Item description for Examinations and Writings of John Philpot by John Philpot & Robert Eden...
Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: THE DISPUTATION IN THE CONVOCATION-HOUSE, OCTOBER, A.d. 1553. [NOTICES iBY THX ZDITOBl OF THE PRINCIPAL DISPUTANTS IN THE CONVOCATION sUMMONED BY QUEEN MARY, ST PAUL'S, LONDON, OCTOBER, 6, 1553. ROMISH DISPUTANTS. 111 .ii Weston, a native of Leicestershire, entered at Balliol Col- Prolocutor. lege, Oxford, in 1526, and subsequently became a fellow of that society. He was elected rector of Lincoln College in 1538; and two years afterwards was appointed Margaret Professor of Divinity; and subsequently archdeacon of Colehester, and rector of Clyff in Kent. In the first year of queen Mary he was made dean of Westminster, but quitted that dignity to make way for abbot Feckenham. The abilities of Weston as a disputant marked him out as a fit person to be the pro- locntor of the convocation appointed by queen Mary in 1553: and his fame recommended him for the further preferment of the deanery of Windsor, which he obtained in 155G. Of this dignity he was deprived by cardinal Pole, upon a criminal prosecution; and when he threatened to go to Rome to appeal, he was seized and committed to the Tower, where he died in 1558, and was buried in a church belonging to the Savoy. He has been described as "one of the best preachers and orators of his time." John Moreman, of Exeter College, Oxford, took the degree of Dr More- B.A. January 29, 1508; that of M.A. in July, 1512; and D.D. De- " cember 16, 1529. "This person, who was very learned in his time, and hath (as 'tis thought) written several matters of his faculty, but lost, was born at Southole in Devon; and, after he had left his college, became vicar of Mayhanet, in Cornwall; where, with much labour, he taught the parishioners to say the Lord's prayer, the belief, and the ten commandments in the English to...
Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at promiseangels.com!
Studio: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.78" Width: 5.36" Height: 1" Weight: 1.26 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2004
Publisher Wipf & Stock Publishers
ISBN 1592445489 ISBN13 9781592445486