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the same acts, or any of them, did extend to the said late King Henry the Eighth, your highness father.
XI. And that it may also please your Highness, that it may 32 H. 8. c. 38. be enacted by the authority of this present parliament, That so much of one act or statute made in thể xxxij. year of the reign of your faid dear father King Henry the Eighth, intituled, An act concerning precontracts of marriages, and touching degrees of consanguinity, as in the time of the late King Edward the 2 & 3 Ed. 6. Sixth, your Highness most dear brother, by one other act or C. 23. statute, was not repealed;
XII. And also one act made in the xxxvij. year of the reign 37 H. 8. C. 19. of the said late King Henry the Eighth, intituled, An'act that doctors of the civil law, being married, may exercise ecclesiastical jurisdiction; (2) and all and every branches and articles' in the said two acts last mentioned, and not repealed in the time of the said late King Edward the Sixth, may from henceforth likewise stand and be revived, and remain in their full force and Arength, to all intents and purposes; any thing contained in the said act or repeal before mentioned, or any other matter or cause to the contrary notwithitanding.
XIII. And that it may also please your Highness, that it may What statutes further be enacted by the authority aforesaid, That all other p
- the statute of laws and statutes, and the branches and clauses of any act or ī& Ph.&M. statute, repealed and inade void by the said act of repeal, made c. 8. Thall con in the time of the said late King Philip and queen Mary, and tinue renot in this present act specially mentioned and revived, shall pealed. stand, remain, and be repealed and void, in such like manner and form as they were before the making of this act ; any thing herein contained to the contrary notwithstanding.
XIV. And that it may also please your Highness, that it may A revivor of be enacted by the authority aforesaid, That one act and statute the statute made in the first year of the reign of the late King Edward the Ed. 6. C. L. Sixth, your majesty's most dear brother, intituled, An act against such persons as shall unreverently speak against the sacrament of the body and blood of Christ, commonly called the Sacrament of the Altar, and for the receiving thereof under both kinds, and all and every branches, clauses and sentences therein contained, shall and may likewise from the last day of this session of parliament be revived, and from thenceforth shall and may stand, remain and be in full force, strength and effect, to all intents, constructions and purposes, in such like manner and form as the same was at any time in the first year of the reign of the said late King Edward the Sixth ; any law, statute, or other matter to the contrary in any wise notwithstanding.
XV. And that also it may please your Highness, that it may A repeal of be further established and enacted by the authority aforesaid, the statute of That one act and statute made in the first and second years of
je first and recond voorent 1 & 2 Ph,&M.
c. 6. the said late King Philip and Queen Mary, intituled, An act R. 2. stat. 2. for the reviving of three statutes made for the punishment of c. s. heresies; and also the said three statutes mentioned in the said 2 H. 4. C. 150 act, and by the same act revived, (2) and all and every branches, 2 H. So
articles, claufes and sentences contained in the said several acts and statutes, and every of them, shall be from the last day of this session of parliament deemed and remain utterly repealed, void and of none effect, to all intents and purposes; any thing in the said several acts, or any of them contained, or any other
matter or cause to the contrary notwithstanding.' The abolish. XVI. And to the intent that all usurped and foreign power ing of foreign and authority spiritual and temporal, may for ever be clearly authority.
extinguished, and never to be used or obeyed within this realm, or any other your Majesty's dominions or countries; (2) may it please your Highness that it may be further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That no foreign prince, person, prelate, state or potèntate spiritual or temporal, shall at any time after the last day of this session of parliament use, enjoy or exercise any manner of power, jurisdiction, superiority, authority, preheminence or privilege' spiritual or ecclesiastical, within this realm, or within any other your Majesty's dominions or countries that now be, or hereafter shall be, but from thenceforth the same shall be clearly abolished out of this realm, and all other your Highness dominions for ever; any statute, ordinance, custom, constitutions, or any other matter or cause whatso
ever to the contrary in any wise notwithstanding. Co. pla. fol. XVII. And that also it may likewise please your Highness, 465,487. that it may be established and enacted by the authority aforeEcclesiastical jurisdiction
faid, That such jurisdictions, privileges, superiorities and preannexed to heminences spiritual and ecclesiastical, as by any spiritual or ecthe crown. clesiastical power or authority hath heretofore been, or inay lawi Leonard
fully be exercised or used for the visitation of the ecclesiastical state and persons, and for reformation, order and correction of the same, and of all manner of errors, heresies, schisms, abuses, offences, contempts and enormities, shall for ever by authority of this present parliament be united and annexed to the imperial crown of this realm.
XVIII. And that your Highness, your heirs and successors, Kings or Queens of this realm, shall have full power and authority by virtue of this act, by letters patents under the great seal of England, to assign, name and authorize, when and as often as your Highness, your heirs or successors shall think meet and convenient, and for such and so long time as shall please your Highness, your heirs or successors, such person or persons being natural-born subjects to your Highness, your heirs or
successors, as your Majesty, your heirs or successors shall think The Queen meet, to exercise, use, occupy and execute under your Highmay allign ness, your heirs and successors, all manner of jurisdictions, pricommissioners
exercile vileges and preheminences, in any wise touching or concerning ecclesiastical any spiritual or ecclesiastical jurisdiction, within these your jurisdiction. realms of England and Ireland, or any other your Highness doRepealed 16 minions and countries : (2) and to visit, reform, redress, order, Car. 1. C. II.
correct and amend all such errors, heresies, schisms, abuses, off. 3.
fences, contempts and enormities whatsoever, which by any
tion, can or may lawfully be reformed, ordered, redressed, corrected, restrained or amended, to the pleasure of Almighty God, the increase of virtue, and the conservation of the peace and unity of this realm ; (3) and that such person or persons so to be named, afsigned, authorized and appointed by your Highness, your heirs or successors after the said letters patents to him or them made and delivered, as is aforesaid, shall have full power and authority by virtue of this act, and of the said letters patents under your Highness, your heirs and successors, to exercise, use and execute all the premisses, according to the tenour and effect of the said letters patents; any matter or cause to the contrary in any wise notwithstanding.
XIX. And for the better observation and maintenance of Who are com. this act, may it please your Highness that it may be further pellable to enacted by the authority aforesaid, That all and every arch
con take the oath.
y arch, Ecclesiastical bishop, bishop, and all and every other ecclesiastical person, and persons and other ecclesiastical officer and minister, of what estate, dignity, officers. preheminence or degree soever he or they be or shall be, (2) and all Judge. and every temporal judge, justice, mayor and other lay or temporal ultice.
po Mayor. officer and minister, and every other person having your High- Temporal of. ness fee or wages, (3) within this realm, or any your Highness ficer. dominions, shall make, take and receive a corporal oath upon He that hath the evangelist, before such person or persons as shall please your the Queen's Highness, your heirs or successors, under the great seal of Enge
our fee. land to assign and name, to accept and to take the same according to the tenour and effect hereafter following; that is to say,
I A. B. do utterly testify and declare in my conscience, That the Queen's The Oath of highness is the only supreme governor of this realm, and of all other her the Queen's Highness dominions and countries, as well in all spiritual or ecclesiastical supremacy. things or causes, as temporal; and that no foreign prince, person, prelate, Repealed by I state or potentate, hath or ought to have any jurisdiction, power, superi- W. & M. ority, preheminence, or authority ecclesiastical or spiritual, within this feff. 1. c.8.1.2., realm ; and therefore I do utterly renounce and forsake all foreign ju- 1 Bullt. 199. risdictions, powers, superiorities and authorities, and do promise, that from henceforth I shall bear faith and true allegiance to the Queen's Highness, her heirs and lawful succeffors, and to my power shall aslift and de. fend all jurisdi&tions, preheminences, privileges and authorities granted or belonging to the Queen's highness, her heirs and successors, or united and annexed to the imperial crown of this realm. So help me God, and by the contents of this book.
XX. And that it may also be enacted, That if any such arch- The penalty bishop, bishop or any other ecclesiastical officer or minister, or for refusing any of the said temporal judges, justiciaries, or other lay officer th or minister, shall peremptorily or obstinately refuse to take or receive the said oath; that then he so refusing shall forfeit and lose only during his life all and every ecclesiastical and spiritual promotion, benefice and office, and every temporal and lay promotion and office; which he hath solely at the time of such re. fusal made; and that the whole title, interest, and incumbency, in every such promotion, benefice, and other office, as against such person only so refusing, during his life, shall clearly cease and be void, as though the party fo refusing were dead.
fon or person that all and ereferred, promotother spiritual.com
and clefiaftic be by yod to any in a
XXI. And that also all and every such person and persons lo réfusing to take the faid oath, shall immediately after such refusal, be from thenceforth, during his life, disabled to retain or exercise any office or other promotion which he at the time of such refusal hath jointly, of in common, with any other per
XXII. And that all and every person and person's, that ät any time hereafter shall be preferred, promoted or collated to any archbishoprick or bishoprick, or to any other spiritual or. ecclesiastical benefice, promotion, dignity, office or ministry; or that shall be by your Highness, your heirs or successors, preferred or promoted to any temporal or lay office, ministry or service within this realm, or in any your Highness dominions, before he or they Thall take upon him or them to receive, use, exercise, supply, or occupy any such archbishoprick, bishoprick, promotion; dignity, office, ministry or service, shall likewise make, take, and receive the said corporal oath before mentioned, upon the evangelist, before such persons as have or shall have authority to admit any such person to any such office, ministry or service, or else before such person or persons as by your Highness, your heirs or successors, by commission under the great seal of England, shall be named, assigned or appointed tô miniIter the said oath.
XXIII. And that it may likewise be further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That if any such person or persons, as at any time hereafter shall be promoted, preferred or collated to any such promotion spiritual or ecclesiastical, benefice, office or ministry, or that by your Highness, your heirs or successors, shall be promoted or preferred to any temporal or lay office, ministry or service, shall and do peremptorily and obstinately refuse to take the same oath so to him to be offered ; that then he or they so refusing shall presently be judged disabled in the law to receive, take or have the same promotion spiritual or ecclesiastical, or the same temporal office, ministry or service within this realm, or any other your Highness dominions, to all intents, construc
tions and purposes. He that sueth XXIV. And that it may be further enacted by the authority livery or ouftre aforesaid, That all and every person and persons temporal, sule maine.
ing livery or oustre le maine out of the hands of your High
ness, your heirs or successors, before his or their livery or ouHe that doeth ster le maine sued forth and allowed, (2) and every temporal homage to the person or persons doing any homage to your Highness, your Queen.
heirs or successors, or that shall be received into service with He that shall
your Highness, your heirs or successors; (3) shall make, take into the and receive the said corporal oath before mentioned, before Queen's ser. the lord chancellor of England, or the lord keeper of the vice.
great seal for the time being, or before such person or persons as by your Highness, your heirs or successors, shall be named
and appointed to accept or receive the same. He that taketh XXV. And that also all and every person and persons taking orders. He that taketh orders, and all and every other person and persons which degrees in any shall be promoted or preferred to any degree of learning in any university.
university within this your realm or dominions, before he shall receive or take any such orders, or be preferred to any such degree of learning, shall make take and receive the said oath by this act set forth and declared as is aforesaid, before his or their ordinary, commissary, chancellor or vicechancellor, or their sufficient deputies in the said university.
XXVI. Provided always, and that it may be further enacted He that hath by the authority aforesaid, That if any person, having any estate eta
ritance in a of inheritance in any temporal office or offices, shall hereafter remo obstinately and peremptorily refuse to accept and take the said fico, first reoath as is aforesaid, and after at any time during his life shall fuieth, and willingly require to take and receive the said oath, and so do take then taken and accept the same oath before any person or persons that shall *** have lawful authority to minister the same ; that then every such person, immediately after he hath so received the said oath, shall be vested, judged and deemed in like estate and poffefsion of the said office, as he was before the said refusal, and shall and may use and exercise the said office in such manner and form as he should or might have done before such refusal; any thing in this act contained to the contrary in any wise notwithstanding.
XXVII. And for the more fure observation of this act, and the utter extinguishment of all foreign and usurped power and authority ; (2) may it please your Highness, that it may be further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That if any person or persons dwelling or inhabiting within this your realm, or in any other your Highness realms or dominions, of what estate, dignity or degree foever he or they be, after the end of thirty days next after the determination of this session of this present parliament, shall by writing, printing, teaching, preaching, express words, deed or act, advisedly, maliciously and directly affirm, hold, stand with, set forth, maintain or defend, the authority, preheminence, power or jurisdiction, spiritual or ecclesiastical, of any foreign prince, prelate, person, state or potentate whatsoever, heretofore claimed, used or usurped within this realm, or any dominion or country being within or under the power, dominion or obeysance of your Highness ; (3) or shall advisedly, maliciously and directly put in ure or execute any thing for the extolling, advancement, setting forth, maintenance or defence of any such pretended or usurped jurisdiction, power, preheminence and authority, or any part thereof; (4) that then every The penalty such person and persons so doing and offending, their abettors, of the mainaiders, procurers and counsellors, being thereof lawfully convic- tenance of foted and attainted, according to the due order and course of the With common laws of this realm, for his or their first offence shall Dyer 363. forfeit and lose unto your Highness, your heirs 'and successors, all his and their goods and chattels, as well real as personal.
XXVIII. And if any such person so convicted or attainted The forfeiture shall not have or be worth of his proper goods and chattels to for the first ofthe value of twenty pounds, at the time of his conviction or fence, attainder, that then every such person so convicted or attainted, over and besides the forfeiture of all his said goods and chattels, Vol. VI.