SELECT STATUTES AND OTHER CONSTITUTIONAL DOCMENTS

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Page 7 - 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, preheminence, or authority ecclesiastical or spiritual, within this realm...
Page 96 - ... for setting to work all such persons, married or unmarried, having no means to maintain them , and use no ordinary and daily trade of life to get their living by...
Page 190 - And that the holy table in every church be decently made, and set in the place where the altar stood, and there commonly covered as thereto belongeth, and as shall be appointed by the visitors, and so to stand, saving when the communion of the sacrament is to be distributed ; at which time the same shall be so placed in good sort, within the chancel, as whereby the minister may be more conveniently heard of the communicants in his prayer and ministration, and the communicants also more conveniently...
Page 391 - Sir, will you grant and keep, and by your oath confirm to the people of England, the laws and customs to them granted by the kings of England, your lawful and religious predecessors ; and namely, the laws, customs, and franchises' granted to the clergy by the glorious king St. Edward, your predecessor, according to the laws of God, the true profession of the gospel established in this kingdom, and agreeing to the prerogative of the kings thereof, and the ancient customs of this realm* ? King. I grant,...
Page 45 - ... yield unto the hired person, both in the time of scarcity and in the time of plenty, a convenient proportion of wages.
Page 20 - Provided always, and be it enacted, that such ornaments of the church and of the ministers thereof shall be retained and be in use as was in this Church of England by authority of parliament in the second year of the reign of King Edward the Sixth until other order shall be therein taken by the authority of the queen's majesty, with the advice of her commissioners appointed and authorized under the great seal of England for causes ecclesiastical or of the metropolitan of this realm.
Page 178 - Rome might do either in centuriatis comitiis or tributis, the same may be done by the parliament of England, which representeth and hath the power of the whole realm both the head and the body.
Page 449 - ... one body corporate and politic, in deed and in name, by the name of the Governor and Company of Merchants of London, Trading into the East Indies.
Page 122 - because we were so occupied in other matters that we had no time to examine them how they agreed with the word of God.' 'What!' said he, ' surely you mistake the matter; you will refer yourselves wholly to us therein!' 'No; by the faith I bear to God...
Page 409 - Let judges also remember, that Solomon's throne was supported by lions on both sides: let them be lions, but yet lions under the throne; being circumspect that they do not check or oppose any points of sovereignty.

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