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A92479 Act asserting His Majesties supremacy over all persons and in all causes ecclesiastical At Edinburgh, the 16th of November, 1669. The Estates of Parliament having seriously considered, how necessar [sic] it is for the good and peace of the Church and State; that His Majesties power and authority, in relation to matters and persons ecclesiastical, be more clearly asserted by an act of Parliament;...; Acts. 1669 Scotland. Parliament. Committee of Estates. 1669 (1669) Wing S1059; ESTC R231896 619 1 View Text
A69743 Articles to be ministred, enquired of and answered concerning matters ecclesiastical in the first episcopal visitation of the Right Reverend father in God Gilbert, by Gods divine providence Lord Bishop of Bristol, in the second year of his consecration. Church of England. Diocese of Bristol. Bishop (1661-1671 : Ironside); Ironside, Gilbert, 1588-1671. 1662 (1662) Wing C4018; ESTC R2365 3,566 16 View Text
A90020 New quæres of conscience, touching the late oath; desiring resolution. 1643 (1643) Wing N735; Thomason 11:E.65[5b] 5,182 10 View Text
A87523 An apology for the army, touching the eight quære's upon the late declarations and letters from the army, touching sedition falsly charged upon them. Wherein those quæres are resolved, and thereby the present proceedings of the army are proved to be legall, just & honorable. By David Jenkins, prisoner in the Tower of London. Jenkins, David, 1582-1663. 1647 (1647) Wing J582; Thomason E396_18; ESTC R201654 7,036 12 View Text
A70295 The humble petition and representation of the sufferings of several peaceable, and innocent subjects, called by the name of Anabaptists, inhabitants in the county of Kent, and now prisoners in the goal of Maidstone, for the testimony of a good conscience. Together with their free and faithful acknowledgement of the King's authority and dignity in civil things, over all manner of persons, ecclesiastical and civil, within His Majesties dominions. With their reasons, meriting the King's protection in their civil and spiritual rights, equal with other His Majesties obedient subjects. Humbly offered to the King's Majesty, and the consideration of our fellow brethren and subjects. Well worthy general observation. Jeffery, William, 1616-1693. 1661 (1661) Wing H3444; ESTC R214927 7,358 20 View Text
A00136 Articles ecclesiastical to be enquired of by the church-wardens and sworne-men within the [blank] in the visitation of the [blank] and in the ([blank] yeere of the reigne of our most dread soueraigne lord King Iames) Church of England. 1621 (1621) STC 10133.9; ESTC S421 7,466 15 View Text
A32936 Articles of enquiry to be exhibited to, and answered by the ministers and church-wardens of every parish within the jurisdiction of the Right Reverend Father in God William by divine providence, Lord Bishop of Bristol in his second episcopal visitation, and the fourth year of his consecration. Church of England. Diocese of Bristol. Bishop (1678-1684 : Gulston); Gulston, William. 1682 (1682) Wing C4020; ESTC R40817 7,570 15 View Text
A67098 Worse and worse: or, A description of their desperate condition who shall presume to take the new Oath or covenant 1643 (1643) Wing W3611A; ESTC R205419 9,104 17 View Text
A67097 VVorse & vvorse, or, A description of their desperate condition who shall presume to take the nevv oath or covenant 1643 (1643) Wing W3611; ESTC R39188 9,169 17 View Text
A59790 An answer to the request to Protestants, to produce plain Scriptures directly authorizing these tenets Sherlock, William, 1641?-1707. 1687 (1687) Wing S3264; ESTC R16978 12,957 22 View Text
A71053 Examinations, or, A discovery of some dangerous positions delivered in A sermon of reformation preached in the church of the Savoy last fast day July 26 by Tho. Fuller, B.D. and since printed / by Iohn Saltmarsh ... Saltmarsh, John, d. 1647. 1643 (1643) Wing S481; ESTC R23325 13,853 26 View Text
A56561 A discourse of penal laws in matter of religion endeavouring to prove that there is no necessity of inflicting or continuing them : first delivered in a sermon ... occasioned by His Majesties late gracious declaration for liberty of conscience, and now humbly offer'd to the consideration of the publick / by James Paston ... Paston, James, d. 1722? 1688 (1688) Wing P665; ESTC R915 15,251 41 View Text
A49471 A sermon preached before the King at White-Hall, March 18, 1665/6 by ... B. Lord Bishop of Lincoln. Laney, Benjamin, 1591-1675. 1666 (1666) Wing L349; ESTC R6221 15,643 38 View Text
A51533 The honour of kings vindicated and asserted In a sermon preached before the Right Honourable Sr. Patrick Drummond, late Conservator of the Priviledges of the Scots nation in the Netherlands, togeter [sic] with a considerable number of merchants, masters, and common sea-men from several places, the 3. of May 1661. stilo novo, being his Majesties coronation day. By Mr. Thomas Mowbray Minister of the Gospel at the Stapel-Port in Camp-veet. Mowbray, Thomas, minister of the Gospel. 1663 (1663) Wing M2995A; ESTC R217897 16,640 25 View Text
A96751 Justitiarius justificatus. = The iustice justified. Being an apologeticall remonstrance, / delivered to the honourable Commissioners, of the Great Seale, by George Wither Esquire, and occasioned by Sir Richard Onslow Knight, with some others, who moved to have him put out of the commission of the peace, in Surrey: in which private-defence, many things are expressed, verie pertinent to publike-consideration; and, top the vindication of the liberties of the subject, in generall, and of magistrates, in particular. Wither, George, 1588-1667. 1646 (1646) Wing W3165; Thomason E506_30; ESTC R205589 16,964 15 View Text
A34539 The nonconformist's plea for lay-communion with the Church of England together with a modest defence of ministerial nonconformity, and the exercise of their ministry / by Mr. John Corbet ... Corbet, John, 1620-1680. 1683 (1683) Wing C6259; ESTC R2132 20,263 32 View Text
A68415 A sermon preached at Cern, in the county of Dorset, the 18 day of September 1623 at the visitation of the right reuerend father in God, the Lord Bishop of Bristoll by Robert Lougher pastor of Mapowder. Lougher, Robert. 1624 (1624) STC 16828.5; ESTC S103251 21,198 40 View Text
A44125 D.E. defeated, or, A reply to a late scurrilous pamphlet vented against the Lord Bishop of Worcester's letter, whereby he vindicated himself from Mr. Baxter's misreports. / By S.H. Holden, Samuel, fl. 1662-1676. 1662 (1662) Wing H2381; ESTC R19194 22,454 35 View Text
A87515 Obedience active and passive due to the supream povver, by the word of God, reason, and the consent of divers moderne and orthodox divines; written not out of faction, but conscience, and with desire to informe the ignorant, and undeceive the seduced: by W.J. a welwiller to peace and truth. W. J., welwiller to peace and truth. 1643 (1643) Wing J52; Thomason E90_19; ESTC R19937 23,430 31 View Text
A50102 The case of allegiance in our present circumstances consider'd in a letter from a minister in the city to a minister in the country. Masters, Samuel, 1645 or 6-1693. 1689 (1689) Wing M1067; ESTC R7622 29,404 42 View Text
A91248 Jus regum. Or, a vindication of the regall povver: against all spirituall authority exercised under any form of ecclesiasticall government. In a brief discourse occasioned by the observation of some passages in the Archbishop of Canterburies last speech. Published by authority. Parker, Henry, 1604-1652.; Hunton, Philip, 1604?-1682, 1645 (1645) Wing P404; Thomason E284_24; ESTC R200064 30,326 40 View Text
A25519 An Answer to a late pamphlet intituled, The judgement and doctrine of the clergy of the Church of England concerning one special branch of the King's prerogative, viz, in dispensing with the penal-laws shewing that this is not affected by the Most Reverend Fathers in God, the Lords Arch-Bishops, Bancroft, Laud and Usher ... the Lord Bishop Sanderson ... the Reverend Doctors, Dr. Hevlin, Dr. Barrow, Dr. Sherlock ... Dr. Hicks, Dr. Nalson, Dr. Puller, so far as appears from their words cited in this pamphlet : in a letter to a friend. 1687 (1687) Wing A3309; ESTC R15256 30,429 41 View Text
A24696 An Account of the affairs of Scotland, in relation to their religious and civil rights 1690 (1690) Wing A230; ESTC R11870 30,717 40 View Text
A75208 An Account of the affairs of Scotland in answer to a letter written upon the occasion of the address lately presented to His Majesty by some members of the Parliament of that kingdom. 1689 (1689) Wing A229A; ESTC R225109 30,888 46 View Text
A65678 The Bishops Courts dissolved, or, The law of England touching ecclesiastical jurisdiction stated wherein it appears that the spiritual courts want both power and might to execute their wills upon his Majesties good subjects at his day : being a short and brief account of the several statutes made concerning the spiritual and ecclesiastical jurisdiction / by E.W. Whitaker, Edward. 1681 (1681) Wing W1701; ESTC R186469 32,330 43 View Text
A68315 The examinations of Henry Barrowe Iohn Grenewood and Iohn Penrie, before the high commissioners, and Lordes of the Counsel. Penned by the prisoners themselues before their deathes Barrow, Henry, 1550?-1593.; Greenwood, John, d. 1593. aut; Penry, John, 1559-1593. aut 1596 (1596) STC 1519; ESTC S113168 32,537 34 View Text
A58642 The laws and acts of the second Parliament, of our most high and dread soveraign, Charles the Second by the grace of God, King of Scotland, England, France and Ireland, defender of the faith begun at Edinburgh, the 19. of October, 1669. By a noble Earl, John Earl of Lauderdail, Viscount Maitland, Lord Thirlestane, and Bolton, &c. His Majesties Commissioner for holding the same, by vertue of a commission under His Majesties Great Seal of this kingdom: with the special advice and consent of the Estates of Parliament. Extracted from the records of Parliament, be Sir Archibald Primerose of Chester, knight and barronet, clerk to His Majesties Council, Registers and Rolls.; Acts. Scotland.; Primrose, Archibald, Sir, 1616-1679. 1679 (1679) Wing S1272; ESTC R217871 33,600 49 View Text
A93888 An ansvver to a letter vvritten at Oxford, and superscribed to Dr. Samuel Turner, concerning the Church, and the revenues thereof. Wherein is shewed, how impossible it is for the King with a good conscience to yeeld to the change of church-government by bishops, or to the alienating the lands of the Church. Steward, Richard, 1593?-1651.; J. T.; Turner, Samuel, D.D. 1647 (1647) Wing S5516; Thomason E385_4; ESTC R201455 34,185 56 View Text
A61839 Episcopacy (as established by law in England) not prejudicial to regal power a treatise written in the time of the Long Parliament, by the special command of the late King / and now published by ... Robert Sanderson ... Sanderson, Robert, 1587-1663. 1661 (1661) Wing S599; ESTC R1745 38,560 153 View Text
A94740 A supplement to the Serious consideration of the oath of the Kings supremacy; published October 1660. In, first, some consideration of the oath of allegiance. Secondly, vindicating of the consideration of the oaths of the Kings supremacy and allegiance, from the exceptions of Richard Hubberthorn, Samuel Fisher, Samuel Hodgkin, and some others against them, in the points of swearing in some case, and the matters of those oaths. By John Tombes B.D. Tombes, John, 1603?-1676. 1661 (1661) Wing T1821; Thomason E1084_1; ESTC R207991 39,490 48 View Text
A64458 The Testimony of some persecuted Presbyterian ministers of the Gospel unto the covenanted reformation of the Church of Scotland and to the present expediency of continuing to preach the Gospel in the fields and against the present antichristian toleration in its nature and design &c. / given in to the ministers at Edenburgh by Mr. James Renwick upon the 17 Janwarii, 1688. Renwick, James, 1662-1688. 1688 (1688) Wing T818; ESTC R213976 42,898 37 View Text
A68512 A warning agaynst the dangerous practises of papistes and specially the parteners of the late rebellion. Gathered out of the common feare and speche of good subiectes. Sene and allowed. Norton, Thomas, 1532-1584. 1569 (1569) STC 18685.7; ESTC S113364 44,769 112 View Text
A88972 An answer by letter to a worthy gentleman who desired of a divine some reasons by which it might appeare how inconsistent presbyteriall government is with monarchy. In which the platforme of that government is briefly delineated, with the tenents and suitable practices thereof. And withall it is demonstrated, that it is inconsistent with any government whatsoever; is full of faction, sedition and treason; an enemy to all peace, domesticall, neighbourly, brotherly, &c. against soveraigne authority, authority of all iudges, and iudicatories, entrenching upon all so farre, as there can be no liberty of person, trade, commerce or propriety, but at their pleasure who bear sway therein. Maxwell, John, 1590?-1647. 1644 (1644) Wing M1377; Thomason E53_13; ESTC R20000 49,076 82 View Text
A01076 A defence of the right of kings Wherein the power of the papacie ouer princes, is refuted; and the Oath of Allegeance iustified. Written for the vse of all English romanists; more especially, for the information of those priests, or Iesuits, which are by proclamation commanded to conforme themselues, or depart the kingdome. By Edvvard Forset, Esquire. Forset, Edward, 1553?-1630. 1624 (1624) STC 11189; ESTC S119405 55,644 106 View Text
A27530 The best fence against popery, or, A vindication of the power of the king in ecclesiastical affairs being an answer to the papists objections against the oath of supremacy : to which is added Queen Elizabeth's admonition declaring the sense of the said oath, and King James's vindication of the oath of allegiance / by a learned divine. Learned divine. 1670 (1670) Wing B2056; ESTC R27182 57,795 74 View Text
A40710 The grand case of the present ministry whether they may lawfully declare and subscribe, as by the late Act of vniformity is required and the several cases, thence arising (more especially about the Covenant) are clearly stated and faithfully resolved / by the same indifferent hand ; with an addition to his former Cases of conscience, hereunto subjoyned. Fullwood, Francis, d. 1693. 1662 (1662) Wing F2505; ESTC R21218 59,550 206 View Text
A91392 The true grounds of ecclesiasticall regiment set forth in a briefe dissertation. Maintaining the Kings spirituall supremacie against the pretended independencie of the prelates, &c. Together, vvith some passages touching the ecclesiasticall power of parliaments, the use of synods, and the power of excommunication. Parker, Henry, 1604-1652. 1641 (1641) Wing P428; Thomason E176_18; ESTC R212682 61,943 101 View Text
A44308 The non-conformists champion, his challenge accepted, or, An answer to Mr. Baxter's Petition for peace written long since, but now first published upon his repeated provocations and importune clamors, that it was never answered : whereunto is prefixed an epistle to Mr. Baxter with some remarks upon his Holy Common-wealth, upon his Sermon to the House of Commons, upon his Non-conformists plea for peace and upon his Answer to Dr. Stillingfleet. / by Ri. Hooke. R. H. (Richard Hooke); Baxter, Richard, 1615-1691. Petition for peace.; Baxter, Richard, 1615-1691. Holy commonwealth.; Baxter, Richard, 1615-1691. Sermon of repentance. 1682 (1682) Wing H2608; ESTC R28683 62,409 170 View Text
A70686 The lawfulnes of the oath of supremacy, and power of the King in ecclesiastical affairs with Queen Elizabeth's admonition, declaring the sence and interpretation of it, confirmed by an act of Parliament, in the 5th year of her reign : together with a vindication of dissenters, proving, that their particular congregations are not inconsistent with the King's supremacy in ecclesiastical affairs : with some account of the nature, constitution, and power of the ecclesiastical courts / by P. Nye ... ; in the epistle to the reader is inserted King James's vindication and explication of the oath of allegiance.; Lawfulnes of the oath of supremacy and power of the King in ecclesiastical affairs Nye, Philip, 1596?-1672. 1683 (1683) Wing N1499; ESTC R22153 63,590 80 View Text
A46779 Severall papers lately vvritten and published by Iudge Ienkins, prisoner in the Tower viz. 1. His vindication. 2. The armies indempnity [sic]: with a declaration, shewing, how every subject ought to be tryed for treasons, felonies, and all other capitall crimes. 3. Lex terræ. 4. A cordiall for the good people of London. 5. A discourse touching the incoveniences of a long continued Parliament. 6. An apologie for the army.; Severall papers lately written and published by Judge Jenkins, prisoner in the Tower. Jenkins, David, 1582-1663. 1647 (1647) Wing J608; ESTC R217036 64,480 98 View Text
A43619 The fourth part of naked truth, or, The complaint of the church to some of her sons for breach of her articles in a friendly dialogue between Titus and Timothy, both ministers of the Church of England / by a legal son and since conformist to the Church of England, as established by law.; Naked truth. Part 4 Hickeringill, Edmund, 1631-1708. 1682 (1682) Wing H1806; ESTC R14467 65,265 43 View Text
A35903 A dialogue between Timothy and Titus about the articles and some of the canons of the Church of England wherein super-conformity is censured and moderation recommended : with a serious perswasive to all the inferiour clergy of that Church / by one that heartily wisheth union amongst Protestants. One that heartily wisheth union amongst Protestants. 1689 (1689) Wing D1336; ESTC R734 65,452 44 View Text
A61544 A discourse concerning the illegality of the late ecclesiastical commission in answer to the vindication and defence of it : wherein the true notion of the legal supremacy is cleared, and an account is given of the nature, original, and mischief of the dispensing power. Stillingfleet, Edward, 1635-1699. 1689 (1689) Wing S5581; ESTC R24628 67,006 76 View Text
A20775 A discourse of the state ecclesiasticall of this kingdome, in relation to the civill Considered vnder three conclusions. With a digression discussing some ordinary exceptions against ecclesiasticall officers. By C.D. Downing, Calubyte, 1606-1644. 1632 (1632) STC 7156; ESTC S109839 68,091 106 View Text
A69901 England's independency upon the papal power historically and judicially stated by Sr. John Davis ... and by Sr. Edward Coke ... in two reports, selected from their greater volumes ; with a preface written by Sir John Pettus, Knight. Davies, John, Sir, 1569-1626.; Coke, Edward, Sir, 1552-1634.; Pettus, John, Sir, 1613-1690. 1674 (1674) Wing D397; ESTC R21289 68,482 102 View Text
B02269 A collection of several treatises concerning the reasons and occasions of the penal laws. Viz. I. The execution of justice, in England, not for religion, but for treason: 17 Dec. 1583. II. Important considerations, by the secular priests: printed A.D. 1601. III. The Jesuits reasons unreasonable: 1662. Burghley, William Cecil, Baron, 1520-1598. Execution of justice in England for maintenaunce of publique and Christian peace.; W. W. (William Watson), 1559?-1603. Important considerations which ought to move all true and sound Catholikes. 1678 (1678) Wing C5192AC; ESTC R174039 70,520 139 View Text
A33865 A collection of several treatises concerning the reasons and occasions of the penal laws Burghley, William Cecil, Baron, 1520-1598. Execution of justice in England.; Watson, William, 1559?-1603. Important considerations which ought to move all true and sound Catholikes. 1675 (1675) Wing C5192A; ESTC R11022 70,542 135 View Text
A62452 A discourse of the forbearance or the penalties which a due reformation requires by H. Thorndike ... Thorndike, Herbert, 1598-1672. 1670 (1670) Wing T1044; ESTC R1719 71,571 188 View Text
A12215 A surreplication to the reioynder of a popish adversarie VVherein, the spirituall supremacy of Christ Iesus in his church; and the civill or temporall supremacie of emperours, kings, and princes within their owne dominions, over persons ecclesiastical, & in causes also ecclesiasticall (as well as civill and temporall) be yet further declared defended and maintayned against him. By Christopher Sibthorp, knight, one of his majesties iustices of his court of Chiefe-place in Ireland. Sibthorp, Christopher, Sir, d. 1632. 1637 (1637) STC 22525; ESTC S102608 74,151 92 View Text
A61271 Episcopal jurisdiction asserted according to the right constitution thereof, by His Majesties laws, both ecclesiastical and temporal, occasioned by the stating and vindicating of the Bishop of Waterford's case, with the mayor and sheriffs of Waterford / by a diligent enquirer into the reasons and grounds thereof. Stanhope, Arthur, d. 1685?; Gore, Hugh, 1612 or 13-1691. 1671 (1671) Wing S5221; ESTC R21281 74,602 136 View Text
A75749 A remonstrance, against presbitery. Exhibited by divers of the nobilitie, gentrie, ministers and inhabitants of the county palatine. of Chester with the motives of that remonstrance. Together with a short survey of the Presbyterian discipline. Shewing the inconveniences of it; and the inconsistency thereof with the constitution of this state, being in its principles destructive to the laws and liberties of the people. With a briefe review of the institution, succession, iurisdiction of the ancient and venerable order of bishops. Found to bee instituted by the Apostles, continued ever since, grounded on the lawes of God, and most agreeable to the law of the land. / By Sir Thomas Aston baronet. Aston, Thomas, Sir, 1600-1645. 1641 (1641) Wing A4078; Thomason E163_1; Thomason E163_2; ESTC R212696 75,691 128 View Text
A07909 A vvatch-vvoord to Englande to beware of traytours and tretcherous practises, which haue beene the ouerthrowe of many famous kingdomes and common weales. Written by a faithfull affected freend to his country: who desireth God long to blesse it from traytours, and their secret conspiracyes. Séene and allowed, according to the order appointed in the Quéenes iniunctions. Munday, Anthony, 1553-1633. 1584 (1584) STC 18282; ESTC S112941 79,185 110 View Text
A49408 Five sermons, preached before His Majesty at Whitehall, published severally by command, and now printed together, tending all to give satisfaction in certain points to such who have thereupon endeavoured to unsettle the state and government of the church by B. Lord Bishop of Ely.; Sermons. Selections Laney, Benjamin, 1591-1675.; Laney, Benjamin, 1591-1675. Study of quiet. 1669 (1669) Wing L342; Wing L351; Wing L352; ESTC R16949 80,355 196 View Text
A87520 The vvorks of that grave and learned lavvyer Iudge Ienkins, prisoner in Newgate. Upon divers statutes, concerning the liberty, and freedome of the subject. With a perfect table thereto annexed. Jenkins, David, 1582-1663. 1648 (1648) Wing J574; Thomason E1154_2; ESTC R20801 80,714 206 View Text
A12213 A reply to an ansvvere, made by a popish adversarie, to the two chapters in the first part of that booke, which is intituled a Friendly advertisement to the pretended Catholickes in Ireland Wherein, those two points; concerning his Majejesties [sic] supremacie, and the religion, established by the lawes and statutes of the kingdome, be further justified and defended against the vaine cavils and exceptions of that adversarie: by Christopher Sibthorp, Knight, one of His Majesties iustices of his Court of Chiefe Place within the same realme. Sibthorp, Christopher, Sir, d. 1632. 1625 (1625) STC 22524; ESTC S117400 88,953 134 View Text
A34962 Anti-Baal-Berith justified and Zech. Crofton tryed and cast in his appearance before the (so called) prelate justice of peace in an answer to his seditious pamphlet entituled, Berith-anti-Baal : wherein his anti-monarchial principals are made manifest and apparent, to deserve his just imprisonment : together with an answer and animadversion upon the holy-prophane league and covenant : wherein, according to their own words and ways of arguing, its proved to be null and invalid, and its notorious contrariety to former legal oathes, is in several particulars plainly demonstrated / by Robert Cressener ... Cressener, Robert. 1662 (1662) Wing C6888; ESTC R4964 91,100 91 View Text
A58710 The history of the affaires of Scotland from the restauration of King Charles the 2d. in the year 1660, and of the late great revolution in that kingdom : with a particular account of the extraordinary occurrences which hapned thereupon, and the transactions of the convention and Parliament to Midsomer, 1690 : with a full account of the settling of the church government there, together with the act at large for the establishing of it. T. S. 1690 (1690) Wing S164; ESTC R32344 93,166 272 View Text
A93123 The Kings supremacy asserted. Or A remonstrance of the Kings right against the pretended Parliament. By Robert Sheringham M.A. and Fellow of Gunvill, and Caius-Colledge in Cambridge Sheringham, Robert, 1602-1678. 1660 (1660) Wing S3237A; ESTC R231142 93,360 138 View Text
A49492 Six sermons preached before His Majesty at White-Hall Published by command. Tending all to give satisfaction in certain points to such who have thereupon endeavoured to unsettle the state, and government of the church. By the Right Reverend Father in God, Benjamin Laney, Late Lord Bishop of Ely. Laney, Benjamin, 1591-1675. 1675 (1675) Wing L351A; ESTC R216387 93,670 230 View Text
A48308 Defensive doubts, hopes, and reasons, for refusall of the oath, imposed by the sixth canon of the late synod with important considerations, both for the penning and publishing of them at this time / by John Ley ... ; hereunto is added by the same author, a letter against the erection of an altar, written above five yeares agoe, and a case of conscience, touching the receiving of the sacrament, resolved. Ley, John, 1583-1662. 1641 (1641) Wing L1874; ESTC R21343 93,675 154 View Text
A45227 A seasonable vindication of the supream authority and jurisdiction of Christian kings, lords, parliaments, as well over the possessions as persons of delinquent prelates and churchmen, or, An antient disputation of the famous Bohemian martyr John Hus, in justification of John Wickliffs 17 article proving by 43 arguments taken out of fathers, canonists, school-men, the supream authority and jurisidiction of princes, parliaments, temporal lords, and other lay-men, who have endowed the church with temporalities, to take away and alien the temporal lands and possessions of delinquent bishops, abbots and church-men, by way of medicine or punishment, without any sacrilege, impiety or injustice : transcribed out of the printed works of Iohn Hus, and Mr. Iohn Fox his acts and monuments printed London 1641, vol. I, p. 585, &c : with an additional appendix thereunto of proofs and domestick presidents in all ages, usefull for present and future times / by William Prynne ...; Determinatio de ablatione temporalium a clericis. English Hus, Jan, 1369?-1415.; Foxe, John, 1516-1587. Actes and monuments.; Prynne, William, 1600-1669. 1660 (1660) Wing H3802; ESTC R8509 98,591 126 View Text
A64557 The Presbyterians unmask'd, or, Animadversions upon a nonconformist book, called The interest of England in the matter of religion S. T. (Samuel Thomas), 1627-1693. 1676 (1676) Wing T973; ESTC R2499 102,965 210 View Text
A56382 The case of the Church of England, briefly and truly stated in the three first and fundamental principles of a Christian Church : I. The obligation of Christianity by divine right, II. The jurisdiction of the Church by divine right, III. The institution of episcopal superiority by divine right / by S.P. Parker, Samuel, 1640-1688. 1681 (1681) Wing P455; ESTC R12890 104,979 280 View Text
A48310 Memoranda : touching the oath ex officio, pretended self-accusation, and canonical purgation together with some notes about the making of some new, and alteration and explanation of some old laws, all most humbly submitted to the consideration of this Parliament / by Edw. Lake ... Lake, Edward, Sir, 1596 or 7-1674. 1662 (1662) Wing L188; ESTC R14261 107,287 162 View Text
A85811 The book of oaths, and the severall forms thereof, both antient and modern. Faithfully collected out of sundry authentike books and records, not heretofore extant, compiled in one volume. Very useful for all persons whatsoever, especially those that undertake any office of magistracie or publique imployment in the Common-wealth. Whereunto is added a perfect table. Garnet, Richard, S.J., attributed name. 1649 (1649) Wing G264; Thomason E1129_1; ESTC R202149 108,262 410 View Text
A04286 An apologie for the oath of allegiance first set foorth without a name, and now acknowledged by the authour, the Right High and Mightie Prince, Iames, by the grace of God, King of Great Britaine, France and Ireland, defender of the faith, &c. ; together with a premonition of His Maiesties, to all most mightie monarches, kings, free princes and states of Christendome. James I, King of England, 1566-1625.; Paul V, Pope, 1552-1621.; Bellarmino, Roberto Francesco Romolo, Saint, 1542-1621. 1609 (1609) STC 14401.5; ESTC S1249 109,056 264 View Text
A62873 Saints no smiters, or, Smiting civil powers not the work of saints being a treatise, shewing the doctrine and atempts of Quinto-Monarchians, or, Fifth-Monarchy-Men about smiting powers, to be damnable and antichristian / by John Tombes ... Tombes, John, 1603?-1676. 1664 (1664) Wing T1816; ESTC R6979 110,523 126 View Text
A46641 An apology for, or vindication of the oppressed persecuted ministers & professors of the Presbyterian Reformed Religion, in the Church of Scotland emitted in the defence of them, and the cause for which they suffer: & that for the information of ignorant, the satisfaction and establishment of the doubtful, the conviction (if possible) of the malicious, the warning of our rulers, the strengthening & comforting of the said sufferers under their present pressurs & trials. Being their testimony to the covenanted work of reformation in this church, and against the present prevailing corruptions and course of defection therefrom. Prestat sero, quàm nunquam sapere. Smith, Hugh.; Jamieson, Alexander. 1677 (1677) Wing J446; ESTC R31541 114,594 210 View Text
A17571 The altar of Damascus or the patern of the English hierarchie, and Church policie obtruded upon the Church of Scotland Calderwood, David, 1575-1650. 1621 (1621) STC 4352; ESTC S107401 125,085 228 View Text
A53135 The countermine, or, A short but true discovery of the dangerous principles and secret practices of the dissenting party, especially the Presbyterians shewing that religion is pretended but rebellion is intended : and in order thereto, the foundation of monarchy in the state and episcopacy in the church are undermined / by one who does passionately wish the prosperity of the Church, his King and country. Nalson, John, 1638?-1686. 1677 (1677) Wing N96; ESTC R7744 126,642 332 View Text
A45154 A reply to the defence of Dr. Stillingfleet being a counter plot for union between the Protestants, in opposition to the project of others for conjunction with the Church of Rome / by the authors of the Modest and peaceable inquiry, of the Reflections, (i.e.) the Country confor., of the Peaceable designe. Humfrey, John, 1621-1719.; Lobb, Stephen, d. 1699. 1681 (1681) Wing H3706; ESTC R8863 130,594 165 View Text
A85228 Certain considerations of present concernment: touching this reformed Church of England. With a particular examination of An: Champny (Doctor of the Sorbon) his exceptions against the lawful calling and ordination of the Protestant bishops and pastors of this Church. / By H: Ferne, D.D. Ferne, H. (Henry), 1602-1662. 1653 (1653) Wing F789; Thomason E1520_1; ESTC R202005 136,131 385 View Text
A80836 [Analēpsis anelēphthē] the fastning of St. Petrrs [sic] fetters, by seven links, or propositions. Or, The efficacy and extent of the Solemn League and Covenant asserted and vindicated, against the doubts and scruples of John Gauden's anonymous questionist. : St. Peters bonds not only loosed, but annihilated by Mr. John Russell, attested by John Gauden, D.D. the league illegal, falsly fathered on Dr. Daniel Featley: and the reasons of the University of Oxford for not taking (now pleaded to discharge the obligations of) the Solemn League and Covenant. / By Zech. Crofton ... Crofton, Zachary, 1625 or 6-1672. 1660 (1660) Wing C6982; ESTC R171605 137,008 171 View Text
A50670 The parson's monitor, consisting of such cases and matters as principally concern the clergy collected from the statute and common laws, as also the constitutions and canons ecclesiastical : confirmed 1 Jac. anno Dom. 1603 : together with the Articles of religion, authority of the convocation, privilege of churches and church-yards, payment of first-fruits and tenths, in whose name and style ecclesiastical courts are to be kept, and the process issuing out of the same are to run in, and with what seal to be sealed : with several other matters (never before extant) very material and necessary to be known by the clergy in general, and all persons concerned either as patron, or incumbent / by G. Meriton, gent. Meriton, George, 1634-1711. 1681 (1681) Wing M1808; ESTC R702 137,500 344 View Text
A29199 A just vindication of the Church of England, from the unjust aspersion of criminal schisme wherein the nature of criminal schisme, the divers sorts of schismaticks, the liberties and priviledges of national churches, the rights of sovereign magistrates, the tyranny, extortion and schisme of the Roman Communion of old, and at this very day, are manifested to the view of the world / by ... John Bramhall ... Bramhall, John, 1594-1663. 1654 (1654) Wing B4226; ESTC R18816 139,041 290 View Text
A40720 Roma ruit the pillars of Rome broken : wherein all the several pleas for the Pope's authority in England, with all the material defences of them, as they have been urged by Romanists from the beginning of our reformation to this day are revised and answered ; to which is subjoyned A seasonable alarm to all sorts of Englishmen against popery, both from their oaths and their interests / by Fr. Fullwood ... Fullwood, Francis, d. 1693. 1679 (1679) Wing F2515; ESTC R14517 156,561 336 View Text
A33470 The grand expedient for suppressing popery examined, or, The project of exclusion proved to be contrary to reason and religion by Robert Clipsham. Clipsham, Robert. 1685 (1685) Wing C4717; ESTC R27263 164,018 330 View Text
A19932 Le primer report des cases & matters en ley resolues & adiudges en les courts del Roy en Ireland. Collect et digest per Sr. Iohn Dauys Chiualer Atturney Generall del Roy en cest realme; Reports des cases & matters en ley, resolves & adjudges en les courts del roy en Ireland Davies, John, Sir, 1569-1626. 1615 (1615) STC 6361; ESTC S107361 165,355 220 View Text
A43681 The spirit of popery speaking out of the mouths of phanatical-Protestants, or, The last speeches of Mr. John Kid and Mr. John King, two Presbyterian ministers, who were executed for high-treason and rebellion at Edinburgh, August the 14th, 1679 with animadversions, and the history of the Archbishop of St. Andrews his murder, extracted out of the registers of the Privy-Council, &c. / by an orthodox Protestant. Hickes, George, 1642-1715.; Kid, John, d. 1679.; King, John, d. 1679. 1680 (1680) Wing H1874; ESTC R6348 165,592 93 View Text
A10609 A remonstrance: or plaine detection of some of the faults and hideous sores of such sillie syllogismes and impertinent allegations, as out of sundrie factious pamphlets and rhapsodies, are cobled vp together in a booke, entituled, A demonstration of discipline wherein also, the true state of the controuersie of most of the points in variance, is (by the way) declared. Sutcliffe, Matthew, 1550?-1629, attributed name. 1590 (1590) STC 20881; ESTC S115774 171,783 224 View Text
A03691 An ansvveare made by Rob. Bishoppe of VVynchester, to a booke entituled, The declaration of suche scruples, and staies of conscience, touchinge the Othe of the Supremacy, as M. Iohn Fekenham, by vvrytinge did deliuer vnto the L. Bishop of VVinchester vvith his resolutions made thereunto. Horne, Robert, 1519?-1580.; Feckenham, John de, 1518?-1585. 1566 (1566) STC 13818; ESTC S104234 173,274 272 View Text
A19461 A modest and reasonable examination, of some things in vse in the Church of England, sundrie times heretofore misliked and now lately, in a booke called the (Plea of the innocent:) and an assertion for true and Christian church policy, made for a full satisfaction to all those, that are of iudgement, and not possessed with a preiudice against this present church gouernment, wherein the principall poynts are fully, and peaceably aunswered, which seeme to bee offensiue in the ecclesiasticall state of this kingdome. The contentes whereof are set downe in the page following. Covell, William, d. 1614? 1604 (1604) STC 5882; ESTC S108881 174,201 234 View Text
A02683 The English concord in ansvver to Becane's English iarre: together with a reply to Becan's Examen of the English Concord. By Richard Harris, Dr. in Diuinitie.; Concordia Anglicana de primatu Ecclesiæ regio. English Harris, Richard, d. 1613? 1614 (1614) STC 12815; ESTC S119023 177,281 327 View Text
A13028 An assertion for true and Christian church-policie VVherein certaine politike obiections made against the planting of pastours and elders in every congregation, are sufficientlie aunswered. And wherein also sundrie projectes are set downe, how the discipline by pastors & elders may be planted, without any derogation to the Kings royal prerogatiue, any indignitie to the three estates in Parleament, or any greater alteration of the laudable lawes, statutes, or customes of the realme, then may well be made without damage to the people. Stoughton, William, fl. 1584.; Knollys, Francis, Sir, d. 1643. 1604 (1604) STC 23318; ESTC S117843 177,506 448 View Text
A29750 The history of the indulgence shewing its rise, conveyance, progress, and acceptance : together with a demonstration of the unlawfulness thereof and an answere to contrary objections : as also, a vindication of such as scruple to hear the indulged / by a Presbyterian. Brown, John, 1610?-1679. 1678 (1678) Wing B5029; ESTC R12562 180,971 159 View Text
A61696 An assertion for true and Christian church-policie wherein certain politike objections made against the planting of pastours and elders in every congregation are sufficiently answered : and wherein also sundry projects are set down ... Stoughton, William, 1632-1701. 1642 (1642) Wing S5760; ESTC R34624 184,166 198 View Text
A10783 A vievv of the ciuile and ecclesiastical lavv and wherein the practise of them is streitned, and may be relieued within this land. VVritten by Thomas Ridley Doctor of the Ciuile Law. Ridley, Thomas, Sir, 1550?-1629. 1607 (1607) STC 21054; ESTC S115989 186,085 248 View Text
A49112 A continuation and vindication of the Defence of Dr. Stillingfleet's Unreasonableness of separation in answer to Mr. Baxter, Mr. Lob, &c. containing a further explication and defence of the doctrine of Catholick communication : a confutation of the groundless charge of Cassandrianism : the terms of Catholick communion, and the docrine of fundamentals explained : together with a brief examination of Mr. Humphrey's materials for union / by the author of The defence. Long, Thomas, 1621-1707. 1682 (1682) Wing L2964; ESTC R21421 191,911 485 View Text
A54581 The obligation resulting from the Oath of Supremacy to assist and defend the pre-eminence or prerogative of the dispensative power belonging to the King, his heirs and successors. In the asserting of that power various historical passages occurring in the usurpation after the year 1641. are occasionally mentioned; and an account is given at large of the progress of the power of dispensing as to acts of Parliament about religion since the reformation; and of divers judgments of Parliaments declaring their approbation of the exercise of such power, and particularly in what concerns the punishment of disability, or incapacity. Pett, Peter, Sir, 1630-1699. 1687 (1687) Wing P1884; ESTC R218916 193,183 151 View Text
B23322 The establish'd church, or, A subversion of all the Romanist's pleas for the Pope's supremacy in England together with a vindication of the present government of the Church of England, as allow'd by the laws of the land, against all fanatical exceptions, particularly of Mr. Hickeringill, in his scandalous pamphlet, stiled Naked truth, the 2d. part : in two books / by Fran. Fullwood ... Fullwood, Francis, d. 1693. 1681 (1681) Wing F2502 197,383 435 View Text
A34542 The remains of the reverend and learned Mr. John Corbet, late of Chichester printed from his own manuscripts.; Selections. 1684 Corbet, John, 1620-1680. 1684 (1684) Wing C6262; ESTC R2134 198,975 272 View Text
A91309 Truth triumphing over falshood, antiquity over novelty. Or, The first part of a just and seasonable vindication of the undoubted ecclesiasticall iurisdiction, right, legislative, coercive power of Christian emperors, kings, magistrates, parliaments, in all matters of religion, church-government, discipline, ceremonies, manners: summoning of, presiding, moderating in councells, synods; and ratifying their canons, determinations, decrees: as likewise of lay-mens right both to sit and vote in councells; ... In refutation of Mr. Iohn Goodwins Innocencies Triumph: my deare brother Burtons Vindication of churches, commonly called Independent: and of all anti-monarchicall, anti-Parliamentall, anti-synodicall, and anarchicall paradoxes of papists, prelates, Anabaptists, Arminians, Socinians, Brownists, or Independents: whose old and new objections to the contrary, are here fully answered. / By William Prynne, of Lincolnes Inne, Esquire. Prynne, William, 1600-1669. 1645 (1645) Wing P4115; Thomason E259_1; ESTC R212479 202,789 171 View Text
A69685 The Case of the Earl of Argyle, or, An Exact and full account of his trial, escape, and sentence wherein are insert the act of Parliament injoining the test, the confession of faith, the old act of the king's oath to be given at his coronation : with several other old acts, made for establishing the Protestant religion : as also several explications made of the test by the conformed clergy : with the secret councils explanation thereof : together with several papers of objections against the test, all framed and emitted by conformists : with the Bishop of Edinburgh's Vindication of the test, in answer thereunto : as likewise a relation of several matters of fact for better clearing of the said case : whereunto is added an appendix in answer to a late pamphlet called A vindication of His Majestie's government and judicatories in Scotland, especially with relation to the Earl of Argyle's process, in so far as concerns the Earl's trial. Stewart, James, Sir, 1635-1713.; Mackenzie, George, Sir, 1636-1691. Vindication of His Majesties government, and judicatories in Scotland. 1683 (1683) Wing C1066; ESTC R15874 208,604 158 View Text
A69775 The history of popery, or, Pacquet of advice from Rome the fourth volume containing the lives of eighteen popes and the most remarkable occurrences in the church, for near one hundred and fifty years, viz. from the beginning of Wickliff's preaching, to the first appearance of Martin Luther, intermixt with several large polemical discourses, as whether the present Church of Rome be to be accounted a Church of Christ, whether any Protestant may be present at Mass and other important subjects : together with continued courants, or innocent reflections weekly on the distempers of the times. Care, Henry, 1646-1688. 1682 (1682) Wing C521; ESTC P479002 208,882 288 View Text
A49800 Politica sacra & civilis, or, A model of civil and ecclesiastical government wherein, besides the positive doctrine concerning state and church in general, are debated the principal controversies of the times concerning the constitution of the state and Church of England, tending to righteousness, truth, and peace / by George Lawson ... Lawson, George, d. 1678. 1689 (1689) Wing L711; ESTC R6996 214,893 484 View Text
A01325 A retentiue, to stay good Christians, in true faith and religion, against the motiues of Richard Bristow Also a discouerie of the daungerous rocke of the popish Church, commended by Nicholas Sander D. of Diuinitie. Done by VVilliam Fulke Doctor of diuinitie, and Maister of Pembroke hall in Cambridge. Fulke, William, 1538-1589. 1580 (1580) STC 11449; ESTC S102732 222,726 326 View Text
A61639 Naphtali, or, The wrestlings of the Church of Scotland for the kingdom of Christ contained in a true and short deduction thereof, from the beginning of the reformation of religion, until the year 1667 : together with the last speeches and testimonies of some who have died for the truth since the year 1660 : whereunto are also subjoyned, a relation of the sufferings and death of Mr. Hew McKail ... Stewart, James, Sir, 1635-1713.; Stirling, James, 1631-1672? 1667 (1667) Wing S5683; ESTC R3435 226,444 388 View Text
A05017 Eirenarcha: or of the office of the iustices of peace in two bookes: gathered. 1579. and now reuised, and firste published, in the. 24. yeare of the peaceable reigne of our gratious Queene Elizabeth: by William Lambard of Lincolnes Inne Gent. Lambarde, William, 1536-1601. 1581 (1581) STC 15163; ESTC S109320 226,552 536 View Text
A29201 A replication to the Bishop of Chalcedon his Survey of the Vindication of the Church of England from criminous schism clearing the English laws from the aspertion of cruelty : with an appendix in answer to the exceptions of S.W. / by the Right Reverend John Bramhall ... Bramhall, John, 1594-1663. 1656 (1656) Wing B4228; ESTC R8982 229,419 463 View Text
A47305 Of Christian communion to be kept on in the unity of Christs church and among the professors of truth and holiness : and of the obligations, both of faithful pastors to administer orthodox and holy offices, and of faithful people to communicate in the same : fitted for persecuted or divided or corrupt states of churches when they are either born down by secular persecutions or broken with schisms or defiled with sinful offices and ministrations. Kettlewell, John, 1653-1695. 1693 (1693) Wing K377; ESTC R27454 232,235 232 View Text