Lawful Church Ornaments; Being an Historical Examination of the Judgment of Stephen Lushington in the Case of Westerton V. Liddell, Etc

Lawful Church Ornaments; Being an Historical Examination of the Judgment of Stephen Lushington in the Case of Westerton V. Liddell, Etc

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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. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...comparison, as to the Vestment, Cope, All"', or Tunielcs; yet I suppose no one, in the face of the reference, in the present Prayer Book, to the Rubric of the First Book of Edward tho Sixth, is prepared to contend, that either of these is a prohibited Ornament of the Minister. 1586. Elizabeth. 1587. Proceedings in Convocation. petition, that it might be enacted, that all the laws then in force touching the ecclesiastical government might be void: and that this Booh, which was another form of public prayer and administration of the Sacraments, with divers rites and ceremonies, might be only used in the Church, instead of the old one the Speaker of the House said, that her Majesty before that time, had commanded the House not to meddle in this thing: Dal ton a member, opposed it but several others notwithstanding spoke earnestly for the reading of it. But the hour being past, the House broke up: and neither the petition nor book was read. And the Queen sent to the Speaker for both."--Strype's Whitgift, bk. 3, p. 256. The Convocation which assembled in the latter part of this year does not seem to have effected much; though what they did appears to have related chiefly to matters of discipline: Collier states that--"There were two schedules of complaint brought up by the Lower House to the Bishops. The first contains a remonstrance against several disorders in the diocese of Norwich. The complaint sets forth the canons were not observed: that unqualified persons were ordained and instituted; that penances were commuted; that excommunications were sent out for trifles; that regular and painful preachers were discouraged; and that men were suffered to preach without License The other schedule laid before the Upper House, and endorsed, '...show more

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  • Paperback | 292 pages
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236645286
  • 9781236645289