The Privileges of the University of Cambridge: Together with Additional Observations on Its History, Antiquities, Literature, and Biography, Volume 1

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Longman, 1824
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Page 434 - And they do claim, demand and insist upon all and singular the premises as their undoubted rights and liberties, and that no declarations, judgments, doings or proceedings to the prejudice of the people in any of the said premises ought in any wise to be drawn hereafter into consequence or example.
Page 549 - Highness's dominions and countries, as well in all spiritual or ecclesiastical things or causes, as temporal; and that no foreign prince, person, prelate, state or potentate, hath or ought to have any jurisdiction, power, superiority, pre-eminence, or authority ecclesiastical or spiritual within this realm...
Page 492 - ... (besides one, sometimes two or more of the best livings) collegiate masterships in the universities, rich lectures in the city, setting sail to all winds that might blow gain into their covetous bosoms...
Page 550 - 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 493 - Thus they who of late were extolled as our greatest deliverers, and had the people wholly at their devotion, by so discharging their trust as we see, did not only weaken and unfit themselves to be dispensers of what liberty they pretended, but unfitted also the people, now grown worse and more disordinate, to receive or to digest any liberty at all.
Page 364 - Whereas his Majesty is informed, that the practice of reading sermons is generally taken up by the preachers before the University, and therefore continues even before himself; his Majesty hath commanded me to signify to you his pleasure, that the said practice, which took its beginning...
Page 549 - That the Book of Common Prayer, and of ordering of bishops, priests, and deacons, containeth in it nothing contrary to the word of God, and that it may lawfully so be used; and that he himself will use the form in the said book prescribed, in public prayer, and administration of the sacraments, and none other.
Page 382 - ... to use the writer's own words, " that not only those arts which are called liberal, but also all, or the most part of all, other arts and sciences, proper and fit for ingenious and liberal persons, were and are in this city, professed, taught, and studied...
Page 551 - ... and the directions religiously, and to give His Majesty a good account of them carefully; which I pray God you may; and so with my love to yourself, and the rest of the heads, I commit you to God. From court, this 12th day of December, 1616. " Your very loving friend,

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