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- proper n. The established Christian Church in England, and the mother church of the Anglican Community. Abbreviated as C of E.
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- n. the Episcopal church established and endowed in England by law.
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- n. the national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head
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On the last Sunday in Rio the Reverend Mr. Richard Johnson, chaplain to the expedition and noted for his mildly Methodical view of the Church of England very Low!
The Church of England was planted permanently in Virginia in 1607, at the foundation of the Jamestown Colony.
The Rev. Dawson Burns, historian of the early temperance movement, declares that "among its supporters I cannot recall one Church of England minister of influence."
For the benefit of the uninitiated reader, it may be explained that the "Catholick faith" here referred to is not the Roman Catholic, but that of the Church of England and the Protestant Episcopal Church of America.
Amazingly, a couple of years later Ridley left the Church of England and converted to Islam, quitting her journalist position at the Sunday Express, leaving her only child behind in Britain, and moving to Qatar.11
During the colonial period the Church of England achieved a quasi-establishment in Maryland and Virginia, and to a lesser extent in the other colonies, with the exception of New England, where for many years the few Episcopalians were bitterly persecuted and at best barely tolerated.
But the Morgans had kinship rights, so despite the calls on his time he interred Mary Morgan, aged three, with all the solemnities the Church of England could provide.
For a test I look up the list of bishops of the Church of England in Whitaker's Almanac; it appears that there are 40 of these functionaries, including the archbishops, but not the suffragans; and that the total salary paid to them amounts to more than nine hundred thousand dollars a year.
It seems, 'he continued,' that Mr Rode turned Church of England when he came to Carne.
It was only in November, 1992 that the Church of England finally voted on the thorny question of women priests and, by a mere two-vote margin, decided to allow them to be ordained.