An Historical Introduction to the Marprelate Tracts: A Chapter in the Evolution of Religious and Civil Liberty in England

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A. Constable & Company, Limited, 1908 - Great Britain - 350 pages
 

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Page 323 - D. John Bridges, for it is a worthy worke : Or an epitome of the fyrste Booke, of that right worshipfull volume, written against the Puritanes, in the defence of the noble cleargie, by as worshipfull a prieste, John Bridges, Presbyter, Priest, or elder, doctor of Divillitie, and Deane of Sarum.
Page 328 - Pasquill of England, from the other side the Seas, and his meeting with Marforius at London vpon the Royall Exchange.
Page 229 - Contayning the cause of his death, the manner of his buriall, and the right copies both of his Will, and of such Epitaphs, as by sundrie his dearest friends, and other of his well willers, were framed for him. Martin the Ape, the...
Page 264 - Bishops antichristian dealing to be hidden. The most part of men could not be gotten to read any thing written in the defence of the on[e] and against the other.
Page 262 - ... which only concern the confession of the true Christian faith and the doctrine of the sacraments...
Page 14 - The last Book of Service is gone through with a proviso to retain the ornaments which were used in the first and second year of King Edward, until it please the Queen to take other order for them. Our gloss upon this text is, that we shall not be forced to use them, but that others in the mean time shall not convey them away, but that they may remain for the Queen.
Page 16 - The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper was not by Christ's ordinance reserved, carried about, lifted up, or worshipped.
Page 325 - Hay any worke for Cooper: Or a briefe Pistle directed by waye of an hublication to the reverende Byshopps, counselling them, if they will needs be barrelled up...
Page 224 - I know not why a trueth in rime set out Maie not as wel mar Martine and his mates, As shamelesse lies in prose-books cast about Marpriests, & prelates, and subvert whole states. For where truth builds, and lying overthroes, One truth in rime, is worth ten lies in prose1.
Page 263 - A fourth kind of torture was a cell called " little ease." It was of so small dimensions, and so constructed, that the prisoner could neither stand, walk, sit, nor lie in it at full length. He was compelled to draw himself up in a squatting posture, and so remained during several days.

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