Select Tracts Relating to the Civil Wars in England, in the Reign of King Charles the First; Berkeley, J. Berkeley, 1st baron. Memoirs of Sir John ... Robert Huntingdon to lay down his commission.

 
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1815 Excerpt: ... The Cause why they refused the Union, rendered by the Presbyterians themselves, was this, That it drew with it a Subordination of the Church to the Civil State in the Things of Christ. B.. This is a downright Declaration to all Kings and Common Commonwealths in general, that a Presbyterian Minister1 will be a true Subject to none of them in the Things of Christ, which Things what they are, they will be Judges themselves. What have we then gotten by our Deliverance from the Pope's Tyranny, if these petty Men succeed in the Place of it, that have nothing in them that can be beneficial to the Publick, except their Silence? For their Learning, it amounts to no more than an imperfect. Knowledge of Greek and Latin, and an acquired Readiness in the Scripture-Language, with a Gesture and 1 one suitable thereunto; but of Justice and Charity (the Manners of Religion) they have neither Knowledge nor 'Practice, as is manifest by the Stories I have already told you: Nor do they distinguish between the Godly and the Ungodly, but by Conformity of Design in Men of Judgement, or by Repetition of their Sermons in the common Sort of People. But. notwithstanding A. But this Sullenness of the Scots was to no Purtor the. pose: for they at Westminster enacted the Union of the hnglisn Parliament r XT. ',,.,..-n L O passes an Act foi uni-two Nations, and the Abolition of Monarchy in Scotting the two Nations iand and ordained Punishment for those that would in one Common-_., wealth. transgress that Act. B. What other Business did the Rump this Year? They then offer to A. They sent St. Johns and Strickland Ambassadors StheNKdTto the HaSue,! off League to the United Provinces, form a League wiih who had Audience March the third. St. Johns in a them for the Benefit Speech...

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