A History Of England From The First Invasion By The Romans (to The Revolution In 1688)

Paperback | July 9, 2012

byJohn Lingard

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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. 1837 edition. Excerpt: ...considerable interest has been attached by the partiality of modern writers. Robert Grosseteste was indebted for his education to the charity of the mayor of Lincoln; and by his proficiency amply repaid the discernment of his benefactor. He taught at Oxford with unbounded applause: in the catalogue of his works we discover treatises on almost every branch of science; and he was pronounced by friar Bacon (a competent judge for the age) perfect in divine and human knowledge +. From a prebendal stall he was promoted to the episcopal throne in the church of Lincoln; and an ex-A n tensive diocese offered him a fair field for the display of 1225. his abilities, and the exertions of his zeal. With the same views as his metropolitan he brought to the contest a very different character, a resolution of mind which no difficulty could daunt, no defeat could subdue. When that amiable prelate advised him to desist from an impracticable attempt, and wait in patience for more favourable times, he replied that he should do his duty, and leave the consequences to Heaven. He had per-Paris. 476. 486. 627. t Ang. Sax. li. 344, 34i VOL. III. N suaded himself that every disorder in the flock might be ultimately traced to the negligence or incapacity of the pastor; and grounding his conduct on this principle, invariably refused institution to every pluralist; to clergymen employed in courts of judicature, or the collection of the revenue; to all, who from disposition or circumstances were unwilling or unable to reside on their benefices. The presentees complained; the patrons stormed; the ministers of the crown threatened: but no complaints, nor reproaches, nor threats could move the resolution of Grosseteste. In the visitation of his diocese he experienced more...

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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. 1837 edition. Excerpt: ...considerable interest has been attached by the partiality of modern writers. Robert Grosseteste was indebted for his ed...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:124 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217160077

ISBN - 13:9780217160070

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