|Author:||Fox, George, 1624-1691.|
|Title:||The arraignment of popery being a short collection, taken out of the chronicles, and other books, of the state of the church in the primitive times : also, the state of the Papists, and how long it was before the universal pope and mass was set up, and the time of bringing in all their rudiments and traditions, beads and images, purgatory, tythes and inquisitions : also, a relation of their cruelties they acted after the Pope got up, being worse then the heathen and Turk, New Rome having proved like Old : also, what the people of England worshipped before they were Christians : with several other things, which may be profitable for people to read over, where all that fear God may see, read, try, and give judgment by the spirit of truth : to which is added, The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church / by G.F. and E.H.|
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The arraignment of popery being a short collection, taken out of the chronicles, and other books, of the state of the church in the primitive times : also, the state of the Papists, and how long it was before the universal pope and mass was set up, and the time of bringing in all their rudiments and traditions, beads and images, purgatory, tythes and inquisitions : also, a relation of their cruelties they acted after the Pope got up, being worse then the heathen and Turk, New Rome having proved like Old : also, what the people of England worshipped before they were Christians : with several other things, which may be profitable for people to read over, where all that fear God may see, read, try, and give judgment by the spirit of truth : to which is added, The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church / by G.F. and E.H.
Fox, George, 1624-1691., Hookes, Ellis, d. 1681.
London: [s.n.], 1667.
Reproduction of original in Duke University Library.
Catholic Church -- Controversial literature.
THE ARRAIGNMENT OF POPERY.
CHAP. I. The State of the Church in the Primitive Times; and tho Time when the Apostacy from the Truth began. Also a Relation of those few that were raised up from time to time, to testisie against the Idolatry brought in, and set up in every Age since the Apostles dayes.
From the Year Sixty four, to the Year One Hun∣dred and Fifty.
From the Years One hundred and fifty, to Two hundred.
From the Year two hundred, to the Year two hundred and fifty.
From the Year Two hundred and fifty, to Three hundred.
From the Year Three hundred, to Three hundred and fifty.
Fom the Year Three hundred and fifty, to Four hundred.
From the Year Four hundred, to the Year Four hundred and fifty
From the Year Four hundred, to the Year Four hundred and fifty.
From the Year six hundred, (about which time the Pope got up) to the Year Six hundred and fifty.
The Religion of the WALDENSES.
CHAP. II. A Brief Relation how the ancient Christians were no Persecu∣tors in the beginning, but sussered by the Heathen for the first Three hundred years after Christ.
The First Persecution.
The Second Persecution.
The Third Persecution.
The Fourth Persceution.
The Fifth Persecution.
The Sixth Persecution.
The Seventh Persecution.
The Eighth Persecution.
The Ninth Persecution.
The Tenth Persecution.
CHAP. III. Concerning Councils gathered before there was a Pope. what Deerees they made; and Papists reproved that say, None gathered Councils since Peter, but the Pope.
CHAP. IV. Concerning some of the Decrees of the General Councils, af∣ter the Apostacy began to spread over the Church; and how they contradicted and excommunicated one another; and what Idolatrous Institutions some of them set up, contrary to the Councils and Assemblies of the Apostles and Brethren we read of in the Scriptures.
CHAP. V. Concerning the state and condition of the Church, as it was before there was a Ʋniversal Pope: Also what Decrees and Institutions were made by Bishops for the first six hundred years after Christ; and how the Apostacy be∣gun to overspread the Church.
CHAP. VI. Concerning the several Reliques and Superstitious Practises in the Church of Rome; Who were the first Institutors of them; and what, and how much of their Idolatry is still upheld by the Protestant Professors in England at this day, which was set up since there was a Ʋniversal Pope.
The Papists Conjurations of Salt.
The Papists Conjurations of Water.
CHAP. VII. Concerning Hereticks.
CHAP. VIII. Something concerning Indulgences, Pardons, Priviledges and Stations of Rome, truly Copied out of two old Books, one in Latin, the other in English; See Becons Works, out of which all these things are extracted.
Part of their Stations are as followeth.
The Hallowing of Candles.
CHAP IX. The manner of the Priests Hallowing the Font.
Of the Papists Hallowing the Marrying Ring.
The Papists pray for Souls departed.
CHAP. X. Concenning Hallowing the Church.
CHAP. XI. Concerning Hallowing of Beads.
Concerning Christining and Hallowing of Bells.
CHAP. XII. A short Relation of some of the Ceremonies of the Pope and his Followers, taken out of the Works of Christopher Marcellus, Bishop of Corcira, Dedicated to Pope Le• the Tenth.
CHAP. XIII. The time when the Tythes were first given in England; by whom, and by whose Authority a Law for payment of Tythes was first established.
Laws and Canons for Tythes among the Saxons.
CHAP. XIV. Concerning the Religion and Customs of the old Bri∣tans, before they were Christians, and after they were Christians.
CHAP. XV. Concerning Singing of Psalms.
Laews made by the Saxon Kings in England, concerning singing Psalms.
CHAP. XVI. Concerning Swearing.
Some Ex ples of the Primitiv? Christians, and Holy Martyrs that kpt the Commands of Christ and the Apostles, which spoke the truth, an both denied, and gave their Testimony against Sear∣ing.
The Examination of William Thorpe Martyr, in the days of King Henry the Fourth, Anno Dom. 1407 concerning Swearing.
CHAP. XVII. Concerning the Title of Doctors, and concerning their Habits.
CHAP. XVIII. Concerning the Heathen Idolaters naming their Dayes and Months.
CHAP. XIX. Concerning Burying-places.
CHAP. XX. Concerning Ministers.
CHAP. XXI. Concerning Marriage with the King.
CHAP. XXII. Concerning Churches and Ʋniversities, so called.
CHAP. XXIII. How the Bishops and Clergy heretofore, have been the cause of cruel Laws against those that differed from them, whom they called Hereticks.
CHAP. XXIV. How since the Apostacy from the Truth, the Pope, Kings and Rulers makes Ministers; and none must preach, except they have a Licence from them.
CHAP. XXV. Concerning the Priests turning, as the Rulers turned, to eve∣ry Power that came up, rather then they would lose their Benefices; and how they petitioned several Parliaments and Rulers, That they might have their Tythes paid them, and that they would suppress the People called QƲA∣KERS.
Now see the Oath which the Clergy took to the Pope.
And in the first year of her Reign, a Book of Injunctions to the Clergy was published, some of which are as followeth.
Some of the Articles published in the yar 1610, by the Arch-Dacon of Rochester.
Some of the Articles published in te year 1636.
CHAP. XXVI. A Relation of some of the Cruelties inflicted on the Chri∣stians by the Heathen.
CHAP. XXVII. An Abstract of the Bloody Massacre in IRELAND, by the Instigation of the Jesuits, Priests and Fryars, &c. in the Year 1642.
CHAP. XXVII. In the History of the Churches of Piedmont, collectd and compiled by Samuel Morland, in the year 1658.
CHAP. XXVIII. A List of some of the Accusutions for which the afore∣said People suffered in the Valleys of Piedmont, by the Papists.
Here followeth a List of some of the Article for which the Martyrs suffered in Queen Maryes Reign, in the year 1556, and by other Papists.
Articles exhibited against R Lusse, Martyr.
Articles against other Martyrs.
Some of the Papists Canons or Decrees which the Martyrs suffered for, and which those called Church-Wandens and Priests, wee by the Command of the Bishops to make Enquiry into, in their several Parishes.
Articles objected against Doctor Ferrer, Bishop of St. Davids.
CHAP. XXIX. The Doctrines of Christ and Antichrist distinguished.
CHAP. XXX. A Discourse betwixt a Quaker and a Papist.
THE BLOOD of the MARTYRS Is the SEED of the CHURCH.
How to resist the Devil.
The Form of Christs Words when he did MIRCLES.
The Arm and Power of the Lord is the Strength of his People, and not the Arm of Flesh.
Concerning CHRISTS Preaching and Sufferings.
The Preaching and Sufferings of the Apostles.