A Collection of the Laws and Canons of the Church of England: From Its First Foundation to the Conquest, and from the Conquest to the Reign of King Henry VIII : Translated Into English with Explanatory Notes : in Two Volumes, Volume 2

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Page 50 - Concerning appeals, if they should occur, they ought to proceed from the archdeacon to the bishop, from the bishop to the archbishop. And if the archbishop should...
Page 262 - We decree also, that this Sacrament be carried with due reverence to the sick ; the Priest having on his surplice and stole, with a light in a lantern before him, and a bell to excite the people to due reverence...
Page 464 - Therefore we enact and ordain, that no one henceforth do, by his own authority, translate any text of Holy Scripture into the English tongue, or any other, by way of book or treatise ; nor let any such book or treatise now lately composed in the time of John Wycliffe aforesaid, or since, or hereafter to be composed, be read in whole or in part, in public or in private, nnder pain of the greater excommunication.
Page 53 - ... of that church, and the election ought to be made in the king's chapel, and by the advice of the king's parsons whom he shall call for this purpose...
Page 483 - In the name of God, Amen. We, Thomas, by Divine permission Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of all England, and Legate of the Apostolic See...
Page 29 - Girard archbishop of York, Robert of Lincoln, John of Bath, Herbert of Norwich, Robert of Chester, Ralph of Chichester, Ranulph of Durham.
Page 416 - God forbid), our confusion and reproach should be the greater. But, though it is provided by sanctions of law and canon that all Lord's days be venerably observed from eve to eve, so that neither markets, negotiations, or courts public or private, ecclesiastical or secular, be kept, or any country work done on these days, that so every faithful man remembering his creation may then, at least, go to his parish church, ask pardon for his...
Page 445 - Thomas, by the grace of God archbishop of Canterbury, primate of all England...
Page 25 - ... 19. That monks be not godfathers, nor nuns godmothers. 20. That monks may not hire farms. 21. That monks do not accept [of the impropriations] of churches without the bishop's consent, nor so rob those which are given them of their revenues, that the priests who serve them be in want of necessaries*.
Page 78 - Let them be accursed eating and drinking ; walking and sitting ; speaking and holding their peace ; waking and sleeping ; rowing and riding ; laughing and weeping ; in house and in field ; on water and on land, in all places. Cursed be their head and their thoughts ; their eyes and their ears : their tongues and their lips ; their teeth and their throats ; their shoulders and their breasts ; their feet and their legs ; their thighs and their inwards.

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