The Life and Times of Archbishop Sharp, (of St. Andrews.)

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J. Rickerby, 1839 - 640 pages

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Page 135 - and constant supplies of his grace, and the right improvement of all his mercies and deliverances, to the honour of his great name, and the peace, safety, and benefit of all our kingdoms. And so we bid you heartily farewell. Given at our court at Whitehall, the 10th of August, 1660, and of our reign, the twelfth year. By his majesty's command.
Page 107 - is firmly resolved in the Lord's strength to adhere thereto, and to prosecute to the utmost of his power all the ends thereof, in his station and calling, really, constantly and sincerely, all the days of his life; in order to which, he doth, in the first place, profess and declare, that
Page 281 - therein, and disposing the relief and supplies of the mean and incompetent maintenance of professors and governors in the several colleges as they shall be proportioned by us. Thus remitting what else we have instructed the Archbishop of St. Andrews, for promoting our service to his relations, we bid you heartily farewell. " Given at our court at Whitehall, the 12th
Page 230 - The National Covenant,' and the other entituled ' A Solemn League and Covenant,' were, and are in themselves unlawful oaths, and were taken by and imposed upon the subjects of this kingdom, against the fundamental laws and liberties of the same; and that there
Page 134 - calling. We will also take care that the authority and acts of the General Assembly at St. Andrews and Dundee in the year 1651, be owned and stand in force, until we shall call another General Assembly, which we purpose to do as soon as our affairs will permit. And we do intend to send for Mr. Robert
Page 595 - I will come to you, for I know you are a gentleman and will save my life; but I am gone already, and what needs more ? " By this time his grace felt the pain of his wounds increasing, and that death would ensue even though the blood-thirsty murderers had done no more.
Page 32 - calls Janet into a room, and enquires at her privately, who that person was with the bishop. She refused at first, but he promising upon his word of honour, to warrant her at all hands, and that she should not be sent to America, she says,
Page 334 - ministers, and the familiarity with which they addressed the Almighty, may be gathered from Sir James Turner's Memoirs. Robinson said in his prayer, " And if thou wilt not be our secondarie, we will not fight for thee at all; for
Page 561 - heads joining, with orders to concur, and liberty to suppress them as enemies to our king and the nation, these raging gypsies wold settle." — Here then we see the policy of the times. Laws were made against these " raging gypsies," which were neither intended nor allowed to be put in execution. The loyal gentry were commanded to subdue
Page 121 - Remonstrance, in which he seditiously and traitorously purposed the eradicating and subverting of the fundamental government, &c.—2. His contriving, writing, and publishing that abominable pamphlet, called " The Causes of God's Wrath," &c.—3. His contriving, writing, and subscribing a paper, called the Humble Petition of the 23d of August last, when

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