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Prop. III. Whosoever are consecrated and ordered according to the rites
of that book, since the second year of the aforenamed King Educard, unto this time or hereafter, shall be consecrated or ordered according to the same rites, we decree all such to be rightly, orderly, and lawfully consecrated and ordered.
See Arts. xx. Prop. I. and xxxiv. Prop. v.
De Civilibus Magistratibus. Of the Civil Magistrates. REG
EGIA Majestas in hoc An- The Queen's Majesty hath the
gliæ regno, ac cæteris ejus chief power in this realm of dominiis summam habet potes. England, and other her dotatem, ad quam, omnium sta- minions, unto whom the chief tuum regni, sive illi Ecclesias- government of all estates of this tici sint, sive Civiles, in omnibus realm, whether they be Ecclecausis, suprema gubernatio per- siastical or Civil, in all causes tinet; et nulli extremæ juris- doth appertain, and is not, nor dictioni est subjecta, nec esse ought to be, subject to any debet.
foreign jurisdiction. Cum Regiæ Majestati sum Where we attribute to the mam gubernationem tribuimus, Queen’s Majesty the chief goquibus titulis intelligimus ani- vernment, by which titles we mos quorundam calumniatorum understand the minds of some offendi, non damus Regibus slanderous folks to be offended; nostris aut Verbi Dei, aut Sa we give not to our princes the cramentorum administrationem, ministering either of God's quod etiam Injunctiones’ab Eli- Word, or of the Sacraments, zabetha Regina nostra nuper the which thing the Injunctions? editæ, apertissime testantur ; also lately set forth by Elizased eam tantum prærogativam, beth our Queen do most plainly quam in sacris Scripturis a Deo testify; but that only preroipso, omnibus piis Principibus, gative, which we see to have videmus semper fuisse attribu- been given always to all godly tam, hoc est, ut omnes status princes in holy Scriptures by atque ordines, fidei suæ a DEO God Himself, that is, that they
commissos, sive illi ecclesiastici should rule all estates and desint sive civiles, in officio con grees committed to their charge tineant, et contumaces et delin- by God, whether they be ecclequentes, glado civili coerceant. siastical or temporal, and re
Romanus Pontifex nullam strain with the civil sword the habet jurisdictionem, in hoc stubborn and evil-doers. regno Angliæ.
The Bishop of Rome hath no Leges regni possunt Christi- jurisdiction in this realm of anos propter capitalia, et gravia England. crimina, morte punire.
The laws of the realm may Christianis licet, ex mandato punish Christian men with magistratus, arma portare, et death, for heinous and grievous justa bella administrare.
It is lawful for Christian men, at the commandment of the magistrate, to wear weapons, and serve in the wars.
The Phraseology of this Article.
caput in terris, post CHRIS coerceant.
ordinatus atque probatus:
The King of England is su- The Queen's Majesty hath
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The civil magistrate is or
dained and allowed of
also for conscience sake.
the laws of the realm.
2. When the Latin and English are compared with each other.
to their charge.
Bishop of Rome. justa bella administrare to serve in the wars.
and other her dominions, unto whom the chief government of
in all causes doth appertain. II. The Queen's majesty is not, nor ought to be, subject to any
foreign jurisdiction. III. Where we attribute to the Queen's majesty the chief government,
by which titles we understand the minds of some slanderous folks to be offended; we give not to our princes the ministering either of God's Word, or of the sacraments, the which thing the Injunctions also set forth by Elizabeth our Queen do most plainly testify: but that only prerogative, which we see to have been given always to all godly princes in the holy Scriptures by God Himself, that is, that they should rule all estates and degrees, committed to their charge by God, whether they be ecclesiastical or temporal, and restrain with the civil sword the
stubborn and evil-doers. IV. The Bishop of Rome hath no jurisdiction in this realm of England. V. The laws of the realm may punish Christian men with death, for
heinous and grievous offences. VI. It is lawful for Christian men, at the commandinent of the magis
trate, to wear weapons and serve in the wars.
PROP. I. The Queen's majesty has the chief power in this realm of Eng-
land, and other her dominions, unto whom the chief government of all
not from the commandment of the king unto the priests
2 Chron. xix. 8, 9; xxix. 20, 21; xxxi. 2.
ject unto the higher powers.”_See also Acts xxv. 10, 11.
1 Pet. ii. 13, 14.
“ The Apostle Paul writing an epistle to the Romans,
Scapul. c. ii.
p. 1174. Council at Northampton, 1174.
Prop. II. The Queen's majesty is not, nor ought to be, subject to any
often also comprehend kings in our history, because from the
Prop. III. Where we attribute to the Queen's majesty the chief govern-
ment, by which titles we understand the minds of some slanderous folks