Historical Memoirs of the English, Irish, and Scottish Catholics, Since the Reformation Volume 4

Historical Memoirs of the English, Irish, and Scottish Catholics, Since the Reformation Volume 4

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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. 1822 edition. Excerpt: ...majesty they swear full and "undivided allegiance: in your majesty alone they "recognize the power of the civil sword within "this realm of England. They acknowledge in no "foreign prince, prelate, state or potentate, any power "or authority to use the same, w ithin the said realm, "in any matter or cause whatever, whether civil, "spiritual or ecclesiastical. "With these sentiments your petitioners throw "themselves upon your majesty's wisdom, liberality "and justice. They humbly pray, if it shall seem "meet, to your royal judgment so to do, that your "majesty may be graciously pleased to recommend "their case to the favourable consideration of par"liament. And they beseech Almighty God, by "whom kings do reign, to bless your majesty with "long and happy years to rule over them." This petition was signed by the duke of Norfolk, the earl of Surry, lord Shrewsbury, lord Kinnaird, lord Stourton, lord Petre, lord Arundell and lord Clifford; by Dr. Gibson, the vicar-apostolic in the northern district, Dr. Smith his coadjutor; by Dr. Collingridge, vicar-apostolic in the western district; by Dr. Poynter, vicar-apostolic in the London district; by Dr. Alexander Cameron, vicar-apostolic in the lowland district in Scotland, by Dr. Alexander Paterson, his coadjutor; and by Dr. Ronald MacDonald, vicar-apostolic in the highland district; by almost all the catholic baronets, (including sir George Jerningham, the claimant of the Stafford peerage); by almost all the catholic clergy, and by most other catholics of family. From thelist of those who signed, we must except Dr. Milner: he objected to the language of the petition: but his objections were not distinctly pronounced; and...show more

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  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 272g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 123657401X
  • 9781236574015