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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JMore, by Mason, p. Was it to sacramentorm the foundation of the Papal authority? He quotes the Scriptures very frequently, and several of the Fathers and theologians aptly and tellingly.

Lutheri prohibitis; cum cata- logo XLII errorum in iis contentorum ex. The Writings of St. Pocock says that this is another ornament of the fable, to show the poet s wit; but it is as devoid of truth as any passage in Plautus or Terence is. Your learning, cleverness and charity should con vince and gain back the heretics. The “Assertio” is bound up with his works in the Wirce- burg edition.: For having, by long experience, found that religion bears the greatest sway in the ad ministration of public affairs, and is likewise of no small importance in the commonwealth, We have employed no little time, especially since We came to years of dis cretion, in the contemplation thereof ; wherein We have always taken great delight: See also Lewis sfptem Fisher, Vol.

The very title itself contains the first: But now, contrary to himself he affirms it to be of neither of them. An interesting and rare account of the origin of the “Assertio” is given in the quaint old book entitled “The Swptem of England.

The inheritance seems not to be conveyed. The original grantor, Leo X. And Pace was only hinted at by Hutton as possibly, with More, having corrected the Latin mistakes. A Book of Angels by L. It appears that sometime before writing the treatise, he had sued for the title of Most Christian which Julius II.


Erasmus, as said above, disclaimed the authorship, and, besides, we may add, by way of explanation, that Erasmus had visited Henry when Henry was nine years old and Henry studied Erasmus as a master and model, hence the similarity of Henry s style to that of Erasmus might be explained, if indeed there be any need of an explanation.

Not that he thought it glorious to contend with one so despicable as Luther, but he wished to show the world what he thought of that horrible portent, and to induce the learned to follow his example, by which Luther might be compelled himself to retract his heresies.

Oration to Leo X.

Assertio septem sacramentorum; or, Defence of the seven sacraments

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The presence of the original Latin text and somewhat old English version, together with the complementary documents, should appeal to and reach many readers, not only in this country but especially in England.

This book of the King s, it seems, and his farther reading upon the con troversy, made him change his opinion in some measure, and rather conclude, the Pope held his Primacy by di vine right. For if praise is due to those who pro tect our liberty, as well as to those who defend our sacraments, both of these noble virtues are united in You. Englished by Morgan Godwyn, p.

Moore, Lectures and Papers on the Reformation, p. Ab invictissimo Rege, Henrico octavo, cui uni Regum omnium gloria prius inaudita contigit, ut fidei defensor, qualem et gladio se et calamo vere prcutitit, merito vocaretur. John Clarke, the presenter and King s ambassador, in his Consistory, and in the pres ence of his Cardinals, sufficiently doth show, the trans lation whereof we have inserted as we find it in the Originall it selfe.


Several old writers e. Yale University Press, Worsley s Dawn of the Reformation, setem. As to the first, there are several reliable witnesses for the affirmative. The New Testament is quoted one hundred and one times: Statements of others in documents closely con nected with the “Assertio. Jerome said, “Penance is the board after shipwreck.

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Authorship of the “Assertio” 57 most decidedly that Henry was not the author, but that Fisher very probably was. A few years afterwards. We can hereafter truly call him Lutheromas- tica. Arthur should have been king after their father died, but he died before his father, making Henry next asswrtio line for the throne.

John Clark Pharaoh s Heart is hardened ; where the Wound sadramentorum with Putrefaction ; where Wickedness, Lying to itself, is become miserable? Luther and the Reformation. The new enemy equals all heresiarchs in learning, exceeds all in wicked ness of spirit. Inas we learn from Eras mus and some allusions in State papers, he composed a treatise on the question whether vocal prayer was neces sary to a Christian. As such he wrote his famous book, the “Defence of the Seven Sacraments.

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Assertio Septem Sacramentorum

But besides the matter of the treatise, the period also when it was composed a most interesting, even if sad dening, epoch in the history of the Church makes the work most valuable. John Clark lime Judgment deem it worthy to pass through the Hands of Men. Bibliography Dibdin, Thomas Frognall. Share your thoughts with other customers. All who have seen R. In general, several quotations of the King speaking Latin, or sacramentodum Scripture in Latin, are given in this same work.