The statutes relating to the ecclesiastical and eleemosynary institutions of England, Wales, Ireland, India, and the colonies; with the decisions thereon, by A.J. Stephens, Volume 1

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Archibald John Stephens

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Page lxxxv - Majesties protestant subjects dissenting from the church of England from the penalties of certain laws...
Page 176 - Parliament that the King our Sovereign Lord, his heirs and successors kings of this realm, shall be taken, accepted, and reputed the only Supreme Head in earth of the Church of England called Anglicana Ecclesia...
Page lv - An Act for the more effectual Abolition of Oaths and Affirmations taken and made in various Departments of the State, and to substitute Declarations in lieu thereof, and for the more entire Suppression of voluntary and extra-judicial Oaths and Affidavits;' and to make other Provisions for the Abolition of unnecessary Oaths.
Page 176 - ... which by any manner, spiritual authority, or jurisdiction, ought or may lawfully be reformed, repressed, ordered, redressed, corrected, restrained, or amended, most to the pleasure of Almighty God. the increase of virtue in Christ's religion, and for the conservation of the peace, unity, and tranquillity of this realm, "any usage, custom, foreign laws, foreign authority, prescription, or any other thing or things to the contrary hereof notwithstanding.
Page 309 - Wales ; the which at this time, by the aid of the Holy Ghost, with one uniform agreement is of them concluded, set forth, and delivered to his highness, to his great comfort and quietness of mind, in a book entitled, 'The Book of the Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, after the Use of the Church of England...
Page liv - ... no manors, lands, tenements, rents, advowsons, or other hereditaments, corporeal or incorporeal, whatsoever, nor any sum or sums of money, goods, chattels, stocks in the public funds, securities for money, or any other personal estate whatsoever, to be laid out or disposed of in the purchase of any lands, tenements, or hereditaments...
Page 385 - ... ecclesiastical power or authority hath heretofore been or may lawfully be exercised or used for the visitation of the ecclesiastical state and persons, and for reformation order and correction of the same, and of all manner of errors heresies schisms abuses offences contempts and enormities shall for ever by authority of this present parliament be united and annexed to the imperial crown of this realm.
Page cxxxiv - It shall not be lawful from henceforth to any to give his lands to any religious house, and to take the same land again to hold of the same house. Nor shall it be lawful to any house of religion to take the lands of any, and to lease the same to him of whom he received it.
Page ix - AND IN CASE THERE BE NO CHILDREN nor any legal representatives of them, then one moiety of the said estate to be allotted to the wife of the intestate, the residue of the estate to be distributed equally to every of the next of kindred of the intestate, who are in equal degree and those who legally represent them. Vn. PROVIDED, That there be no representations admitted among collaterals after brothers
Page xvi - into effect the reports of the Commissioners appointed ' to consider the state of the Established Church in ' England and Wales, with reference to Ecclesiastical ' Duties and Revenues, so far as they relate to epis' copal dioceses, revenues, and patronage...

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