Ecclesiastical History Of England (volume 2)

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byJohn Stoughton

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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. 1867. Excerpt: ... John Owen and Roger Manwaring, two Welsh bishops, the first of St. Asaph, the second of St. David's--like the rest of those just enumerated--died before the Restoration, Owen, in the year 1651, Manwaring, at Carmarthen, in 1653.1,1 The fortunes of the Bishops who survived the return of Charles the Second, and the re-establishment of Prelacy, demand a few notices. In the sequestered village of Langley, in the County of Bucks, King, Bishop of Chichester, spent some years at the seat of his brotherin-law, Sir Richard Hobart. Wren, " that bird of ill omen," driven from his nest at Ely, had to undergo some severe retaliation for past offences; and became so reduced in circumstances, that when his son took a degree at the University of Oxford in the year 1660, the father had not wherewith to pay the fees. Juxon, the amiable Metropolitan who attended Charles on the scaffold, retained the use of Fulham Palace up to the year 1647--" reserved, like Ulysses by the Cyclops, for the last morsel " and, after the Whitehall tragedy, he retired to his manor of Little Compton, in Gloucestershire, where he remained until the Restoration. Skinner, Bishop of Oxford, during the whole period of the Commonwealth enjoyed the Rectory of Launton, where he read prayers and conferred orders. Warner, Bishop of Rochester, a man of wealth--and, after compounding for his estates, pos 1 Fuller says of Owen: " He was bred a fellow in Jesus College, in Cambridge, where he commenced Doctor of Divinity, and was chaplain to King Charles whilst he was a prince. A modest man, who would not own the worth he had in himself, and therefore others are the more engaged to give him his due esteem. In the vaoancy of the bishopric of St. Asaph, King Charles, being much troubled with two competitors, adva...

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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. 1867. Excerpt: ... John Owen and Roger Manwaring, two Welsh bishops, the first of St. Asaph, the second of St. David's--like the rest of those ju...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217833144

ISBN - 13:9780217833141

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