The Life And Times Of William Laud, D.d., Lord Archbiship Of Canterbury (volume 2)

Paperback | February 6, 2012

byJohn Parker Lawson

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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. 1829. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XV. 1635--1637. Archbishop Laud's Regulation of the Cathedrals--Account of their state--Munificence of the Archbishop at Oxford--He procures the Caroline Cliarter--Proceedings of the Papists--Public contribution for the Palatinate--Appointment of Bishop Juxon to the Treasury--Dissatisfaction it excited--Honourable motives of the Archbishop--Character of Bishop Juxon--Claims of the Archbishop over the Universities--Disputes--The King and Court visit Oxford--Account of the entertainments--Prosecution of some Puritan ministers--Noble conduct of the Archbishop--State of affairs--Prosecution of Prynne, Bastwick, and Burton--Notices of the two latter--History of the proceedings--Their sedition--Libels against Laud--Their sentence--Laud's speech in the StarChamber--Account of the punishment--Heroism of Prynne--Blasphemy of Burton. In the year 1635, we find the Archbishop taking cognizance of the cathedral churches which had fallen into decay, or which had been neglected during the government of his predecessor, and all of which, indeed, bespoke in their appearance, more or less, the opinions of the bishop who then governed the diocese. He began with his own cathedral of Canterbury. He caused to be provided for the service of the holy communion those things necessary in the celebration of that sacred rite, which regulation of the Archbishop the Puritans afterwards aspersed with their accustomed malevolence. He prepared a new body of statutes for that metropolitan cathedral, "which was sent thither," says his chaplain, "under the Great Seal, with his own hand subscribed to every leaf." One of those statutes made it imperative, that the deans, prebends, and other ecclesiastical persons, " at their coming in and going out of the choir, and at all approaches ...

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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. 1829. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XV. 1635--1637. Archbishop Laud's Regulation of the Cathedrals--Account of their state--Munificence of the Archbishop ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:130 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.28 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217942202

ISBN - 13:9780217942201

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