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*. License obtained from the Respective Arthbijbop

* or Ordinary of the Diocejs according to the

* haws and Statutes of this Realm, fur which

* he should pay n d. only, and before Subscript

* lion and Acknowledgment made as aforesaid j

* then every such School-Master or other instruct'tag or teaching as aforesaid, jhould fur the sirst 'Offence suffer Three Months Imprisonment

* without Bail, and sur every second, and other 'such Offence, jhould suffer Three Months Im« prifvnment without Bail or Mainprite, and also

* forfeit to his Majesty the Sum of j 1.

'And whereas notwithstanding the said Act, 'Sundry Papists and other Persons dissenting

* from the Church of England, have taken up« on them to Instruct and Teach Youth as Tu

* tors and School-Masters, and have set up 'Schools and Seminaries for the Education of

* several Persons, in Reading, Scholastick, Aca1 demicai or other Literature. -—Whereoy, ii

* due and speedy Remedy be not had, great 'Danger might ensue to this Church and State.

* For the making the said recited Act more 'effectual, and for preventing the Danger afore'saidt

'Be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent, '£srV. That every Person or Persons who Ihall

* from and after the Day of

* next ensuing, keep any Publick or Private 'School or Seminary, or Teach or Instruct any « Youth as Tutor or School Master, orSchool

* Mistress, in Reading, Scholastick, Academical, 'or other Literature, within that Part of Great « Britain called England, the Dominion of 'IValts, or Town of Berwick upon Tweed,

* before such Person or Persons ttiall have Snb•; _l scribed 'scribed the Declaration or Acknowledgmetir

* before recited, and shall havehad and obtained 'a License from the Respective Archbishop or « Bishop, or Ordinary of the Place, under his

* Seal of Office, for which the Party shall Pay

and no more; and in Case such fter

* son or Persons Ihall be thereof convicted by « the Oath of or more credible Wit« ness or Witnesses, before alls or more

* Justice or Justices of the Peace within any

* County, Riding, City, or Town Corporate, y where suefh Offence shall be committed in

* that Part of Great Britain called England,; 'which Oath such Justice or Justices are here'by impowered and required to Administer,

* and shall, and may. Provided always,

* and be it hereby enacted, That ffo License

* shall be granted by any Archbishop, Bishop, '- or Ordinary, unless the Person or Persons 'who sue for the same, shall produce a Certj'ficate of his, her, or their having receives 'the Sacrament according to the Usage ofthe 'Church of England, in some Parish-Church 'within the Space of .

'next before Grant of such License under the 'Hand of * 1 nor muff .such

'Person or Persons shall have taken and so.b'scribed the Oaths of Allegiance and1 Sutr'e

* macy, and Abjuration, as appointed by Law, «• before the said Archbishop, Bishop, or Ord> 'nary; which said Oaths the said Archbishop, 'Bishop, or Ordinary, are hereby impowered 'and required to Administer. And be it^uf'rher enacted by the Authority afoTeseid>That 'any Person who Sialfhaveobt^irl'da License f and subscribed the Declaration, and taken and

'sub* subscribed the Oaths above appointed, and 'should at any Time after, during the Time of 4 his, her, or their keeping any Publick or Private

* School or Seminary, or instructing any Youtri 'as Tutor or School-Master , in Reading, Scho'lastick, Academical1, or other Literature,

* knowing or willingly resortto, or bepresent

* at any Conventicle, Assembly, or Meeting, 'within England, Wales, or T own of Berwick 'on Tweed, for the Exercise of Religion in any

* other Manner than according to the Liturgy

* and Practice of the Church of England; or 'shall knowing or willingly be present at any 'Meeting or Assembly for the Exercise of Re'ligion, nltho' the Liturgy be there used?

* where Her Majesty (whom God long Pre'serve; and the Princess Sophia, or such others

IBall from time to time be lawfully appoint'ed to be pray'd for, shall riot there be pray'd 'for in express Words, according to the Li'turgy of the Church of England, Ihall

.M}* Provided always, That any Person who 'Ihall find him or themselves aggrieved by any 'such Judgment of the said Justice or Justices

* may appeal to the general Meeting oftheju'slices of the Peace of the next Quarter Sessions, 'to be held for the County, Riding, City, or 'Town Corporate, where the Offence shall

* have been committed ; who are hereby impow'ered there and then finally to hear and deter1 mine the same,and aoCertiorari shall be allowed 8 to remove any Conviction, or other Proceed'ing for or concerning any Matter or Thing J in this Act contained, but the Justice of Peace

• '. (hall « shall proceed thereupon, any soch Writ or « Writs of Ccrtiorari notwithstanding. And be

* it further Eoacted by the Authority aforesaid, « That if any Person licensed as aforesaid shall

* teach any other Catechism than the Catechism 'set forth in the Liturgy of the Church of 'England, or an Exposition thereof allowed, 'or nereafter to be allowed by the BiIhop of

* theDiocess, the Licenceof such Person shall « from thenceforth be and such'Person lhall be liable to

'And be it Enacted by the Authority aforesaid, 'That it shall and may be lawful to and sop 'the Bishop of the Diocess, or other proper 'Ordinary, to cite any Person or Persons

* whatsoever keeping Schools or Seminaries, 'or teaching without Licence as aforesaid, and 'proceed against and punish such Person, os

* Person* by Ecclesiastical Censore, this Act or

* any other Law to the contrary notwithstan'ding. Provided always, That no Person of'fending against this Act shall be punished twice 'for the same Offence.

There has not, ever since this Bill was first talked of, any Definition or Description been made of what this fame Schism is; nor has it been thought fit to explain whether the Word is to be taken in a Religious or a Political Sense: But as the Bill is proposed in a Parliament, and not a Convocation, we must receive it only in a Civil Consideration, and understand that the Schismaticks marked out in this Billj are such as do not conform to the Church as it is established by Law, and not as they are Persons who live in an erroneous Way with Re§ard to Faith or Piety.

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