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Then this Collect. ALMIGHTY God, the Sovereign Coinmander of all the world, in whose hand is power and might which none is able to withstand; We bless and magnify thy great and glorious Name for this happy Victory, the whole glory whereof we do ascribe to thee, who art the only giver of Victory. And, we beseech thee, give us grace to improve this great mercy to thy glory, the advancement of thy Gospel, the honour of our Sovereign, and, as much as in us lieth, to the good of all mankind. And, we beseech thee, give us such a sense of this great mercy, as may engage us to a true thankfulness, such as may appear in our lives by an humble, holy, and obedient walking before thee all our days, through Jesus Christ our Lord; to whom with thee and the Holy Spirit, as for all thy mercies, so in particular for this Victory and Deliverance, be all glory and ho nour, world without end. Amen.

2 Cor. xiii.

THE grace of our Lord Jesus Christ,
and the love of God, and the fel-
lowship of the Holy Ghost, be with us
all evermore.

At the Burial of their Dead at

The Office in the Common Prayerbook may be used; only instead of these words [We therefore commit his body to the ground, earth to earth, &c.] say,

WE therefore commit his body to the

deep, to be turned into corrup tion, looking for the resurrection of the body, (when the Sea shall give up her dead,) and the life of the world to come, through our Lord Jesus Christ; who at his coming shall change our vile body, that it may be like his glo. rious body, according to the mighty working, whereby he is able to subdue all things to himself

A FORM OF PRAYER WITH THANKSGIVING, To be used yearly upon the Fifth Day of November,

For the happy Deliverance of King JAMES I. and the Three Estates of England, from the most traiterous and bloody-intended Massacre by Gunpowder: And also for the happy Arrival of his Majesty King William on this Day, for the Deliverance of our Church and Nation.

The Minister of every Parish shall give warning to his Parishioners publickly in the Church at Morning Prayer, the Sunday before, for the due Observation of the said Day. And after Morning Prayer, or Preaching, upon the said Fifth Day of November, shall read publickly, distinctly, and plainly, the Act of Parliament, made in the Third Year of King James the First, for the Observation of it.

The Service shall be the same with the usual Office for Holy-days in all things; except where it is hereafter otherwise appointed.

If this Day shall happen to be Sunday, only the Collect proper for that Sunday shall be added to this Office in its place.

Morning Prayer shall begin with these


HE Lord is full of compassion, and mercy long-suffering, and of great goodness. Psalm ciii. S.

He will not alway be chiding neither keepeth he his anger for ever. Verse 9.

He hath not dealt with us after our sins nor rewarded us according to our wickedness. Verse 10.

Instead of Venite exultemus shall this Hymn following be used; one Verse by the Priest, and another by the Clerk and people.

GIVE thanks unto the Lord, for he is gracious: and his mercy endur. eth for ever. Psalm cvii. 1.

Let them give thanks, whom the Lord hath redeemed and delivered from the hand of the enemy. Verse 2.

Many a time have they fought against me from my youth up: may Israel now say. Psalm cxxix. 1.

Yea, many a time have they vexed me from my youth up: but they have not prevailed against me. Verse 2.

They have privily laid their net to destroy me without a cause: yea, even without a cause have they made a pit for my soul. Psalm xxxv. 7.

They have laid a net for my feet, and pressed down my soul: they have digged a pit before me, and are fallen into the midst of it themselves. Psalm lvii. 7.

Great is our Lord, and great is his power: yea, and his wisdoni is infinite. Psalm cxlvii. 5.

The Lord setteth up the meek and bringeth the ungodly down to the ground. Verse 6.

Let thy hand be

of upon the man of

thy right hand and upon the son of man whom thou madest so strong for thine own self. Psalm 1xxx. 17.

And so will not we go back from thee: O let us live, and we shall call upon thy Name. Verse 18.

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost;

As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be world without end. Amen.

Proper Psalins. lxiv, cxxiv, cxxv.
Proper Lessons.

The First, 2 Sam. xxii.

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¶Instead of the first Collect at Morning

Prayer shall these two be used. ALMIGHTY God, who hast in all

ages shewed thy Power and Mercy in the miraculous and gracious deliverances of thy Church, and in the protection of righteous and religious Kings and States professing thy holv and eternal truth, from the wicked conspiracies, and malicious practices of all the enemies thereof: We yield thee our unfeigned thanks and praise, for the wonderful and mighty Deliver ance of our gracious Sovereign King James the First, the Queen, the Prince, and all the Royal Branches, with the Nobility, Clergy, and Commons of England, then assembled in Parlia ment, by Popish treachery appointed as sheep to the slaughter, in a most barbarous and savage manner, beyond the examples of former ages. From this unnatural Conspiracy, not our merit, but thy mercy; not our foresight, but thy providence delivered us: And therefore not unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy Name be ascribed all honour and glory, in all Churches of the saints, from generation to generation; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

A CCEPT also, most gracious God,

of our unfeigned thanks for filling our hearts again with joy and gladness, after the time that thou hadst afflicted is, and putting a new song into our mouths, by bringing His Majesty King William, upon this day, for the Deli verance of our Church and Nation rom Popish Tyranny and arbitrary

power. We adore the wisdom and jus-
tice of thy Providence, which so timely
interposed in our extreme danger, and
disappointed all the designs of our ene
mies. We beseech thee, give us such
a lively and lasting sense of what thou
didst then, and hast since that time
done for us, that we may not grow se
cure and careless in our obedience, by
presuming upon thy great and unde
served goodness; but that it may lead
us to repentance, and move us to be
the more diligent and zealous in all
the duties of our Religion, which thou
hast in a marvellous manner preserved
to us. Let truth and justice, brotherly
kindness and charity, devotion and
piety, concord and unity, with all other
virtues, so flourish among us, that
they may be the stability of our times,
and make this Church a praise in the
earth. All which we humbly beg for
the sake of our blessed Lord and Sa.
viour. Amen.

In the end of the Litany (which shall
always this Day be used) after the Col-
lect [We humbly beseech thee, O Fa-
ther, &c.] shall this be said which fol-

ALMIGHTY God and heavenly Fa ther, who of thy gracious Provi dence, and tender mercy towards us, didst prevent the malice and imaginations of our enemies, by discovering and confounding their horrible and wicked Enterprize, plotted and intended this day to have been executed against the King, and the whole State of England, for the subversion of the Government and Religion established among us; and didst likewise upon this day wonderfully conduct thy Servant King William, and bring him safely into England, to preserve us from the attempts of our enemies to bereave us of our Religion and Laws: We most humbly praise and magnify thy most glorious Name for thy unspeakable goodness towards us, expressed in both these acts of thy mercy. We confess it has been of thy mercy alone, that we are not consumed: for our sins have cried to heaven against us; and our iniquities justly called for vengeance upon us. But thou hast not dealt with us after our sins, nor rewarded us after our iniquities; nor given us over, as we deserved, to be a prey to our enemies; but hast in mercy delivered us from their malice, and preserved us from death and destruction. Let the consideration ofthis thy repeated goodness, O Lord, work in us true repent. ance, that iniquity may not be our ruin. And increase in us more and more a lively faith and love, fruitful in all holy obedience; that thou mayest still continue thy favour, with the light of thy Gospel, to us and our posterity for evermore; and that for thy dear Son's sake, Jesus Christ our only Me diator and Advocate. Amen.

Instead of the Prayer [In time of War and Tumults] shall be used this Prayer following.

LORD, who didst this day discover the snares of death that were laid for us, and didst wonderfully deliver us from the same; Be thou still our mighty Protector, and scatter our enemies that delight in blood: Infatuate and defeat their counsels, abate their pride, asswage their malice, and confound their devices. Strengthen the hands of our gracious Sovereign King GEORGE, and all that are put in authority under him, with judgement and justice to cut off all such workers of iniquity, as turn Religion into Rebellion, and Faith into Faction; that they may never prevail against us, or triumph in the ruin of thy Church among us: but that our gracious Sovereign, and his Realms, being preserved in thy true Religion, and by thy merciful goodness protected in the same, we may all duly serve thee, and give thee thanks in thy holy congregation; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. In the Communion Service, instead of the Collect for the Day, shall this which followeth be used.

ETERNAL God, and our most migh

ty Protector, we thy unworthy servants do humbly present ourselves before thy Majesty, acknowledging thy power, wisdom, and goodness, in preserving the King, and the Three Estates of the Realm of England assembled in Parliament, from the destruction this day intended against them. Make us, we beseech thee, truly thankful for this, and for all other thy great mercies towards us; particularly for making this day again memorable, by a fresh instance of thy loving-kindness towards us. We bless thee for giving his late Majesty King William a safe ar

thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil. Wherefore ve must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake. For for this cause pay ye tribute also; for they are God's ministers, attending continually upon this very thing. Render therefore to all their dues; tribute to whom tribute is due, custom to whom custom, fear to whom fear, honour to whom ho


The Gospel. St. Luke ix. 51. AND) it came to pass, when the time

was come that he should be receiv ed up, he stedfastly set his face to go to Jerusalem, and sent messengers before his face; and they went and entered into a village of the Samaritans, to make ready for him: And they did not receive him, because his face was as though he would go to Jerusalem, And when his disciples James and John saw this, they said, Lord, wilt thou that we command fire to come down from heaven, and consume them, even as Elias did? But he turned and rebuked them, and said, Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of: For the Son of man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them. And they went to another village.

After the Creed, if there be no Sermon, shall be read one of the six Homilics against Rebellion.

¶ This Sentence is to be read at the Offer tory.

WHATSOEVER ye would that men

should do to you, do ye even so to them; for this is the Law and the Prophets. St. Matth. vii. 12.

After the Prayer for the Church mili tant this following Prayer is to be used.

rival here, and for making all opposi. OlD, whose Name is excellent in

tion fall before him, till he became our King and Governour. We beseech thee to protect and defend our Sovereign King GEORGE, and all the Royal Family, from all treasons and conspiracies; Preserve him in thy faith, fear, and love; Prosper his Reign with long happiness here on earth; and crown him with everlasting glory hereafter; through Jesus Christ our only Saviour and Redeemer. Amen.

The Epistle. Rom. xiii. 1. LET every soul be subject unto the

higher powers; for there is no power, but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. Whosoever therefore resisteth the power resisteth the ordinance of God; and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation. For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same: for he is the minIster of God to thee for good. But if

all the earth, and thy glory above the heavens; who on this day didst miraculously preserve our Church and State from the secret contrivance and hellish malice of Popish conspirators; and on this day also didst begin to give us a mighty deliverance from the open tyranny and oppression of the same cruel and blood-thirsty enemies: We bless and adore thy glorious Majesty, as for the former, so for this thy late marvellous loving-kindness to our Church and Nation, in the preservation of our Religion and Liberties. And we humbly pray, that the devout sense of this thy repeated mercy may renew and increase in us a spirit of love and thankfulness to thee its only Author; a spirit of peaceable submis sion and obedience to our gracious Sovereign Lord, King GEORGE; and a spirit of fervent zeal for our holy Religion which thou hast so wonderfully rescued, and established, a blessing to us and our posterity, And this we beg for Jesus Christ his sake. Amen.

To be used yearly on the Thirtieth of January,

Being the Day of the Martyrdom of the Blessed King CHARLES the First; to implore the mercy of God, that neither the Guilt of that sacred and innocent Blood, nor those other sins, by which God was provoked to deliver up both us and our King into the hands of cruel and unreasonable men, may at any time hereafter be visited upon us or our posterity.

If this Day shall happen to be Sunday, this Form of Prayer shall be used and the Fast kept the next Day following. And upon the Lord's Day next before the Day to be kept, at Morning Prayer, immediately after the Nicene Creed, notice shall be given for the due Observation of the said Day.

The Service of the Day shall be the same with the usual Office for Holy-days in all things; except where it is in this Office otherwise appointed.


He that ministereth, shall begin with one or more of these Sentences. To the Lord our God belong mercies

and forgivenesses, though we have rebelled against him: neither have we obeyed the voice of the Lord our God, to walk in his laws which he set before Dan. ix. 9, 10.


Correct us, O Lord, but with judgement not in thine anger, lest thou bring us to nothing. Jer. x. 24.

Enter not into judgement with thy servants, O Lord: for in thy sight shall no man living be justified. Psalm cxliii. 2.

Instead of Venite exultemus the Hymn following shall be said or sung; one Verse by the Priest, another by the Clerk and people. RIGHTEOUS art thou, O Lord: and just are thy judgements! Psalm cxix. 137.

Thou art just, O Lord, in all that is brought upon us for thou hast done right, but we have done wickedly. Neh. ix. 33.

Nevertheless, our feet were almost gone our treadings had well-nigh slipped. Psalm 1xxiii. 2.

For why? we were grieved at the wicked: we did also see the ungodly in such prosperity. Verse 3.

The people stood up, and the rulers took counsel together: against the Lord, and against his Anointed. Psalm ii. 2.

They cast their heads together with one consent and were confederate against him. Psalm 1xxxii. 5.

He heard the blasphemy of the multitude, and fear was on every side: while they conspired together against him, to take away his life. Psalm xxxi. 15.

They spoke against him with false tongues, and compassed him about with words of hatred: and fought against htm without a cause. Psalm cix. 2.

Yea, his own familiar friends, whom

he trusted they that eat of his bread laid great wait for him. Psalm xli. 9. They rewarded him evil for good: to Psalm the great discomfort of his soul. Xxxv. 12.

They took their counsel together, saying, God hath forsaken him: persecute him, and take him, for there is none to deliver him. Psalm 1xxi. 9.

The breath of our nostrils,the Anointed of the Lord was taken in their pits: of whom we said, Under his shadow we shall be safe. Lam. iv. 20.

The adversary and the enemy entered into the gates of Jerusalem: say. ing, When shall he die, and his name perish? Verse 12. Psalm xli. 5.

Let the sentence of guiltiness proceed against him and now that he lieth, let him rise up no more. Verse 8.

False witnesses also did rise up against him they laid to his charge things that he knew not. Psalm xxxv. 11.

For the sins of the people, and the iniquities of the priests: they shed the blood of the just in the midst of Jerusalem. Lam. iv. 13.

O my soul, come not thou into their secret; unto their assembly, mine honour, be not thou united; for in their anger they slew a man; Gen. xlix. 6.

Even the man of thy right hand: the Son of man, whom thou hadst made so strong for thine own self. Psalm 1xxx. 17.

In the sight of the unwise he seemed to die and his departure was taken for misery. Wisd, iii. 2.

They fools counted his life madness, and his end to be without honour: but he is in peace. Wisd. v. 4. & iii. 3.

For though he was punished in the sight of men: yet was his hope full of immortality. Wisd. iii. 4.

How is he numbered with the children of God: and his lol is among the saints! Wisd. v. 5.

But, O Lord God, to whom renge. ance belongeth, thou God, to whom

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Be merciful, O Lord, unto thy people, whom thou hast redeemed and lay not innocent blood to our charge. Deut. xxi.8. O shut not up our souls with sinners nor our lives with the bloodthirsty. Psalm xxvi. 9.

Deliver us from blood-guiltiness, O God, thou that art the God of our salvation and our tongue shall sing of thy righteousness. Psalm li. 14.

For thou art the God that hast no pleasure in wickedness; neither shall any evil dwell with thee. Psalm v. 4.

Thou wilt destroy them that speak leasing the Lord abhors both the bloodthirsty and deceitful man. Verse 6.

O how suddenly do they consume: perish, and come to a fearful end! Psalm 1xxiii. 18.

Yea, even like as a dream, when one awaketh: so didst thou make their image to vanish out of the city. Verse 19.

Great and marvellous are thy works, O Lord God Almighty: just and true are thy ways, O King of saints. Rev. xv. 3.

Righteous art thou, O Lord: and just are thy judgements. Psalm cxix. 137. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost;

As it was in the beginning, is now,

and ever shall be world without end. Amen.

Proper Psalms. ix, x, xi.

Proper Lessons.
The First, 2 Sam. i.

The Second, St. Matth. xxvii. Instead of the first Collect at Morning Prayer shall these two which next follow be used.

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MOST mighty God, terrible in thy judgements, and wonderful in thy doings toward the children of men; who in thy heavy displeasure didst suffer the life of our gracious Sovereign King Charles the First, to be (as this day) taken away by the hands of cruel and bloody men: We thy sinful creatures here assembled before thee, do, in the behalf of all the people of this land, humbly confess, that they were the crying sins of this Nation, which brought down this heavy judgement upon us. But, O gracious God, when thou makest inquisition for blood, lay not the guilt of this innocent blood, (the shed. ding whereof nothing but the blood of thy Son can expiate,) lay it not to the charge of the people of this land; nor let it ever be required of us, or our posterity. Be merciful, O Lord, be merciful unto thy people, whom thou hast redeemed; and be not angry with us for ever: But pardon us for thy mercies' sake, through the merits of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

BLESSED Lord, in whose sight the

death of thy saints is precious; We

magnify thy Name for thine abundant grace bestowed upon our martyred Sovereign; by which he was enabled so cheerfully to follow the steps of his blessed Master and Saviour, in a constant meek suffering of all barbarous indignities, and at last resisting unto blood; and even then, according to the same pattern, praying for his murderers. Let his memory, O Lord, be ever blessed among us; that we may follow the example of his courage and constancy, his meekness and patience, and great charity. And grant, that this our land may be freed from the vengeance of his righteous blood, and thy mercy glorified in the forgiveness of our sins: and all for Jesus Christ his sake, our only Mediator and Advocate. Amen.

In the end of the Litany (which shall always on this Day be used) immediately after the Collect [We humbly beseech thee, O Father, &c.] the three Collects next following are to be read.

LORD, we beseech thee mercifully

hear our prayers, and spare all those who confess their sins unto thee; that they whose consciences by sin are accused, by thy merciful pardon_may be absolved; through Christ our Lord. Amen.

MOST mighty God, and merciful Father, who hast compassion upon all men, and hatest nothing that thou hast made; who wouldest not the death of a sinner, but that he should rather turn from his sin, and be saved: Mercifully forgive us our trespasses; receive and comfort us, who are griev ed and wearied with the burden of our sins. Thy property is always to have mercy; to thee only it appertaineth to forgive sins. Spare us therefore, good Lord, spare thy people, whom thou hast redeemed; enter not into judgement with thy servants, who are vile earth and miserable sinners: but so turn thine anger from us, who meekly acknowledge our vileness, and truly repent us of our faults; and so make haste to help us in this world, that we may ever live with thee in the world to come; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

TURN thou us, O good Lord, and so

shall we be turned. Be favourable, O Lord, be favourable to thy people, Who turn to thee in weeping, fasting, and praying. For thou art a merciful God, Full of compassion, Long-suffering, and of great pity. Thou sparest when we deserve punishment, And in thy wrath thinkest upon mercy. Spare thy people, good Lord, spare them, And let not thine heritage be brought to confusion. Hear us, O Lord, for thy mercy is great, And after the multitude of thy mercies look upon us, Through the merits and mediation of thy blessed Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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