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THE
FORM AND ORDER

OF

THEIR MAJESTIES'
CORONATIO N.

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SEOT. I.

shall stand in thy gates, o Je. The Preparation,

rusalem. Jerusalem is built as

a city that is at unity in itself, the morning upon the day

O pray for the peace of Jeru. is to be taken that the Ampulla love thee, Peace be within thy be filled with Oil and, together walls, and plenteousness withwith the Spoon, be laid ready in thy palaces. upon the Altar' in the Abbey. The King and the Queen in the

Church.
The Archbishops and Bishops

mean time pass up through the Assistunt being already vested

Body of the Church, into and

through the Choir, and so up in their Copes, the Procession the stairs to the Theatre; and shall be formed immediately having passed by their Thrones, outside of the West Door of the

they make their humble adoras Church, and shall wait till no- tion, and then kneeling at the tice is given of the approach of Faldstools set for them before their Majesties, and shall then

their Chairs, use some short begin to move into the Church.

private prayers; and after, sit
down, not in their Thrones, but
in their Chairs before, and be-

lou, their Thrones.
SECT. II.
The Entrance into the
Church.

SECT. III.
The King and Queen, as soon as The Recognition.

they enter at the West Door of
the Church, are to be received The King and Queen being so
with the following Anthem, to placed, the Archbishop turneth
be sung by the Choir of West-

to the East part of the Theatre, minster.

and after, together with the ANTHEM.

Lord Chancellor, Lord Great

Chamberlain, Lord High Con Ps. cxxii. 1, 2, 3, 6, 7.

stable and Earl Marshal (Gar. I

WAS glad when they said ter King of Arms preceding

unto me, We will go into them), goes to the other three the house of the Lord. Our feet sides of the Theatre in this order, South, West, and North, Then followeth the Litany, to be and at every of the four sides sung by two Bishops, vested in with a loud voice speaks to the Copes, and kneeling at a Fald. People : And the King in the stool above the steps of the mean while, standing up by his Theatre, on the middle of the Chair, turns and shews himself east side thereof, the Choir singunto the People at every of the ing the responses to the Organ. four sides of the Theatre, as the and while he speaks thus to the able sinners. Archbishop is at every of them, O GOD the Father of heaven:

have mercy upon us miserPeople:

O God the Father of heaven : STR in here prament unto your bannerrercy upon us miserable loubted King of this Realm : Wherefore All you who are the world: have mercy upon

O God the Son, Redeemer of come this day to do your Ho

us misera ble sinners. mage, Are you willing to do the same?

O God the Son, Re eme of

the world : have mercy upon us The People signify their willing miserable sinners. ness and joy, by loud and re- O God the Holy Ghost, propeated acclamations, all with ceeding from the Father and one voice crying out,

the Son: have mercy upon us God save King EDWARD.

miserable sinners.

O God the Holy Ghost, pro. Then the Trumpets sound.

ceeding from the Father and the The Bible, Paten and Chalice are Son: have mercy upon us miser.

brought by the Bishops uho able sinners. had "borne them, and placed O holy, blessed, and glorious upon the Altar,

Trinity, three Persons and one The King and Queen go to their God: have mercy upon us mis.

Chairs set for them on the south erable sinners. side of the Altar, where they are to kneel at their Fuldstools Trinity, three Persons and one

O holy, blessed, and glorious when the Litany begins,

God: have mercy upon us miser. able sinners,

Remember not, Lord, our of. SECT. IV.

fences, nor the offences of our

forefathers; neither take thou The Litany.

vengeance of our sins: spare

us, good Lord, spare thy people, The Noblemen who carry in pro. whom thou hast redeemed with

cession the Regalia, except thy most precious blood, and those who carry the Swords, be not angry with us for ever. come near to the Altar, and

Spare us, good Lord. present in order every one what he carries to the Archbishop, From all evil and mischief; who delivers them to the Dean from sin, from the crafts and of Westminster, to be by him assaults of the devil ; from thy placed upon the Altar, and wrath, and from everlasting then retire to the places ap

damnation, pointed for them.

Good Lord, deliver us.

From all sedition, privy con- That it may please thee to be spiracy, and rebellion ; from his defender and keeper, giving all false doctrine, heresy, and him the victory over all his schism;from hardness of heart, enemies, and contempt of thy Word and

We beseech thee to hear us, good Commandment,

Lord. Good Lord, deliver us. By the mystery of thy holy bless and preserve our gracious

That it may please thee to Incarnation ; by thy holy Nativity and Circumcision; by thy Prince of Wales, the Princess

Queen ALEXANDRA, George Baptism, Fasting, and Temp- of Wales, and all the Royal tation,

Family,
Good Lord, deliver us.

We beseech thee to hear us, good By thine Agony and bloody Lord. Sweat; by thy Cross and Passion; by thy precious Death That it may please thee to and Burial; by thy glorious illuminate all Bishops, Priests, Resurrection and Ascension; and Deacons, with true knowand by the coming of the Holy ledge and understanding of thy Ghost,

Word; and that both by their Good Lord, deliver us.

preaching and living they may

set it forth and shew it accordIn all time of our tribulation; ingly, in all time of our wealth; in We beseech thee to hear us, good the hour of death, and in the Lord. day of judgment, Good Lord, deliver us.

That it may please thee to

endue the Lords of the CounWe sinners do beseech thee cil, and all the Nobility, with to hear us, O Lord God: and grace, wisdom, andunderstandthat it may please thee to rule ing, and govern thy holy Church universal in the right way,

We beseech thee to hear us, good

Lord.
We beseech thee to hear us, good
Lord.

That it may please thee to That it may please thee to bless and keep the Magistrates,

them giving

grace

to keep and strengthen in the true worshipping of thee, in righ- cute justice, and to maintain teousness and holiness of life,

truth, thy servant EDWARD, our

We beseech thee to hear us, good most gracious King and Go- Lord. vernour, We beseech thee to hear us, good bless and keep all thy people,

That it may please thee to Lord.

We beseech thee to hear us, good That it may please thee to Lord. rule his heart in thy faith, fear, and love, and that he may ever- That it may please thee to more have affiance in thee, and give to all nations unity, peace, ever seek thy honour and glory, and concord,

We beseech thee to hear us, good We beseech thee to hear us, good Lord.

Lord.

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Son of God : we beseech thee lead us not into temptation, to hear us.

But deliver us from evil. A Son of God: we beseech thee to men. hear us.

LMIGHTY God,unto whom O Lamb of God: that takest away the sins of the world;

sires known, and from whom

no secrets are hid: Cleanse the Grant us thy peace.

thoughts of our hearts by the O Lamb of God: that takest inspiration of thy Holy Spirit, away the sins of the world ;

that we may perfectly love thee,

and worthily magnify thy holy Have mercy upon us. Name; through Christ our

Lord. Amen.
O Christ, hear us.

O Christ, hear us.
Lord, have mercy upon us,

people by thy power, and

rulest over them in love : Grant Lord, have mercy upon us,

unto

this thy servant ED

WARD, our King, the Spirit Christ, have mercy upon us, of wisdom and government, Christ, have mercy upon us, that being devoted unto thee

with all his heart, he may so Lord, have mercy upon us, wisely govern this kingdom, Lord, have mercy upon us.

that in his time thy Church

and people may continue in The Bishops who have sung the safety and prosperity; and that, Litany resume their places. persevering in good works unto

the end, he may through thy
mercy come to thine everlast-

ing kingdom ; through Jesus
SECT. V.

Christ thy Son our Lord. A-
men.

.
The Beginning of

The Epistle, the Communion Service. To be read by one of the Bishops. The Introit.

1 S. Pet. ii. 13. Psalm v. 2.

ordinance of man for the HEARKEN thou unto Lord's sake: whether it be to King, and my God : for unto governors, as unto them that thee will I make my prayer. are sent by him for the punishThen the Archbishop beginneth ment of evil-vloers, and

for the

praise of them that do well. the Communion Service.

For so is the will of God, that heaven, Hallowed be thy silence the ignorance of foolish Name, Thy kingdom come, Thymen : As free, and not using will be done, In earth as it is your liberty for a cloke of main heaven. Give us this day our liciousness, but as the servants daily bread; And forgive us our of God. Honour all men. Love trespasses, As we forgive them the brotherhood. Fear God. that trespass against us ; And Honour the king.

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