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hath been pleased to authorize and require the Presidents of the said Convocations, and othet the Bishops and Clergy of the same, 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 exbibit and prefent the fame to His Majesty in writing, for His * further allowance or confirmation;' since which time, upon full and mature deliberation, they the faid Presidents, Bishops, and Clergy of both 'Provina ces have accordingly reviewed the faid Books, and have made fome alterations which they think fit to be inferied in the same;- and some addi tional Prayers to the laid Book of Common Prayer, to be used upon proper and emergent occasions ; : and have exhibited and presented the fame unto His Majesty in writing, In one Book, intituled, “ The Book of Common-prayer, " and Administration of the Sacramenis andida " thier Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, aco “ 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 Confecrating of Bishops, Priests, " and Deacons :" All which His Majesty having duly considered hath fully approved and allowed the same; and recommended to this present Para ,


Fiament, that the faid Book of Common prayer, and of the Form of Ordination and Confecration of Bishops, Priests, and Deacons, with the akera. tions and additions, which have been so made and presented to His Majesty by, the faid Convocation, be the Book, which shall be appointed to be vled by all that officiate in all Cathedral and Col. legiate 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 such Sanc, tions and Penalties as the Houses of Parliament fhall think fit. Now in regard that nothing con. duceth 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 universal Agreement in the pub Fick Worlhip of Almighty God; and to the intent that every - Person within this Realm, may certainly know the Rule, to which he is to con form in publie 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 conse crated; -;

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Loras Spiritual 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 Parish Church or Chapel, or other place of pubo lick Woi fhip within this Realm of England, Dou minion of Wales, and Town of Berwick Upon Tweed, shall be bound to say and use the Morni ing prayer, Evening prayer, celebration and adu miniftration of both the Sacraments, and all other the publiek, and Common prayer, já {uch order and form as is mentioned in the faidBook ; anDexed and joined to this present Ad, and intiuled, “ The Book of Common-prayer, and Aids "miniftration of the Sacraments, and other Rites "and Ceremonies of the Church, according to 5 the use of the Church of England;" together

with thel Pfalter or Plalms of David, pointed as " they are to be sung or laid in Churches, and " the Form or Manner of Making, Ordaining, Hand Cogsecrating of Bithops, Priekts, and Dea? "cons :" And, that she Moiningrand Eveningprayers therein contained, it hal, lupon every Lord's day, and upon all other dasis and deeklións, and at the simęs therein appointed, be openly and folemnly read by all and every Minister or Curate in every Church, Ohapel or other place of publick Wdrship within this Realm of England, and places aforesaid.? od 0116 19: - And to the end thao Uniformity in the publick Worship of God (which is so much de fred) may be speedily effected, Be it further enacted by the 02


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Authority aforesaid, That every: Parson, Vicar; or other Minister whatsoever: who now haih, and enjoyeih any Ecclefiaftical: Benefice. or Promotion, 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 some 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 read, the Morning and Eveping-prayer appointed to be read byyicand according to the faid Book of Common-prayer at the times thered by, appointed, and alter) fucbo reading thereof shall openly and publickly, before the Congrega: tion there, assembled, declare his unfeigned affent, and consent to the use of all things in the faid Book contained and prescribed, in these words, and no other ;) .

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And. That all and every fuch perfon, who thall (withous fome lawful. Impediment, 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 remove 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 prelent, or collate to the fame; así though the person, or persons, fo offending or neglecting were dead., '. '. . .

And be it further enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That every person, who shall hereafter, be presented, or collated, 'or put into any Ecele. fiaftical Benefice, or Promotion within this 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 poflession of the said Ecclesiastical Bear nefice or Promotion, upon fome Lord's day openly, publickly, and folemnly read the Morn. ing and Evening-prayers, appointed to be read by, and according to the said Book of CommonPrayer, at the times thereby appointed, and after fuch reading thereof, shall openly, and publickly. before the Congregation there afsembled, declare his unfeigned allent and consent to the use of all phings therein contained and prescribed, accord


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