The Church History of Britain; From the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year 1648 Volume 3

The Church History of Britain; From the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year 1648 Volume 3

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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: ...with me, that all ancient English monks were Benedictines. Which order, lasting above one thousand years in this land, hath produced about two hundred and fifty writers of name and note, as Pitseus accounteth them. 4. What this S. Equitius was, (pretended founder Hue and of our first English monks, ) is worth our inquiry. Euithu. Sure he could not be that Equitius, of whom the African bishops complained in the council of Carthage; that by indirect courses he had invaded the s Extant in Clem. Reyner, Catalogue, p. 966, subde Apostolatu Benedictinorum joined to his work " De Script. in Anglia, I. p. 202. "Anglia!." priesthood; desiring by their legates, (whom they sent to the emperor, ) that he might be expelled that office. Yet he, in defiance of their endeavours, went about to disturb the peace of the church. More probable it is, he was either Equitius, a deacon in the Apamean church, flourishing in the fourth century, and famous for his faith and fervency in religion in assisting Marcellus, bishop thereof, to demolish the temple of Jupiterw, or else his contemporary Equitius, consul of Rome with Gratian, an. 378, or some other unknown unto us. But be he who he himself or any other pleaseth, (brother if they will to S. George on horseback, ) he was never father of any monks in England, why ha-5. I intended to present the reader with the monks not habits of Benedictines, and all other orders, for the rented.TM fashion, matter, and colour thereof. But understanding the industrious work called Monasticon is coming forth, (which hath the speed of this my book for a term or two, ) wherein that subject is handled at large, I thought better to forbear. Partly because I presume master Dodsworth (an eminent instrument in that useful work) better...show more

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  • Paperback | 154 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236649036
  • 9781236649034