Of God and His Creatures

Cf. note [3.122c]. The words next following must have been much in evidence, when Henry VIII was vexing the Universities with the question, whether the prohibition in Leviticus xviii, 16, from which Julius II had dispensed him, was merely human, at least under the New Law, or divine, and therefore beyond the competence of papal dispensing power.

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