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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 fubversion of the Government and Religion eftablished among us: and didft likewife upon this Day wonderfully conduct thy fervant King William, and bring him fafely into England, to preferve us from the attempts of our enemies to be reave us of our Religion and Laws: we moft humbly praife and magnify thy molt glorious Name for thy unfpeakable goodness towards us, expreffed in both these acts of thy mercy. We confefs it has been of thy mercy alone that we are not confumed: for our fins have cried to heaven against us, and our iniquities juftly called for vengeance upon us. But thou haft not dealt with us after our fins, nor rewarded us after our iniquities; nor given us over, as we deferved, to be a prey to our enemies; but haft in mercy delivered us from their malice,

wonderfully deliver us from the fame; Be thou ftill our mighty protector, and scatter our enemies that delight in blood. Infatuate and defeat their counfels, abate their pride, affwage 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 fuch 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 preferved in thy true Religion, and by thy mer ciful goodness protected in the fame; we may all duly ferve thee, and give thee thanks in thy holy congregation, through Jefus Christ our Lord. Amen.

In the Communion-Service, inftead of the Collect for the Day, Shall this which followeth be used.

Ternal God, and our most

and preferved us from death E mighty protector, we thy

unworthy fervants do humbly prefent ourfelves before thy Majefty, acknowledging thy power, wifdom, and goodness, Three Eftates of the realm of in preferving the King, and the England affembled in Parlia ment, from the destruction this Day intended against them. Make us, we beseech thee, tru

and deftruction. Let the confideration of this thy repeated goodness, O Lord, work in us true repentance, 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 mayeft ftill continue thy favour, with the light of thy Gofpel, to us and our pofterity for ever-ly thankful for this, and for all more; and that for thy dear Son's fake, Jefus Chrift our only Mediator and Advocate. Amen. Inftead of the Prayer [In time of War and Tumults,] fhall be ufed this Prayer following.

Lord, who didft this day dif-
cover the fnares of death
were laid for us; and didft

other thy great mercies towards us: particularly for making this Day again memorable, by a fresh inftance of thy lovingkindness towards us. We blefs thee for giving His late Majefty King William a fafe arrival here, and for making all oppofition fall before him, till he became


our King and Governor. We and entered into a village of the befeech thee to protect and Samaritans, to make ready for defend our Sovereign King him. And they did not receive GEORGE, and all the Royal Family, from all treafons and confpiracies; preferve him in thy faith, fear and love; prof per his reign with long happinefs here on earth; and crown him with everlafting glory hereafter, through Jefus Chrift our only Saviour and Redeemer. Amen.

The Epiftle. Rom. 13. 1. LET every foul be fubject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. Whofoever therefore refifteth the power, refifteth the ordinance of God; and they that refift shall receive to themfelves 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 fhalt have praife of the fame. For he is the minifter of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minifter of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil. Wherefore ye muft needs be fubject not only for wrath, but alfo for confcience fake. For, for this caufe pay ye tribute alfo for they are God's minifters, attending continually upon this very thing. Render therefore to all their dues; tribute to whom tribute is due; cuftom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour.

The Goffel. S. Luke 9. 51. ND it came to pafs, when A the time was come that he fhould be received up, he ftedfaftly fet his face to go to Jerufalem, and fent meffengers before his face: and they went

him, because his face was as though he would go to Jerufalem. And when his difciples James and John faw this, they faid, Lord, wilt thou that we command fire to come down from heaven, and confume them, even as Elias did? But he turned and rebuked them, and faid, 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 fave them. And they went to another village.

After the Creed, if there be s Sermon fhall be read one of the fix Homilies against Rebellion. This fentence is to be read at the Offertory. Whatfoever yd do to you, do ye even fo to them: for this is the law and the prophets. S. Matth. 7. 12.

7Hatfoever ye would that

After the Prayer for the Church Militant, this following Prayer is to be used.

God, whofe Name is excellent in all the earth, and thy glory above the hea vens; who on this Day didit miraculously preferve our Church and State from the fecret contrivance and hellish malice of Popish Confpirators; and on this day alfo didft begin to give us a mighty deliverance from the open tyranny and op preffion of the fame cruel and blood-thirsty enemies: We blefs and adore thy glorious Majefty as for the former, fo for this thy late marvellous loving-kind nefs to our Church and Nation, in the prefervation of our Religion and Liberties. And we humbly pray, that the devout fenfe of this thy repeated mercy, may renew and increase in us s

fpirit of love and thankfulness our holy religion, which thou

to thee its only author; a fpirit of peaceable fubmiffion and obedience to our gracious Sovereign Lord King GEORGE; and a fpirit of fervent zeal for

haft fo wonderfully refcued, and established, a bleffing to us and our pofterity. And this we beg for Jefus Chrift his fake. Amen.

A FORM of PRAYER with FASTING, to be used yearly upon the Thirtieth day of January, being the day of the Martyrdom of the bleffed King Charles I. to implore the mercy of God, that neither the guilt of that facred and innocent blood, nor those other fins, by which God was provoked to deliver up both us and our King into the hands of cruel and unreafonable men, may at any time hereafter be vifited upon us, or our posterity..

If this Day fhall happen to be Sunday, this form of Prayer shall be ufed and the Faft 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 obfervation of the faid Day.

The Service of the Day fhall be the fame with the ufual Office for Holydays in all things, except where it is in this Office otherwife appointed. The Order for MORNING PRAYER.

¶ He that miniftereth shall begin with one or more of these Sen


O the Lord our God belong Tmercies and forgiveneffes, though we have rebelled againft him: neither have we obeyed the voice of the Lord our God, to walk in his laws which he fet before us. Dan. 9. 9, 10.

Correct us, O Lord, but with judgement: not in thine anger, left thou bring us to nothing. Jer. 10. 24.


Enter not into judgement with thy fervants, O Lord for in thy fight fhall no man living be juftified. Pfal. 143. 2.

Thou art juft, O Lord, in all that is brought upon us for thou baft done right, but we bave done wickedly. Neh. 9. 33.

Nevertheless, our feet were all moft gone our treadings had well-nigh flipped. Pfal. 73.2.

For why? we were grieved at the wicked: we did alfo fee the ungodly in fuch profperity. ver. 3.

The people stood up, and the rulers took counfel together": against the Lord, and against his Anointed. Pfal. 2. 2.

They caft their heads together with one confent: and were confederate against him. Pfal. 83.5.

He heard the blafphemy of Inftead of Venite exultemus,the multitude, and fear was on the Hymn following fhall be faid every fide: while they confpired or fung: one verfe by the Prieft, together against him, to take another by the Clerk and People. away his life. fal. 31, 15. Righteous art thou, O Lord: and juft are thy judgements Pfal. 119. 137.

They spake against him with falfe tongues, and compaffed him about with words of batred :


and fought against him without a honour: but he is in peace. Wild.

caufe. Pfal. 109. 2.

Yea, his own familiar friends, whom he trufted: they that eat of his bread, laid great wait for him. Pfal. 41.9.

They rewarded bim evil for good to the great discomfort of bis foul. Pfal. 35. 12.

They took their counfel together, faying, God hath forfaken him perfecute him, and take him, for there is none to deliver him. Pfal. 71.9.

The breath of our noftrils, the Anointed of the Lord, was taken in their pits of whom we faid, Under his Thadow we shall be Jafe. Lam. 4. 20.

The adverfary and the enemy entered into the gates of Jerufalem faying, When fhall he die, and his name perish? ver. 12. Pfal. 41. 5.

Let the fentence of guiltiness proceed against bim: and now that be lieth, let him rife up no more.

ver. &.


Falle witneffes alfo did rife up against him they laid to his charge things that he knew not. Pfal. 35.11.

For the fins of the people, and the iniquities of the priests: they fhed the blood of the just in the midst of Jerufalem. Lam. 4. 13.

Ŏ my foul, come not thou into their fecret; unto their affembly, mine honour, be not thou united for in their anger they flew a mán; Gen. 49. 6.

Even the man of thy right hand: the Son of man whom thou badft made fo ftrong for thine own Jelf. Pfal. 80. 17.

In the fight of the unwife he feemed to die and his departure was taken for mifery, Wild. 3.2.

They fools counted his life madnefs, and bis end to be without

For though he was punished in the fight of men: yet was his hope full of immortality. Wifd. 3.4.

How is be numbered with the children of God and bis lot is among the faints! Wifd. 5. 5.


But, O Lord God, to whom vengeance belongeth, thou God, to whom vengeance belongeth: be favourable and gracious unto Sion. Pfal. 94. 1. & 51. 18.

Be merciful, O Lord, unto thy people, whom thou haft redeemed": and lay not innocent blood to our charge. Deut. 21. 8.

Ohut not up our fouls with finners: nor our lives with the blood-thirsty. Pfal. 26. 9.

Deliver us from blood-guiltiness, O God, thou that art the God of our falvation: and our tongues shall fing of thy righteousness, Pfal. 51. 14.

For thou art the God that haft no pleasure in wickedness: neither hall any evil dwell with thee. Pfal. 5.4.

Thou wilt deftroy them that speak leafing the Lord abhors both the blood-thirsty, and deceit ful man. ver. 6.

O how fuddenly do they confume: perifh, and come to a fearful end! Pfal. 73. 18.

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

Great and marvellous are thy works, O Lord God Almighty: juft and true are thy ways, O King of faints! Rev. 15.3.

Righteous art thou, O Lord : and juft are thy judgements! Pfal. 119.137.

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



Proper Leffons:

The firft. 2 Sam. I.
The fecond. S. Matth. 27.
Inftead of the First Collect at
Morning Prayer, fhall these two
which next follow, be used.

Moft mighty God, terrible in thy judgements, and wonderful in thy doings to ward the children of men; who in thy heavy difpieafure didft fuffer 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 finful creatures here affembled before thee, do, in the behalf of all the people of this land, humbly confefs, that they were the crying fins

of this nation, which brought down this heavy judgement upon us. But, O gracious God, when thou makeft inquifition for blood, lay not the guilt of this innocent blood, the fhedding whereof nothing but the blood of thy expiate, bay it not to the charge of the people of this land; nor let it ever be required of us, or our pofterity. Be merciful, O Lord, be merciful unto thy people, whom thou haft redeemed; and be not angry with us for ever: but pardon us for thy mercies fake, through the merits of thy Son Jefus Chrift our Lord. Amen.

Beffed Lord, in whofe fight the death of thy faints is precious; We magnify thy name, for thine abundant grace beftowed upon our martyred So. vereign: by which he was enabled fo cheerfully to follow the steps of his bleffed Mafter and Saviour, in a conftant meek fuffering of all barbarous indignities, and at laft refifting unto blood; and even then, according to the fame pattern, praying for his murderers. Let his

memory, O Lord, be ever bleffed among us; that we may follow the example of his courage and conftancy, his meeknefs 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 fins : and all for Jefus Chrift his fake,* our only Mediator and Advo cate. Amen.

In the end of the Litany, which Shall always on this day be uses, immediately after the Collect [We humbly befeech thee, O Father, &c.] the three Collects next following are to be read.


mercifully hear our pray

Lord, we beseech thee

and fpare all those who confefs their fins unto thee; that they whofe confciences by fin are accufed, by thy merci ful pardon may be abfolved, through Christ our Lord. Amen.

mighty and merciful lather, who haft compaffion upon all men, and hateft nothing that thou haft made; who wouldeft not the death of a finner, but that he fhould rather turn from his fin and be faved; Mercifully for give us our trefpaffes; receive and comfort us, who are griev ed and wearied with the burden of our fins. Thy property is

always to have mercy; to thee only it appertaineth to forgive fins. Spare us therefore, good Lord, fpare thy people, whom thou haft redeemed; enter not into judgement with thy fervants, who are vile earth, and miferable finners; but fo turn thine anger from us, who meekly acknowledge our vilenefs, and truly repent us of our faults; and fo make hafte to help us in this world, that we may ever. live with thee in the world to



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