An Ecclesiastical History of Great Britain: Chiefly of England, from the First Planting of Christianity, to the End of the Reign of King Charles the Second, with a Brief Account of the Affairs of Religion in Ireland, Volume 7

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Page 344 - I, AB, do swear that I do from my heart abhor, detest and abjure as impious and heretical this damnable doctrine and position, that Princes excommunicated or deprived by the Pope or any authority of the see of Rome may be deposed or murdered by their subjects or any other whatsoever.
Page 103 - I was made a member of Christ, a child of God, and an inheritor of the kingdom of heaven.
Page 323 - My lord, out of the love I bear to some of your friends, I have a care of your preservation. Therefore I would advise you, as you tender your life, to devise some excuse to shift off your attendance at this parliament. For God and man hath concurred to punish the wickedness of this time.
Page 103 - VI, which is, and was of ancient time due to the imperial crown of this realm, that is, under God to have the sovereignty and rule over all manner of persons born within these her realms, dominions, and countries , of what estate, either ecclesiastical or temporal, soever they be, so as no other foreign power shall or ought to have any superiority over them.
Page 272 - Gospel in this land, neither as factious men affecting a popular parity in the Church, nor as schismatics aiming at the dissolution of the state ecclesiastical, but as the faithful servants of Christ and loyal subjects to your Majesty, desiring and longing for the redress of divers abuses of the Church...
Page 345 - And all these things I do plainly and sincerely acknowledge and swear according to these express words by me spoken, and according to the plain and common sense and understanding of the same words without any equivocation, mental evasion, or secret reservation whatsoever. And I do make this recognition, acknowledgment, abjuration, renunciation, and promise heartily, willingly, and truly, upon the true faith of a Christian. So help me God.
Page 394 - ... time, without impediment or neglect of divine service; and that women shall have leave to carry rushes to the church for the decorating of it, according to their old custom.
Page 344 - Countries; and that the Pope neither of himself, nor by any Authority of the Church or See of Rome, or by any other Means with any other, hath any Power or Authority to depose the King...
Page 394 - Whitsun ales, and morris dances, and the setting up of maypoles and other sports therewith used: so as the same be had in due and convenient time, without impediment or neglect of divine service...
Page 312 - Church-lands, and the rights belonging to it : and this you yourself have testified openly to God at the holy Altar, by laying your hands on the Bible then lying upon it. And not only Magna Charta, but many modern Statutes have denounced a Curse upon those that break Magna Charta ; a Curse like the leprosy, that was entailed on the Jews : for as that, so these Curses have, and will cleave to the very stones of those buildings that have been consecrated to God ; and the father's sin of Sacrilege hath,...

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