British History Chronologically Arranged, 3; Comprehending a Chamfied Analysis of Events and Occurencis in Church and State from the First Invasions B

British History Chronologically Arranged, 3; Comprehending a Chamfied Analysis of Events and Occurencis in Church and State from the First Invasions B

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1847 edition. Excerpt: ...and two new bishoprics are to be erected, one at Manchester and the other at Ripon. The income of the archbishop of Canterbury is to be reduced to 15,000/.; that of the archbishop of Yoik to 10,0007.; that uf the tishop of London to 10,000/.; that of the bishop of Durham to S000/; that of the bishop of Winchester to 7000/.; that of the bishop of Ely to 5500/.; that of the bishop of St. Asuuh and Bangor to 5200A; and that of the bishop of Worcester to 5000/. These reductions amount altogether to a sum of about 28,500/. per annum. The uther bishops are to have incomes varying from 4000/. to 5000/. No ecclesiastical dignity or benefice is to be in future granted to any l.ishop to be held in commendum. These regulations, it is expected, will lessen translations by leaving only three or four sees objects of temptation. Acts were also passed for separating the palatinejuiisdicdictiou of Durham from the diiicese for extinguishing the secular jurisdiction uf the archt.ishop of York and the bishop of Ely in certain districts, and for imposing restrictions on the renewal of ecclesiastical leases. Finally, on the abandonment of the other church bills relative to residence and pluralities, and a uew appropriation of the revenues of cathedral and collegiate churches, a bill was introduced for suspending for one year appointments to dignities in these establishments, and to sinecure rectories. The Marriage Ant was partly a measure of church reform. It puts an end to -hat has long been, of all the grivances of thu dissenters, the one of which they have the most loudly complained. Instead of all persons, of whatever persuasion, being ibrceJ, as heretofore, in order to be legally married, to comply with the ritual of the established church, every person may...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236511126