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Author: Price, John, 1576-1645.
Title: Anti-Mortonus or An apology in defence of the Church of Rome. Against the grand imposture of Doctor Thomas Morton, Bishop of Durham. Whereto is added in the chapter XXXIII. An answere to his late sermon printed, and preached before His Maiesty in the cathedrall church of the same citty..
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Anti-Mortonus or An apology in defence of the Church of Rome. Against the grand imposture of Doctor Thomas Morton, Bishop of Durham. Whereto is added in the chapter XXXIII. An answere to his late sermon printed, and preached before His Maiesty in the cathedrall church of the same citty..
Price, John, 1576-1645.

[St. Omer: English College Press] Permissu Superiorum,, M.DC.XL. [1640].
Subject terms:
Morton, Thomas, 1564-1659. -- Grand imposture of the (now) Church of Rome.
Catholic Church -- Apologetic works -- Early works to 1800.
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Contents
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S. Bernardus serm. 64. in Cantica, in id Cant. 2.15.
TO DOCTOR MORTON BISHOP OF DVRHAM.
TO THE READER.
An Addition.
A table of the Chapters and Sections of this Booke.
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CHAP. I. GENERALL PRINCIPLES PREMISED for the better vnderstanding of the ensuing Apology.
SECT. I. The importance of the Subiect.
SECT. II. Whether the Roman Church be truly called the Catholike Church, and in what sense?
SECT. III. That in the language of Antiquity, The Catholike Church, and the Roman Church, were two names signifying one, and the same thing.
SECT. IV. That whosoeuer is out of the Roman Church, is out of the state of Saluation.
CHAP. II. Of Doctour Mortons manner of alleaging Authors in generall.
CHAP. III. Whether the (now) Roman Church hath composed a new Creed.
CHAP. IV. Whether the (now) Roman Church haue added any new articles to the Creed of the Apostles.
CHAP. V. That the word (Roman) is no deprauation, but a true declaration of the article of the Catholike Church.
SECT. I. Your first Argument.
SECT. II. Your second argument.
SECT. III. Your third Argument.
SECT. IV. Your fourth Argument.
SECT. V. Your fifth Argument.
SECT. VI. Your sixth Argument.
SECT. VII. Your seauenth Argument.
SECT. VIII. Your eight Argument.
CHAP. VI. The Roman Church is the Head and Mother of all Churches.
CHAP. VII. S. Peters Primacy defended.
CHAP. VIII. Abuses, and Wronges offered by Doctour Morton to the ancient Fathers, and other Catholike writers.
CHAP. IX. S. Peter exercised his Authority, and Iuris∣diction of supreme Pastor, and Gouer∣nor ouer the other Apostles, and ouer the whole Church.
CHAP. X. Doctor Mortons obiections against the former Doctrine, answeared.
CHAP. XI. Sleights, and falsifications of Doctor Mor∣ton, to shift off the testimonies of Ancient Fathers, teaching S. Peters supremacy.
CHAP. XII. The authority of the Roman Church in her definitions of fayth, proued to be infallible.
SECT. I. Our first Argument.
SECT. II. Our second Argument.
SECT. III. S. Pauls subiection to S. Peter, and his acknow∣ledgment therof.
SECT. IV. Other arguments of Doctor Morton answeared.
SECT. V. Priuiledges granted to other of the Apostles, and not to S. Peter, obiected by Doctor Morton.
SECT. VI. What estimation S. Paul had of the Roman Church.
SECT. VII. Why S. Paul did not intitle his Epistles, Catholike Epistles.
SECT. VIII. Other Arguments out of S. Paul, and other Catholike Authors answered.
CHAP. XIII. Whether S. Iohn the Euangelist conceaued himselfe subiect to the Roman Church.
SECT. I. Whether Rome shall be the seat of Antichrist.
SECT. II. Whether S. Iohn suruiuing S. Peter were subiect to the Bishop of Rome, S. Peters Successor?
CHAP. XIV. Your fifth Chapter, with diuers Ar∣guments answered.
SECT. I. Of the Name, Catholike.
SECT II. Whether the title, of Vicar of Christ, belong to the Pope, and in what sense?
SECT. III. Whether S. Paul, reckoning the Ecclesiasticall Orders, gaue the Pope any place among them.
SECT. IV. Doctor Mortons rayling against the Inquisition.
CHAP. XV. Of the signification of the word, Catho∣like, and the iudgment of diuers Fa∣thers obiected by Doctor Morton against the Roman Church.
SECT. I. That the word Catholike proues the Roman Church to be the true Church.
SECT. II. The iudgment of S. Hierome, concerning the Church Catholike.
SECT. III. The iudgment of S. Gregory, concerning the Supremacy of the Bishop of Rome, and his title of Vniuersall Bishop.
SECT IV. S. Dionyse his iudgment concerning the Supremacy of the Roman Church.
SECT. V. S. Ignatius his iudgment of the Roman Church.
SECT VI. S. Irenaeus his iudgment of the Roman Church.
SECT VII. Tertullian his Iudgment of the Roman Church.
SECT. VIII. Vincentius Lyrinensis his iudgment of the Roman Church.
SECT. IX. Other Obseruations of Doctor Morton, out of Antiquity, answeared.
CHAP. XVI. The iudgment of the Councell of Nice, concerning the authority of the Bi∣shop, and Church of Rome.
SECT. I. Doctor Mortons Obiections, against the precedent Doctrine, answeared.
CHAP. XVII. The second Generall Councell held at Constantinople, belieued the supreme authority of the Bishop, and Church of Rome.
SECT. I. By what authority this Councell was called.
SECT. II. Whether the Primacy of the Pope be Primacy of Authority and Iurisdiction, or of Order only.
SECT. III. Whether the name of Brother, Colleague, and fellow-Minister, which the Pope giueth to other Bishops, and they to him, argue them to be of equall authority, and iurisdiction with him?
SECT IV. A friuolous cauill of Doctor Morton against Bellarmine, answeared.
SECT. V. Of the Decree of this second Councell generall, made in fauor of the Archbishop of Constantinople.
SECT. VI. That no Canon of any Councell can be of force, vntill it be confirmed by the See Apostolike.
SECT. VII. That the Bishops of Constantinople knew this Canon to be of no force.
CHAP. XVIII. The third Councell Generall, being the first of Ephesus, belieued the supreme Authority, and Iurisdiction of the B. of Rome, ouer all Bishops.
SECT. I. Of the deposition, and condemnation of Nestorius, by the Command of Pope Celestine▪ and whether the style of ancient Popes were to Command.
SECT. II. The Councell of Ephesus acknowledged the supreme au∣thority of the Pope in the cause of Iohn Patriarke of Antioch.
SECT. III. Of the ordination of the Bishops of Cyprus, treated in the Councell of Ephesus.
SECT IV. Whether it may be gathered out of the Councell of Ephe∣sus, that the authority of the Pope is aboue a Generall Councell.
CHAP. XIX. The Councell of Chalcedon belieued the supreme authority of the B. of Rome.
SECT. 1. That Leo Pope called the Councell of Chalcedon by his Authority, and presided in it by his Legates.
SECT. II. That the Councell of Chalcedon by the authority of Leo Pope deposed Eutyches and Dioscorus, and re∣stored Theodoret.
SECT. III. Whether the title of Vniuersall Bishop, which the Coun∣cell of Chalcedon gaue to the Pope, argue in him no more, but a generall care of the good of the Church, such as belonges to euery Bishop, and to euery Christian.
SECT. IV. Whether the Councell of Chalcedon did giue to the B. of Constantinople priuiledges equall with the B. of Rome.
SECT. V. Falsifications and vntruthes of Doctor Morton, discouered; and his Arguments answeared.
CHAP. XX. The fifth Councell Generall beliued the supreme Authority of the Bishop, and Church of Rome.
SECT. I. Doctor Mortons ignorance, and contradictions concerning this Councell.
SECT. II. Doctor Mortons ignorance further discouered, and his falsifying of Binius.
SECT. III. Of the matter treated in the fifth generall Councell.
SECT IV. Doctor Mortons glosse vpon the Word, Obedience.
CHAP. XXI. Of the sixth Generall Councell.
SECT. I. That it acknowledged the supreme Authority of the B. and Church of Rome.
SECT. II. Whether the sixth Councell condemned Honorius Pope, as an Heretike.
CHAP. XXII. Of the seauenth, and eight Generall Councells.
SECT. I. That these two Councells acknowledged the supreme Authority of the Bishop, and Church of Rome.
SECT. II. Doctor Mortons ignorance, concerning the eight Generall Councell.
SECT. III. Whether the eight generall Councell condemned the Saturday fast, allowed by the Roman Church.
CHAP: XXIII. Doctor Morton defendeth the hereticall custome of the Asian Bishops against Victor Pope.
CHAP. XXIV. Doctor Morton, in opposition to the Ro∣man Church, defendeth the Hereticall Doctrine of Rebaptization.
CHAP. XXV. Other Arguments of Doctor Morton our of S. Cyprian, answeared.
CHAP. XXVI. The Councells of Carthage and Mileuis acknowledged the supreme Authority of the B. of Rome.
CHAP. XXVII. Appeales to Rome, proued out of the African Councell, which was the sixth of Carthage.
SECT I. The state of the Question.
SECT. II. That the Nicen Canons were more then 20. in number: and that the Canons concerning appeales to Rome, were true Canons of the Nicen Councell.
SECT. III. Whether if there had bene no Canon for appeales to Rome in the Councell of Nice, it had bene forgery in Pope Zozimus, to alleage a Canon of the Sardican Councell, for a Canon of Nice.
SECT. IV. Vntruthes and falsifications of Doctor Morton discoue∣red, and his Obiections answeared.
SECT. V. Whether this Controuersy of Appeales, wrought in the Africans, any separation of Communion from the Roman Church?
CHAP. XXVIII. Whether the Britans, and Scots not cele∣brating Easter after the manner of the Roman Church, were for that cause separated from her Communion.
CHAP. XXIX. Of the great Reuerence of ancient Chri∣stian Emperors and Kings to the Pope.
CHAP. XXX. Whether Christian Emperors haue inue∣sted themselues in Ecclesiasticall affaires.
SECT. 1. Constantine the Great inuested not himselfe in Ecclesiasticall Causes.
SECT. II. Doctor Mortons second Example of Theodosius examined.
SECT III. Doctor Mortons third instance of Theodosius the yonger, and Honorius, examined.
SECT. IV. Doctor Mortons fourth instance of Theodosius and Valentinian, examined.
SECT. V. Doctor Mortons fifth instance of Iustinian examined.
CHAP. XXXI. Of the Authority and place of Em∣perors in Councells.
CHAP. XXXII. Whether Popes haue challenged ciuill subiection from Emperors, and Kings, Christian or Heathen.
SECT. I. Your first Argument, out of Innocent the third, examined.
SECT. II. Your second Argument, out of Hieremy the Prophet, examined.
SECT. III. Your third Argument, out of the examples of Popes, examined.
SECT IV. Doctor Morton contradicteth himselfe.
CHAP. XXXIII. Doctor Mortons late Sermon preached in the Cathedrall Church of Durham, answeared.
SECT. I. The sense of S. Pauls words, which Doctor Morton tooke for his text, declared.
SECT. II. Ancient Popes obiected, and falsified by Doctor Morton.
SECT. III. Other Fathers and Catholike authors obiected by Doctor Morton.
SECT. IV. Doctor Morton slandereth Vrban Pope, and with him all Catholikes.
SECT. V. Doctor Morton obiecteth the Bull of Maunday Thursday.
SECT. VI. Other slanderous accusations of Doctor Morton answeared.
SECT. VII. The same matter prosecuted.
CHAP. XXXIV. Doctor Mortons doctrine condemneth the Saintes, and Martyrs of God.
SECT. I. S. Polycarpe obiected by Doctor Morton.
SECT II. S. Cyprian obiected by Doctor Morton.
SECT. III. S. Athanasius obiected by Doctor Morton.
SECT. IV. S. Basills beliefe of the supreme authority of the B. of Rome proued; and Doctor Mortons obiections answeared.
SECT. V. Whether S. Hilary excommunicated the Pope.
SECT. VI. S. Hieroms iudgment, concerning the necessity of vnion with the Church of Rome, and subiection to the Bishop therof.
SECT. VII. S. Ambrose his iudgment concerning the necessity of Vnion, and subiection to the Bishop, and Church of Rome.
SECT. VIII. S. Augustines iudgment concerning the necessity of vnion with the Church of Rome, and subiection to the Bishop therof.
SECT. IX. S. Hilary B. of Arles acknowledged himselfe subiect to the B. of Rome.
CHAP. XXXV. Of Titles attributed to the Pope.
CHAP. XXXVI. The nullity of Doctor Mortons answeares, to the testimonies of ancient Fathers, discouered.
SECT. I. Some of his Answeares examined.
SECT. II. Others of Doctour Mortons Answeares, to the ancient Fa∣thers, examined.
SECT. III. Doctor Mortons Answere to the testimony of Acacius examined.
SECT. IV. Doctor Mortons Answeare to Vincentius Lyrinensis confuted.
SECT. V. Doctor Morton, in his Answeare to Optatus, contradicteth himselfe.
SECT. VI. Other vntruthes of Doctor Morton discouered, & his cauil∣ling against the Title of Holinesse giuen to the Pope.
CHAP. XXXVII. Of the authority of the Epistles of ancient Popes.
SECT I. Of the Epistles of Popes liuing within the first 300. yeares after Christ.
SECT. II. The nullity of Doctor Mortons answeares to the testimonies of Popes, that liued in the second 300. yeares after Christ.
CHAP. XXXVIII. The Vniuersall iurisdiction of the B. of Rome proued by the Exercise of his Authority ouer other Bishops.
SECT. I. The Popes vniuersall authority proued; by the Institution, and confirmation of Bishops: and of the vse, and sig∣nification of the Pall, or Mantle granted to Archbishops.
SECT. II. A shift of Doctor Morton reiected.
SECT. III. The Popas power of instituting, and confirming Bishops, proued by Examples.
SECT. IV The Popes power of deposing Bishops without a Councell, proued by Examples.
SECT. V. The Popes power of restoring Bishops without a Councell, proued.
SECT. VI. Doctor Morton, to crosse the Popes Authority in restoring Bishops deposed, takes part with the Arians, and iusti∣fies their impious proceedings against S. Athanasius, and other Catholike Bishops.
SECT. VII. Other passages of Doctor Morton examined.
SECT VIII. Doctor Mortons ignorance concerning Excommunication: And of heretikes excommunicating the Pope.
SECT. IX. Adrian, and Nicolas Popes, obiected by Doctor Morton.
SECT. X. Of the deposition of Flauianus Patriarke of Antioch.
SECT. XI. Doctor Morton in defence of his Doctrine, chargeth an∣cient Bishops, with exercising Acts of authority out of the limits of their owne iurisdiction.
CHAP. XXXIX. Of Appeales to Rome, decreed in the Councell of Sardica.
SECT. I. Whether the Councell of Sardica were a generall Councel.
SECT. II. Other obiections of Doctor Morton, against Appeales to Rome, answeared.
SECT. III. Examples of innocent Appellants.
SECT. IV. Doctor Mortons ignorance, concerning the Antiquity of appealing to Rome from remote Nations.
SECT. V. That S. Athanasius appealed to Iulius Pope, and Theodo∣ret to Leo, as absolute Iudges: and that by their au∣thority, both of them were restored to their Churches.
SECT. VI. That S. Chrysostome appealed to Innocentius Pope, as to an absolute Iudge, and by his authority was restored to his Church of Constantinople.
SECT. VII. That Flauianus appealed to Leo Pope, as to an absolute Iudge.
SECT. VIII. Of Nilus equalling the B. of Constantinople with the Pope, in his right of Appeales.
SECT. IX. The rest of Docter Mortons Arguments against Appeales to Rome.
CHAP. XL. Whether the Easterne Churches be at this day, accordant in Communion with Protestants.
SECT. I. The state of the Question.
SECT. II. Whether the Grecians of the primitiue, and successiue times, agreed in fayth, and Communion, with the Bi∣shop, and Church of Rome, and particularly at the Councell of Florence.
SECT. III. That many of the Grecians, at this day, are of the Roman Communion, and professe subiection to the B. of Rome.
SECT. IV. Of the Aegyptians.
SECT. V. Of the Aethiopians.
SECT. VI. Of the Armenians.
SECT. VII. Of the Russians.
SECT. VIII. Of the Assyrians.
SECT. IX. Of the Antiochians.
SECT. X. Of the Africans.
SECT. XI. Of the Asians.
CHAP. XLI. That in the aforenamed Countries, there are no Christians that agree in fayth, & communion with Protestants.
SECT. I. The Grecians, which are not of the Roman Communion, are absolute heretikes: and Doctor Morton falsifieth Catholike Authors to excuse them.
SECT. II. Of the Lutherans of Germany writing to Hieremy Patri∣triarke of Constantinople, to be admitted into the Communion of the Greeke Church: and his answeare to them.
SECT. III. A particular instance of Ignatius Patriarke of Constanti∣nople, produced by Doctor Morton, to proue that he dissented from the Roman Church, examined.
SECT. IV. The Aegyptians, Aethiopians, Armenians, Russians, Mel∣chites, Africans, and Asians which call themselues Christians and be not of the Roman Communion, are absolute Heretikes.
CHAP. XLII. Doctor Mortons plea for his Protestant Church.
SECT. I. The small extent of the Protestant Church proueth her not to be the Catholike Church.
SECT. II. Whether the Protestant Church be free from Error in Doctrine.
SECT. III. Doctor Mortons pretended purity of Manners, in his Protestant Church.
SECT. IV. That Protestants by Schisme haue diuided themselues from the Catholike Church.
CHAP. XLIII. Of the Head of the Roman Church, com∣pared to the Body therof.
SECT. I. Whether it be matter of Fayth, that the Pope is aboue a Councell.
SECT. II. Whether it be matter of fayth, that this indiuidual person, v. g. Vrban the eight, is true Pope, and true Head of the Church.
SECT. III. Whether the Church of Rome be at any time a Body headlesse.
SECT. IV. Whether the Roman Church haue, at any time, a false Head.
SECT. V. Whether the Roman Church, at any time, be diuided into many Heads.
SECT. VI. Whether the Roman Church be doubtfully headed.
SECT. VII. Of the Councell of Constance, defining a Councell to be aboue the Pope.
SECT. VIII. The same matter prosequuted out of the Councell of Basil.
SECT. IX. Doctor Mortons instances of France, and England, to proue the no-necessity of Vnion, with the Church of Rome.
CHAP. XLIV. Whether Luther, and his followers, had any iust cause, to separate themselues from the Roman Church.
SECT. I. Whether any Protestants haue held, that the Catholike Church before Luthers fall, was wholly extinguished.
SECT. II. Whether the Catholike Church, assembled in a generall Councell, may erre in the definitions of Fayth.
SECT. III. Whecher Protestants hold the Church of Christ to be inuisible.
SECT. IV. What causes may suffice to depart from the Communion of a particular Church.
SECT. V. Of Luthers Excommunication, and of his Conference with the Diuell.
SECT. VI. Whether the Roman Church, be as subiect to errors, as any other Church.
SECT. VII. Whether there be in the Scripture any Prophesy, that the Church of Rome shall fall from the fayth.
SECT. VIII. Whether Luther were iustly excommunicaeed.
SECT. IX. Of the first occasion of Luthers reuolt from the Church: and that Doctor Morton to defend his doctrine a∣gainst Indulgences, falsifieth sundry Authors.
SECT. X. The causes giuen by Doctor Morton, in excuse of Luthers departure from the Roman Church.
SECT. XI. Whether Protestants had any Professors of their fayth before Luther.
Errors in the Print, to be corrected.
In the Text.
In the Margent, to be corrected.