The History of the Reformation of the Church of England, Volume 1, Part 2 (Google eBook)

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University Press, 1829 - Reformation
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Page 243 - My last and only request shall be, that myself may only bear the burden of your Grace's displeasure, and that it may not touch the innocent souls of those poor gentlemen who, as I understand, are likewise in strait imprisonment for my sake. If ever I have found favour in your sight, if ever the name of Anne Boleyn hath been pleasing in your ears, then let me obtain this request...
Page 243 - ... for whose sake I am now as I am, whose name I could some good while since have pointed unto, your grace not being ignorant of my suspicion therein.
Page 350 - Thou, Lord, which knowest the hearts of all men, shew whether of these two thou hast chosen, that he may take part of this ministry and apostleship, from which Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place. And they gave forth their lots ; and the lot fell upon Matthias ; and he was numbered with the eleven apostles.
Page 242 - Boleyn; with which name and place I could willingly have contented myself, if God and your Grace's pleasure had been so pleased. Neither did I at any time so...
Page 243 - But if you have already determined of me, and that not only my death, but an infamous slander must bring you the...
Page 347 - A bishop may make a priest by the scripture, and so may princes and governors also, and that by the authority of God committed to them, and the people also by their election : for as we read that bishops have done it, so Christian emperors and princes usually have done it; and the people, before Christian princes were, commonly did elect their bishops and priests.
Page 135 - Queen's most excellent Majesty by and with the advice and consent of the lords spiritual and temporal and commons in this present Parliament assembled and by authority of the same that all and every...
Page 350 - In the new Testament, he that is appointed to be a bishop or a priest, needeth no consecration by the scripture ; for election or appointing thereto is sufficient.
Page 279 - Paraphrasis of Erasmus, also in English, upon the Gospels, and the same set up in some convenient place within the said church that they have cure of, whereas their parishioners may most commodiously resort unto the same, and read the same.
Page 242 - Whereas you send unto me, willing me to confess a truth and so obtain your favour, by such an one whom you know to be mine ancient professed enemy, I no sooner received this message by him than I rightly conceived...

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