Roman Catholic Bishops

Roman Catholic Bishops

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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. 1827 edition. Excerpt: ...some legal impediment subsisled. The masters promoted to the priesthood were speedily to be instnicted in the devout celebration of mass. They were forbidden, while collegiates, to perform it elsewhere by way of annual service, or to accept of any stipend; but with permission, to serve the cure of Horspath near Oxford, and to receive for ofliciating at it in the chapel. he succession of 4-0 he annexed to certain dioceses and counties, from which the candidates were to be chosen to a year of probation before they could be admitted real fe_nW5, From the diocese of Winton, 5; county of Lincoln, 7; ditto Oxford, 4; ditto Berks, 3; diocese of Norwich, 4; ditto Chichester, 2; county of Gloucester, 2; ditto Warwick, Q; from London and from the counties of Bucks, Kent, Nottingham, Essex, Somerset, Noflhamptoii, Wilts, each 1; from the county of York 'ls and from the diocese of York and Durham, 2. The 30 scholars or demies, were to be chosen not under I2 Yea" of age, with a preference first to the parishes and Places, and next to the counties, in which the college should have possessions acquired in his lifetime. _ THE life of Waynflete, and the miseries arising from _c_ivil discord, were now hastening to a conclusion. He had been employed in establishing and watching over his favourite institution at Oxford above 37 years. He had settled his society under a govemor whose conduct he approved; and had given it statutes which he knew to be calculated for the advancement of its welfare and reputation, and for the increase of religion and learning, to the praise and glory of God. He was now far stricken in years, and unwilling or unable to attend to public p business. As was the custom of the Bishops of Win chester, and of other great...
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  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236826035
  • 9781236826039