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Page 125 - the queen's majesty," there is one which orders that " the sacramental bread be made and formed plain, without any figure thereupon, of the same fineness and fashion round, though somewhat bigger in compass and thickness, as the usual bread and water, heretofore named singing cakes, which served for the use of the private
Page 18 - In writing to Paulinus, our countryman Alcuin recommends himself to his good prayers, and begs to be more especially remembered by him at mass: " At that time," says Alcuin to his friend, " when thou shalt consecrate bread and wine into the substance of the body and blood of Christ.
Page 63 - That France was much beholden to the Anglo-Saxons for learning and holy example, is with thankfulness acknowledged by Hucbald, a French monk of high reputation at the end of the ninth and the beginning of the tenth century, who, in writing the life of our
Page 115 - If we look back at the usages of the Western or Latin part of the Church we shall find, at the end of the fifth and the beginning of the sixth century, the bishops—both at home in their own
Page 140 - offering, that He would vouchsafe to be " mindful of all here present, for whom we offer or who offer up to Thee this sacrifice of praise for themselves, their families, and their friends, for the redemption of their souls, for the health and salvation they hope for,
Page 133 - An act of parliament and a letter from the privy council declared, " that according to the first institution and use of the primitive Church, the most holy sacrament of the body and blood of our Saviour Jesus Christ, should be distributed to the people under the kinds of bread and
Page 244 - forward carrying for a banner a silver cross and the image of our Lord and Saviour painted on a board; and as they walked in procession, they sang the litanies. Just so, a little later, did they draw nigh, with the holy cross and image of Christ upraised, to the walls of Canterbury, wherein, by the kindness of the prince, an abode had
Page 230 - on his road to the threshold of the Apostles), it is said : " Tres Pandectes fecit describi, quorum duo per totidem sua monasteria posuit in ecclesiis, ut cunctis qui aliquod capitulum de utrolibet Testamento legere voluissent, in promptu esset invenire quod cuperent: tertium autem Romam profecturus donum beato Petro apostolorum principi offerre decrevit
Page 110 - supersunt, vel de panibus quos offerunt fideles ad ecclesiam, vel certe de suis, presbyter convenienter partes incisas habeat in vase nitido, ut post missarum sollemnia, qui communicare non fuerunt parati, eulogias omni die dominico, et in diebus festis exinde accipiant, et illa unde eulogias presbyter daturus est ante