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form as the same ought to be paid, within six weeks next after his conviction, that then every such Person so convicted and so not paying the same, shall for the same first offence, instead of the same sum, suffer imprisonment by the space of six months without bail or mainprize; and if any Person or Persons, that for his second offence concerning the premisses shall be convict in form abovesaid, do not pay the said sum to be paid by virtue of bis conviction and this Estatute, in such manner and form as the same ought to be paid, within six weeks next after his said second conviction, that then every Person so convicted, and not so paying the same, shall for the same second offence, instead of the said sum, suffer imprisonment during twelve months without bail or mainprize: And that from and after the said Feast of [a blank, but no erasure), next coming all and every Person and Persons inhabiting within this Realm shall diligently and faithfully, having no lawful or reasonable excuse to be absent, endeavour themselves to resort to their Parish Church or Chapel accustomed, or upon reasonable let thereof to some usual place, where Common Prayer and such service of God shall be used in such time of let, upon every Sunday, and other days ordained and used to be kept as Holy Days, and then and there to abide orderly and soberly during the time of the Common Prayer, Preachings, or other Service of God, there to be used and minis

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1. 2. every Person.
1. 4. said sum.
1. 7. convicted in form aforesaid.
1. 9. Statute.
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tered, upon pain of punishment by the Censures of the Church, and also upon pain that every Person so offending shall forfeit for every such offence twelve-pence, to be levied by the Church wardens of the Parish where such offence shall be done, to the use of the people of the same Parish, of the goods, lands, and tenements of such offenders, by way of distress: And for due execution hereof the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, the Lords Temporal, and all the Commons in this present Parliament assembled, do in God's Name earnestly require and charge all the Archbishops, Bishops, and other Ordinaries, that they shall endeavour themselves to the uttermost of their knowledges, that the due and true execution hereof may be had throughout their Dioceses and Charges, as they will answer before God for such evils and plagues, wherewith Almighty God may justly punish his people for neglecting this good and wholesome law. And for their Authority in this Bchalf, be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That all and singular, the same Archbishops, Bishops, and all other their Officers exercising Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction, as well in places exempt as not exempt within their Diocese, shall have full Power and Authority by this Act to reform, correct, and punish by Censures of the Church, all and singular Persons, which shall offend within any their Jurisdictions or Diocese after

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1. 5. poor.
1. 6. offender.
1. 7. And for the due execution thereof.
1. 10. all Archbishops.
1. 20. place.
1. 21. Dioceses.

the said Feast of [a blank, no erasure), next coming against this Act and Estatute; any other Law, Estatute, Privilege, Liberty, or Provision heretofore made, had, or suffered, to the contrary notwithstanding. And it is ordained and enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That all and every Justices of Peace, Gaol Delivery, of Oyer and Determiner, or Justices of Assize, shall have full Power and Authority, in every of their open and general Sessions, to enquire, hear, and determinc all and all manner of offences, that shall be committed or done contrary to any Article contained in this present Act, within the limits of the Commission to them directed, and to make process for the execution of the same, as they may do against any Person being indicted before them, of trespass, or lawfully convicted thereof. Provided always, and be it enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That all and every Archbishop and Bishop shall and may at all time and times at his liberty and pleasure join and associate himself by virtue of this Act to the said Justices of the Peace, Gaol Delivery, and of Oyer and Determiner, or to the said Justices of Assize, at every of the said open and general Sessions to be holden in any place within his Diocese for and to the enquiry, hearing, and determining of the offences aforesaid. Provided also, and be it enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That the Books concerning the

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11. 1, 2. Feast of Saint John Baptist, against this Act.
1. 2. Statute.

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1. 6. Justices of the Peace.
11. 6, 7. Oyer and Terminer,

said Services shall, at the costs and charges of the Parishioners of every Parish and Cathedral Church, be attained or gotten before the said Feast of [a blank, but no erasure] next following; and that all such Parishes and Cathedral Churches, or other Places where the said Books shall be attained and gotten before the said Feast of [a blank, but no erasure], shall within three weeks next after the said Books so attained and gotten, use the said Service, and put the same in ure, according to this Act. And be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That no Person or Persons shall be at any time hereafter impeached or otherwise molested of or for any of the offences above mentioned, hereafter to be committed or done contrary to this Act, unless he or they so offending be thereof indicted at the next general Sessions to be holden before any such Justices of the Peace, Gaol Delivery, of Oyer and Determiner, or Justices of Assize, next after any offence committed or done contrary to the tenor of this Act. Provided always, and be it ordained and enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That all and singular Lords of the Parliament, for the third offence above mentioned, shall be tried by their peers, before such Peer of this Realm of English Blood, as by the Lord Deputy, or other Governors of this Realm, for the time being, shall be by Com

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1. 3. attained and gotten.
1. 3. Feast of Saint John Baptist; and that all such Parishes.
1. 4. Parish.
1. 6. Feast of Saint John Baptist aforesaid.
1. 9. in use.
1. 15. Session.
1. 17. Oyer and Terminer.
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mission appointed under the Broad Seal. Provided also, and be it ordained and enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That the Mayor of Dublin, and all other Mayors, Bailiffs, and other Head Officers of all and singular Cities, Boroughs, and Towns-corporate within this Realm, to the which Justices of Peace, or of Gaol Delivery, or Assize, do not commonly repair, shall have full Power and Authority by virtue of this Act, to enquire, hear, and determine the offences abovesaid, and every of them, yearly, within fifteen days after the Feast of Easter and Saint Michael the Archangel, in like manner and form as Justices of the Peace, Gaol Delivery, Assize, and Oyer and Determiner, may do. Provided always, and be it ordained and enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That all and singular Archbishops and Bishops, and every of their Chancellors, Commissaries, Archdeacons, and other Ordinaries, having any peculiar Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction, shall have full Power and Authority by virtue of this Act, as well to enquire in “thies” Visitation, Synods, and elsewhere within their Jurisdictions, at any other time and place, to take accusations and informations of all and every the things abovementioned, done, committed or perpetrated within the limits of their Jurisdictions and Authority, and to punish the same by Admonition, Excommunication, Sequestration, or Deprivation, and other Censures and Processes, in like form

Queen's Printers'.
1. 10. Feasts.
1. 12. Oyer and Terminer.
1. 19. in their Visitation.
1. 20. time and place, and to take.

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