A history of the Book of common prayer and other books of authority: with an attempt to ascertain how the rubrics and canons have been understood and observed from the Reformation to the accession of George III. Also an account of the state of religion and religious parties in England from 1640 to 1660

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J.H. and J. Parker, 1858 - 442 pages
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Page 368 - It is evident unto all men, diligently reading Holy Scripture and ancient Authors, that from the Apostles' time there have been these Orders of Ministers in Christ's Church — Bishops, Priests, and Deacons.
Page 132 - And here it is to be noted, that the minister, at the time of the communion, and at all other times in his ministration, shall use such ornaments in the church as were in use by authority of parliament in the second year of the reign of king Edward VI., according to the act of parliament set forth in the beginning of this book.
Page 71 - Edward the sixth, which is, and was of ancient time due to the imperial crown of this realm; that is, under God, to have the sovereignty and rule over all manner of persons born within these her realms, dominions, and countries, of what estate, either ecclesiastical or temporal, soever they be, so as no other foreign power shall or ought to have any superiority over them.
Page 374 - England ; no man shall be accounted or taken to be a lawful Bishop, Priest, or Deacon in the Church of England, or suffered to execute any of the said Functions, except he be called, tried, examined, and admitted thereunto, according to the Form hereafter following, or hath had formerly Episcopal Consecration, or Ordination.
Page 45 - THE Morning and Evening Prayer shall be used in the accustomed Place of the Church, Chapel, or Chancel ; except it shall be otherwise determined by the Ordinary of the Place.
Page 387 - We require you to find out but one church upon the face of the whole earth, that hath been ordered by your discipline, or hath not been ordered by ours, that is to say, by episcopal regiment, sithence the time that the blessed Apostles were here conversant.
Page 58 - The last Book of Service is gone through with a proviso to retain the ornaments which were used in the first and second year of King Edward, until it please the Queen to take other order for them.
Page 17 - The time of the Communion shall be immediately after that the Priest himself hath received the Sacrament, without the varying of any, other rite or ceremony in the Mass, (until other order shall be provided...
Page 33 - THE body of our Lord Jesus Christ, which was given for thee, preserve thy body and soul unto everlasting life ! Take and eat this in remembrance that Christ died for thee ; and feed on him in thy heart by faith with thanksgiving.
Page 151 - And when any is passing out of this life, a bell shall be tolled, and the minister shall not then slack to do his last duty. And after the party's death, if it so fall out, there shall be rung no more than one short peal, and one other before the burial, and one other after the burial.

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