Reliquiae Divi Andreae; Or the State of the Venerable and Primitial See of St. Andrews with 3 Engravings

Reliquiae Divi Andreae; Or the State of the Venerable and Primitial See of St. Andrews with 3 Engravings

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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. 1797 edition. Excerpt: ...by the Archbishops of St Andrews and Glasgow, and the Bishops of Galloway and Orknay, for themselves, and taking burden upon them for the remanent bishops of this kingdome, and the four commissars of Edinburgh, in June 1609, the Archbishop of St Andrews is ordained to subscribe and deliver new gifts and provisions to the commissariot of Edinburgh, to the then commissars, as diocesan commissariot in the haill bounds of the diocese of St Andrews besouth Forth, whereof they were formerlie in possession during their lifetime. Item: the Archbishops of St Andrews and Glasgow are decerned to provide, either of them, two of the said commissars, with sufficient gifts for deciding all actions of divorce; of the lawfulness and unlawfullness of marreage; of bastardie; of adherences when annext with the question of the unlawfullness of marreage or adulterie; and for reducing the diocesan commissars their decreets in prima instantia, which are onlie proper to the four commissars of Edinburgh. And accordingly thereafter, upon vacancies, the two archbishops nominated and presented the commissars of Edinburgh, keeping and observing that method. But in anno 167, King Charles the second, by his gift under the Seall, conferred and bestowed the nomination and. presentation of all the four commissars of Edinburgh upon the Archbishop of St Andrews, then in office, and his successors in all time coming. The Archbishop of St Andrews sits in parliament as a temporall lord in these capacities (for so often is his Lordship the king's free baron and fewdall in respect of the lands and baronies annext to the see), as Lord Archbishop of St Andrews; Primate of the kingdome; first of both States, spirituall and temporall; as Lord of the Lordship and Priorie of St Andrews; Lord...show more

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  • Paperback | 78 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236613627
  • 9781236613622