The Annals of England: An Epitome of English History, from Contemporary Writers, the Rolls of Parliament, and Other Public Records

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J. Parker, 1876 - Great Britain - 643 pages

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Page 519 - A Corporation for the Promoting and Propagating the Gospel of Jesus Christ in New England.
Page 500 - Majesties protestant subjects dissenting from the church of England from the penalties of certain laws...
Page 337 - The expense is reckoned, the enterprise is begun ; it is of God, it cannot be withstood. So the faith was planted, so it must be restored.
Page 523 - For Englishmen are no more to be Slaves to Parliaments, than to a King ! Our name is LEGION, and we are Many.
Page 47 - Concerning our land boundaries : Up on the Thames, and then up on the Lea, and along the Lea unto its source, then right to Bedford, then up on the Ouse unto Watling Street. 2. Then is this : If a man be slain, we estimate all equally dear, English and Danish, at viii. half marks of pure gold ; except the 'ceorl' who resides on 'gafol' land and their 'liesings;' they also are equally dear, either at cc.
Page 320 - She answered, That her soul was God's, and her faith she would not change, nor dissemble her opinion with contrary doings. It was said I constrained not her faith, but willed her not as a king to rule, but as a subject to obey ; and that her example might breed too much inconvenience.
Page 468 - ... the growing and dangerous practices of seditious sectaries and other disloyal persons, who, under pretence of tender consciences, do at their meetings, contrive insurrections...
Page 334 - So I returned, and considered all the oppressions that are done under the sun: and behold the tears of such as were oppressed, and they had no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors there was power; but they had no comforter. Wherefore I praised the dead which are already dead more than the living which are yet alive.
Page 377 - I do further swear, that I do from my heart abhor, detest, and abjure as impious and heretical this damnable doctrine and position, that princes which be excommunicated, or deprived by the Pope, may be deposed or murdered by their subjects, or any other whatsoever.

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