A Collection of All the Ecclesiastical Laws, Canons, Answers, Or Rescripts ... Concerning the Government, Discipline and Worship of the Church of England, from Its First Foundation to the Conquest, that Have Hitherto Been Publish'd in the Latin and Saxonic Tongues. And of All the Canons and Constitutions Ecclesiastical, Made Since the Conquest and Before the Reformation in Any National Council, Or in the Provincial Synods of Canterbury and York, that Have Hitherto Been Publish'd in the Latin Tongue: Now First Translated Into English with Explanatory Notes, and Such Glosses from Lyndwood and Athone, as Were Thought Most Useful ...

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R. Knaplock, 1720 - Ecclesiastical law

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Page ccxxxiv - IT is reported commonly that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles, that one should have his father's wife. 2 And ye are puffed up, and have not rather mourned, that he that hath done this deed might be taken away from among you.
Page cxlv - ... forfeit his hide, or a ransom for it. If a freeman work without his lord's command, let him forfeit his freedom, or sixty shillings. Let a priest be liable to double punishment.
Page cclxxii - It was decreed in the twenty-second head, that all monastics and ecclesiastics be admonished to keep themselves always prepared for the holy Communion of the body and blood of our Lord ; and that rectors take diligent care that none of their subjects lead such dissolute wretched lives, as to be separated from the participation of the altar, (their sins so requiring,) or be careless in confessing, and doing penance for their crimes.
Page cdlxi - ... worship, and legerdemain, which carry men into various impostures, and to groves, and trees, and divers sorts of stones ; and many do exercise themselves in variety of whimseys to a criminal degree." What the clergy generally taught may be learned from the Capitula of Theodulf, in 994, where it is said, " In the preface, a man is commanded to love his Lord with all his heart, soul, and strength, and his neighbour as himself; that he keep the commandments, honour all men, and renounce his fleshly...
Page ccxix - Let the priests of God always diligently take care that the bread and wine and water (without which masses cannot be celebrated) be pure and clean ; for if they do otherwise they shall be punished with them who offered to our Lord vinegar mixed with gall, unless penitence relieve them.
Page liv - I must humbly declare my opinion, that it is impossible to establish the doctrine of Christ's Body and Blood being a real sacrifice by any other arguments but those by which we prove the Eucharist to have been instituted as a sacrifice by our blessed Saviour.
Page cdxiv - We charge that God's servants diligently perform their service and ministry to God, and intercede for all Christian folk, and that they be all faithful and obedient to their superiors, and all unanimous for their common benefit, and that they all be helpful and obedient to each other, both in relation to God and the world ; and that they be faithful and true to their worldly lords. And that they all honour each other, and that the inferiors obey the superiors with diligence, and that the superiors...