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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ... 40. Order Of The House Of Lords On The Serv1ces Of The Church. September 9, 1641. Imprinted at London by Robert Barker, printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, and by the Assigns of John Bill. See Hit, of Engl. x. 16. Die Sabbati 16 Januarii, 16401. It is this day ordered by the Lords spiritual and temporal in the High Court of Parliament assembled, that the divine service be performed as it is appointed by the Acts of Parliament of this realm; and that all such as shall disturb that wholesome order, shall be severely punished according to the law; and the parsons, vicars, and curates in the several parishes, shall forbear to introduce any rites or ceremonies that may give offence, otherwise than those which are established by the laws of the land. Die Jovis 9 Septemb., 1641. It is this day voted by the Lords in Parliament, that the order abovesaid shall be printed and published. 41. Extract From The Instruct1ons To The Comm1ttee 1n Scotland, Proposed Ry The House Of Commons. November 8, 1641'. Journals of the House of Lords, iv. 431. See Hut. of Engl. x. 55-57. 'j. Lastly', you shall represent to His Most Excellent Majesty this our humble and faithful declaration: that we cannot without much grief remember the great miseries, burdens, and distempers, which have for divers years afflicted all his kingdoms and dominions, and brought them to the last point of ruin and destruction; all which have issued from the cunning, false and malicious practices of some of those who have been admitted into very near places of counsel and 1 I.e. 164I. 'Presented to the Lords on November 9. 1 The preceding instructions relate to the preparations for the Irish authority about him, who have been favourers of Popery, superstition and innovation, ..