Additions to the first edition of The rights, powers, and privileges of an English convention, ...

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Page 46 - English, but rather comfort, exhort, and admonish every man to' read the same as- the very word of God, 'and the spiritual food of man's soul, whereby they may the better know their duties to God, to their sovereign lord the king, and their neighbour ; ever gently and charitably exhorting them, that using a sober and modest behaviour in the reading and inquisition of the true sense of the same, they do in no wise stiffly...
Page 30 - We your most humble subjects, daily orators, and beadsmen of your clergy of England, having our special trust and confidence in your most excellent wisdom, your princely goodness, and fervent zeal to the promotion of God's honour and Christian religion, and also in your learning, far exceeding in our judgment the learning of all other kings and princes that we have read of.
Page 33 - ... your Highness, by your royal assent shall license us to assemble our convocation, and to make, promulge, and execute such constitutions and ordinances as shall be made in the same ; and thereto give your royal assent and authority.
Page 46 - ParishChurch within this Realm, shall on this Side the Feast of St. Peter ad Vincula next coming, provide a Book of the whole Bible, both in Latin, and also in English, and lay the same in the Quire, for every Man that will to read and look therein, and shall discourage no Man from the Reading any Part of the Bible...
Page 31 - ... provincial, or by any other name whatsoever they may be called, in our convocation in time coming, (which convocation is always, hath been, and must be assembled only by your...
Page 19 - We say, that for" asmuch as we repute and take our authority of " making laws to be grounded upon the scripture of " God, and the determination of HOLY CHURCH...
Page 34 - ... subjects, your clergy aforesaid is contented, if it may stand so with your highness' pleasure, that it be committed to the examination and judgment of your Grace and of thirty-two persons, whereof sixteen to be of the upper and nether House of the temporalty, and other sixteen of the clergy, all to be chosen and appointed by your most noble Grace.
Page 22 - The contrary wherof if your Grace can now prove, yet I, not learned in divinity, ne knowing any part of your Graces proves, am, I trust, without cause of blame in that behalf. When I know that I know not, I shal then speak therafter.
Page 18 - Convocations by them holden within this your realm, have made and daily make divers fashions of laws and ordinances concerning temporal things : and some of them be repugnant to the laws and statutes of your realm, not having...
Page 34 - Grace and by the most part of the said thirty-two persons not to stand with God's laws and the laws of your realm, the same to be abrogated and taken away by your Grace and the clergy ; and such of them as shall be seen by your Grace, and by the most part of the said thirty-two persons...

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