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The history of England - Page 335
by Rapin de Thoyras (Paul, M.) - 1757
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An Abridgement of the History of England: Being a Summary of Mr ..., Volume 1

Rapin de Thoyras (M., Paul) - Great Britain - 1747
...Cmfolatione* and Btde's Ecclefiajiical Hi/fry. What a fliame and reproach was it for the Engli/h Nation to be fo ignorant, when they had fo learned...excellent Prince complained bitterly that from the Humbtr to the Thames there was not a Prieft that underftood the Liturgy in his Mother Tongue, and that...
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The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V.

William Robertson - Europe - 1769 - 456 pages
...literally?" Regino Prumienfis ap. Bruck. Hift. Philof. v. iii. p. 631. Alfred the Great complained, that from the Humber to the Thames there was not a prieft who underftood the liturgy in his mother tongue, or who could tramlate the eafieft piece of Latin ;...
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The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V.

William Robertson - Europe - 1777
...literally ?" Regino Prumienfis ap. Bruck. Hift. Philof. v. iii. p. 631. Alfred the Great complained, that from the Humber to the Thames there was not a prieft who underftood the liturgy in his mother-tongue, or who could tranflate the eafieft piece of Latin...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 63

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1780
...the nakednefs of the land I S 4 * Alfred ' Alfred the Great, who died in the year 900, complained, that from the Humber to the Thames there was not a prieft that underfiood the Liturgy in his mother-tongue: and that from the Thames to the fea, there was not one...
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The County Magazine, Volume 1

Periodicals - 1788
...judge, who was an ecclehaitic too. Alfred the Great complained, towards the end of the ninth century, that " from the Humber to the Thames there was not a prieft, who understood the Liturgy in his mother-tongue, or could tranflate the eafieft piece of Latin :" f...
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Strictures on the Ecclesiastical and Literary History of Ireland:: From the ...

Thomas Campbell - Ireland - 1789 - 418 pages
...refleftions upon this head, it is not the lowefl ; " That Affer (in his life of Al" fred) complains, that from the Humber to the " Thames, there was not a prieft that underftood " the liturgy in the mother tongue, and that from " the Thames to the fea, there was not one able " to tranflate the...
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An Answer to the Rev. Mr. Clarkson's Essay on the Slavery and Commerce of ...

Gilbert Francklyn - 1789 - 263 pages
...priefts increafed in proportion. If, in the ninth century, Alfred the Great had reafon to complain, " that, from the " Humber to the Thames, there was not a prieft " whounderftood the liturgy in his mother tongue, " or who could tranflate the eafieft piece of La"...
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An Introduction to and an History of Ireland, Volume 1

Sylvester O'Halloran - Ireland - 1803
...his Life of Alfred, firnamed the Great, and the moft learned of the Saxon-race, publicly complains, that, " From the Humber to the Thames, there was not " a prieft that underftood the liturgy in the mother " tongue ; and that from the Thames to the fea, there " was not one able to tranflate the...
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The History and Antiquities of Dissenting Churches and Meeting ..., Volume 4

Walter Wilson - Dissenters, Religious - 1814
...kingdom, and founded an university at Oxford. So universal was the ignorance which then prevailed, that this excellent prince complained bitterly, that from the Humber to the Thames, there was not a priest who understood the liturgy in his mother tongue ; and that from the Thames to the sea, there...
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B.C. 55-A.D. 1603

1845
...into Saxon, Pope Gregory's Pastoral, Bocthius de Consolatione, and Bedc's Ecclesiastical History. He complained bitterly, that from the Humber to the Thames there was not a priest that understood the Liturgy in his mother tongue, and that from the Thames to the sea, there...
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