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Roger De Hoveden The Annals vol.1., From A.D. 732 To A.D. 1180.


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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.1., From A.D. 732 To A.D. 1180.
page 445

434 ANNALS OF HOG EU DE HOYEDEN. A.D. 11"C. had been pronounced upon them legally, and that he was prepared to prove in the eourt of our lord Alexander the Catholic pope, or in the eourt of Louis, king of France, or in the court of Raymond, count of Toulouse, or in that of his wife, who was then present, or in the court of Trenkevelle, the presentai," that he had given a right judgment, and that they were manifestly heretics, and notorious for their heresies. He further declared that he would accuse them and publish them as heretics in every Catholic court, and would submit to all the risk thereof. The heretics, seeing that, they were convicted and put to confusion, turned towards the people, and said, " Listen, good people, to the faith which we confess ; for now, for our love of you and for your sakes, we do make confession of it ;" on which the above-named bishop made answer, "D o you say that you pronounce it, not for the sake of God, but for the sake of the people?" The others then said, "We believe that there is one God, three and one, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, and that the Son of God took upon Him our flesh, was baptized in the river Jordan, fasted in the wilderness, preached our salvation, suffered, died, and was buried ; that He descended into hell, rose again on the third day and ascended into heaven ; that, on the day of Pentecost, He sent the Holy Ghost the Comforter ; that He will come on the day of judgment to judge both the living and the dead ; and that all shall rise again. W e know, also, that what we believe in the heart we ought to confess with the lips ; we believe that he is not saved who does not eat the body of Christ, and that the body of Christ is not consecrated except in the Church, and only by the priest, whether he is good or whether bad, and that it is no more efficiently done by one who is good than by one who is bad. We believe, also, that no person is saved unless he is baptized, and that infants are saved by baptism. We believe, also, that a man and woman can be saved even though they be carnally united ; and that each person ought to receive confession, both in the lips and in 1 3 This was an officer in France, who had the command of the soldiers in a county or earldom, and acted as deputy of the " comes," " count," or " earl." The name does not seem to have any corresponding one in the English language. The same party is called " vicecomes," " viscount," or " sheriif," at the conclusion of the proceedings, p. 436.

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