A History Of The Convocation Of The Church Of England; From The Earliest Period To The Year 1742

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byThomas Lathbury

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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. 1853. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III. A.d. 1066-1330. The Normans--Legates from Rome--Councils--Diocesan Synods--Separation of the Ecclesiastical Councils from the Civil--Anselm--Contest respecting Investitures--Legates permitted to hold Councils--Progress of the Roman power--Thomas a Becket--Councils at this time--Constitutions of Clarendon--Councils--Langton's Constitutions--Legantine Councils--Othobon's Constitutions--Transubstantiation--Winchelsy's Constitutions--Various Councils. It would be foreign to the objects contemplated in this work to enter into the particulars connected with the elevation of William the Conqueror to the English throne. That he ruled with an iron hand, both the Church and the Saxons could testify. For a short time, however, every thing proceeded quietly. He was crowned by the Archbishop of York: but it is not easy to decide why the Archbishop of Canterbury was not present to perform the ceremony. In a very short space the king began to elevate Normans to the highest dignities in the Church: and as the pope had supported his pretensions to the throne, he now advanced the power of the pontiff. A scheme was concerted by which, at the request of the king, the pope was to send two legates into England.8 This plan was devised under the show of veneration for the papal see, but in reality to promote his own objects under the shelter of papal countenance and support. "He who well knew the just boundaries of the royal power, and who through all the rest of his reign kept the court of Rome at a distance, determined for the present to take sanctuary for his oppression, and to cover himself under the pretence of a seeming deference and submission to the pretended holy chair. In order Inett, ii. 9; Dupin, cent. xi. chap. iii. p. 12. thereunto he permitted the le...

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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. 1853. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III. A.d. 1066-1330. The Normans--Legates from Rome--Councils--Diocesan Synods--Separation of the Ecclesiastical Counc...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:190 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.4 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217341330

ISBN - 13:9780217341332

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