The lives of the Puritans Volume 1; containing a biographical account of those divines who distinguished themselves in the cause of religious liberty, ... Elizabeth, to the Act of uniformity in 1662

 
9781150957499: The lives of the Puritans Volume 1; containing a biographical account of those divines who distinguished themselves in the cause of religious liberty, ... Elizabeth, to the Act of uniformity in 1662
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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. 1813 Excerpt: ...annually, towards the exhibition of five learned men, to read and teach divinity, law, physic, Greek and Hebrew, and of his munificence in founding Trinity college, and other bounties, he proceeds as follows: u Howbeit, all they that have knowen the universitye of il Cambryge, sense that tyme that it dyd fyrst begynne to "receive these greate and manyefolde benefytes from the kynges magstye, at youre handes, have juste occasion "to suspecte that you have decyved boeth the kynge and "universitie, to enryche yourselves. For before that you "dyd begynne to be the disposers of the kynges Iyberalitye "towards learnynge and poverty, ther was in houses be"longynge unto the universitye of Cambryge two hundred "students of dyvynytye, many verye well learned: whyche "be nowe all clene gone, house and name; younge towarde "scholers, and old fatherlye doctors, not one of them ' lefte. One hundred also of an other sorte, that havynge rich frendes or beying benefyced men dyd lyve of theym"selves in ottels and innes, be eyther gon awaye, or elles "fayne to crepe into colleges, and put poore men from "bare lyvynges. Those bothe be all gone, and a small "number of poore godly dylygent students now remaynynge u only in colleges be not able to tary, and contynue "their studye in the universitye, for lacke of exhibition "and healpe. There be dyverse ther which ryse dayly "betwixt foure and fyve of the clocke in the mornyhge; Fox's Martyrs, rol. iii. p. 347. + Paul's cross was a pulpit, in the form of a cross, which stood nearly in the middle of St. Paul's church-yard, where the first reformers used frequently to preach unto the people. K and from fyve uiitill syxe of the clocke, use common "pr...

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