The International Cyclopaedia; A Compendium of Human Knowledge Volume 6

The International Cyclopaedia; A Compendium of Human Knowledge Volume 6

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ... in very many iustances the parties brought before his court were arraigned for treason or sedition, rather than for heresy; and Roger Aseham freely confesses thnt G. interposed to protect him when summoned by the council on a charge of heterodoxy. The management of the queen's marriage with Philip of Spain was intrusted to him, and he officiated at their nuptials. He died Nov. 12, 1555. A treatise, entitled Necessary Doctrine of a Christian Man, printed in 1543, is said to have been the joint production of G. and Cranmer. G.'s character has been the subject of much criticism; but it can scarcely bo doubted that he was a zealous, though not a spiritually minded, ecclesiastic. His devotion was that of an out-and-out partimn; but it was nevertheless real, after its fashion, for G. would have given his life to advance the cause which had commanded his sympathies and his support. iiarfleld. GARDINER, Sylvester, 1707-86; b. R. I.; studied medicine in Paris and London, and began practice in Boston. In 1760, he was the leader in founding the present city of Gardiner, Kennebec co., Me., the colony being composed almost entirely of Germans. Ho established a church and library there, and was one of the founders of King's chapel, the first Episcopal church in Boston. In the revolution he was a loyalist, and in the first year of the war went to England. He came back in 1785, and settled at Newport, where he died. GARDINER'S ISLAND, a portion of Suffolk co., N. Y., at the entrance of Long Island sound; has an area of 3.300 acres, and has been the property of the Gardiner family ever since the white settlement of the country. It is used mainly for pasture, and the raising of cattle and sheep. It was on this island that the noted pirate (or privateer) more

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