Historical Notices of Events Occurring Chiefly in the Reign of Charles I.

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Page 31 - And all these things I do plainly and sincerely acknowledge and swear according to these express words by me spoken, and according to the plain and common sense and understanding of the same words without any equivocation, mental evasion, or secret reservation whatsoever.
Page 259 - We, the Knights, Citizens and Burgesses of the Commons House, in Parliament, finding, to the grief of our hearts, That the designs of the Priests and Jesuits, and other Adherents to the See of Rome, have been of late more boldly and frequently put in practice than formerly, to the undermining, and danger of ruin, of the True Reformed Religion in his Majesty's Dominions established...
Page 31 - I ever give my consent to alter the government of this Church by archbishops, bishops, deans, and archdeacons, &c., as it stands now established...
Page 105 - I gave my back to the smiters, and my cheeks to them that plucked off the hair: I hid not my face from shame and spitting. For the Lord God will help me; therefore shall 1 not be confounded; therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed.
Page 260 - I may, with my life, power, and estate, the true Reformed Protestant Religion expressed in the doctrine of the Church of England...
Page 169 - February, 1642, there came forth an Act for dis-enabling all persons in Holy Orders to exercise any Temporal Jurisdiction or Authority.
Page 260 - Parliament, the lawful rights and liberties of the subjects, and every person that maketh the protestation, in whatsoever he shall do in the lawful pursuance of the same ; and to my power, and as far as lawfully I may, I will oppose, and by all good ways and means endeavour to bring to condign punishment...
Page vii - God had given her a pregnant wit and an excellent memory. She was very ripe and perfect in all stories of the Bible, likewise in all the stories of the martyrs, and could readily turn to them; she was also perfect and well seen in the English chronicles, and in the descents of the kings of England. She lived in holy wedlock with her husband twenty years, wanting but four days.
Page 254 - That all crucifixes, scandalous pictures of any one or more persons of the Trinity, and all images of the Virgin Mary, shall be taken away and abolished ; and that all tapers, candlesticks, and basons, be removed from the communion-table.
Page 98 - Then, being put into the pillory, he said : ' Good people, I am brought hither to be a spectacle to the world, to angels, and men ; and, howsoever I stand here to undergo the punishment of a rogue, yet, except to be a faithful servant to Christ, and a loyal subject, to the king, be the property of a rogue, I am no rogue ; but yet, if to be Christ's faithful servant, and the king's loyal subject, deserve the punishment of a rogue, I glory in it...

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