ASSERTIO SEPTEM SACRAMENTOKUM u Hssettio Septem Sacramentorum OR DEFENCE OF THE SEVEN SACRAMENTS BY U)n 1., Iking of Jn0lanfc. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. Assertio Septem SacramentorumOr the Defence of the Seven Sacramentsby. Henry VIII. Assertio Septem Sacramentorum. Or the Defence of the Seven.

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Yale University Press, Authorship sacramentoruj the “Assertio” In the pub lic library, Cambridge. A summary of the arguments. The conjecture may at least be hazarded that it also related to the King s marriage. Several old writers e. The few comparatively the few Learned and Virtuous saw and lamented the almost general Depravity of the Times; and it is probable that Luther, at first, meant no more than to expose and correct the Enormities which he every where saw practised: Ixxviiii he says that Henry s book had be come so scarce “quod jam pene de manibus omnium elapsum, et ab amico non obscura erga me benevolentia cornparatum, rursus in lucem emisi.

Assertio septem sacramentorum; or, Defence of the seven sacraments

Would have sent a copy of his proposed oration, but was prevented by the hasty departure of the carrier. One of his reasons for sending them was his desire to justify his caution in matters of religion before certain princes of Germany, who were charging him with being lukewarm in his prosecution of the new gospel. Asseftio first reason for reprinting this work is a moral one namely, that the readers may see, from so illus trious an example, that loss of faith comes from asesrtio of eacramentorum.

Possibly flattery was their motive; very probably assumption, not having carefully read the Bull ; or perhaps the wish The Title “Defender of the Faith” was father to the thought. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

The Acts and Monuments of. Defense of the Seven Sacraments with additional Papal correspondence. Libellus regius adversus Martinum Lutherum haeresiarchon. Langland, Bishop of Lincoln, his confessor, and saacramentorum of his Clergy ; he sent to six of the best learned men of Criticism and Effects of the “Assertio” or pleasure that he did not hear three or five Masses a day.


Assertio Septem Sacramentorum

James Cardinal Gibbons Contributor. Gaume Freres et Duprey, Paris An non pudebit post hoc sacerdotes, monachos, episcopos nihil scire rei theologicse, quum viderint Re- gem tantum juvenem, tot negociis districtum, eo pro- gressum in cognitione sacrarum Literarum, ut libris edi- tis periclitanti Christiana religioni patrocinetur?

He goes to the root of the matter of contention between Catholics and members of the Asssertio of England, showing in Henry s own words that he who later be came the first head of the Protestant Church in Eng land was, together with all the people of England in those olden days, truly Catholic and violently opposed sfptem Luther and his destructive and murderous reform.

Let us not forget that at least once he had been the beau-ideal Henry; in body, tall, straight, broad-shouldered, a master of every gentle manly accomplishment ; in mind naturally clever, an accomplished linguist, a learned theologian, a faithful son of the Church.

His aged mother had been insulted, and there fore, as an affectionate son, he had hastened to her de fence. Collier f is a little more favourable: Henricus octavus in genio, calamoque propugnat pro Christi sponsa. He was tutored in the philosophy of the schools, especially the Aristotelian, then the most in credit with the learned ; he was skilled in the Latin.

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To be more accurate, he quotes the Old Testament forty-two times: When the King was no more than a child he was sent to study. This will now be done. I do send also unto your highness the choice of certain verses to be written in the bock to be sent to the Pope of your own hand: It is not only possible, but also most probable, that More, relying upon Catharine s asser tion previous to her marriage, shared in the popular view that the impediment to the marriage was one merely of ecclesiastical law, and not an impediment jure divino.

Henri Bremond, Thomas More, Ch. After which ceremonies done, there were four Doctors that bare a canope of cloth of gold over him goinge to the Highe Alter, where he made his oblacion ; which done, hee proceeded forth as abovesaid to the Crosse in Paules Church Yeard, where was ordeined a scaffold for the sacramwntorum cause, and he, sittinge under his cloth of estate which was ordeined for him, his two crosses on everie side of him ; sacrqmentorum his right hand sittinge on the place where hee set his feete, the Pope s embas- sador, and nexte him the Archbishop of Canterbury: All Henry s knowl edge of theology, and he was no bad theologian, he was indebted for to St.


And King Henry likewise was renowned in Rome, for writ ing a Booke against the said Luther, unpropping the tottering or downe-cast sacramentodum of the Pope s par dons; which Luther shrewdly had shaken; the Pope therefore, to show himselfe a kinde father awsertio those his sonnes, gave them these titles ; which in truth were none other, then the same which they sware unto, when the Crownes of their empires were first set upon their heads.

Quoniam nihil magis ex Catholic! If any one knew who wrote the Assertio Fisher must have, and he says in the Defense of the Assertio, We may here remark the wonderful ingenu ity of the King s mind. He preached that excom munication is a medicine and to be suffered with pa tience and obedience: To theological studies Henry devoted his atten tion in early life with ardour, and with success ; at least this part of his attainments is not to be despised, since it enabled him in after times to procure for himself and his successors the title of Defender of the Faith.

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Henry felt aggrieved that the English King had no title to set by the side of Catholic and Most Christian, which were enjoyed by the Kings of Spain and France. Having thus weighed and diligently con sidered your sacramentoru, merits.

The Bishop of La Eochelle, who wrote an introduction to the French edition of sacramehtorum, considers it impossible that he could have produced the work, because it is so good.

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