Early Religious History of Maryland: Maryland Not a Roman Catholic Colony, Religious Toleration Not an Act of Roman Catholic Legislation. Being the Substance of a Lecture Delivered Before the Guild of "All Saints Church," Baltimore

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Innes & Company, 1876 - Maryland - 34 pages
 

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Page 6 - And furthermore the PATRONAGES and ADVOWSONS of all churches which, (with the increasing Worship and Religion of CHRIST,) within the said Region...
Page 9 - AND if, peradventure, hereafter it may happen that any Doubts or Questions should arise concerning the true Sense and Meaning of any Word, Clause or Sentence, contained in this our present CHARTER, WE will, charge and command, THAT Interpretation to be applied, always, and in all Things, and in all our Courts and Judicatories whatsoever, to obtain which shall be judged to be the more beneficial, profitable, and favourable to the aforesaid now Baron of BALTIMORE, his Heirs and Assigns...
Page 29 - I will not by myself or any other, directly or indirectly, trouble, molest, or discountenance, any person professing to believe in Jesus Christ, for or in respect of religion.
Page 28 - ... indirectly trouble molest or discountenance any person whatsoever in the said province professing to believe in Jesus Christ and in particular no Roman Catholick for or in respect of his or her religion nor in his or her free exercise thereof within the said province so as they be not unfaithful to his said lordship or molest or conspire against the civil government established here under him...
Page 7 - Carolina shall be of our Allegiance; And that all and singular the Subjects and liege people of us, our heirs and Successors, transported...
Page 7 - ... all privileges, franchises and liberties of this our kingdom of England, freely, quietly, and peaceably to have and possess, and the same may use and enjoy in the same manner as our liege-men born, or to be born within our said kingdom of England, without impediment, molestation, vexation, impeachment, or grievance of us, or any of our heirs or successors ; any statute, act, ordinance, or provision to the contrary thereof, notwithstanding.
Page 29 - ... lieutenant here without my consent or privity molest or disturb any person within this province professing to believe in Jesus Christ merely for or in respect of his or her religion or the free exercise thereof upon notice or complaint thereof made unto me I will apply my power and...
Page 7 - We will also, and of our more abundant grace, for us, our heirs and successors, do firmly charge, constitute, ordain, and command, that the said province be of our allegiance ; and that all and singular the subjects and liege-men of us, our heirs and successors, transplanted, or hereafter to be transplanted into the province aforesaid, and the children of them, and of others their descendants, whether already born there, or hereafter to be born, be and shall be natives and liege-men of us, our heirs...
Page 29 - Christ merely for or in respect of his or her religion or the free exercise thereof, upon notice or complaint thereof made unto me I will apply my power and authority to relieve and protect any person so molested or troubled, whereby he may have right done him for any damage which he shall suffer in that kind, and to the utmost of my power will cause all and every such person or persons as shall molest or trouble any other person or persons in that manner to be punished...
Page 9 - Courts and Judicatories whatsoever, to obtain which shall be judged to be the more beneficial, profitable, and favorable to the aforesaid now Baron of Baltimore, his Heirs and Assigns: Provided always, that no Interpretation thereof be made, whereby God's holy and true Christian Religion, or the Allegiance due to Us, our Heirs and Successors, may in any wise suffer by Change, Prejudice, or Diminution...

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