Some modern investigators dissent from this identification: H.
If Whiggism could be proved to entail Dissent, he was prepared to abandon it.
found a pretext to dissent from the views of his premier, who resigned on the spot, recommending the king to send for Sagasta.
It is said also that John himself, on the advice of his relative, Pierre Robert Olivetan, the first translator of the Bible into French, had begun to study the Scriptures and to dissent from the Roman worship. At any rate he readily complied with his father's suggestion, and removed from Paris to Orleans (March 1528) in order to study law under Pierre Taisan de 1'Etoile, the most distinguished jurisconsult of his day.
At that time, however, a liberal policy towards dissent was adopted, the general court granting permission for churches " soberly to differ or dissent " from the establishment.