A History of the Reformation of the Church of England. 3 Vols. [in 6, And] Index, Volume 3, Part 1

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Clarendon Press, 1829
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Page 637 - Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels ; to the general assembly and church of the firstborn, who are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect, and to Jesus the Mediator• of the new covenant.
Page vii - Christ's natural flesh and blood, for the sacramental bread and wine remain still in their very natural substances, and therefore may not be adored (for that were idolatry, to be abhorred of all faithful Christians), and the natural body and blood of our Saviour Christ are in heaven, and not here ; it being against the truth of Christ's natural body to be at one time in more places than one.
Page 307 - February, a statute against simony was treated of: there was also some discourse about the translating the Lord's Prayer, the Creed, and the Ten Commandments, in the vulgar tongue; and it was considered, how some words in them ought to be translated ; but what these were, is not mentioned : only it seems there was a design to find faults in every thing that Cranmer had done. On the 24th of February...
Page 56 - ... to have learned that craft to which you advise me, for they, observing that the world would not willingly suit their lives to the rules that Christ has given, have fitted his doctrine as if it had been a leaden rule, to their lives, that so some way or other they might agree with one another.
Page 487 - Inquisition gives this account — that had not the holy tribunal put a stop to those reformers, the protestant religion had run through Spain like wild-fire. People of all degrees, and of both sexes, being wonderfully disposed at that time to have embraced it: and the writer of the pontifical history, who was present at some of those executions, says, that had those learned men been let alone but three months longer, all Spain would have been put into a flame by them. The most eminent of them all...
Page 404 - I was ignorant of the setting to of that title ; and as soon as I had knowledge thereof, I did not like it. Therefore, when I complained thereof to the council, it was answered by them, that the book was so entitled, because it was set forth in the time of the convocation.
Page 406 - Articles, and to cause them to be subscribed. This was done pursuant to the archbishop's motion to the king and council ; for he had desired, "That all bishops might have authority from him to cause all their preachers, archdeacons, deans, prebendaries, parsons, vicars, curates, with all their clergy, to subscribe the said Articles. And he trusted that such a concord and quietness in religion should shortly follow thereon, as else is not to be looked for in many years.
Page 59 - ... religion he pleased, and might endeavour to draw others to it by the force of argument, and by amicable and modest ways, but without bitterness against those of other opinions; but that he ought to use no other force but that of persuasion, and was neither to mix with it reproaches nor violence; and such as did otherwise were to be condemned to banishment or slavery.
Page 59 - When More was raised to the chief post in the ministry, he became a persecutor even to blood, and defiled those hands which were never polluted with bribes.
Page 285 - ... hands. Wherefore, if it please his Majesty to put him in the Dean's room, I do not doubt but that he should be a light to all the deans and ministers of colleges in this realm: for I know that when he was but a president of a college in Cambridge, his house was better ordered than all the houses in Cambridge besides.

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