An exact accoutn of the whole proceedings against the Right Reverend father in God, Henry lord bishop of London, before the Lord chancellor, and the other ecclesiastical commissioners

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Page 16 - And be it further enacted, that from and after the said first day of August, no new Court shall be erected, ordained or appointed within this realm of England or dominion of Wales, which shall or may have the like power, jurisdiction or authority as the said High Commission Court now hath or pretendeth to have...
Page 16 - Highnefs, your heirs and fucceflbrs, to exercife, ufe and execute all the premiffes, according to the tenour and effect of the faid letters patents ; any matter or caufe to the contrary in any wife notwithilanding.
Page 16 - And be it further enacted, that every person who shall be once convicted of any act or offence prohibited by this statute, shall for such act or offence be from and after such conviction utterly disabled to be or continue in any office or employment in any Court of Justice whatsoever, or to exercise or execute any power, authority or jurisdiction by force of any Commission or Letters Patents of the King, his heirs or successors.
Page 7 - ... Father in God, we greet you well. Whereas we have been informed, and are fully satisfied, that Dr. John Sharp, Rector of the parish church of St. Giles in the Fields, in the county of Middlesex, and in your diocese ; notwithstanding our late letter to the Most Reverend Fathers in God the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, and our directions concerning preachers, given at our Court at Whitehall, the 5th day of March, 1685, in the second year of our reign ; yet he the said Dr.
Page 16 - Da¿tprnot to preach, and he hath obeyed him. That which the King Commanded, viz.. To...
Page 16 - Suipended him, it muft have been in foro\ but in regard 'twas only Silencing him which was requir'd, it might be done in a private Chamber. The Advice of the Biihop, is in fome Sence an Admonition, which is a Judicial АЛ, and this was given by the Biihop,- and obeyed by the Doétor. ' j »I " • ' »* . ' .
Page 16 - Pleafure -, which was done. 1 affirm, if a Prince or a Pope Commands that which is not lawful, it is the Duty of a Judge refcribere, which U all -ho can doe.
Page 13 - Lordlhip expeft that this Court will tell you whether there lyes an Appeal from it or no ? -BL I did not ask the Queftion, only fuppos'd it.
Page 16 - Books, that in cafe the Prince write to a Judge, and this Judge thinks he cannot lawfully obey the Command, he is to refcribere & reclamare^ and in fo doing¿ tant um лЬ eft ut Princifi deferviat quod es maxime ferviar.
Page 15 - I have been this whole Summer endeavouring with all the Power and Skill I had, to enforce to the ftrict obfervation of my Clergy.

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