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Numb.

I.

lIPPLNDIX.

or

whether the Clergy be exempted

from filch

punifhmenr

by

-the Seca-far

power;

till they

are

delivered up to them

by

the Ecclefaftical

Head

,

bath been voltioai,

noufly difputed

in the world already.

Surclsffe, Bilfan

Jewel,

and

a

multitude

more

have

proved,

that

Kings have

power in

all

Caufes

, and

over

all

Perlons,

as

well

Eccleflanical

as

Civil ; and

that

the

Pope

hath no power

of

Jurisdi

&ion

in

Eng-

land,

lettheOath

of Supremacy judge;

and if the Metropolitan

of

Canterbury,

or

the higheft

Ecclefiaffical

Power

mifcarry

,

who

fhallrelirain or

eje& them

but

the

Civil Power, unlefs we go

to the Pope

?

for more acceptable

witneffes

I

corn

-

mend to you

Spalatenfis,

Grotitu,

and Saravia,

yea

Fr.

de

Pie

-aria, and

feveral

Parifsans;

The

two former,

one

de Republ.

Ecclef

the other

de Imperio

fenimarum

poteflarum,

will

never

be well

anfwered.

If

It be faid

-the

King

did it nor.

1

anfwer,

I

think

the

Authority

by whom

that much

was

done,

that

we now.fpeait of,

will

be

acknow-

ledged

fufficient

by molt that were againft the

fa&,

and that fought

against

the

Parliament that tinderftood

the

Laws.

It

was"long

before

the King

withdrew.

T.

Many

of

thofe

that approved

of

the

Eje&ion

of

thofe

unworthy men, yet

appro..

ved

not

of

the diffolution

of

the Office and fuck

may

be

many (and for

ought

you

know

mat

or

all)

of

the Minífiers'here

Aftociated.

(Though

I

fuppofe

rather

it

is

otherwife) yet while Men do

for peace filence

their

Opinions,

who knowswhat

they

are

?

And

fure

I

am,

many among

us

had no hand in

the

downfall

of

theBi-

(hops ;

and whether any at

all

be lyable in

this

to

your Charge

betides:

my felt;

(whereof more

anon)

I

know not

;

moft

of

our

Affociation

were

in the IJniverft-

ties, in the

Wars;

and

the tell

were (fame I

am fitte,

if

not all)

quiet

its

their

Ha-

bitations,

main

the

Kings

Quarters, not

-lb

much

as

taking the Covenant

; fo

that

I

know

not

how

you

can except againft them

as

cafting out the,Bilhops.

What

tell you them

of

other Mens

A

&ions? could they

help

it

?

what if it

be

in

a

time

When Bifhops

were

fo

Eje&ed, when

you

cannot

prove them guilty

of

it

?

4.

The

Covenant

it

fell

doth not

reje& all Bithops,

but only

fuch as Hood

in

England,

and

fo

concatenated

to

Chancellors, Deans, &c. and

withfuch

an Explication

Mr.Cole-

man gave

it

to

the Houfe

of Lords..

If

therefore

you

could prove,

that the

Affoci-

aced

Mininers

have

taken the Covenant

,

(which you

have not

done) yet that

proves

not that

they were

the

Eje&ors

of

the Bithops.

6.

There

is

no Bithop

(that

we

know

of)

over this Diocefe.

7. You cannot prove

that

thofe

that were Ordain.

ed

by meer

Presbyters, might havehad Epifcopal Ordination

(of

which more

a

non).

8.

It

is

not

the Regularity

of

the

Ordination that we

deliire

you

toacknow-

ledge, but only

its

being;

fo

that it

is

not a

nullity. So

that you may

fee

how un-

faithfully you flared the cafe

;

which

is

rather

this

,

Whether

when the

Bithop

óf

h

t.

Diocefs

is

dead, and the roll taken down

by

the Reigning

Power, and we

know

nor

where to

have EpifcopalOrdination,

or

at leaf,

without

-the

great

fieffiring of the

Bithops on

adhani

the proton Powers

wi8

inflitl

great

a

penalty,

if

they

Ordain,

of

in this

cafe

any

be

Or-

dained

by

sneer

Presbyters,

are

we bonrìd

to'yeìdge

them

no

Minifters,

yea and

to

ref

fe

Af

fociatiog

with

ethers

for

their-

fakes? Whether'oürChurch

doors

mu

f!be

'hut

up,

and

Gods pub

-

lick Worfhip

thrown

away,'

till

the Rulers

will

permit,

and

the Presbyters

and

People

admit

Bifhopt'aeain

;

and Miniflers and

Churches all

be

null?

yea

I do no

find you'

prove

that

our

Agreement requires any

facia

acknowledgment,

as

your

felf

intimateth

,

of

which next.

Except.

;.

Mr.

Baxter

himfelf

I

name for

one

a

Principal

of

this Affociatlon, and

prote

fling

it

one end,

of

this Affociation,

that

they

may he

acknowledged for

true Presby-

ters

and Parlors

-of

their Churches, by

all who enter

into

this

Agreement,

vid.p.

14:

and the two 1aß

lines,

and

p. ay. for

eight

lines ;

all'o p.

a4.

Reaf

xi.

and

Reaf.

ra;

p.

47. mid. and

p.

49.

fin.

Reply to

Sell.

3.'

For

my

Pelf

I think

you have more againft me

than

any other Man in your.Af-

fociation. But yet

r.

you

have not proved ,

that

I had

not

Epifcopal

Ordination;

which indeed I had. z.

Nor that

I

contented to theremoval

of

their Calling:

If

I did

fo,

yet

till

you can know

it,

you

have no juff ground for your alienation..

T.

If

I

did confent,yet that

nulleth'net

my former Call. 4. You know not if

I

did.;

whether

I

repent

or

not:

5.

No

man mull bereje&ed

for a fault

fuppofed,without

a

¡aft

Tryal,

in

all

Equity you

fhould

hear mefpeak for

my

felf.

I

have

publickly

offeredfatisfa&ion to

any that are offended with

trim

6.

What

ifI

only

werefaulty?

would

that warrant you to

feparate from

all

the

ten

for

my

fake'? 7;

But

what

dd

you

alledge againft me

?

That

I

would have an

acknowledgment

that

we are

true

Presbyters and

Patton

?

A

heinous

Crime

?

that

.I

will

not

yield

to

have

Gods

Church

among

us

unchurched

by

the Papins

,

and

his

Worfhip cal/

aide

for

want

A

a

of