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ment, and ever counted a Catholic for what was to be done upon the authority zhele 700 years, until our age: bis trea of the scriptures, and judgment of the oria tile, wboever fall read and weigh, con mitive Christians. They were unwilling Idering the time of the writer, his learn to be hasty and precipitate in a point of inz, godliness of life, the allegations of this conteyuence; and took more time ancient fathers, and his mani'est and most than agreed with the Earl's impatience grounded arguments, I cannot (doubt. for a second marriage. He therefore venbel) but much marvel, if he have any tured to take another wife before his fear of God at all, how he can with good cause was determined. His rashuets and conscience speak against him in this matter precipitancy gave offence: the council leof the saxarnent. This Bertram was the parated him from his new site, and dttio Erft that pulled me by the ear, and that vering her to the care of the Quern-dowabrought me from the com non error of the ger, obliged the Eurl to wait the finte (e Romih church, and cauled me to search of the commissioners ; "ho at length, mere diligently and exa&ly both the scrip- though not till the beginning of the next tures, and the writings of the old eccle. year, dissolved the former marriage enBaltic fathers, in this matter."

tirely, and gave the liberty to both of This change of opinion happened to contracting again elsewhere. - Onth-7th Ridley in 1545; in the close of which of Ma, in this year, Lanpland the Billiop year his patron procured for him the eighth of Lincoln died; Holbeach the Bishop of All in the church of Westminster.

Rocliclter iucceeded him, and was (01) Immediately upon the accellion of the firmed the 20th of August. Immediately young King to the throne, we find Dr after this Dr Ridley was pron oted to the Ridley much celebrated as a preacher. fee of Rochelier, and was confecrated Being appointed to preach at court on 25th September, in the chapel belonging Al-Wednesday, after having confuted the to Dr May, Dean of St Paul's, in Tuch Bibop of Roine's pretended authority in form.nd n anner as was at tiai tine ugreriment and usurped power, and in sual in the church of England, by chrism, pardons, he took occasion to discourse or holy unction, and imposition of hards, toxacing the abuses of images in churches, after an oath, renouncing the ufurped jus and ceremoniec, and especially holy wa- rildiction of the Roman Pontift;' verted ter for the driving avay devils. Amongst according to ancient sites, with the robes "bis auditors was Gardiner, Bishop of Wine and infignia belonging to his dignity. The cheller; who not altogether reliling his reason of ment oning the le circun fiances doctrine, wrote him a letter inclosed in thus particularly is, that D: B.cols, in one to the Protector ; who answered, in the fullequent 'reign, would not allow fone fach manner as this, “ That, if the Ridley to have been a bifhap, and only misrepresentation of the best book in the degraded bim from his priel's orders; worki, the Bible, had been reafon lutti. ühich it is not ealy to account for For cient for taking it away from the people, if it be laid, that his at juriig the Rina which had been done by the Popith bi- Pentiff invalidated his conto cration, it liops, the gross abuse of images was as voula in lihe mariner have unbihoped juflifeble a re con for taking them away Bonner, and every pielate aiier lim; irom the people."

who had all, not ty epting I onital and about this time the fellows of Pem. Gardiner, done the same. bruke ball presented Dr Ridley to the The fame day that Ridley was corseciurch of Saharn in the diocele of Nor. crated, the counci jent Bp Gardiner to wich; which presentation being disputed the Fleet for having froken and written in ty the Bishop, the Doctor was admitted . prejudice and conten pt utile King's sjty that living by a command of the King, litation, and for refusing to fii forth the in the 4th of May.-- Three days after a homilies and injunctions. A lew days afComition was granted tothe Archbithop, te', the new Bishop of Riclefler " astathe Bishops of Durliam and Rochester, Dr ken by the Archbisliop, with the Biss pof Ridley, and Gix others, to examine a cause Lincoin, Dr Cox, and some others, to of the Earl of Northampton, whose Count confer with Gardiner at Dr Mar? boule : els had been guilty of adultery: The they fent for hin, thither, and endear ourCanon law granted a separation, but not ed io persuade him to con.ply with the ine iberty of marrying again : 'the Pope junétions which recommended Evcimos ideed disfenied in these cases. These paraphrase of the Gospels, and the new Cemanitioners were appointed to examine cok of krilie. He eroded all their



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Teafonings and perfuafions, with that are Yet notwithstanding all his care and cau. tifice a'd cunning he was so inuch ma'ler tion, this fermon was afterwards very un. of; obstinately refused to comply, and truly and unjustly represented, as he himwas sent back to the Fleet; where he was felt complained, as if he had asserted it in dt. iined, till the parliament, then going the presence of Christ's natural body. to fit, broke up ; which was censured as We would not willingly pass a severe judg. an invasion of liberty.

ment here, but certairly the Bishop might This year Cranmer communicated to La- have expresied himself more clearly; the timer tiose truths with regard to the Lord's ambiguity of the sentence above left an furper, with which Ridley bad brought him opening for such representation. acquainted the year before. The idola The parliament, which sat this winter, trous veneration of that sacrament in the added its authority to the Bishop's rechurch of Rome, in worshipping the ele- proofs, and punislied by imprisonment, ments, as converted in the very, substan. fine, and ransom at the King's pleasure tial, and natural body and blood of Christ; all irreverent despisers and revilers of this and the extreme reverence paid to them by facred rite. the Lutherans, as comprehending in them The r.ext thing of importance we find the same substantial and natural body and Dr Ridley concerned in, was the refore blood, were now openly opposed: but the mation of the Common Prayer in the year Anabaptists, who fled from Germany hi• 1548; of which our author has given us & ther; the extravagant among ourselves, full and particular account, but too long who leap from one extreme, over the to be introduced in this work. truth, to the other; and some Protest In 1549, the Bishop of Rochester, with ants, who confounded truth and error by the Archbishop, and several others, were their scurrility, carried this opposition so put into commilion to search after all Ana. far, as to bring this facrament into great baptists, heretics, and contemners of the contempt. Railing bills against it were Common Prayer. For complaint had been fixed upon the doors of St Paul's Cathe- brought to the council, that with the." dral, and other places, terming it, Jack strangers who were come into England, in a box, The sacrament of the halter, Round some Anabaptists were mingled, who were Robin, and such like irreverent terins. disseminating their errors, and making The Bishop of Rochester, who was as far profelytes. Among these people was one removed from profaneness as superstition, Joan Bocher, commonly called Found set his face strenuously against this im• Kent. She appearing before the commis piety, and publicly rebuked it in his ser- fioners, behaved with great obstinacy mon at St Paul's Cross; with great ear- there, persisting in the maintenance of nestness aserting the dignity of the facra- her error, namely, that the Son of God ment, and the presence of Christ's body penetrated through the Virgin Mary as there ; reproving with great freedoin through a glass, taking no substance of those who did irreverently behave them her; as Latimer reports, who fat in the felves with regard to it; bidding them to commission. Her own words distinguishe depart, as unworthy to hear the myitery; ing betwixt Christ and the Word, and be as the Pænitentes, Audientes, Catechumeni, twixt the outward and incurd man of the and Energumeni, in the primitive times, Virgin; allowing the Word to have taken were not admitted when the facrament Aesh by the consent of the Virgin's inward was administred. But to the receivers, the man, but denying that Christ took fesh Sancti, he so explained the presence, that he of her outward man, because it was finasserted, that the material substance of the ful, are not very intelligible. She treatbread did still remain, and that Christ ed with scorn all the means made use of called it his body, meat, and felh, giving to recover her to a better mind; and fenit the properties of the thing of which it tence pafled upon her, pronouncing her beareth the name : where, says our histo an heretic, and delivering her over to the rian, we find the same lines of his charac- fecular arin. It is remarkable that Ridter continue in the preacher, which were ley's vame is not in the sentence, but one observed before in the disputant, modeft ly the names of the Archbishop, Sir John in proposing his opinions to persons whose Smith, William Cook, dean of the archjudgments only were inittaken, meekly in -- es, Eugh Latiner, and Richard Lyell, Strutting those who were in error. but ear L. L. D. The King was hardly prevailed neit and severe where ever he discovered upon by Cranmer to sign the warrant for a fault in the will, boldly rebuking vice. her burning: but the Archibiflop di:Nin


guished betwixt errors in other points, mation; and that though they did gloand the open, scornful, rejecting an ex rious service to the common cause of true press article of the creed, Born of the Vir- religion, the very best of our reformers gis Mary; thinking that these latter, al. did not always act in perfect consistency ways esteemed heretics from the first eita. with themselves? In writing the lives of blishment of Christianitv, deserved out the men, even the best of men, we are wri. lenity with which others might be treat- ting the lives of fallible and imperfect beed: and represented, that it betrayed an ings; and though it be decent and right, indifference toward religion, to neglet in speaking of the failings of worthy and putting in execution the laws established excellent characters, to treat them with for maintaining God's honour, while they great softness and tenderness; yet it may were diligent in those that were enated upon the whole perhaps be as uteful, fometo maintain the King's honour, and the times to acknowledge their failings, as peace or property of the subject. Howe to celebrate their excellencies : the one ret, the Archbishop was not so earnest to are recorded for our imitation, the other get the warrant executed as signed. He for our admonition, and neither will be laboured much to convince her, and save omitted by the faithful historian. But her from the fire. In which charitable our author does more than palliate : by orice, Ridley, when he came to London, the use he has made of the terms blafphemy, joined. They both of thein visited her ; obftinate, &c. he seems to justify a practhey severally took her bome with them tice which all good men abhor. He doubtto their own houses, and earnestly endea- less knows, as well as ourselves, that unpoured to recover her from her errors : der the same pretence was Ridley himself bat she refifted, with great stubbornness at lait brought to death. and indecency, all their kind pains to re

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The truth of the gospel-history. By James well as Christianity. How much better

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