Church of England in the Colonies (Google eBook)

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Rivingtons, 1856 - Great Britain
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Contents

Division of the Islands into Tribes
306
Notice of Virginia and the Somers Isles in Lord Chancellor
312
The necessity of Colonial Bishops involved in his arguments
319
His religious hopes Letter from the Privy Council to
324
Evil consequences resulting therefrom
331
Recent alterations ecclesiastical and civil in the government
337
Bishop Feild Hudsons voyages
343
The unsuccessful settlement of the Plymouth Company at Saga
350
Fresh Charter to Plymouth Company not available 356 First Settlement of Puritans in New England A Charter
357
Their early progress
364
Abortive attempt of Gorges and Morrell to extend the influ
365
A part of Guiana now a possession of the British Crown The settlement of St Kitts by the English in 1623
371
Woods Holy Meditations for Seamen chiefly those who sailed
377
Evil results thereof
383
The elevation of Montague and others
389
Severities against Leighton Prynne and others 395 Forced emigration to New England 397 Intention of sending a Bishop to New England 400 Straff...
403
Jurisdiction of the Bishop of London over English congrega
410
Canons of 1640
416
Act for the indefinite prolongation of Parliament Abolition
422
Presbyterians Independents and Erastians
428
The Directory Prohibition of the Prayer Book 434 Laud executed
435
Sequel of the Civil War
449
Virginia
455
The rapid succession of Governors
457
Presentments and Registers Oath of Churchwardens Penalty
464
Their appointment and removal Hardships then imposed
470
Reflections thereon
478
Their equitable rule
487
Leah and Rachel
494
The causes of them 407
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Page 279 - But ye shall receive power after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you ; and ye shall be witnesses unto me, both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.
Page 144 - God, in much patience, in afflictions, in necessities, in distresses, in stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labours, in watchings, in fastings; by pureness, by knowledge, by longsuffering, by kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned, by the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left...
Page 359 - God and one of another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil body politic, for our better ordering and preservation and furtherance of the ends aforesaid ; and by virtue hereof to enact, constitute, and frame such just and equal laws, ordinances, acts, constitutions, and offices from time to time, as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the general good of the Colony, unto which we promise all due submission and obedience.
Page 359 - Having undertaken, for the glory of God and advancement of the Christian faith and honor of our king and country, a voyage to plant the first colony in the northern parts of Virginia...
Page 165 - WE, greatly commending, and graciously accepting of, their Desires for the Furtherance of so noble a Work, which may, by the Providence of Almighty God, hereafter tend to the Glory of his Divine Majesty, in propagating of Christian Religion to such People, as yet live in Darkness and miserable Ignorance of the true Knowledge and Worship of God...
Page 228 - It is the sinfullest thing in the world to forsake or destitute a plantation, once in forwardness : for besides the dishonour, it is the guiltiness of blood of many commiserable persons.
Page 104 - Religion agreed upon by the Archbishops and Bishops of both provinces, and the whole Clergy in the Convocation holden at London, in the year of our Lord God...
Page 295 - Then shall Religion to America flee. They have their times of Gospel, ev'n as we. My God, Thou dost prepare for them a way, By carrying first their gold from them away : For gold and grace did never yet agree ; Religion always sides with poverty.
Page 63 - ... very handsome and goodly people, and in their behaviour as mannerly and civil as any of Europe.
Page 421 - Thus ended the wisest, the stoutest, and every way the ablest subject that this nation hath bred these many years. The only imperfections which he had, that were known to me, were his want of bodily health, and a carelessness (or rather roughness) not to oblige any ; and his mishaps in this last action were, that he groaned under the public envy of the nobles, served a mild and a gracious prince, who knew not how to be, or be made great...