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An Esay on the Thirty nine Articles. Chap. I. F the several Sorts of Variations in the
163 Chap. ii. Of the Transcript from the Records produced by
Archbishop Laud in the Starchamber ; of the Register
of the Upper Hurse of the Convocation in 1862, publish'd : by Dr. Gibson in bus Synodus Anglicana ; of the
MS. Copy of that Register; and of Dr. Heylyn's MS.
Abstract of some Records of Convocation, 165 Chap. iii. The Proceedings of the Convocation with relas
tion to the Articles dawn to Jan. 29. 1562. 175 Chap. iv. An Account of the Latin Ms. in Bennet Colm
lege Library, which was Sign'd by the Bishops on Jan. 1.29. 1562,2
176 Chap. v. Of the Subscription of the Bishops. 182 Chap. vi. Of tbe Subfcriptions of the Inferior Clergy: 191 Chạp, vii. That the Ariicles passed by the Convocation, on were recorded in the Registry of the Archbishop of Can- terbury. sy39 Chap. viii. That the Bennet College Lacin MS of 1562 is no Record.
Obserów. Wolf's Edition, and of the Correčtions and
Chap.xxii. That the Latin Text of the Articles was rez
vised, and an autþentic English Transation of them
fcribe the Articles of 1562, before the rear 1971; with,
Chap. xxxiv. An Objection from fome Passages of Arcb
bishop Laud, Mr. Chillingworth, Archbishop Bramhall, and. Bishop Stillingfleet, answered. 424 fcribers of the Articles.
1. line 23. read 35. p. 164. 1. 24. read MS. A. p. 1734
1.4. blot out intire. . p. 209. 1. 22. read Chefton.,-26. read Cottrell. l. 34. read Fluyd. p. 210. 1. 22. read Mevrick. P: 214 , 1. 7. read of injured. p. 216.1. 9. read Bishop of Ely. p. 222. 1. 12. Tead Pointings, the manifest Miftake of et for est in Art. 2. Numb. 20. and. p. 288. 1. 21. read 4to. P. 307. 1. 34. read 64,66,67. p. 326. 1. 11. for write read Copy. p. 410. 1. 32. read Editor ; because.
The Errata of the Collation are printed at the
End of the Book.
Shall prepare the way for my intended Elay, by exhibiting a Collation of all the ancient Copies of the Articles, both Printed and Ma
nufcript. Now there are two MS. Copies of the Articles, the one in Latin, the other in English, which were both given, with a vast Quantity of other MSS. to Corpus Cbristi (commonly call'd Bennet) College in Cambridge, by Archbishop Parker. The Latin Copy was figned Jan. 29. 1562. and the English Copy was signed May 11. 1571. Each of these Copies is denoted in the following Collation by the Letters MS. But the Distinction is apparent notwithstanding. For when the Reference belongs to the Latin Text, the Letters MS. betoken the Latin Copy ; but when the Reference belongs to the English Text, those Letters betoken the English one.
The Printed Copies are numerous. They are partly Latin, and partly English.
One Latin Copy is printed in O&avo by Reginald Wolf. It conțains 36 Pages (reckoning the Title, and the Blank on the back side of it, for two) but the Pages are not numbred. It bears Date 1563. In the Title Page there is a Fruit Tree describ'd in a sort of a Target, under which are two Boys; the one seems climbing, the other gathers the Fruit fallen to the Ground; and between the Limbs of the Tree there is a Label with Charitas in it. The Articles are printed in Roman, but the Titles in