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THE LIFE OF

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Chapter XVII.-1688.

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THE Bishops are released from the Tower-Their

Trial for a Seditious Libel, and Acquittal — The

Joy of the People—The Bishops encourage their

Aocks to remain firm to the Church of England . 429

CHAPTER XVIII.-1688.—Invasion of England by the Prince

of Orange-Measures of the King to oppofe him-Ken

and other Bishops advise James to call a Parliament-He

refuses : the desertion of his officers : he withdraws to France

-William calls a Convention Parliament . . 454

CHAPTER XIX.--1689.–The consistent conduct of Ken at the

Revolution-Meeting of the Convention Parliament-De-

claration, that the Throne was vacant, not approved by

Ken and others --The Crown conferred on William and

Mary—The Revolution considered . . . 486

Chapter XX.--1689 to 1691.-Ken, and other Bishops, refuse

to take the Oath of Allegiance to William and Mary-Act

of Parliament for their suspension and deprival-Question

of Passive-Obedience — Ken's consistent Conduct — The

Non-juring Bishops publish a Vindication of themselves . 506

CHAPTER XXI.—1691.-Ken is deprived of his Bishopric-

Makes a Public Assertion in Wells of his Canonical right,

and retires-His poverty-Lord Weymouth affords him an

alylum at Longleat . . . . . 584

CHAPTER XXII.-1691 to 1694.-Ken refuses to concur with

Sancroft, and other Non-jurors, in extreme measures-His

moderate views and conduct_Disapproves of clandestine

confecrations to perpetuate the Schism-Death of Sancroft

-of Tillotson-of Queen Mary . .

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