The Church Under Queen Elizabeth: An Historical Sketch

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T. Baker, 1896 - England - 376 pages
 

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Page 261 - I know I have but the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart of a King, and of a King of England too...
Page 34 - Receive the Holy Ghost for the office and work of a Bishop in the Church of God, now committed unto thee by the imposition of our hands; In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.
Page xxiii - ... when any cause of the law divine happened to come in question, or of spiritual learning, then it was declared, interpreted and showed by that part of the said body politic, called the spiritualty, now being usually called the English Church...
Page 40 - Highness' dominions and countries, as well in all spiritual or ecclesiastical things or causes as temporal, and that no foreign prince, person, prelate, state or potentate hath or ought to have any jurisdiction, power, superiority, pre-eminence or authority ecclesiastical or spiritual within this realm...
Page 273 - These respects, we find, do greatly trouble her Majesty, who, we assure you, has sundry times protested, that if the regard of the danger of her good subjects and faithful servants did not more move her than her own peril, she would never be drawn to assent to the shedding of her blood.
Page 96 - His seed also will I make to endure for ever, and his throne as the days of heaven.
Page 40 - I, AB, do utterly testify and declare in my conscience, that the queen's highness is the only supreme governor of this realm, and of all other her highness's dominions and countries, as well in all spiritual or ecclesiastical things or causes, as temporal...
Page 40 - Highness's dominions and countries, as well in all Spiritual or Ecclesiastical things or causes, as Temporal ; and that no foreign prince, person, prelate, state, or potentate hath, or ought to have, any jurisdiction, power, superiority, preeminence, or authority, Ecclesiastical or Spiritual, within his Majesty's said realms, dominions, and countries.
Page 272 - Wherein, besides a kind of lack of love towards her, she noteth greatly that you have not that care of your own particular safeties, or rather of the preservation of religion and the public good...
Page 64 - The scenic apparatus of divine worship is now under agitation; and those very things which you and I have so often laughed at, are now seriously and solemnly entertained by certain persons (for we are not consulted) as if the Christian religion could not exist without something tawdry.

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