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afterwards Alderman Archdeacon Ashton Baronet Bishop Labourne Bishop of Durham Bishop of Lincoln Bishop of Oxon Bishop of St Booth brother Callis CAMD Cant Captain Cartwright chapel chaplain Chester Cholmondeley church coach Coll Commissioners cousin Cradock curate daughter David's Dean of Ripon Diary dined with Sir dinner Earl Fellows Fogg gave Governor High Sheriff Hough James Poole James the Second Jonathan Jennings King James King's levee lady letter lodged Lord Brandon Lord Chancellor Lord President Magdalene College Mainwaring Major-general Marquess Massey Mickelton Molineux morning night Peter Whalley prayers preached Prebendary promised received returned Richard Wiseman Sacrament sealed sent sermon Sir Edmund Wiseman Sir James Poole Sir John Arderne Sir John Lowther Sir Richard Graham Sir Richard Wiseman Sir Roger L'Estrange Sir Rowland Stanley Sir Thomas Grosvenor Sir William supped supper Testim thence took my leave uxor vicar Warburton Whalley Whitehall Whitley wife Wigan William Fanshaw Windsor Wright wrote
Page ix - King's authority above law ; which he said was only a method of government to which Kings might submit as they pleased ; but their authority was from God, absolute and superior to law, which they might exert as oft as they found it necessary for the ends of government. So he was looked on as a man that would more effectually advance the designs of Popery, than if he should turn over to it.
Page ix - He spoke very agreeably, and with much spirit." P. 695. Burnet. " Cartwright was promoted to Chester. He was a man of good capacity, and had made some progress in learning. He was ambitious and servile, cruel and boisterous ; and, by the great liberties he allowed himself, he fell under much scandal of the worst sort
Page 74 - I was at his Majesty's levee; from whence, at nine o'clock, I attended him into the choir, where he healed 350 persons. After which he went to his devotions in the Shire Hall, and Mr. Penn held forth in the Tennis Court, and I preached in the Cathedral.
Page 6 - ... were too scandalous to be repeated. Yet, when Sancroft saw what danger he might incur, if he were sued in a premunire, he consented to consecrate them. [An accident happened in the action that struck him much. When he was going to give the chalice in the sacrament, he stumbled on one of the steps of the altar, and dashed out all the consecrated wine that was in it, which was much taken notice of, and gave himself the more trouble, since he was frightened to such a consecration by so mean a fear...
Page 84 - Dr. Aldworth, had been removed. When the orders of the Ecclesiastical Commissioners were sent to the Fellows, there was no one who would admit that he was the proper person to receive them, so that the messenger returned with them to town ; whereupon the Fellows were summoned to appear before the Commissioners for their contempt, and the messenger was directed to proceed again to Oxford and to affix the orders to the gates of the College. Meanwhile, a royal inhibition was issued against any proceeding...
Page 90 - Whereas your lordships this morning have been pleased, pursuant to the former decree of the lord commissioners, to deprive me of the place of president of this college, and to strike my name out of the buttery book ; I do hereby protest against the said proceedings, and against all that you have done, or hereafter shall do in prejudice of me and my right, as illegal, unjust, and null : and I do hereby appeal to our sovereign lord the king in his courts of justice.
Page 86 - Chapel, where the crowd being great, and no preparations made for our sitting, we adjourned into the hall, where the crowd being great, we sent Mr. Atterbury for the proctors, who came accordingly to keep the peace. Mr. Tucker read the King's Commission. Mr. Atterbury returned the citation on oath. Having called over the fellows, I made a speech for the occasion of the visitation,* and adjourned till 2 in the afternoon. We went to prayers in the chapel. There dined with us Mr. Barnard the proctor,...
Page 15 - ... lodged at Frodsham ; from whence I was conducted, 30 Nov., by the high sheriff and governor, and a great train of the gentry on horseback, and ten coaches, into the city, the guards drawn up from the gates to the palace, and was visited by most of the gentlemen and ladies about the city. December. 1. I was sung into the cathedral by the choir in procession, and enthroned by Mr. Dean, and sung back into the palace after prayers.
Page 90 - I do hereby Protest against all your Proceedings, and against all that you have done, or hereafter shall do, in prejudice of me and my Right, as illegal, unjust and null, and therefore I appeal to my Sovereign Lord the King in his Courts of Justice.
Page 14 - ... me over the moors to the Ferry's inn at the 4 Cards in Hilton, where my son John, and Mr. Callis, Mr. Peake, and Mr. Turner, curates of Wigan, met me." [Nov.] "27. I came to Wigan before noon, was met 3 miles off by the mayor and aldermen, and several neighbouring gentlemen ; and on my entrance into town was saluted with an elegant speech in Latin, and as well delivered, by Mr. Shaw the schoolmaster; after which having visited the parsonage house, to which they accompanied me, and sealed a mandate...