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hàth beën pleased to authorize and require the Presidents of the said Convocations, and othet the Bishops and Clergy of the fame, to review the faid Book of Common-prayer, and the Book of the Form and Manner of the Making and Consetrating of Bishops, Priests and Deacons : And that after mature consideration, they should make fuch Additions and Alterations in the said Books respectively, as to them should seem meet and convenient; And should exhibit and present the same to His Majesty in writing, for His * further allowance or confirmation;' fince which time, upon full and mature deliberation, they the said Presidents, Bishops, and Clergy of both 'Provina ces have accordingly reviewed the faid Books, and have made fome alterations which tủey think fit to be inserted in the fame; and fome additional Prayers to the said Book of Common Prayer, to be used upon proper and emergent occasions ; and have exhibited and presented the same unto His Majesty' in writing, In one Book, intituled, “ The Book of Common-prayer, " and Administration of the Sacraments, and o“ther Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, ac

cording to the use of the Church of England,

together with the Psalter, or Pfalms of David, " Pointed as they are to be sung or'said in Chur“ches, and the Form and Manner of Making,

Ordaining and Consecrating of Bishops, Priests, " and Deacons :" All which His Majesty having duly considered hath fully approved and allowed the same, and recommended to this present Par-, 0


liament, that the faid Book of Common-prayer, and of the Form of Ordination and Consecration of Bishops, Priells, and Deacons, with the akera. tions and additions, which have been fo made and presented to His Majesty by the faid Convocation, be the Book, which shall be appointed to be vred by all that officiate in all Cathedraland Collegiate Churches and Chapels, and in all Chapels of Colleges and Hals in both the Universities, and the Colleges of Eaton and Winchester, and in all Parish Churches and Chapels within the Kingdom of England, Dominion of Wales, and Town of Berwick upon Tweed, and by all that Make, or Consecrate Bishops, Priests, or Deacons in any of the said Places, under fuch Sanc, tions and Penalties as the Houses of Parliament fhall think fit: Now in regard that nothing con. ducerh more to the settling of the Peace of the Nation (which is defired of all good men) nor to the honour of our Religion, and the propagation thereof, than an univerlal Agreement in the pub, lick Worlhip of Almighty God, and to the intent that every Perfon within this. Realm, may certainly know ihre Rule, to which he is to conform in public Worfhip, and Administration of Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church of England, and the manner how, and by whom Bishops, Priests and Deacons are, and ought to be made, ordained, and consecrated;

Be it enacted by the King's most excellent Ma, jelly by the advice, aud with the consent of the


Lórás Spicãtual and Feniporal, anet of the Coma mons in this prefent Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the fame, That all and fina gular Ministers, in any Cathedral, Collegiate, or Parifh-Church or Chapel, or other place of pube lick Woi fhip within this Realm of England, Dominion of Wales, and Town of Berwick upon Tweed, shall be bound to say and use the Mom: ing prayer, Evening-prayer, celebration and adu miniftration of both the Sacraments, and all other the publiek, and Cormon prayer, is {uch order and form as is mentioned in the said:Book ; anpexed and joined to this present Aa, and intituled, " The Book of Common-prayer, and Ad"miniftration of the Sacraments, and other Ritos "and Ceremonies i of the Church, according to

the use of the Church of England; together " with shelPfalted or Platms of David, pointed as

they are to be sung or faid in Churches; and “ibe Form or Manner of Making, Ordaining,

and Coglecrating of Bifhops Ppielts, and Dea: 4 epos:"! And thátishel Morning and Eveningprayers therein contained, it fbah, hiupon every Lord's day and apon a locker dagis and deeklións; andsay, the simęs therein appointed, be openly and folemnly read by all and every Minister or Curate in every Church, Chapel or other place of publick: Worship within this Realm of Eng. land, and places aforesaid.? s os "16 - And to the end that Uniformity in the publick Worship of God (which is so much defred) may be speedily effected, Be it further enacted by the


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Authority aforesaid. That every, Parfon, Vicar, or other Minister whatsoever, who now haih, and enjoyeth any Ecclefiaftical Benefice. or Promorion, within this Realm of England, or places aforesaid, 'Thall in the Church, Chapel, or iplace of publick Worship belonging to his said Benefice or Promotion, upon, fome: Lord's day before the Feast of Saint Bartholomew, which shall be in the year of our, Lord God, One Thousand fix hundred fixty and two, openly, publickly, and lolemnly tead, the Morning and Evening-prayer appointed to be read byycand according to the faid Book of Common prayer at the times theres by appointed, and after fuck's seading thereof Thall openly and publickly, before the Congregation there, assembled, declare histupfeigned affene, and consent io the use of all things in the said Bopk contained and prescribed, in these words, and no other;) 1.1

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tained, and prescribed in and by the Booking

tuled, The Book of Com.mop prayer and Ad. 5 ministration of the Sacraments, and other Rites

S and Ceremonies of the Church, 'according to " the use of the Church of England; together

with the Pfalter, or Plalms of: David, Pointed as they are to be fung or faid in Churches;

and the Formior Manner of Making,, and Conlecrating of Bishops, Priests

, and & Deacons, in order this orny ,! A


And, That all and every such perfon, who shall (without some la ivfülImpediment, to be allowed and approved of by the Ordinary of the place) neglect or refuse to do the fame within the time aforelaid, or (in case of any such impediment) within one month after such Impediment remov. ed, shall ipfo facto be deprived of all his Spiritual. Promotions; And that from thenceforth it shall be lawful to and for all Patrons, and Donors of all and singular the said Spiritual Promotions, or of any of them, according to their respective Rights, and Tides, to present, or collate to the fame; as i though the person, or persons, fo offending or neglecting were dead.

And he it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That every person, who shall hereafter, be presented, or collated, or put into any Ecelefiaftical Benefice, or Promotion within ihis Realm: of England and places, aforesaid, shall in the Church, Chapel, or place of publick Worship, belonging to his faid Benefice or Promotion, within two Months next after that he shall be in the actual posseflion of the said Ecclesiastical Bea nefice or Promotion, upon fome Lord's day openly, publickly, and folemnly read the Morning and Evening-prayers, appointed to be read by, and according to the said Book of Common. prayer, at the times thereby appointed, and after fuch reading thereof, shall openly, and publickly before the Congregation there assembled, declare his unfeigned allent and consent to the use of all shinigs therein contained and prescribed, accord

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