Gleanings of a Few Scattered Ears; During the Period of the Reformation in England and of the Times Immediately Succeeding, A.D. 1533 to A.D. 1588; Comprehending

Gleanings of a Few Scattered Ears; During the Period of the Reformation in England and of the Times Immediately Succeeding, A.D. 1533 to A.D. 1588; Comprehending : I. Engravings of Eleven Seals of Cranmer, Parkhurst, and Jewel. II.

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...so that he had now been received by almost all the learned and godly men of that University in which he was a Professor. Therefore God would that he should now receive the fruit of his labours, and that, his warfare having been accomplished, he should be adorned with the honour of a triumph. He has been well provided for. Rather are we, who still are tossed on the storms of distresses, to be accounted miserable and unhappy. I therefore pray the eternal God, who according to his mercy has made him to rest in peace, to deliver us also from his impending scourges. Nor do I less wish that our Chapter may be provided with a Dean and Associate, who may be compared as to godliness and learning with his predecessor. I bid you all farewell in the Lord. Oxford, in England, March 8, 1551. LXVIII. SIR JOHN OHEKE TO MARTYR. Wnsrmrnsrna, March 10, 1551. Latin: printed in Bucer's Scripts Anglicans, p. 864, Basi1., 1577. Jr Translation now first published.--Ertract. CAMBRIDGE has most creditably bestowed the greatest possible honour upon Bucer, of whom death has deprived her, by so ordering his funeralb as to manifest towards the late prison of his soul, in token of its future resurrection, that true regard which they could not now manifest to himself taken up into heaven. He was buried in the celebrated University Church; a procession accompanying the body composed of, not only the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Doctors, and others distinguished by their degrees in the University, but of many others who flowed together to pay their tribute to talent and to worth. The Mayor, and other Townsmen, under the influence of the same respect for erudition and integrity, in a new and unusual but laudable manner, mixed themselves with the Gownsmen, in...show more

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  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
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  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236836200
  • 9781236836205