A History of the Convocation of the Church of England: From the Earliest Period to the Year 1742

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J. Leslie, 1853 - Councils and synods - 538 pages
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Page 320 - Majesties protestant subjects dissenting from the church of England from the penalties of certain laws...
Page 484 - And here it is to be noted, that such Ornaments of the Church and of the Ministers thereof, at all Times of their Ministration, shall be retained, and be in use, as were in this Church of England, by the Authority of Parliament, in the Second Year of the Reign of King Edward the Sixth.
Page 157 - An Act to restore to the Crown the Ancient Jurisdiction over the Estate Ecclesiastical and Spiritual, and abolishing all foreign powers repugnant to the same," and of an Act of the Parliament of Ireland, passed in the Lllz.
Page 176 - THE Church hath power to decree Rites or Ceremonies, and authority in Controversies of Faith : And yet it is not lawful for the Church to ordain any thing that is contrary to God's Word written, neither may it so expound one place of Scripture, that it be repugnant to another.
Page 253 - God's majesty, and to give Him alone that honour and glory that is due unto Him, and no otherwise ; and in the practice or omission of this rite, we desire that the rule of charity prescribed by the apostle may be observed, which is, that they which use this rite, despise not them who use it not, and that they who use it not, condemn not those that use it.
Page 439 - And graciously hear us, that those evils, which the craft and subtilty of the devil or man worketh against us, be brought to nought; and by the providence of thy goodness they may be dispersed ; that we thy servants, being hurt by no persecutions, may evermore give thanks unto thee in thy holy Church ; through Jesus Christ, our Lord.
Page 446 - The First Century of scandalous, malignant Priests, made and admitted into benefices by the Prelates, in whose hands the ordination of ministers and government of the church hath been ; or a narration of the causes for which the Parliament hath ordered the sequestration of the benefices of several ministers...
Page 215 - Communion is to be administered : at which time the same shall be placed in so good sort within the Church or Chancel, as thereby the Minister may be more conveniently heard of the Communicants in his Prayer and Ministration, and the Communicants also more conveniently, and in more number, may communicate with the said Minister...
Page 247 - The case being referred to the judges, the majority gave it as their opinion, " that the convocation being called by the king's writ under the great seal, doth continue till it be dissolved by writ or commission under the great seal, notwithstanding the parliament be dissolved.
Page 261 - The Holy Table, name and thing ; more anciently, properly, and literally used under the New Testament than that of an Altar : written long ago by a Minister in Lincolnshire, in answer to D. Coal, a judicious divine of Marie's dayes. Printed for the diocese of Lincoln, 1637, 4to.

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