1995, 74% opposed independence. The census of 2010 reported a population of some 64,250, which means that Bermuda is the most populous of the British Overseas Territories.

The population is very largely Chri…

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David McClean, “Bermuda”, in: Encyclopedia of Law and Religion, General Editor Gerhard Robbers. Consulted online on 01 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-9749_elr_COM_000038>
First published online: 2015

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