Documentary Annals of the Reformed Church of England: Being a Collection of Injunctions, Declarations, Orders, Articles of Inquiry, &c. from the Year 1546 to the Year 1716, Volume 2
At the University Press, 1839
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Page 237 - a liberty to tender consciences, and that no man should be disquieted or called in question for differences of opinion in matters of religion, which do not disturb the peace of the kingdom...
Page 191 - And as for our good people's lawful recreation, our pleasure likewise is, that after the end of divine service our good people be not disturbed, letted or discouraged from any lawful recreation, such as dancing, either men or women, archery for men, leaping, vaulting, or any other such harmless recreation, nor from having of May games, Whitsun ales, and morris dances, and the setting up of maypoles and other sports therewith used: so as the same be had in due and convenient time, without impediment...
Page 112 - Bible: Tindale's, Matthew's, Coverdale's, Whitchurch's, Geneva. 15. Besides the said directors before mentioned, three or four of the most ancient and grave divines in either of the universities, not employed in translating, to be assigned by the Vice-Chancellor upon conference with the rest of the Heads to be overseers of the translations, as well Hebrew as Greek, for the better observation of the fourth rule above specified.
Page 173 - Articles established; which is an argument to us that they all agree in the true, usual, literal meaning of the said Articles ; and that even in those curious points in which the present differences lie, men of all sorts take the Articles of the Church of England to be for them ; which is an argument again that none of them intend any desertion of the Articles established...
Page 249 - ... which only concern the confession of the true Christian faith and the doctrine of the sacraments...
Page 316 - But among many other considerations, from this especially, because that declaration is founded upon such a dispensing power as hath been often declared illegal in parliament, and particularly in the years 1662 and 1672, and in the beginning of your majesty's reign...
Page 193 - ... that, under pretence of taking away abuses, there hath been a general forbidding, not only of ordinary meetings, but of the feasts of the dedication of the churches, commonly called Wakes...
Page 364 - Whereas the most Reverend Father in God, our right trusty and right entirely beloved...
Page 326 - God of peace for an universal blessed union of all reformed churches, both at home and abroad, against our common enemies, and that all they who do confess the holy name of our dear Lord, and do agree in the truth of His holy Word, may also meet in one holy communion, and live in perfect unity and godly love.
Page 20 - ... things may be. Two principal causes have I ever known of atheism ; curious controversies, and profane scoffing: now that these two are joined in one, no doubt that sect will make no small progression. And here I do much esteem the wisdom and religion of that bishop which replied to the first pamphlet of this kind, who remembered that a fool was to be answered, but not by becoming like unto him ; and considered the matter which he handled, and not the person with whom he dealt.