The life of John Whitgift, archbishop of Canterbury in the times of Q. Elizabeth and K. James I.

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Printed for R. Chiswell, 1699 - Religion - 182 pages
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Page 117 - This Book of Articles before rehearsed is again approved, and allowed to be holden and executed within the realm, by the assent and consent of our Sovereign Lady Elizabeth, by the Grace of God, of England, France, and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the Faith, &c.
Page 126 - Messias ; at olher times, saying, ' Look, look how the heavens open wide, and the Son of God comes down to deliver me.
Page 118 - London's house, to confer with some of the bishops and judges of his court, concerning the affairs of the church which were then to be treated upon. As he was thus going in his barge upon an...
Page 103 - Upon some chief festival-days he was served with great solemnity, sometime upon the knee, as well for the upholding of the state that belonged unto his place, as for the better education and practice of his gentlemen and attendants in point of service.
Page 22 - Hierome sometimes said of Ambrose, he is in his words but a trifler, and for his matter but a dreamer, and altogether unworthy to be refuted by any man of learning." " Master Cartwright, after these controversies, thus begun and continued by himself, as you see, lived sometimes beyond the seas, now in one place, and then in another, without attaining any eminent or certain place in the Commonwealth, save only the Mastership of an Hospital in Warwick.
Page 3 - read the whole Scripture over and over, and " could never find therein, that our religion was
Page 105 - Kent he rode to Dover, being attended with an hundred of his own servants, at least, in livery, whereof there were forty gentlemen in chains of gold. The train of clergy and gentlemen in the country, and their followers, was above five hundred horse. At his entrance into the town, there happily landed an intelligencer from Rome, of good parts, and account, who wondered to see an Archbishop, or clergyman in England, so reverenced, and attended. But seeing him upon the next...
Page 105 - Scarlet-hoods; and heard the solemn Music with the voices, and organs, cornets, and sackbuts, he was overtaken with admiration, and told an English gentleman of very good quality (who then accompanied him...
Page 80 - The very truth is, I cannot sufficiently express his singular wisdom and clemency ; albeit some younger spirits were of opinion that he was much to blame in that kind, and imputed it unto his years and want of courage, and sometimes would be bold to tell him that he knew not his own strength with her Majesty.
Page 11 - ... meafured and fquared by the practice of Geneva. Therefore} when he returned home he took many exceptions againft the eftablifhed Government of the Church of England, and the obfervation of its rites and ceremonies* and the...

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