The History Of The Puritans, Or Protestant Nonconformist (volume 2); From The Revolution In 1517…

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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.1822 Excerpt: .... doctrine of the primitive church, both for faith and good manners, and to the established doctrine of the church of England. Archbishop Abbot had been out of favour for some time, because he would not give up the laws and liberties of his country, nor treat the great duke of Buckingham with that servile submission that he expected. Heylin says, the king was displeased with him for being too favourable to the Puritans, and too remiss in his government; and that for this reason he seized his jurisdiction, and put it into hands more disposed to act with severity. Fuller says.t. that a commission was granted to five bishops, whereof Laud was one, to suspend him for casual homicide that he had committed seven years before, and of which he had been cleared by commissioners appointed to examine into the fact in the reign of king James; besides, his grace had a royal dispensation to shelter him from the canons, and had ever since exercised his jurisdiction without interruption, even to the consecrating of Laud himself to a bishoprick. But the commission mentions no cause of his suspension, and only takes notice, that the archbishop cannot. at present, in his own person, attend 'Ve services which are otherwise proper for his cognizance and jurisdiction. But why could he not attend them? Because his majesty had commanded him to retire, for refusing to license Sibthorp's sermon. The blame of this severity fell upon Laud, as if, not having patience to wait for the reverend old prelate's death, he was desirous to step into the archiepiscopal chair while he was alive; for no sooner was Abbot suspended, than his jurisdiction was put into the hands of five bishops by commission, of whom Laud was the chief. There was another prelate that gave the court some uneasiness, viz...

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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.1822 Excerpt: .... doctrine of the primitive church, both for faith and good manners, and to the established doctrine of the church of England. Ar...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217951961

ISBN - 13:9780217951968

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