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CHA P. XIII.

Edward the Sixth

121

1.-The regulations respecting the election of Bishops,

and the new admission of the actual Bishops to

their Sees ;

* The author states in page 110, that the most ancient English translation
of the Bible is that of Wicliffe,--This is a mistake : “ The hole Byble

was long before Wycliffe's days, by virtuous and well learned men

translated into the English tong; and by good and godly people, with
" devotion and soberness, wel and reverently red.” Sir Thomas Moore,
** Dial, jIi. C. 14.. In the preface to Wicliffe's Bible by Lewis, mention is
made of two English translations of part of the Bible still existing in my. and
anterior to Wycliffe's.

C H A P. XVII.

ib.

- 165

1.–The Book of Common prayer

2.—The Thirty-nine Articles ;

166

3.-The Act of Uniformity;

168

4.–The Statutes of Recusancy ;

· 170

5.—The new Translation of the Bible.

- 173

CHA P. XVIII.

Persecution of the Catholics :

- 176

1.-Sanguinary Laws against the Catholics; - ib.

2.-Probable amount of those who suffered Death under

these Laws;

· 177

3.—The Torture;

- 180

4.–Trial and Execution of father Campion. - 184

CHA P. XIX.

Reasons assigned to justify the sanguinary Laws, enacted in

the reign of Queen Elizabeth against Catholics and the

rigorous execution of them: -

192

1.-First reason assigned for the sanguinary Laws

against the Catholics ;-the Bull of Pius the fifth,

and its renewal by Gregory the thirteenth and

Sixtus the fifth;

193

2.-Second reason.-- -The maintenance of the deposing

doctrine by the Missionary Priests ; -and the

activity of some English Priests, in giving effect

to the Bulls of Pius the fifth, and Sixtus the

fifth ; -

- 199

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