A History of the Christian Church During the Reformation

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Macmillan and Company, 1865 - Church history - 459 pages

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Page 359 - Edward the sixth., which is and was of ancient time due to the imperial crown of this realm, that is, under God to have the sovereignty and rule over all manner of persons born within these her realms, dominions, and countries, of what estate, cither ecclesiastical or temporal, soever they be ; so as no other foreign power shall or ought to have any superiority over them.
Page 424 - And in these our doings, we condemn no other nations, nor prescribe any thing, but to our own people only. For we think it convenient that every country should use such ceremonies, as they shall think best to the setting forth of God's honour or glory, and to the reducing of the people to a most perfect and godly living, without error or superstition.
Page 211 - That they shall provide within three months next after this visitation, one book of the whole Bible, of the largest volume in English.
Page 359 - God's Word or of the Sacraments, the which thing the injunctions also lately set forth by Elizabeth our Queen do most plainly testify ; but that only prerogative which we see to have been given always to all godly princes in holy Scriptures by God himself; that is, that they should rule all states and degrees committed to their charge by God, whether they be Ecclesiastical or Temporal, and restrain with the civil sword the stubborn and evil doers.
Page 359 - God's Word, or of the Sacraments, the which thing the Injunctions also lately set forth by Elizabeth our Queen do most plainly testify; but that only prerogative, which we see to have been given always to all godly Princes in holy Scriptures by God himself...
Page 365 - Religion agreed upon by the archbishops and bishops of both provinces, and the whole clergy in the convocation holden at London in the year of our Lord...
Page 244 - ... but only such as heretofore have been determined, ordered or adjudged to be heresy by the authority of the Canonical Scriptures, or by the first four General Councils or any of them, or by any other General Council wherein the same was declared heresy by the express and plain words of the said Canonical Scriptures...
Page 369 - Turn convocatis et convenientibus libere, quorum corda deus tetigerit, ut vobiscum idem sentiant et sapiant, procedatis in nomine domini et eligite quem et quos volueritis, qui digni et idonei visi fuerint, turn impositis super eos manibus illorum, qui potiores inter vos fuerint, confirmetis et commendetis eos populo et Ecclesiae seu universitati, sintque hoc ipso vestri Episcopi, ministri seu pastores, Amen.
Page 213 - Scriptures, one uniform order for Common Prayers and administration of the Sacraments, hath been, and is, most godly set forth, not only by the common agreement and full assent of the nobility and commons of the late session of our late parliament, but, also, by the like assent of the bishops in the same parliament, and of all other the learned men of this our realm, in their synods and convocations provincial...
Page 244 - 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.

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