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1685 defence against the face of all his enemies. As for those that are implacable, clothe them with shame and confusion, but upon himself and his posterity let the crown for ever flourish. So we that are thy people and the sheep of thy pasture shall give thee thanks for ever, and will always be shewing forth thy praise from generation to generation; through Jesus Christ our only Saviour and Redeemer, to whom with thee, O Father, and God the Holy Ghost, be glory in the Church throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.




UPON THE Eighth Day of March : Being the Day on which Her Majesty began Her happy Reign. The Serrice shall bc the same with the usual Office for Holy-days in all things, except

uhure it is in this Office otheruise appointed. If this day shall happen to be Sunday, the proper Office for that Sunday shall be wholly omitted, and this used instead of it: But however it shall huppen, there shall be notice thereof givin publicly in the Church the Suuay vifore.

Morning Prayer shall begin with these Sentences.


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. 1 Tim. ii. 1, 2, 3.

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is


the Eighth Day of March, be forthwith Printed and Published, and be used yearly on the said Day, in all Cathedral and Collegiate Churches and Chapels, in all Chapels of Colleges and Halls within both our Universities, and of our Colleges of Eton and Winchester, and in all Parish-Churches and Chapels within our Kingdom of England, Dominion of Wales, and Town of Berwick Given at our Court at St. James's the seventh Day of February 170$. In

the Second Year of Our Reign.
By her Majesty's Command,


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1704 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.

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LORD our Governor : how excellent is thy name in all the world !

Psalm viii. 1. Lord what is man, that thou hast such respect unto him : or the son of man, that thou so regardest him? Psalm cxliv. 3.

Thou hast made him little lower than the Angels : and thou crownest him with Glory and Honour. Psal. viii. 5.

Thou makest him to have dominion over the works of thine hands : and thou hast put all things in subjection under his feet. Ver. 6.

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

O hold thou up her goings in thy paths : that her footsteps slip not. Psalm xvii. 5.

Grant the Queen a long life : and make her glad with the joy of thy countenance. Psalm lxi. 6. and xxi. 6.

Let her dwell before thee for ever : 0 prepare thy loving mercy and faithfulness, that they may preserve her. Psalm lxi. 7.

In her time let the righteous flourish : and let peace be in all our borders. Psalm lxxii. 7. and cxlvii. 14.

As for her enemies, clothe them with shame : but upon herself let her crown flourish. Psalm cxxxii. 19.

Blessed be the Lord God, even the God of Israel : which only doeth wondrous things. Psal. lxxii. 18.

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

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

Prope. Psalms are xx, xxi. ci.

Proper Lessons
The first. Prov. viii. beginning ver. 13.

Te Deum.

The Seturi. Rom. xüi.

Jubilate Deo.

The Suffrages mest after the Cited shall stand thes;
Preesť. O Lord, shew thy mercy upon us.
Auer. And grant us thy salvation.
Priest. O Lord, save the Queen ;

Answer. Who putteth her trust in thee.
Priest. Send her help from thy holy place.
cinster And evermore mightily defend her.
Priest. Let her enemies have no advantage against her.
Answer. Let not the wicked approach to hurt her.
Priest. Endue thy Ministers with righteousness.

Insuer. And make thy chosen people joyful.
Priest. O Lord, save thy people.
Answer. And bless thine inheritance.
Priest. Give peace in our time, O Lord.

Answer. Because there is none other that fighteth for us, but only thou, O God.

Priest. Be unto us, O Lord, a strong tower ;
Anser. From the face of our enemies.
Priest. O Lord, hear our prayer.
Answer. And let our cry come unto thee.

Instead of the first Collici at Morning Prayer shall be used this following Collect of

Thanksgiring jor Her Majesty's accession to the Throne.


and disposest of them according to thy good pleasure ; We yield thee unfeigned thanks, for that thou wast pleased, as on this day, to place thy Servant our Sovereign Lady Queen Anne upon the Throne of these Realms. Let thy wisdom be her guide, and let thine arm strengthen her ; let justice, truth, and holiness, let peace and love, and all those virtues that adorn the Christian profession, flourish in her days; direct all her counsels and endeavours to thy glory, and the welfare of her people ; and give us grace to obey her cheerfully and willingly for conscience sake; that neither our sinful passions, nor our private interests, may disappoint her cares for the public good; let her always possess the hearts of her people, that they may never be wanting in honour to her person, and dutiful submission to her Authority; let her Reign be long and prosperous, and crown her with immortality in the life to come; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. In the end of The Litany? whuh shall aluays be used upon this Day, after the Collect

( W'e humbly beseech thee, O Father shall the following Prayer (for the Queen and Royal Family, be used.

LORD our God, who upholdest and governest all things in heaven

and earth; receive our humble prayers, with our hearty thanksgivings, for our Sovereign Lady Anne, as on this Day, set over us by thy grace and providence to be our Queen ; and so together with her bless the Princess Sophia, and the whole Royal Family, that they all, ever trusting in thy goodness, protected by thy power, and crowned with thy gracious and endless favour, may continue before thee in health, peace, joy, and honour, a long and happy life upon earth, and after death obtain everlasting life and glory in the Kingdom of Heaven, by the Merits and Mediation of Christ Jesus our Saviour, who with the Father and the Holy Spirit, liveth and reigneth ever one God, world without end. Amen.


Then shall follow this collect, for God's Protection of the Queen against all her

COST gracious God, who hast set thy servant Anne our Queen

upon the Throne of her Ancestors, we most humbly beseech thee to protect her on the same from all the dangers to which she may be exposed ; Do thou weaken the hands, blast the designs, and defeat the enterprises of all her enemies, that no secret conspiracies, nor open violences, may disquiet her Reign; but that, being safely kept under the


1704 shadow of thy wing, and supported by thy power, she may triumph over all opposition ; that so the world may acknowledge thee to be her defender and mighty deliverer in all difficulties and adversities; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Then shall follow the Prayer, in the time of War and Tumults.
Then the Prayer for the High Court of Parliament (if sitting.)
In the Communion Service, immediately before the reading of the Epistle, instead of

the Collect for the Queen, and that of the Day, shall be used this Prayer for the
Queen, as Supreme Governor of this Church.
LESSED Lord, who hast called Christian Princes to the defence

of thy Faith, and hast made it their duty to promote the spiritual welfare, together with the temporal interest of their people ; We acknowledge with humble and thankful hearts thy great goodness to us, in setting thy Servant our most gracious Queen over this Church and Nation; Give her, we beseech thee, all those heavenly graces that are requisite for so high a trust; Let the work of thee her God prosper in her hands ; Let her


behold the success of her designs for the service of thy. true Religion established amongst us; And make her a blessed instrument of protecting and advancing thy Truth, wherever it is persecuted and oppressed; Let Hypocrisy and Profaneness, Superstition and Idolatry, fly before her face; Let not Heresies and false Doctrines disturb the peace of the Church, nor Schisms and causeless Divisions weaken it; But grant us to be of one heart and one mind in serving thee our God, and obeying her according to thy will: And that these blessings may be continued to after ages, make the Queen, we pray thee, an happy Mother of Children, who being educated in thy true Faith and Fear, may happily succeed her in the Government of these Kingdoms. So we that are thy people, and sheep of thy pasture, shall give thee thanks for ever, and will always be shewing forth thy praise from generation to generation. Amen.

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after the Nicene Creed shall follow the Sermon.

In the Offertory shall this Sentence be read.
ODLINESS is great riches, if a man be content with that he hath ;

for we brought nothing into the world, neither can we carry any thing out. 1 Tim. 6. 6, 7.



Ifter the Prayer (For the whole state of Christ's Church, &c.] these Collects

following shall be used. IRANT, O Lord, we beseech thee, that the course of this world



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may joyfully serve thee in all godly quietness, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.


1704 RANT, we beseech thee, Almighty God, that the words, which we

have heard this day with our outward ears, may through thy grace be so grafted inwardly in our hearts, that they may bring forth in us the fruit of good living, to the honour and praise of thy Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.



LMIGHTY God, the fountain of all wisdom, who knowest our

necessities before we ask, and our ignorance in asking ; We beseech thee to have compassion upon our infirmities; and those things, which for our unworthiness we dare not, and for our blindness we cannot ask, vouchsafe to give us for the worthiness of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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peace of God which passeth all understanding, keep your hearts

and minds in the knowledge and love of God, and of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord: And the blessing of God Almighty, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost, be amongst you, and remain with you always. Amen.



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