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THE ST. ALBAN'S CASE.

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THE ST. ALBAN'S CASE. The following is a copy of the Order in Council on the appeal of "Martin v. M achonochie" from the Court of Arches to the Queen in Council "To the Court at Osborne House, Isle of Wight, the 14th day of January, 1809. Present.—The Queen's Most Excellent )Iajesty, Lord Chancellor, Lord President, Lord Chamberlain, 31r. Goschen. Whereas there was this day read at the Hoard a report from the Juriicial Commits e of the Privy Council, dated the 23rd (of December, 1868, in the words following, viz. :— Whereas, in a certaill cause of the ottice of the Judge, which was lately depending in the Arches Court of Canter- bury, ;,nd wa" prolHoteù and brought in virtud of letters of request, under the hand and seal of the Right ltev. Father ili God Archibald Campbell, hy Divine permission Lord Bishop of Loudon Ly John Martin, a parhohioner of the new parish 0, St. Alban's, Holborn, in the county of _\ii'dlesex, diocese of Lon<loll, a>;d prüvincù of Canterbury, aga1!lst the Rev. Alexander 11 eriot Mackonochie, a cleik III holy orders of the United Church of England and Ireland, the incum- bent and perpetual curate of lhe said parish, the Right 11011. Sir Ilobert Joseph Philliniore, Knight, Doctor of Laws, the Judge of the said Court, did 0'1 the 28th day of March, 18oS, by his ÎLterlocutory decree, pronounce that the proctor for the saill,John Martin had slltticielltly proved his intention deduced in the 3nl, 4th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, arod 11th articles given in and admitted in the said cause, and that the Rev. Alexander Heriot Mackonochie, clerk, had offended against the statutes, laws, constitutions, and canons of the Church of England in the particular irIatters alleged and set forth in the said articles in manner as hereinafter mentioned, and did therefore monish the said Rev, Ale, auder Heriot Mack- onochie to abstain for the future from the elevation of the cnp and paten during the administration of the Holy Communion, as also from the use of incense and from the mixin" water with the wine during the administration of the said Holy Communion, as pleaded in the saii articles, but did give no costs; and whereas an appeal from the saId decree has been prosecuted to your Majesty in Council on hehalf of the said John Martin in so far ouly as the said Judge diu not by his said d-cree pronounce that the said Alexander Heriot Maclwnochie had offùnded against the statute law and the constitutions and canons ecclesiastical by having knelt or prostrated himself hefore the consecrated elements Lluring the Prayer of Consecration, and by having permitted and sanctioned such kneeling or prostrating by other cierks in holy orders, and did omit or decline to ad- monish him against so offending in future, amI. did omit or decline to pronounce that the 8aid Alexander Heriot Mac- konochie had offended allainst the statute law and the constitutions and canons ecclesiastical by having med lighted candles on the Communion Table during the celebration of the Holy Communion at times when such lighted candles were not wanted for the purpose of giving light. and by having permitted and sanctioned such use of ligh '.ed candles, and Jid omit or decline to admonish him against iO offending in future, and also diÜ omit or decline to condemn the said Alexander Heriot lIackonochie in the costs incurred ill the said cause on behalf of the said John Martin an, I whereas the usual petition of appeal to yom Majesty in Council of the proctors of the said John Martin stands referred to this committee under and by virtue of your Majesty's General Order in Council of the 4th day of November, 1867: and whereas an appearance has been entered in the registry of your Majesty's Court of Appeals on behalf of the said Alex- ander Heriot Mackonochie, the respondent in the said cause of appea1. Now, the Lords of the Committee having, in obedwnce to your Majesty's said Order in Council, taken the said petition into consideration, and read the proceedings and evidence transmitted from the Court below, anct on four former days heard counsel and proctors on both sides, and having maturely deliberated, have this day agreed humbly to report to your Majesty their opinion in favour of the appeal of the said John :11 artin that the decree of the Court below ought to be amended to the extent hereinafter mentioned, that the principal cause ought to be retained, and tnereÏ11 that in addition to the matters in which the said Alexander Heriot Mackonochie was in the decree appealed from pronounced to have offended, and from which he was thereby monished to abstain for the future, he, the said AJexanÜer Heriot Mackonochie ought to be pronounced t" have offended against the statutes, laws. constitutions, ami canons of the church of England by haviug within the said Church of the new parish of St. Alban's, Holborn, knelt or prostrated himself before the consecrated elements durini the Prayer of Consecration, and also by having within the said church used lighted candles on the communion table durinrr the celebration of the Holy Communion, at times 0 when snch lighted candles were not wanted for the pnrpose of giving light, and that. the said Alexander Heriot Mackonochie onght to be admonished to abstain for the future from kneeling or prostrating him- self bef(,re the consecritted elements dining the Prayer of Consecration, and also from using in the said church lighted candles on the communion tc1ble dUring the celehration of the Holy Communion at times when such lighted candles are not wanted for the purpose of giving light; and further that he, the said Alexander Heriot ;\lackonochie, ought to be condemned in the costs iucnrred on behalf ofthesaid John Martin, as well in the Court below as in the said appeal.' Her Majesty having taken the said report in considera- tion, was pleased by and with the advice of her Privy Council to approve thereof and of what is therein recommended, and to order, as it is herehy ordered, that the mme be duly and punctually observed, complied with, and carried into execu- tion. Whereof al1 persons whom it may concern are te take notice and govern themselves accordingly. "ARTHUR llELPS,"

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