The Church History of Britain; From the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year 1648 Volume 2

The Church History of Britain; From the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year 1648 Volume 2

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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. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ...of Cambridge, father and son, Nicholas and Francis, the one of Bennet, and the other of Trinity college, do hold (absit invidia) the scales of desert, even against all of their name in all the world besides. 19. John Duns Scotus succeeds, who some will Duns Scohave called Scotus, ob profundissimam dicendi obscu-railed! 7 ritatem1, from his profound obscurity in writing. Indeed there was one Heraclitus, to whom cognomen Scotinon fecit orationis obscuritass, but others conceive him so called, either from Scotland his country, or John Scott his father. Nor was he called Duns, as some will have it contractedly from Dominus, but from the place of his nativity, though three kingdoms earnestly engage to claim him for their countryman. England, It is thus written at the end of his manuscript Threekingworks in Merton College in Oxford, whereof he claim to his was fellow; Explicit lectura subtilis in universitate lrt ' Parisiensi doctorif, Joannis Duns nati in quadam villula parochifs de Emildon vocata Dunston, in comitatu Northumbrice, pertinente domui scholarium de Merton hall in Oxonia. f Sixtus Senensis, Biblioth. h Quoted by Camden in his I. 417. ed. 1762. Brit. Northumberland, p. B Seneca in Epist. XII. 678. p. 282. ed. 1633. A-, p;'3;4. Scotland. 1 Edw. II. Although John Scot dissembled himself an Englishman, to find the more favour in Merton college, living in an age wherein cruel wars betwixt England and Scotland, yet his tomb erected at Cologne is bold to tell the truth, whereon this epitaph' Scotia ine genuit, Anglia suscepit, Gallia edocuit, Germania tenet. Besides, the very name of Scotus avoweth him to be a Scotchman. Ireland. He is called Joannes Duns, by abbreviation for Dunensis, that is, born at Dounei, an episcopal see in Ireland, where...show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 277g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236584759
  • 9781236584755