A Short View of the History of the Christian Church: From Its First Establishment to the Present Century, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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J. T. Green, 1835 - Church history
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Page 329 - Highness that it may be established and enacted by the authority aforesaid that such jurisdictions, privileges, superiorities and preeminences spiritual and ecclesiastical, as by any spiritual or ecclesiastical power or authority hath heretofore been or may lawfully be exercised or used for the visitation of the ecclesiastical state and persons, and for reformation, order and correction of the same and of all manner of errors, heresies, schisms, abuses, offences, contempts and enormities, shall for...
Page 80 - ... resigned England and Ireland, to God, to St. Peter and St. Paul, and to Pope Innocent and his successors in the apostolic chair: he...
Page 236 - Had I served my God as faithfully as I have served my king, he would not thus have forsaken me in my old age" The character you appear to us in, is truly ridiculous.
Page 329 - I, AB, do utterly testify and declare in my conscience, that the queen's highness is the only supreme governor of this realm, and of all other her highness's dominions and countries, as well in all spiritual or ecclesiastical things or causes, as temporal...
Page 250 - The advantages accruing to the public from these religious houses were considerable, upon several accounts. To mention some of them : The temporal nobility and gentry had a creditable way of providing for their younger children. Those who were disposed to withdraw from the world, or not likely to make their fortunes in it, had a handsome retreat to the cloister. Here they were furnished with conveniences for life and study, with opportunities for thought and recollection ; and, over and above, passed...
Page 280 - King's exchequer, yet the far greatest part of the prey came to other hands : insomuch that many private men's parlours were hung with altar-cloths ; their tables and beds covered with copes, instead of carpets and coverlids ; and many made carousing cups of the sacred chalices, as once Belshazzar celebrated his drunken feast in the sanctified vessels of the Temple.
Page 80 - Pandolf as the pope's legate with all the submissive rites which the feudal law required of vassals before their liege-lord and superior. He came disarmed into the legate's presence, who was seated on a throne ; he flung himself on his knees before him...
Page 240 - The Parliament, being again assembled, conferred on the king the title of the only supreme head on earth of the church of England, as they had already invested him with all the real power belonging to it.
Page 431 - It is an error of the Semipelagians, to say that Jesus Christ died and shed his blood for all men without exception.
Page 329 - ... ecclesiastical power or authority hath heretofore been or may lawfully be exercised or used for the visitation of the ecclesiastical state and persons, and for reformation, order and correction of the same and of all manner of errors, heresies, schisms, abuses, offences, contempts and enormities, shall for ever, by authority of this present Parliament, be united and annexed to the imperial crown of this realm...

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