The Life and Acts of John Whitgift, D. D., the Third and Last Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth Who Governed the Church of England; In Four Books, Together with a Large Appendix of the Said Volume 1

The Life and Acts of John Whitgift, D. D., the Third and Last Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth Who Governed the Church of England; In Four Books, Together with a Large Appendix of the Said Volume 1

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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. 1822 edition. Excerpt: ...with his own hand, dated from Croydon, June the 14th: l; s: frsub--declaring, " That he could not but still heartily thank him s=t' I'_"'"""m_" for his carefulness in his behalf, touching the matters " then in action." And whereas those gentlemen had Wh'1'18-e_ charged him much for checking such useful men as they Panes m were, 'being preachers of the Gospel in the nation, and in respect of their learning; and blamed his too much rigor therein at that time of day; he proceeded thus in his dis course with the said Lord: "That he rather feared just " blame for his remissness hitherto, than for any extremity I " or rigor. And that he did not a little Wonder that such " kind of persons as those were, as hitherto he had to " deal with, being the worst sort of preachers, (if they " might be termed preachers, being rather so in name 154" than deed, ) and such as by their doings and preachings." rather wrought in the hearts of their auditors a mislik " ing of the laws and governors, than obedience, should " have-such and so many patrons. That he thought it " neither was, nor ever had been so, in a settled state a11d " good kind of government. That his conscience bore " him witness, that he did nothing which in duty he ought " not to do, and which the extremity of the disease did " not force him unto. That the laws were with him, Sir Fr=n-" whatsoever Mr. Treasurer'/F, and some lawyers, (whose isK"w1es"' skill, he said, was not great, ) said to the contrary. That " her Majesty moved and earnestly exhorted.him there " unto, with strait charge, as he would...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236877055
  • 9781236877055