A History of the Churches in England and Scotland: From the Reformation to this Present Time, Volume 1

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T. Saint, 1771 - England
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Page 374 - He knew all the harbours and ports both of his own dominions and of France and Scotland, and how much water they had, and what was the way of coming into them.
Page 295 - Cheney, treasurer of the household ; sir John Gage, comptroller ; sir Anthony Wingfield, vice-chamberlain ; sir William Petre, secretary of state ; sir Richard Rich, sir John Baker, sir Ralph Sadler, sir Thomas Seymour, sir Richard Southwell, and sir Edmund Peckham».
Page 4 - We leave out of our consideration those territories which at the end of the fourteenth and the beginning of the fifteenth century...
Page 355 - Do you truft that you are inwardly moved by the Holy Ghoft...
Page 214 - They were to exhort the people to teach their children the Lord's Prayer, the Creed, and the Ten Commandments, in English : and every incumbent was to explain these, one article a day, till the people were instructed in them.
Page 433 - And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor and though I give my body to be burnt and have not charity, it profiteth me nothing...
Page 196 - ... and their poverty set them on to use many ill arts to grow rich. They were also much abroad, and kept no manner of discipline in their houses. But those houses were generally much richer than they seemed to be : for the abbots, raising great fines out of them, held the leases still low : and by that means, they were not obliged to entertain a greater number in their house, and so enriched themselves and their brethren by the fines that were raised ; for many houses, then rated at two hundred...
Page 107 - When shall we see the proud priest of Rome grant plenary indulgences to engage men to live in peace and charity, as * Fox, p. 494. f I/Enfant's Hist. of Constance. he does to engage Christians to murder each other?
Page 222 - ... Calendar, the 29th of December; but unusual honours were devised for this martyr of the liberties of the Church, greater than any that had been given to the martyrs for Christianity. The day of raising his body, or, as they called it, of his translation, being the...

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