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Author: Lewgar, John, 1602-1665.
Title: Erastus Senior scholastically demonstrating this conclusion that (admitting their Lambeth records for true) those called bishops here in England are no bishops, either in order or jurisdiction, or so much as legal : wherein is answered to all that hath been said in vindication of them by Mr. Mason in his Vindiciæ ecclesiæ Anglicanæ, Doctor Heylin in his Ecclesiæ restaurata, or Doctor Bramhall ... in his last book intituled, The consecration and succession of Protestant bishops justified : with an appendix containing extracts out of ancient rituals, Greek and Latine, for the form of ordaining bishops, and copies of the acts of Parliament quoted in the third part.
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2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Erastus Senior scholastically demonstrating this conclusion that (admitting their Lambeth records for true) those called bishops here in England are no bishops, either in order or jurisdiction, or so much as legal : wherein is answered to all that hath been said in vindication of them by Mr. Mason in his Vindiciæ ecclesiæ Anglicanæ, Doctor Heylin in his Ecclesiæ restaurata, or Doctor Bramhall ... in his last book intituled, The consecration and succession of Protestant bishops justified : with an appendix containing extracts out of ancient rituals, Greek and Latine, for the form of ordaining bishops, and copies of the acts of Parliament quoted in the third part.
Lewgar, John, 1602-1665.

[London: s.n.], 1662.
Notes:
Attributed to John Lewgar. Cf. DNB.
Place of publication from Wing.
Errata on p. [1] at end.
Reproduction of original in Union Theological Seminary Library, New York.
Marginal notes.
Subject terms:
Mason, Francis, -- 1566?-1621. -- Vindiciae ecclesiae Anglicanae.
Heylyn, Peter, -- 1600-1662. -- Ecclesia restaurata.
Bramhall, John, -- 1594-1663. -- Consecration and succession of Protestant bishops justified.
Church of England -- Bishops.
Catholic Church -- Doctrines.
Anglican orders.
Apostolic succession.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A48285.0001.001

Contents
title page
To the Reader.
The Contents.
The first Chapter. Proving the first part of the Conclusion, the Protestant Bishops are no Bishops ORDINE: and urging the first Rea∣son, the invalidity of the form whereby they were Ordained.
The second Chapter. Replying to Dr Bramhall's Answer.
The third Chapter. Answering Dr. Bramhalls Allegations for their Form; and in this Chapter, his first Allegation, from Christs example.
The fourth Chapter. Answering his second Argument, from the Romane Forme.
The fifth Chapter. Answering his third Argument, from Car∣dinal Pool's Dispensation.
The sixth Chapter. Ʋrging the second Reason, invalidity of the Minister.
The seventh Chapter. Replying to Doctor Bramhall's Answers.
The eighth Chapter. Proving the second part of the Conclusion, that they are no Bishops OFFICIO, viz. For want of Jurisdiction in the Consecrators; and urging the first rea∣son, want of the Patriarch's consent.
The ninth Chapter. Ʋrging the second reason, their having no Jurisdiction but from the King: and bringing the first proof of it, from their own acts and confessions.
The tenth Chapter. Bringing the second Proof, from other pub∣lick Acts.
The eleventh Chapter. Bringing the third Proof from the Conse∣cration of Matthew Parker.
The twelfth Chapter. Replying to Doctor Heylins Answer.
The thirteenth Chapter. Proving the third part of the Conclusion, that they are no legal Bishops: and urging the first Reason, because the Act of H. 8. for the Roman Form, is still in force.
The fourteenth Chapter. Ʋrging the second Reason, because the Act of Edw. 6. for the Book of Ordina∣tion, being repealed by Queen Mary, is not yet revived; and proving the first part of the reason, that it was not revi∣ved afore 8. Eliz.
The fifteenth Chapter. Replying to Doctor Bramhall's Answer.
The sixteenth Chapter. Noting Doctor Heylin's varying from himself, and falsifying the Act of 8. Eliz.
The seventeenth Chapter. Confirming the Argument, by the proceed∣ings in Bonners Case; and urging the first inference for the opinion of the Judges.
The eighteenth Chapter. Refusing the shifts used by Mr. Mason, and Doctor Heylin to evade this infe∣rence.
The nineteenth Chapter. Ʋrging the second inference, for the opi∣nion of the Parliament.
The twentieth Chapter. Refuting the shifts devised to evade this inference.
The one and twentieth Chapter. Proving the second part of the reasor, that it was not revived then.
Epilogue.
Appendix.
Forms of the Greek Church.
Forms of the Latine Church.
Oratio, & precis de Episcopis Ordinandis.
Acts of Parliament. 25. H. 8.20.
5. & 6. Edw. 6. 1. An Act for the Uniformity of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments.
1. Eliz. 2. That there shall be Uniformity of Pray∣er, and Administration of Sacra∣ments.
8. Eliz. 1. All Acts made by any person since 1. Eliz. for the Consecrating, Investing &c. of any Archbishop or Bishop, shall be good.
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