The Diary of Dr. Thomas Cartwright, Bishop of Chester: Commencing at the Time of His Elevation to that See, August M.DC.LXXXVI,; and Terminating with the Visitation of St. Mary Magdalene College, Oxford, October M.DC.LXXXVII.

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Camden Society, 1843 - Great Britain - 110 pages
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Page ix - He spoke very agreeably, and with much spirit." P. 695. Burnet. " Cartwright was promoted to Chester. He was a man of good capacity, and had made some progress in learning. He was ambitious and servile, cruel and boisterous ; and, by the great liberties he allowed himself, he fell under much scandal of the worst sort
Page 74 - I was at his Majesty's levee ; from whence, at nine o'clock, I attended him into the choir, where he healed 350 persons. After which he went to his devotions in the Shire Hall, and Mr. Penn held forth in the Tennis Court, and I preached in the Cathedral.
Page 84 - This was on the fowerth of September ; and in October followinge Commissioners were sent to visit the colledge : Dr. Cartwright,* Bishop of Chester ; Sir Robert Wright, Lord Cheif Justice of the King's Bench ; and Sir Thomas Jenner, one of the Barons of the Exchequer ; who opened 2ist October- their commission the 21st of October, when the Bishop made a florid speech, exhortinge to obedience, and litle more done, iiisVlf ?h'eOr" on^ ^T' Rogers nls case was proposed.
Page 15 - Chester, accompanied by the mayor and aldermen, and my brethren of the clergy, and lodged at Frodsham ; from whence I was conducted, 30 Nov., by the high sheriff and governor, and a great train of the gentry on horseback, and ten coaches, into the city, the guards drawn up from the gates to the palace, and was visited by most of the gentlemen and ladies about the city. December. 1. I was sung into the cathedral by the choir in procession, and enthroned by Mr. Dean, and sung back into the palace after...
Page 86 - Wickens came to visit us. 21. " We went to Magd. Coll. chapel, where the crowd being great, and no preparations made for our sitting, we adjourned into the hall, where the crowd being great, we sent Mr. Atterbury for the proctors, who came accordingly to keep the peace. Mr. Tucker read the King's Commission. Mr. Atterbury returned the citation on oath. Having called over the fellows, I made a speech for the occasion of the visitation, and adjourned till 2 in the afternoon. We went to prayers in the...
Page 90 - I do hereby Protest against all your Proceedings, and against all that you have done, or hereafter shall do, in prejudice of me and my Right, as illegal, unjust and null, and therefore I appeal to my Sovereign Lord the King in his Courts of Justice.
Page 14 - ... me over the moors to the Ferry's inn at the 4 Cards in Hilton, where my son John, and Mr. Callis, Mr. Peake, and Mr. Turner, curates of Wigan, met me." [Nov.] "27. I came to Wigan before noon, was met 3 miles off by the mayor and aldermen, and several neighbouring gentlemen ; and on my entrance into town was saluted with an elegant speech in Latin, and as well delivered, by Mr. Shaw the schoolmaster; after which having visited the parsonage house, to which they accompanied me, and sealed a mandate...
Page iii - COUNCIL OF THE CAMDEN SOCIETY, FOR THE YEAR 1842-3. President, THE RIGHT HON. LORD FRANCIS EGERTON, MP THOMAS AMYOT, ESQ. FRS Treas. SA Director. THE RIGHT HON. LORD BRAYBROOKE, FSA JOHN BRUCE, ESQ. FSA Treasurer. JOHN PAYNE COLLIER, ESQ. FSA C. PURTON COOPER, ESQ. QC, DCL, FRS, FSA T. CROFTON CROKER, ESQ. FSA, MRIA SIR HENRY ELLIS, KH, FRS, Sec. SA JAMES ORCHARD HALLIWELL, ESQ. FRS, FSA THE REV. JOSEPH HUNTER, FSA SIR FREDERICK MADDEN, KH, FRS, FS.A. JOHN HERMAN MERIVALE, ESQ. FSA THE REV. LANCELOT...
Page 89 - To the second question he answered that ' there neither is, nor can be, any President so long as he lives and obeys the laws of the Land, and the Statutes of the Place, and therefore he does not think it reasonable to give up his Right, nor the Keys and Lodgings now demanded of him. He takes the Bishop of Winchester to be their ordinary Visitor, and the King to be his extraordinary, as he believed, but it had been controverted whether the King had power to visit or not (in...
Page 74 - Chester about four in the afternoon.* I met him at the palace gates, attended by the Dean and Prebends, and about forty more of the Clergy, and afterwards introduced them to kiss his hand, Mr. Dean making an excellent speech to him. Then his Majesty went and viewed the choir; after that the castle, to which he walked on foot, and then returned to supper, and I waited at his cushion till I saw him in bed. 28. I was at his Majesty's levee; from whence, at nine o'clock, I attended him into the choir,...

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