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

Paperback | October 15, 2012

byCharles Trelawny Collins Trelawny

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1839 edition. Excerpt: ...against him:--That he was guilty of simony; that he was a homicide, usurer, heretic, epicure, a despiser of religion, and guilty of incest; that he had bribed the Saracens to invade Sicily out of hatred to FranceThe Pope, on his part, answers the accusation by pronouncing the sentence of excommunication against Philip and all his adherents: he also absolved his subjects from their allegiance, and gave the kingdom to Albert of Austria. 1 Spanheim's Eccl. Ann. Cent xiv. The king could not quietly brook so great an insult; filled with indignation, and regardless of all consequences, he at once sent William de Nogaret, a bold and able lawyer, to Italy, with directions to seize the Pope, and carry him forcibly to Lyons, where he determined to hold a council in judgment upon him. Nogaret dexterously performed his part--seized his holiness at Anagni--and would have taken him to France, had he not been rescued, and carried back to Rome, where, partly from mortification, and partly from a blow inflicted by Nogaret, he died a miserable death. This event was quickly followed by another that proved equally fatal to the power of Rome. Philip, strong in his power, and quick in following up his advantage, succeeded in appointing Clement V., a Frenchman, to the pontificate; who transferred the papal residence to Avignon in France, where it continued for seventy years. Clement proved himself but little inferior to Boniface, either in audacity or tyranny. He compelled Henry, emperor of Germany, to travel to Rome, and receive the imperial crown from the hands of cardinals. He afterwards gave all the emperor's dominions to Robert king of Sicily: and Henry himself was deprived of life by a poisoned wafer administered to him at the Sacrament, by a Dominican...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1839 edition. Excerpt: ...against him:--That he was guilty of simony; that he was a homicide, usurer, heretic, epicure, a despiser of rel...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:October 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217269877

ISBN - 13:9780217269872

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