Chambers's Encyclopędia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People, Volume 1

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J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1870 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
 

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Page 15 - I, AB, do swear that I do from my heart abhor, detest, and abjure as impious and heretical, that damnable doctrine and position that princes excommunicated or deprived by the pope, or any authority of the see of Rome, may be deposed or murdered by their subjects, or any other whatsoever. And I do declare that no foreign prince, person, prelate, state, or potentate hath, or ought to have, any jurisdiction, power, superiority, preeminence, or authority, ecclesiastical or spiritual, within this realm...
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