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 1

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At the University Press, 1839

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Page 208 - This Book of Articles before rehearsed is again approved, and allowed to be holden and executed within the realm, by the assent and consent of our Sovereign Lady Elizabeth, by the Grace of God, of England, France, and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the Faith, &c.
Page 177 - From all sedition and privy conspiracy, from the tyranny of the Bishop of Rome, and all his detestable enormities, from all false doctrine and heresy, from hardness of heart, and contempt of thy word and commandment.
Page 77 - In the name of God amen. The 1 st day of September in the 36th year of the reign of our sovereign lord Henry VIII by the grace of God King of England, France and Ireland, defender of the faith and of the church of England and also of Ireland, in earth the supreme head, and in the year of our Lord God 1544.
Page 198 - VI, which is, and was of ancient time due to the imperial crown of this realm , that is , under God to have the sovereignty and rule over all manner of persons born within these her realms, dominions, and countries , of what estate, either ecclesiastical or temporal , soever they be , so as no other foreign power shall or ought to have any superiority over them.
Page 230 - There is but one living and true God, everlasting, without body, parts, or passions ; of infinite power, wisdom, and goodness; the Maker and Preserver of all things both visible and invisible. And in unity of this Godhead, there be three persons, of one substance, power, and eternity; the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost.
Page 185 - God's benefits, for the increase and abundance of his fruits upon the face of the earth, with the saying of the hundred and fourth Psalm, Benedic, anima mea, &c.
Page 185 - Procession about the church or churchyard, or other place, but immediately before high mass, the priests, with other of the quire, shall kneel in the midst of the church, and sing or say plainly and distinctly, the Litany which is set forth in English, with all the suffrages following...
Page 194 - ... for the comforting of such that delight in music, it may be permitted, that in the beginning or in the end of common prayers, either at morning or evening, there may be sung an hymn, or such like song to the praise of ALMIGHTY GOD in the best sort of melody and music that may be conveniently devised, having respect that the sentence of the hymn may be understanded and perceived.
Page 9 - ... whereby they may the better know their duties to God, to their sovereign lord the king, and their neighbour ; — ever gently and charitably exhorting them, and, in his majesty's name, straitly charging and commanding them( that, in the reading thereof, no man to reason or contend, but quietly to hear the reader.
Page 43 - English; but shall rather comfort and exhort every person to read the same, as the very lively word of God, and the special food of man's soul...

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