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orders and degrees of men in both, from the unnatural rei bellion, usurpation, and tyranny of ungodly and cruel men, and from the fad confusions and ruin thereupon ensuing. From all these, O gracious and merciful Lord God, not our merit, but thy mercy ; not our foresight, but thy providence ; not our own arm, but thy right hand, and thine arm did rescue and deliver us. And therefore not unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy Name be ascribed all honour, and glory, and praise, with most humble and hearty thanks in all Churches of the Saints: Even so, blesfed be the Lord our God, who alone doeth wondrous things; and blessed be the Name of his Majesty for ever, through Jelus Christ our Lord and only Saviour. Amer. In the Communion-Service, immediately before be reading of the Epiftl,

Jhall these two Colle&is be used, in stead of the Collea for ibe King, and the Collect of the Day.

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thy servants against the face of their enemies; We yield thee praise and thanksgiving for the wonderful Deliverance of thele Kingdoms from THE GREAT REBELLION, and all the miseries and oppressions consequent thereupon, under which they had so long groaned. We acknowledge it thy goodness, that we were not utterly delivered over as a prey unto chem: Beseeching thee ftill to continue such thy mercies towards us; that all the world may know, that thou art our Saviour and mighty Deliverer, through Jesus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

Lord God of our salvation, who haft been exceedingly

gracious unto this land, and by thy miraculous providence didst deliver .us out of our miserable confusions, by restoring to us, and to his own just and undoubted Rights, our then molt gracious Sovereign Lord King Charles the Second (notwithstanding all the power and malice of his enemies) and by placing him on the Throne of these King. doms, didft restore also unto us the publick and free profeffion of thy true Religion and Worship, together with our former peace and prosperity, to the great comfort and joy of cur hearts : We are here now before thee, with all due


thankfulness, to acknowledge thine unspeakable goodness
herein, as upon this day shewed unto us, and to offer unto
thee our sacrifice of praise for the fame; humbly befreshing
thee to accept this our unfeigned, though unworthy, obla-
tion of ourselves : vowing all holy obedience in thougit,
word, and work unto thy Divine Majesty; and promising
all loyal and dutiful allegiance to thine anointed fervant now
set over us, and to his Heirs after him: Whom we beleech
thee to bless with all increase of grace, honour, and happi-
ness in this world, and to crown him with immortality and
glory in the world to come, for Jesus Christ his lake, our
only Lord and Saviour. Amen.
The Epiftle.

I S. Pet. ii. 11 -- 18.
The Gospel. S. Matth. xxii. 16--23.

In the Offertory shall this Sentence be read.
Ot every one chat faich unto me, Lord, Lord, mall

enter into the Kingdom of heaven: but he that doeth the will of my father which is in Heaven. S. Matth.


vii. 21.


After the Prayer (For the whole State of Christ's Church, &c.] this Col

lect following fall be ajid. Lmighty God, and heavenly Father, who of thine in

finite and unspeakable goodness towards us, dit in a molt extraordinary and wonderful manner disappoint al overthrow the wicked designs of those traicerous, heady, and high-minded men, who, under the presence of Religion, and thy most holy Name, had contrived, and well-nigha eff cted the utter destruction of this Church anu Kingdim: As we do this Day most heartily and devoutly adore and magnify thy glori us Name for this thine infinite gone is already vouchlafed to us ; fo do we nioit humbly b ich thee to continue thy grace and favour towards us, th? 10 such dismal calamity may ever again fall upon us. are and defeat all the lecret counsels of deceitful and wicked men againit us. Abare their pride, aftwage their malica. and confound their devices. Strengthen the hands of our gracious Sovereign King GEORGE, and all the are put in authority under him, with judgment and jot, to che of


all such workers of iniquity, as turn Religion into Rebellion, and Faith into Faction; that they may never again prevail against us, nor triumph in the ruin of the Monarchy and thy Church among us. Protect and defend our Sovereign Lord the King, with the whole Royal Family, from all Treasons and Conspiracies. Be unto him an Helmet of Salvation, and a strong Tower of Defence against the face of all his enemies : Clothe them with shame and confusion, but upon Himself and his Posterity let the Crown for ever flourish. So we thy people, and the sheep of thy pasture, will give thee thanks for ever, and will always be lhewing forth thy praise from generation to generation, through Jesus Christ our only Saviour and Redeemer ; to whom, with thee, O Father, and the Holy Ghost, be glory in the Church, throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.

OUR Will ard Pleafure is, That these three Forms of Prayer and Service

made for the Fifth of November, the Thirtieth of January, and be Twenty ninth of May, be fort baith Printed and Published, and for the future annexed to ibe Book of Common Prayer and Liturgy of ibe Churcb of England, to be used yearly cn i be said Days, in all Cathedral, and Collegiale Cburcben and Chapels, in all Chapels of Colleges and Halls, within borb Our Univer. firies, and of cur Colleges of Eaton and Winchester, and in all Paris Cburića and Chapels within that Part of Our Kingdom of Great Britain called Eng. land,, ihre Dominion of Wales,, and Town of Berwick upon Tweed

Given at Our Castle of Windsor, the Twelfth Day of September

1728. In the Second Year of Our Reign.

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to Almighty God; to be used in all Churches and
Chapels within this Realm, every


the Twenty Second Day of June, being the Day on

which His Majesty began his Happy Reign. Tbe Servire shall be the same with the usual Office for Holy-days in all tbings;

except wbere it is in this Office or berwise appointed. If this Day shall happen to be Sunday, this whole Ofice shall be used, as it

followeth, entirely. Morning Prayer foall begin with these sentences. Exhort, that first of all Supplications, Prayers, Inter

cesions, and giving of Thanks be made for all men : For Kings, and for all that are in Authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty : For this is good and acceptable unto God our Saviour. i Tim. ii. 1, 2, 3.

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us : But if we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 S. John i. 8, 9. Instead of Venite, exultemus, the Hymn following shall be said or fung; one

Verse by the Priest, and another by the Clerk and people :
Lord our Governor: how excellent is thy Name in all

the world! Psal. viii. 1. Lord, what is man, that thou hast such respekt unto him : or the son of man, that thou fu regardest bim! Plal. cxliv. 3.

The merciful and gracious Lord hath fo done his marvellous works : that they ought to be had in remembrance. Psal. cxi. 4.

O that men would therefore praise the Lord for his goodness : and declare the wonders that be doeth for the children of men ! Psal. cvii. 21.

Behold, O God, our Defender : and look upon the face of thine Anointed. Pfal. lxxxiv. 9.

O bold thou up his goings in thy paths : that his footsteps flip not. Psal. xvii. 5.


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Grant the King a long life : and make him glad with the joy of thy countenance. Pfal. Ixi. 6. & xxi. 6.

Let himn dwell before thee for ever: O prepare thy loving mercy and faithfulness, that they may preserve him. Psal. Ixi. 7.

In this tine let the righteous flourish : and let peace be in all our borders. Pfal. Ixxii. 7. and cxlvii. 14.

As for bis enemies, clothe them with shame : but upon binself let his Crown flourish. Pfal. cxxxii. 19.

Bleffed be the Lord God, even the God of Israel : which only doech wonderous things. Psal. Ixxii. 18.

And blessed be the Name of his Majesty for ever : and all the earth shall be filled with kis Majesty. Amen, Amen. Ver. 19.

Glory be to the Father, &c. is it was in the beginning, &c.

Proper Psalms. xx, xxi, ci.

· Proper Le fons.
The first, Josh. i. to Ver. 10.

Te Deum.
The second, Rom. xiii.

Jubilate Deo.
The Suffrages next after the Creed shall stand thus :
Priest. O Lord, shew. thy mercy upon us ;
Aniwer. And grant us thy salvation.
Priest. O Lord, save the King;
Answer. Who puitcth his trust in thee.
Prizt. Send him help from thy holy place ;
Aniwer. And evermore mightily defend bin.
Priest. Let his enemies have no advantage against him,
Answer. Let not the wicked approach to burt bim.
Prieft. Endue thy Ministers with righteousness;
Antwer. And make thy chosen people joyful.
Priet. O Lord, fave thy people.
Antwer. And bless ibine inperitance.
Priest. Give peace in our time, O Lord;
Answer Because there is none other that fighteth før us,

b 017!y tkou, O God.

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