The Works of the Most Reverend Father in God, William Laud, D.D. Sometime Lord Archbishop of Canterbury Volume 7

The Works of the Most Reverend Father in God, William Laud, D.D. Sometime Lord Archbishop of Canterbury Volume 7

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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. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ...glad that yourself and my Lord of Ardagh' have reaped any benefit thankworthy for your Leatrim lands. As also that my Lord of Ardagh hath so well improved his bishopric to make it almost as good as yours. And I wish as heartily as you, that there were a dissolving of pluralities, especially in bishoprics. But as the times are, this cannot well be thought on, till the means of the Church there be so - fThis refers to the proceedings of the Court held this year by Lord Holland, as Justice in Eyre. Many great persons were convicted as trespassers, and heavily fined. See Garrard's Letter to Wentworth, Strafforde Letters, vol. ii. p. 117. 0 John Richardson was appointed Bishop of Ardagh in 1633, on the resignation of that see by Bishop Bedell. The sees of Eilmore and Ardagh had been previously united; but Bedell, though he had been at great expense in recovering the revenues of Ardagh, and though the diocese was small and contiguous to Kilmore, and the revenues of the united dioceses hardly exceeded a competency, volnntarily relinquished it, in order the more effectually to prevail on his clergy to abandon their pluralities. After the deaths of Bedell and Richardson the Bees were united in favour of Dr. Robert Maxwell; but in 1692, on the deprivation of Bishop Sheridan, they were again divided, but united again within the year. See Biogr. Brit, art. Bedell. settled, as that men may be able to live in some sort answer-A.d. 1C37. able to the dignity of their calling. For poverty draws on contempt, and contempt makes clergymen unserviceable to God, the Church, and the commonwealth. But as things shall grow better there (which I hope and endeavour) I will, during the poor remainder of my life, take the best care for it that I can. And I will not fail...show more

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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 490g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123660637X
  • 9781236606372