Perranzabuloe, The Lost Church Found; Or, The Church Of England Not A New Church

Paperback | May 10, 2012

byCharles Trelawny Collins Trelawny

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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. 1836 Excerpt: ...of Clarendon, and all other obnoxious laws. 1 Hollingshed. Henry, however, had not yet filled up the measure of his humiliation--he agreed to walk barefoot to the tomb of Becket, and submitted to receive, on his bare shoulders, five stripes from each of the five prelates, and three from each of the eighty monks of Canterbury, who scourged him with knotted cords. He then clothed his bleeding body in sackcloth, and continued kneeling on the cold stones all that day, until the midnight bell tolled for matins, and thus remained in prayer before the shrine till break of day. He then drank some water, mixed with some of Becket's blood, and returned to London. Thus, after centuries of conflict and struggle, 1172. was the Pope's supremacy established over the realm of England, and the extraordinary power of the Roman see exhibited in the humiliating submission of one of the most potent princes in Europe. The long-cherished scheme of universal dominion was consummated by this successful assault on the rights of the British monarchy; and with the independence of Henry fell also the liberty of the British Church. But if Alexander had reason to triumph in the submission of so powerful a British sovereign, Innocent III. had no less cause to exult in the degradation of a prince but little inferior to Henry in spirit or in power. The primacy of England falling vacant, contrary to all law and rule, the 1211. Pope at once appointed to it one Stephen Langton, a mere creature of his own, in defiance of king John's previous appointment of John de Gray, bishop of Norwich. Innocent at first adopted conciliatory measures, but John was not thus to be won over to his views. He signified to the Pope, that if his holiness persisted in thus invading his just prerogative, he should at ...

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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. 1836 Excerpt: ...of Clarendon, and all other obnoxious laws. 1 Hollingshed. Henry, however, had not yet filled up the measure of his humiliation-...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:68 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:May 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217246982

ISBN - 13:9780217246989

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