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As the originator of what was in its origin a schis- matical rather than an heretical church however much later on heresies developed within itand as the first head of that church, Henry is of special interest to the student of religions and of Church history.

Post humillimam commenda- tionem et devotissima pedum oscula beatomm. Let us not forget that at least once he had been the beau-ideal Henry; in body, tall, straight, broad-shouldered, a master of every gentle manly accomplishment ; in mind naturally clever, an accomplished linguist, a learned theologian, a faithful son of the Church.

My Lord Cardinal s grace. Quoniam nihil magis ex Catholic! As all the successors of this Prince owe their unchangeable title of Defender of the Faith to his piety and learning, we do not presume to question his pretensions to a place in this catalogue. By June of that year, he had shown it to Thomas Wolseybut it remained private until three years later, when the earlier manuscript became the first two chapters of the Assertiothe rest consisting of new material relating to Luther’s De Captivitate Babylonica.

History of the Reformation. Ill and is entitled: That is, who composed or compiled it?

Porro, confido fore ut hoc pulcherrimum planeque ra- rissimum exemplar multos principes provocet ad semula- tionem. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Cum sacramemtorum a rege indulto. Hears that it is a good book. John’s Hall, May 15th, by W.

Defence of the Seven Sacraments – Wikipedia

The Various Editions and Versions. The conjecture may at least be hazarded that it also related to the King s marriage. So, too, Lewis, in his “Life of Dr. History of the Protestant Reforma tion in England and Ireland.


John Clark pliers situated in the furthermost End of the World, and separated from the Continent by the Ocean; as it hath never been behind in the Worship of God, and true Christian Faith, and due Obedience to the Roman Church; either to Spain, France, Germany, or Italy; nay, to Rome itself; so likewise, there is no Nation which more impugns this Monster, and the Heresies broached by him, and which more condemns, and detests them.

But if God has prom ised it to such as have no manner of sorrow for their sins, He has surely much more promised it to such as are attrite. This proposition gave rise, how ever, to more deliberation, and occasioned greater diffi culty in the Sacred College than perhaps the Pope had foreseen.

And that the Manners of those distant Times, wherein polemical Disputes about Religion were so strongly and warmly agitated, differ very widely from those of the present more enlightened and more moderate Age.

If Luther objects to the change from the primitive way of giving Communion, he should object also to children not receiving sacramemtorum all, and to sacramentorkm receiving in the morning instead of after supper. Had it been wholly the work of others the King would scarcely have ventured so open an assertion of his authorship.

See a note on this subject by Mr.

Adam s words, “A man shall leave father and mother and cleave to his wife,” show the dignity of marriage a “great sacrament in Christ and His Church. Francis de Sales, or St. Refresh and try again. Sacramentis ; a principal copy wssertio, richly bound, being sent to Leo, I remember myself to have seen in the Vatican Library.

J Besides these, in the “Dictionnaire de Bibliographic Catholique,” we read: But indeed he did not look on it; who, when dreading Punishment which he well deserved fled, with a Mischief, into his perpetual lurk ing Holes in Bohemia, the Mother and Nurse of his Heresies.

But convinced that, in our ardor for the welfare of Christendom, in our zeal for the Catholic wacramentorum and our devotion to the Apostolic See, we had not yet done enough, we determined to show by our own writings our attitude towards Luther and our opinion of his vile books ; to manifest more openly to all the world that we shall ever defend and uphold, not only by force of arms but by the resources of our intelligence and our services as a Christian, the Holy Roman Church.


Assertio septem sacramentorum; or, Defence of the seven sacraments

I hope, therefore, that the work may be widely and carefully read, especially in this country, but indeed also in England, the land of its birth.

Henry “undertook this pious work himself,”. Pope Leo X gave him the title of ‘Defender of the Faith’. Having therefore begun to batter down this Work, he assaults it with the Force and En gines of his Arguments ; therein performing the Office of a pious, magnanimous General, whose Duty in military Dis cipline, is to supply his Soldiers with most Auxiliaries, where the Enemy presses on with greatest force.

He found the work to be a collection of precious gems. That when the King showed him his book against Mar tin Luther he desired his Highness either to omit sacramentormu point of the Papal supremacy or touch it more tenderly at least.

For the man, an infidel, is sancti fied by the faithful woman ; and the woman, an infidel, is sanctified by the faithful husband; otherwise your children should be unclean, but now they are holy.

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Healy s old English version of the “Assertio,” here reprinted; above all, the encour aging interest and learned advice of sacramentormu richly gifted historian that gentle, hard-working teacher – – Very Reverend Thomas J.