The History of the Parochial Chapelry of Goosnargh in the County of Lancaster

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C. Simms, 1871 - Goosnargh (England) - 239 pages

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Page 31 - A toleration would be putting a sword into a madman's hand ; a cup of poison into the hand of a child...
Page 117 - I'm poor : The further in, the more they pay ; But here I lie as warm as they.
Page 31 - The Harmonious Consent of the Ministers of the Province within the County Palatine of Lancaster, with their Reverend Brethren the Ministers of the Province of London, in their late Testimonie to the Trueth of Jesus Christ, and to our Solemn League and Covenant ; as also against the Errours, Heresies, and Blasphemies of these times, and the Toleration of them.
Page 145 - Now God Almighty grant that we may be so, and that our hearts may be rectified to know truly what is mercy : for there is the point, Mr. Speaker. I have heard of...
Page 12 - ... received small pensions from the Crown. 1 The Chronicler of Vale Royal gives a most vivid and marvellous colouring to this event, which is here described so naturally and soberly by Gastrell. The Prince, we are told, was on his return from the Holy Land. His vow was instantaneously accepted by the Virgin, the vessel righted itself, and was miraculously brought safe into port ; the sailors disembarked, and the Prince landed last, on which the charm ceased, the vessel divided, and every fragment...
Page 148 - Stow further tells us that in 1551 an earthquake was felt at Croydon, and several neighbouring places. Fuller, in his " Church History of Britain" (1656), after mentioning the Black Assizes at Oxford, in 1577, adds "The like chanced some four years since at Croydon, in Surrey, where a great depopulation happened at the assizes of persons of quality, and the two judges, Baron Yates and Baron Rigby, died a few days after.
Page 25 - I to the Church the living call, and to the grave do summon all, AR 1728.
Page 146 - Rigby,* (with a noble scorne teareing the paper in his sight,) * tell that insolent rebell, hee shall neither have p'sons, goods. nor house ; when our strength and p'vision is spent, we shall find a fire more mercyfull than Rigby ; and then, if the providence of God p'vent it not, my goods and house shall burne in his sight : myselfe, children, and souldiers, rather than fall into his hands, will scale our religion and loyalty in the same flame...
Page 31 - ... a sword into a madman's hand ; a cup of poison into the hand of a child ; a letting loose of madmen with firebrands in their hands...
Page 124 - Bushall styled doctor of divinity, was vicar of Lancaster parish this hot persecution time, and was a person of a moderate disposition, and much discouraged persecution for religion, or prosecution of any of his parish for what was customary due, and very courteous to dissenters of all denominations ; so that none of his parishioners were troubled by him.

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