An Ecclesiastical History of Ireland: From the Period of the English Invasion to the Year 1829 ...

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F. Coyne, 1845 - Ireland - 504 pages

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Page 407 - Agreeably to the discipline of the Roman Catholic church, these regulations can have no effect without -the sanction of the holy see ; which sanction, the Roman Catholic prelates of this kingdom shall, as soon as may be, use their endeavours to procure. The prelates are satisfied, that the nomination of parish priests, with a certificate of their having taken the oath of allegiance, be certified to government.
Page 190 - Out of every corner of the woods and glens they came creeping forth upon their hands, for their legs could not bear them ; they looked like anatomies of death ; they spake like ghosts crying out of their graves ; they did eat the dead carrions, happy where they could find them ; yea, and one another soon after, insomuch as the very carcasses they spared not to scrape out of their graves ; and if they found a plot of water1 Manurance, cultivation.
Page 157 - This order, good brethren, is from our gracious king, and from the rest of our brethren, the fathers and clergy of England, who have consulted herein, and compared the holy Scriptures with what they have done; unto whom I submit, as Jesus did to Caesar, in all things just and lawful, making no question why or wherefore, as we own him our true and lawful king...
Page 190 - ... they were brought to such wretchedness as that any stony heart would have rued the same. Out of every corner of the woods and glens they came, creeping forth upon their hands, for their legs could not bear them — they looked like anatomies of death — they spake like ghosts crying out of their graves.
Page 190 - Munster; for, notwithstanding that the same was a most rich and plentiful country, full of corn and cattle, that you would' have thought they should have been able to stand long, yet ere one year and a half they were brought to such wretchedness, as that any stony heart would have rued the same. Out of every corner of the woods and glens they came creeping forth upon their hands, for their legs could not bear them; they looked like anatomies of death...
Page 189 - ... so great, and the land so barren both of man and beast, that whosoever did travel from the one end...
Page 293 - Catholicse fidei laqueo Suspensus, extractis Visceribus et in ignem projectis, Celebris Martyr occubuit LONDINI, primo die Julii (stylo veteri) Anno Salutis, 1681.
Page 291 - Ireland, and for many other impediments (of which affidavit was made), I could not at the end of five weeks get the records and witnesses brought hither; I therefore begged for twelve days more, that I might be in readiness for my trial, which the Lord Chief Justice refused...
Page 103 - And, lest the writing should perish with the writer, and the work should fail with the workman, I leave behind me parchment for continuing it, if any man should have the good fortune. to survive this calamity, or any one of the race of Adam should escape this pestilence, and live to continue what I have begun.
Page 20 - ... you do with the consent of all, or at least of the greater and sounder part aforesaid, make such a composition with the said people, in the premises, as you shall judge in your diligence to be most expedient for our honour and interest. Provided, however, that these people...

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