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the seven Sacraments ; but the Doctrine of Symmons, Curren, volunt è Scripturis peti the seven Sacraments is grounded in Scrip- Doctrinam Septem. Sacramentorum. ture, and taught by the ancient Authors, al- Agreement.- In the sixth, touching the beit not altogether.— Dr. Duy.
determinate number of the seven Sacraments, Septenarius Sacramentorum numerus, Doc- the Bishop of Duresme, Hereford, St. David, trina est recentium Theologoruin ; quam illi and Rochester, the Elect of Westminster, partim ex Scriptura, partim ex veterum scrip- Dr. Day, and Dr. Oglethorpe say, This preiis, argute in sacrum hunc (ut aiunt) nume. scribed number of Sacraments is not found rum collegerunt.-- Dr. Oglethorpe.
in the old Authors. The Bishop of York, I think, as I find by old Authors, the an- Drs. Curren, Tresham, and Symmons, say cient Church used all these seven Sacra- the contrary. Concerning the second part, inents; and so I think it good to be taught.- whether it be a Doctrine to be taught ? The Di. Redmayn.
Bishops of Hereford, St. Davids, and Dr. The determinate number of seven Sacra. Cox, Think it ought not to be so taught as ments, is not taught in any one Process of the such a determiate number by Scripture. Scripture, nor of any one of the old Authors The Bishops of York, London, Carlile; Drs. of purpose speaking of them altogether, or in Day, Curren, Tresham, Symmons, Crayford, one Process, as far as I can remember; albeit Think it a Doctrine meet to be taught : And they all seven be there, and there spoken of some of them say, That it is founded on in Scripture manifestly, and so have the old Scripture. Authors left them in sundry places of their Writings; and so it ought to be taught.
7. Question. Dr. Elly worth.
What is found in Scripture of the Matter, Na. Forasmuch as the Scripture teacheth these
lure, Effect, and Vertue of such as we call seven, and sheweth special Graces given by
the seven Sacraments; so as although the the same, the which are not so given by
Name be not there, yet whether the thing be others, called Sacraments, the old Authors
in Scripture or no, and in what wise spoken of? perceiving the special Graces, have accounted them in a certain number, and so have
Answers. been used by Doctors to be called seven, and I find not in the Scripture the Matter, without inconvenience may so be taught.-- Nature, and Effect of all these which we call Dr. Symmons.
the seven Sacraments, but only of certain of I say, the determinate number of seven is them, as of Baptism, in which we be regene. not expresly mentioned in the Scripture, rated and pardoned of our sin by the Blood like as the determinate number of the seven of Christ : Of Eucharistia, in which we be Petitions of the Prayer is not expresly men- concorporated unto Christ, and made lively tioned ; and as I think the seven Fetitions to members of his Body, nourished and fed to have their ground in Scripture, even so do I the Everlasting Life, if we receive it as we think of the seven Sacraments, to be ground- ought to do, and else it is to us rather Death ed in Scripture.- Dr. Treshain.
than Life. Of Pennance also I find in the To the sixth I say as before, that the old Scripture, whereby Sinners after Baptism Authors call each of these seven, Sacraments; returning wholly unto God, be accepted again but be it, I cannot remember that ever I read upon God's Favour and Mercy.' But the the determinate, precise, and express num. Scripture speaketh not of Pennance, as we ber of seven Sacraments in any of the ancient call it a Sacrament, consisting in three parts, Authors, nor in Scripture. Howbeit we may Contrition, Confession, and Satisfaction; but find in Scripture, and the old Authors, also the Scripture taketh Pennance for a pure inention made, and the doctrine of each of conversion of a sinner in heart and mind these seven, commonly called Sacraments.- from his sins unto God, making no mention Dr. Leyghion.
of private Confession of all deadly sins to a The determinate number of seven, is a Priest, nor of Ecclesiastical satisfaction to be Doctrine to be taught, for every one of them enjoined by him. Of Matrimony also I find be contained in Scripture, though they have very much in Scripture, and among other not the number of seven set forth there, no things, that it is a mean whereby God doth more than the Petitions of the Pater Noster use the infirmity of our Concupiscence to the be called seven, nor the Articles of the Creed setting forth of his Glory, and encrease of be called twelve.--Dr. Coren.
the World, thereby sanctifying the Act of Con.--Priori parti Quæstionis negative Carnal commixtion between the Man and Respondent. Herfordens. Menevens. Rof- the Wife to that use; yea, although one part fens. Dayus, Dunelmens. Oglethorpus, Thur. be an Infidel: and in this Matrimony is also leby: Posteriori parti, quod sit Doctrina a Promise of Salvation, if the Parents bring conveniens respondent affirmative, Eboracen. up their Children in the Faith, Love, and Roffen. Carliolen. Londinen. Dayus, Edg- Fear of God. Of the Matter, Nature, and worth, Redmayn, Symmons, Curren: Lon- Effect of the other three, that is to say, Con. dinen. et Redmanus non respondent priori firmation, Order, and extream Unction, I parii Quæstionis, nec Oglethorpus, Tresham, read nothing in the Scripture as they be taken Robinsonus Posteriori. Eboracen. Londin. for Sacraments.- Canterbury.
To the seventh ; Of Baptism, we find in plainly expresly, both in the Holy Gospels, Scripture the Institution by the Word of and other places of Scripture. Of Pendance Christ; we find also that the Matter of Bap- in like manner. Of Confirmation we have tism is Water, the Effect and Vertue is Re- in Scripture, that when the Samaritans, by mission of Sins. Of Coniirmation, we find the preaching of Pbilip, had received the that the Apostles did confirm those that were Word of God and were Christened; the baptized, by laying their hands upon them, Apostles hearing of the same, sent Peter and and that the Effect then was the coming of John unto theni; who when they came thithe Holy Ghost into them, upon whom the ther, they prayed for them that they might Apostles laid their hands, in a visible sign receive the Holy Ghost: then they laid their of the Gift of divers Languages, and there. hands upon them, and so they received the with of ghostly strength to confess Christ, Holy Ghost; “ This, (saith Bede,) is the following upon the same. Of the Sacrament Office and Duty only of Bishops." And of the Altar, we find the Institution by Christ, “this manner and form (saith St. Hierom) and the Matter thereof, Bread and Wine, as it is written in the Acts. the Church bath the Effect, Increase of Grace. Of the Sa- kept, That the Bishop should go abroad 10 crament of Pennance, we find the lostitution call for the Grace of the Holy Ghost, and lay in the Gospel, the Effect Reconciliation of his hands upon them, who had been Christenthe Sinner, and the union of him to the Mys- ed by Priests and Deacons." Of the Sacratical Body of Christ. Of the Sacrament of ment of Orders, we have. That Christ made Matrimony, we find the Institution both in his Apostles the Teachers of his Law, and the Old and New Testament, and the Effect Ministers of his Sacraments, that they should thereof, Remedy against Concupiscence and duly do it, and make and ordain others likedischarge of sin, which otherwise should be wise to do it after them. And so the Aposin the Office of Generation. Of the Sacra- tles ordained Matthias to be one of their numment of Order, we find, that our Saviour ber, St. Paul made and ordained Timothy gave to his Apostles power to baptize, to and Titus, with others likewise. Of the Sa. bind and to loose siuners, to remit sins, and crament of Extream Unction, we have mani. to retain them, to teach and preach his Word, festly in the Gospel of Mark, and Episue of and to consecrate his most precious Body St. James.-Carlile. and Blood, which be the bighest Offices of Materia Sacramentorum est Verbum et Order; and the Effect thereof Grace, we Elementum, virtus quam Deus per illa digne find in Scripture. Of extream Unction, we sumentibus conferat gratiam, juxta suam profind in the Epistle of the Holy Apostle St. missionem, nimirum quod sint Sacra SignaJames, and of the Effects of the same.--York. cula, non tantum signantia, sed etiam sancti
To the seventh, I find, that St. Austin is ficantia. Unde opinor constare hanc Sacra. of this sentence, That " where the Sacra- mentorum vim esse in Sacris Literis.-- Dr. ments of the Old Law did promise Grace and Robertson. Comfort, the Sacraments of the New Law do I find in Scripture, of such things as we use give it indeed.” And moreover he saith, to call Sacraments. First, Of Baptism maniThat “the Sacraments of the New Law are, festly. Of Eucharistia manifestly. Of Penfuctu faciliora, pauciora, salubriora et fæliciora, nance manifestly. Of Matriniony manifestly. more easier, more fewer, more wholsomer, Of Ordering, per munus Impositionem et Ora. and more happy." -London.
tionem manifestly. It is also manifest, that The Scripture teacheth of Baptism, the the Apostles laid their hands upon them that Sacrament of the Altar, Matrimony, and Pen- were Christened. Of the Unction of the Sick nance manifestly: There be also in the Scrip- with Prayer manifestly.- Dr. Cor. ture manifest examples of Confirmation, viz. Albeit the seven Sacraments be not found That it was done after Baptism by the Apos. in Scripture expressed by name, yet the thing tles, per manuum Impositionem. The Scrip- itself, that is the Matter, Nature, Effect, and turc teachech also of Order, that it was done, Vertue of them is found there. Of Baptism per manuum Impositionem cum oratione et jujue in divers places; of the most Holy Comnio. Of the Unction of sick Men, the Epistle munion ; of Matrimony; of Absolution; of of St. James teacheth manifestly.—Rochester, Bishops, Priests, and Deacons, how they
I think verily, That of the Substance, Ef- were ordained per manuum Impositionem cum fect, and Vertue of these seven usual Sacra- Oratione ; Of laying the Apostles hands on ments, that are to be taken and esteemed them that were Christened, which is a part of above others, we have plainly and expresly Confirmation; Of Unction of them that were by Holy Scripture. Of Baptism, That who- sick, with Prayer joined withal.- Dr. Day. soever believeth in Christ, and is Christned, Natura, vis, effectus, ac uniuscujusq; Sa. shall be saved; and except that one be born cramenti proprietas, seorsim in Scriptura reagain of Water and the Holy Ghost, he can- peritur, 11t veteres eam interpretati sunt. not come within the Kingdom of God. Of Dr. Oglethorp. Matrimony, we have in Scripture, both by As it appeareth in the Articles which be name, and in Effect, in the Old and New drawn of the said seven Sacraments. Dr. Testament, both by Christ and his Apostle Redmayn. Paul. Of the Sacrament of the Altar, I find In Scripture we find of the Form of the Sacraments, as the words Sacramental; ard withal used) to be Confirmation; and that the Matter, as the Element, Oil, Chrism; with Chrism, to supply the visible appearand the Patient receiving the Sacrament; ance of the Holy Ghost, which Holy Ghost and of Grace and encrease of Vertue given was so visibly seen in the Primitive Church; by them as the Effects.—Dr. Edgeworth. nevertheless for the perfect declaration of the
The things are contained in Scripture, as verity hereof, I refer it to the judgment of Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharistia, Pæniten- Men of higher knowledg in this Faculty tia, Erirema Unctio, Ordo, altho they have not London. there this name Sucramentum, as Matrimony Altho Confirmation be found in the Scriphath ; and every one of them hath bis Matter, ture, by Example, as I said before, yet there is Nature, Effect and Vertue.- Dr. Symmons. nothing written de Chrismate.- Rochester.
I think the Thing, the Matter, the Nature, The Imposition of Hands, the Holy Doctors the Effect, and Vertue of them all be in the take for the same which we call Confirmation, Scripture, and all there institute by God's done upon them which were christened before, Authority, for I think that no one Man, Dei- whereof is written in the Acts. And as for ther the whole Church hath power to insti- Chrismu, it should seem by Cyprian, both as tute a Sacrament, but that such Institution touching the confection and usage thereof, pertaineth only to God.—Dr. Tresham, that it hath a great ground to be derived out
To the Seventh, I say, That we may evi- of Scripture, tho it be not manifestly therein dently find in Scripture, the substance of spoken of.--Carlile. every one of the seven Sacraments, the Nature, Res et Effectus Confirmationis continentur Effect, and Vertue, of the same ; as of Bape in Scriptura, nempe, Impositio manuum per tism, Confirmation, Pennance, Matrimony, Apostolos Baptizatis, per quam dabatur Spiriand so forth of the rest.- Dr. Leyyliton. tus Sanctus. De Chrismate nibil illic legi
Of the Matter, Nature, Vertue, and Effect, mus, quia per id teinpus Spiritus Sanctus of such as we call Sacraments, Scripture signo visibili descenderit in Baptizatos. Quod maketh mention : Of Baptism manifestly; of ubi fieri desierit, Ecclesia Chrismate signi exthe most Holy Communion manifestly; of terni loco uti cæpit. ----Dr. Roberison. Absolution manifestly; of Matrimony mani. I find not in Scripture that the Apostles festly; of Bishops, Priests, and Deacons, laying their hands upon them that were bapScripture speaketh manifestly; for they were tized, did anoint them Chrismate.- Dr. Cor. ordered, per Impositiones manuum Presbyterii Confirmation cum Chrismate I read pot in cum Orutione et jejunio.
Scripture, but Impositionem manuum super BapCon.-Conveniunt præter Menevens. na- tizatos, I find there is, which ancient Authors turam septem Sacrainentorum nobis tradi in call Confirmation ; and Inunction with ChrisScripturis. Eboracens. effectus singulorum ma hath been used from the Primitive enumerat, item Carliolens.
Church.-- Dr. Day. Londinens. non Respondet Quæstioni. Tre- De Impositione manuum cum Oratione, exshamus ait ideo è Scripturis tradi nobis Sacra. pressa mentio est in Scripturis, quæ nunc usimenta, quoniam tota Ecclesia non habet Au. tato nomine, a Doctoribus dicitur, Confirmathoritatem Instituendi Sacramenta.
tio. Sacrum Chrisma, traditio est ApostoliAgreement.-- In the seventh they do agree, ca, ut ex veteribus liquet.—Dr. Ogleihurpe. saving this, That the Bishop of St. David says, The Question is not simple, but as if it That “the Nature, Effect, and Vertue of were asked, Whether Eucharistia in intermenthese seven Sacraments, only Baptism, the tato, be in the Scripture, or, baptismus cum Sacrament of the Altar, Matrimony, Pen- sale. Imposition of the Apostles hands, in Dance, are contained in the Scripture.” The which was conferred the Holy Ghost for Conother say, “ that the Nature and the Vertue of firmation of them who were baptized, is found all the seven, be contained in the Scripture." in Scripture. Chrisma is a Tradition deduced
from the Apostles, as may be gathered by
Scripture, and by the Old Authors, and the 8. Question.
Mystery thereof is not to be despised.-- Dr. Whether Confirmation, cum Chrismate, of Redmayn. them that be Buptized, be found in Scripture? This Sacrament is one, unitate integritatis, Answers.
as some others be : Therefore it hath two Of Confirmation with Chrism, without parts; of which one, that is, Impositio manuum, which it is counted no Sacrament, there is is taken Heb. 6. and Act. 8. The other no mention in the Scripture.- Canterbury. part, that is, Chrisme, is taken of the Tradi
To the eighth; We find Confirmation, cum tion of the Fathers, and so used from the Impositione manuum in Scripture, as before; Primitive Church. vid. Cyp. Epist. lib. 1. Ep. 12. cum Chrismate we find not in the Scripture, — Dr. Erdgeworth. but yet we find Chrismation with Oil used Confirmation is found in Scripture, and even from the time of the Apostles, and so Confirmation cum Chrismate, is gathered from taken as a Tradition Apostolick.-York. the old Authors.-- Dr. Summons.
To the eighth; I find in Scripture, in many I say Confirmation is found in Scripture, places, de Impositione manuum, which I think but this additament, cum Chrismate, is not of (considering the usage commonly and so long the Scripture, yet it is a very ancient Tra
dition, as appeareth by Cyp, de Unct. Chrism, surer, Lord Great Master, Lord Privy Seal, -Dr. Treshum.
Lord Admiral, Majors, Sheriffs, &c. To the eighth Question, I say, That Con- Ministers of God's Word, under bis Majesty, firmation of them that be baptized, is found be the Bishops, Parsons, Vicars, and such in Scripture, but cum Chrismaie it is not found other Priests as be appointed by his Highin Scripture, but it was used cum Chrismale vess to that Ministration: As for Example, in the Church soon after the Apostles time, the Bishop of Canterbury, the Bishop of as it may evidently appear by the cited Au. Duresme, the Bishop of Winchester, the thors. - Dr. Leughton.
Parson of Winwick, &c. All the said Officers The laying of the Bishops bands upon them and Ministers, as well of that sort as the that be christened, which is a part of Con- other, be appointed, assigned, and elected, firmation, is plainly in Scripture ; and the and in every place, by the Laws and Orders Unction with Chrismate, which is another of Kings and Princes. In the admission of part, hath been observed from the Primitive many of these Officers, be divers comely Ce. Church, and is called of St. Austin, Sucra. remonies and Solemnities used, which be not mentum Chrismatis. Unction of the Sick with of necessity, but only for a good order and Oil, and the Prayer, is grounded expresly in seemly fashion ; for if such Offices and MiScripture.— Dr. Coren.
nistrations were committed without such so. Con.--Conveniunt omnes Confirmationem lemnity, they were nevertheless truly comcum Chrismate non haberi in Scripturis. mitted : And there is no more Promise of Eboracens. Tresham, Coren, Day,Oglethorpe, God, that Grace is given in the committing Edgworth, Leighton, Symmons, Redman, of the Ecclesiastical Office, than it is in the Robinsonus, Confirmationem in Scripturis committing of the Civil Office. In the Apostles esse contendunt; cæterum Chrisma esse tra. time, when there was no Christian Princes, ditionem Apostolicam : addit Robertsonus, by whose Authority Ministers of God's Word et ubi fieri desierat miraculum Consecrandi might be appointed, nor Sins by the Sword Spiritus Sancti, Ecclesia Chrismate signi ex- corrected, there was no Remedy then for the terni loco uti cæpit; Convenit illi Lon- correction of Vice, or appointing of Ministers, dinens.
but only the consent of Christian Multitudes Carliolens. putat usum Chrismatis ex Scrip- among themselves, by an uniform consent, to turis peti posse ; Putant omnes tum in hoc follow the advice and perswasion of such Articulo, tum superiori, Impositionem manu- Persons whom God bad most endued with um esse Confirmationem.
the Spirit of Council and Wisdom: And at Agreement.-In the eighth they do agree that time, forasmuch as the Christian People all, except it be the Bishop of Carlile, That had no Sword, nor Governour amongst them, Confirmutio cum Chrismate is not found in they were constrained of necessity to take Scripture, but only, Confirmatio cum manuum such Curats and Priests, as either they knew Impositione. And that also my Lord of St. themselves to be meet thereunto, or else as David's denieth to be in Scripture, as we call were commended unto them by others, that it a Sacrament. My Lord of Carlile saith, were so replete with the Spirit of God, with That “ Chrisma, as touching the confection such knowledg in the profession of Christ, and usage thereof, bath a ground to be de. such Wisdom, such Conversation and Counsel, rived out of Scripture.” The other say, That that they onght even of very Conscience to “it is but a Tradition.”
give credit unto them, and to accept such as by them were presented : and so sometimes
the Apostles and others, unto whom God had 9. Question.
given abundantly his Spirit, sent or appointed Whether the Apostles lacking a higher Power, Ministers of God's Word; sometimes the
us in not having a Christian King among People did choose such, as they thought meet them, made Bishops hy that necessity, or by thereunto; and when any were appointed or Authority given by God?
sent by the Apostles or others, the People of
their own voluntary Will with thanks did Answers.
accept them : not for the Supremity, Empire, All Christian Princes bave committed or Dominion, that the Apostles had over nnto them immediately of God the whole them to command, as their Princes and Cure of all their Subjects, as well concerning Masters, but as good People ready to obey the Administration of God's Word, for the the advice of good Counsellors, and to accept Cure of Souls, as concerning the ministration any thing that was necessary for their edifiof things Political and Civil Governance: cation and benefit.-- Canterbury. And in both these Ministrations, they must To the ninth ; We find in Scripture, that have sundry Ministers under them to supply the Apostles used the Power to make Bishops, that, which is appointed to their several Priests and Deacons ; which Power may be Offices. The Civil Ministers under the King's grounded upon these words; Sicut misit me Majesty, in this Realm of England, be those vivens Pater, sic ego mitto vos, &c. And we wbom it shall please his Highness for the verily think, that they durst not have used time to put in Authority under him: As for so high Power, unless they had had Authority Example; The Lord Chancellor, Lord Trea- from Christ; but that their Power to ordain
Bishops, Priests, or Deacons, by Imposition of any higher Power : Notwithstanding where of Bands, requireth any other Authority, than there is a Christned King or Prince, the ElecAuthority of God, we neither read in Scrip- tion, Deputation and Assignation of them, ture, por out of Scripture.-York.
that shall be Priests or Bishops, belongeth to To the ninth ; I think the Apostles made the King or Prince, so that he may forbid any Bishops by the Law of God, because, Acts 22. Bishop within bis Kingdom, thai he give no it is said, in quo vos Spiritus Sanctus posuit: orders, for Considerations moving him, and Nevertheless, I think if Christian Princes bad may assign him a time when he shall give been then, they should have named by Right, Orders, and to whom: Example of King and appointed the said Bishops to their David, 1 Chron. 24. dividing the Levites into Rooms and Places.- London.
24 Orders, deputing over every Order one I think that the Apostles made Bishops by chief Bishop, prescribing an Ordinal and Authority given them from God.-Rochester. Rule how they should do their Duties, their
That Christ made his Apostles, Priests, Courses; and what Sacrifices, Rites, and and Bishops, and that he gave them Power Ceremonies, they should use every day, as to make others like, it seemeth to be the very the day and time required. And his Son, trade of Scripture.-Curlile.
King Solomon, diligently executed, and comOpinor Apostolos Authoritate Divina manded the same usages to be observed in creasse Episcopos et Presbyteros, ubi Pub. the Temple, after he had erected and finished licus Magistratus permittit.-- Dr. Robertson. it, 2 Chron. 8.—Dr. Edgworth.
Altho the Apostles bad no authority to The Apostles made Bishops and Priests, by force any Man io be Priest, yet (they moved authority given them of God.- Dr. Symmons. by the Holy Ghost) had authority of God to I say, That the Apostles bad authority of exhort and induce Men to set forth God's Ho- God to make Bishops; yet if there had been nour, and so to make them Priests.—Dr. Cor. a Christian King in any place where they
The Apostles made, that is to say, ordained made Bishops, they would, and ought, to have Bishops by authority given them by God; desired authority also of him, for ihe executJoh. 20. Sicut misit me vivens Pater, ita et ego ing of such their godly Acts, which no Chrismitto vos. Item Joan. ult. et Act. 20. and tian King would have denied.- Dr. Tresham, 1 Tim. 4. Paulus ordinavit Timotheum et To the ninth, I say, That the Apostles (as Titum, et præscribit quales illi debeant ordinare. I suppose) made Bishops by au kority given 1 Tim. 1. Tit. 1.- Dr. Day.
unto them of Christ : Howbeit I think they Apostoli autoritate et mandato Dei, ordi. would and should have required the Chrisnabant ac instituebant Episcopos, petita ac tian Princes consent and license thereto, if obtenta prius facultate a Principe ac Magis. there had been any Christian Kings or Princes. tratu (ut opinor) qui tum præerat. -- Dr. Ogle- - Dr. Leugliton. thorpe.
The Apostles made Bishops and Priests Christ gave his Apostles authority to make by authority given them of God: Notwith. cther Bishops and Ministers in his Church, standing if there had been a Christian King as he had received authority of the Father to at that time, it bad been their Duties, tu make them Bishops; but if any Christian have had his License and Permission to do Prince bad then been, the Apostles had been, the same.- Dr. Coren. and ought to have been obedient Subjects, Con.-Omnes Conveniunt Apostolos Diviand would nothing have attempted, but under nitus accepisse Potestatein creandi Episcothe permission and assent of their Earthly pos; Eboracens. addit, non opus fuisse alia Governors : yet was it meet that they which authoritate Apostolis quam divina : Sic Tbir. were special and most Elect Servants of our leby et Edgworth, Redmanus distinguit de Saviour Christ, and were sent by bim to con- Institutione Presbyteri, Ordinationem et Convert the World, and having most abundantly secrationem tribuit tantum Apostolis et eorum the Holy Ghost in them, should have special Successoribus, nominationem et electionem ordering of such Ministry as pertained to the Magistratibus : Sic Londinens. Leigh tonus, planting and encreasing of the Faith ; where- Redman, Tresbam, Curren, aiunt petendam unto I doubt not, but a Christian Prince, of fuisse Potestatem a Magistratu Christiano, his godly mind, would most lovingly have si tum fuisset. Robertsonus non respondet condescended. And it is to be considered, Quæstioni, concedit enim datam esse Apos. that in this Question, with other like, this tolis Potestatem creandi Episcopos ubi Maword “making of a Bishop, or Priest," may gistratus permittit. Oglethorpus putat eos imbe taken two ways : for understanding the petrasse potestatem a principibus : Carliolens. Word, to ordain or consecrate, so it is a thing Roffens. Dayus, non respondent ultimæ Parti. which pertaineth to the Apostles and their Agreement. In the ninth, touching the Successors only; but if by this word (Making) Authority of the Apostles in making Priests, be understood the appointing or naming to the Bishop of York, the Elect of Westminthe Office; so, it pertaineth specially to the Su- ster, Dr. Edgeworth, say, That “the Apos. pream Heads and Governours of the Church, tles made Priests by their own Power, given which be Princes – Dr. Redmuyn.
them by God, and that they had no need of The Apostles made Bishops and Priests by any other Power.” The Bishop of St. Daauthority given them of God, and not for lack vid saith, That “because they lacked a