|Author:||Mornay, Philippe de, seigneur du Plessis-Marly, 1549-1623.|
|Title:||Fovvre bookes, of the institution, vse and doctrine of the holy sacrament of the Eucharist in the old Church. As likevvise, hovv, vvhen, and by what degrees the masse is brought in, in place thereof. By my Lord Philip of Mornai, Lord of Plessis-Marli; councellor to the King in his councell of estate, captaine of fiftie men at armes in the Kings paie, gouernour of his towne and castle of Samur, ouerseer of his house and crowne of Nauarre.|
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Fovvre bookes, of the institution, vse and doctrine of the holy sacrament of the Eucharist in the old Church. As likevvise, hovv, vvhen, and by what degrees the masse is brought in, in place thereof. By my Lord Philip of Mornai, Lord of Plessis-Marli; councellor to the King in his councell of estate, captaine of fiftie men at armes in the Kings paie, gouernour of his towne and castle of Samur, ouerseer of his house and crowne of Nauarre.
Mornay, Philippe de, seigneur du Plessis-Marly, 1549-1623., R.S.,
London: Printed by Iohn Windet, for I. B[ing] T. M[an] and W. P[onsonby], 1600.
|Alternate titles:||De l'institution, usage, et doctrine du sainct sacrement de l'Eucharistie, en l'eglise ancienne. English De l'institution, usage, et doctrine du sainct sacrement de l'Eucharistie, en l'eglise ancienne. Fowre bookes, of the institution, use and doctrine of the holy sacrament of the Eucharist in the old Church.|
A translation of: De l'institution, usage, et doctrine du sainct sacrement de l'Eucharistie, en l'eglise ancienne.
Translator's dedication, on an inserted leaf signed "A2", signed "R.S.". Variant: lacking this leaf.
The first edition in English; the edition statement is copied from the French edition.
Publishers' names from STC.
With three final errata leaves; the last leaf is blank.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Lord's Supper -- Early works to 1800.
Mass -- Early works to 1800.
TO THE RIGHT HO∣NORABLE, LORDS AND others of her Maiesties most Hon. Priuie Councell.
The Author his Preface to the Lords and Mrs. of the Church of Rome.
THE END AND DRIFT OF THE Author in the writing of this Booke.
table of contents
THE FIRST BOOKE OF THE MASSE, AND of the partes thereof.
CHAP. I. After what manner the Supper of the Lord was first instituted and ordained, and that the Masse hath no good ground, eyther from the Scriptures, or from the practise of the Apostles.
CHAP. II. That the Masses fathered vpon the Apostles and Disciples of Christ, are notorious and meere suppositions.
CHAP. III. What manner of diuine Seruice was vsed in the Christian Church, in the time of the A∣postles and their Disciples.
CHAP. IIII. What manner of seruice was vsed in the Church vnto the time of S. Gregorie, or therea∣bout: and namely what manner of thing that was, that is called the Masse of those that are catechised.
CHAP. V. What manner of Diuine seruice was vsed, namelie, in that which was called the Masse of the faithfull.
CHAP. VI. An aunswere vnto certaine obiections: and what seruice it is which commeth neerest to that of the purest auncient times: that of the Church of Rome, as it is vsed at this day: or that of the reformed Church.
CHAP. VII. What a metamorphosis and mishapen chaunge was wrought vpon the celebration of the Supper, about the time of Gregory the great, which happened about the sixth age of the Church.
CHAP. VIII. In what sort the Masse prospered, and grew greater from the time of Gregorie the great, vntill about the time of Charles the great.
CHAP. IX. What was the manner of the proceeding of the Masse, and of the making vp of the same, as also of the vse thereof after the time of Charlemaine, and particularly of the ta∣king away of the cup of the Lord.
CHAP. X. That the Communion vnder both kindes was practised all in the old Church.
CHAP. XI. How the cutting off of the cup of the Lord from the faithfull proceeded and grew, and vn∣der what pretext and colour.
CHAP. XII. Wherein the pretended reasons of the aduersaries are aunswered: as well by the holy scrip∣tures as by the Fathers.
The Second Booke. WHEREIN ARE HANDLED THE CIRCVMSTAN∣CES AND APPERTINANCES BELONGING TO THE Diuine seruice; as those also which belong vnto the Masse.
CHAP. I. Of Churches and Altars, and of their originall and proceeding.
CHAP. II. Of Images, and that the old Christians had not any.
CHAP. III. What manner of proceeding Images had amongst Christians: and of the most licentious abuse thereof after they once came into the Church of Rome.
CHAP. IIII. Of vnleauened bread, wine mingled with water, and of the thinges which serued to the administration of the Sacraments.
CHAP. V. That the old and auncient seruice was said in a language vnderstood of the people: and by what degrees it was altered and chaunged.
CHAP. VI. That in the Primitiue Church and a long time after, the holy scriptures were read amongst the people in all tongues.
CHAP. VII. Wherein is intreated of the Ministers of the Church, and of their charge and calling in the same.
CHAP. VIII. That the Bbs. and Ministers of the olde Christian church were married.
CHAP. IX. What bath beene the manner of growth and proceeding of the ordinance of abstaining from mariage, in the Romish Church, vntill the time of Calixtus his decree.
CHAP. X. The further proceeding and growth of abstinence from Mariage, and the full and peace∣able establishing of the same vntill our time.
The Third Booke, WHEREIN IS INTREATED OF THE SACRIFICE OF IESVS CHRIST: and of the pretended sacrifice of the Masse.
CHAP. I. That the propitiatorie sacrifice of Iesus Christ is not reiterated in the holy Supper: and in what sence the old Church did vse this phrase and manner of speech.
CHAP. II. An answere to the obiections of the aduersaries, which they pretend to gather out of the holy scriptures, for a Sacrifice.
CHAP. III. That the pretended propitiatorie sacrifice of the Masse hath no foundation in the newe Testament.
CHAP. IIII. That the old fathers haue not acknowledged any other propitiatorie sacrifice, then that onely one made vpon the Crosse.
CHAP. V. How and by what Degrees the sacrament of the holy Supper was turned into a propitiato∣rie sacrifice.
CHAP. VI. That Purgatorie the foundation of Masses for the deade, is not at all: and first that it was not knowne in the Church of Israell, or vnder the olde Testa∣ment.
CHAP. VII. That Purgatorie hath no foundation in the new Testament.
CHAP. VIII. That neither the Primitiue Church, nor the fathers of the same, for the space of many a∣ges, did euer acknowledge the Purgatorie of the Church of Rome.
CHAP. IX. Wherein the obiections of the aduersaries, whereby they goe about to proue their Purgatorie out of the old Fathers, are fully answered.
CHAP. X. What prosperous proceeding Purgatorie attained vnto in the Church of Rome, and by what degrees.
CHAP. XI. That the inuocating of Saintes hath no ground in the holy Scriptures of the olde Te∣stament.
CHAP. XII. That the inuocation of Saints hath not any foundation in the holy Scriptures of the new Testament
CHAP. XIII. That the inuocation of Saints was not taught in the Primitiue Church: and of the growth and proceeding thereof.
CHAP. XIIII. Of the continuance of the purenesse of doctrine concerning Inuocation, and of the growth and proceeding of the corruption of the same in the Latine Church.
CHAP. XV. Of the growth and proceeding of the corruption of Inuocation, both in the Greeke and La∣tine Churches.
CHAP. XVI. That man cannot merite eternall life for himselfe, much lesse for another: where the con∣sideration is first of mans state before regeneration.
CHAP. XVII. That the Regenerate man cannot merite eternall life either for himselfe or for anie other.
CHAP. XVIII. That the Law was giuen man, to conuince him of sinne, and to cause him to looke for his saluation in that grace which is by faith in Christ, according both to the Scriptures and the fathers.
CHAP. XIX. That good workes are the gift of God, and therefore cannot merit, and to what vse or ende they serue according to the holy Scriptures and the fathers.
CHAP. XX. How the doctrine of merite entered into the Church, after what manner it grew and in∣creased, and how it hath beene resisted and withstoode in all ages, euen vnto the time of Saint Barnard.
CHAP. XXI. How the doctrine and opinion of merit prospered, proceeded, and went forward, from the time of Saint Barnard, vntill these our daies. And what contradictions and resistan∣ces were made against it, vntil the time of the full springing vp againe of the Gospell.
The fourth Booke. Wherein the holy Supper of our Lord is handled and intreated of as a Sacrament, and consequently of the Masse, and it is a treatise of Transubstantiation.
CHAPTER. I. What a Sacrament is, and wherein it consisteth: And of the difference betwixt the Sacra∣ments of the old and of the new Testament, where are set downe certaine rules of the old writers, for the vnderstanding of them.
CHAP. II. That the doctrine of the holy Supper must be examined by the rules aboue handled, as also all that which is deliuered of all other the Sacraments, as well of the old as of the new Testament.
CHAP. III. That the interpretation and Exposition which our Aduersaries make of the words of the holy Supper, doth ouerthrow all the foundations of the Christian faith, as also the na∣ture of Christ and of his Sacraments.
CHAP. IIII. That the Fathers knew not Transubstantiation, nor the reall presence in the signes: And this is prosecuted vnto the time of the first Nicene Councell, the same contayned therein.
CHAP. V. The continuance of the beliefe of the Fathers of the Church, in the matter of the holy sup∣per, from the first Nicene Councell, vnto the time of Gregorie the great.
CHAP. VI. That of a long time also after Gregorie, transubstantiation was not knowne: And further that all the most famous liturgies receiued of our aduersaries, are repugnant thereunto.
CHAP. VII. That the old Church did not belieue or teach Transubstantiation, seeing it neither did nor obserued in respect of the kinds, or Sacraments, that which is practised at this day.
CHAP. VIII. What hath beene the originall, proceeding and increase of the opinion of Transubstantia∣tion, vnto the yeare 1215. And how it was ratisied and established by a decree in the Councell of Laterane.
CHAP. IX. What hath beene the manner of the proceeding & growth of Transubstantiation since the Councell of Lateran, vnto the time of the Councell of Trent: and the absurdities and contradictions proceeding of the same.