The Zurich Letters; Comprising the Correspondence of Several English Bishops and Others, with Some of the Helvetian Reformers, During the Early Part of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth Volume 1

The Zurich Letters; Comprising the Correspondence of Several English Bishops and Others, with Some of the Helvetian Reformers, During the Early Part of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth Volume 1

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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. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ...things. May God preserve you, and all my Zurich friends! Amen. In haste. London, February 6, 1574. My wife salutes you and yours. Farewell. Yours, JOHN PARKHUBST, bishop of Norwich. - Namely, the 24th of August. " This remark is borrowed from a Homily of Basil's, written on occasion of a great famine and dearth. ' Namely, the 2nd of February. ' Sec note 2. p. 266. This man was imprisoned for his defalcation, and during his imprisonment obtained leave of the council to go for a while into Norfolk, where he was twice at Ludhara with the bishop, and there, holding up his hands and falling on his knees, besceched him that he would pardon him the injury. To whom the bishop christianly answered, that he would pardon the injury done him, but the payment of money due to him and the queen he could not pardon. Strype, Annals, Ii. i. 336. LETTER CXVII. BISHOP PARKHURST TO JOSIAH SIMLER. Dated at I.idh.di, Feb. 7, 1574. On the 20th of August I received your letter of the 22nd of February, 1573. That youth William Barlow, to whom you gave it, was never, as far as I am aware, known to, or seen by me. That ubiquitarian James Andreas1, who threatens to write against the divines of Wittemberg8 and my Zurich friends, will lose his labour and betray his folly to every one. So far are we English from defending either the ubiquitarian or any other monstrous opinions, that we cannot endure them. We only dispute about ceremonies and habits, and things of no importance. 0 that these skirmishes and contentions may at length be laid to rest and buried in oblivion! The papists are certainly cherishing, I know not what expectations; but I hope without reason. May the Lord grant an end (finem) to these things, and a halter (funem) to the papists. I hope our friend...show more

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  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 399g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236592379
  • 9781236592378