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  • The resolutions of the Lambeth Conferences have never been regarded as synodical decrees, but their weight has increased with each conference.
  • The bishop over whom the synod of neighbouring bishops had exercised jurisdiction had no formal right of appeal; but sometimes bishops in other parts of the Church would refuse to acknowledge the local synodical sentence and would communicate with a bishop whom they deemed unjustly deposed.
  • Hence the practice, immediately after Nicaea I., of superadding banishment by the emperor to synodical condemnation.
  • There is attached to it a government commissioner, with no vote, but affixing his signature to the synodical judgments (Joyce, op. cit.
  • The bishops' Interpretations and Further Considerations, issued in 1560, tolerated a lower vestiarian standard than was prescribed by the rubric of 1559; the Advertisements, which Parker published in 1566, to check the Puritan descent, had to appear without specific royal sanction; and the Reformatio legum ecclesiasticarum, which Foxe published with Parker's approval, received neither royal, parliamentary nor synodical authorization.
 

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