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Mis hope full of immortality. life of our gracious Sovereign Wifd. 3. 4.

King Charles the First, to be How is he numbered with the (as on this day) taken away by children of God: and his lot is the hands of cruel and bloody among the saints! Wisd. 5.5. men : We thy finful creatures

But, o Lord God, to whom here asembled before thee, do, vengeance belongeth, thou God, in the behalf of all the people to whom vengeance belongetı : of this la..d, humbly confcis, De favourable and gracious unto that they were the crying fins Sion. Psal. 94. 1.& 51. 18. of tris Nation, which brought

Be merciful, O Lord, unto thy down this heavy judgement up. people, whom thou hajt redeemed: on us. But, o gracious God, and lay niot innocent blood lo our when thou makeft inquisitioa charge. Deut. 21. 8.

for blood, lay not the guilt of Ohut nor up our souls with this innocent blood, (the thedfinners : nor our lives with the ding whereof nothing but the bloodthirsy. Psal. 26. 9. blood of thy Son can expiate,)

Deliver us from bloodguiltiness, lay it not to the charge of the O God, thou that art the God of people of this land ; nor let it our salvation : and our congues ever be required of us, or our fall fing of thy righleousness. pofterity. Be merciful, O Lord, Pfal. SL. 14

be mei iful unto thy people, For thou art the God that whom thou haft redeeined ; and hait no pleasure in wickedness : be not angry with us for ever : neither thall any evil dwell with But pardon us for thy mercies' thre. Psal. 5. 4.

sake, through the merits of Thou wiit destroy them that thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Ipeak leasing : the Lord abhors Amen. both the bloodthirsty and deceitful DLESSED Lord, in whose fight man., Vur, 6.

the death of thy faints is O how suddenly do they con precious; We magnify thy Name turne : perith, and come to a

for thine abundint grace'vcftowfeartul end! Pfal. 73. 18.

ed upon our martyred Suvereign; rea, even like as a dream, by which he was enabled to 70 hen one awaketh : So did cheerfully to follow the fteps novi make their image to vnnish of his bleired Matter and Saviour, out of the city. ver. 19. Great and rarvellous are thy all barbarous indignities, and

in a conítanr meek suffering of work3, O Lord God Almighty at lait relifting unto bluod; and fuit and truc aru thy ways, o

even then, according to the hing of faints! Ret. 15. 3.

fame pattern, praying for his Lighteous art thou, O Lord :

murderers. Let his memory, O and just are thy judgements ! Lord, be ever bleffed among Pfal. 119. 137.

us; that' we may follow the Glory be to the Father, &c.

example of his courage and As it was in the beginning, &c. conftancy, his meekness and Proper Psalms. 9, 10, 11.

patience, and great charity. And Proper Lelons.

grant that this our land may

be frced from tné vengeance The First. 2. Sam. 1. of his righteous blood, and thy Tine Second. S. Matth. 27.

mercy glorified in the forgive. $initead of the first Collect at nefs of our fins : and all for

Morning nyer shall these two, Jesus Christ his fake, our only which next follow, be used.

Mediator and Advocate. Amen. MOST !nighty God, terri. In the end of the Litany,

ble in thy judgement, and (which shall always on this wond rul in thy doings toward dny be used) immediately afthe chturen of men who in thy

ter the Colleit (We humbly lieavy difpicature didit futter the beseech thee, O Father, C.]


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** the three Collect's next following 9 In the Coinmunion Service, af. • are to be read.

ter the Prayer for the king

(Almighty God, whore Kina O , mercifuily hcar our prayers,

doin is everlafting, 6°c.) in. and (pare all those who confefs

stead of the Colled for the day, their 'ling unto thee; that they

Tall these two be used : whofe consciences by fin are ac- O moft mighty God, &c. cused, by thy merciful pardon Bles d Lord, in whole, soc. may be abfolved, through Christ As in the Morning Prayer. our Lord. Amen.

The Epifle. 1 S. Pet. 2. 1 3. O

MOST mighty God, and

merciful Father, who ha? SUBMIT yourselves to every co npaflion upon all men, and Lord's fake : whether it be to hatelt nothing that thou haft the King as supreme: or unto made; who wouldeft not the dearl of a sinner, but that he are sent by rin for the punith.

governors as unto them that hould rather turn from his sin, ment of evildoera, and for the and be saved; Mercifully forgive praise of them that do well. ut our trespaffios; receive and for fo in the will of God, that comfort us, who are grieved, with well doing ye may put to and wearied with the burden filence the ignorance of foo.ith of our fins. Thy property, is men : as free, and not using always to have mercy; to thee your liberty for a cloke of ma: Only it appertaineth to forgive liciousner, but as the servants fins. Spare us therefore, good of God. Honour all men. Love Lord, Ipare thy people, whom the crotherhood. Fear God. thou hait redeemed; enter not Honour the King. Servants, be into judgement with thy serv: fubject to your maiters with ants, who are vile earth and all tear, not only to the good miserable finner ; but so turn and gentle, but also to the thine anger from us, who meekly froward For this is thankacanowledge our vileness, and worthy, if a man for conscience truly repent us of our ftults; and toward' God endure grief, fuffo make haste to help us in this

fering, wrongfully. For what world, that we may, ever live glory is it, if wien ye be buf. with thee in the world to come, feted for your faulcs, ye shall through Jesus Christ our Lord. take it patiently but if when Amen.

ye do well and Tuffer for it ye T

URN thou us, o good take it patiently, this is accept

Lord, and to shall we be able wi h God.' For even here. turned. Be favourable, O Lord, unto were ye called ; because be favourable to thy people, Christ alio fufired for us, leaving Who turn to thee in weeping, us, an eximple, that ye should faiting, and praying. For thou follow his ftcos: who did no fin, art a merciful Got, full of com.

nei he was guile found in his pallion, longsuffering, and of mouth. great pity. Tou (parest when

The Gospel.

S. Math. 21. 33. ve deferve punishment, And in Tender which planted


THERE was a certain hour thy writh thinkeit upon mercy. Spare thy people, good Lord, vineyard, and liedged it round fpare tņem, And let not thine about, and digged a winepress heritage be brought to confu- in it, and built a tower, and let fion. Hear us, O Lord, for thy it out to hulband men, and went mercy is great, and after the inio a far cowitry. And when multitude of thy mercies took the time of the fruit drew near, upon us, through the merits and he sent his servants to the hur. mediation of thy blessed Son je. bandmen, that they might res fus Christ our Lord. Amen. ceive the fruits of it. And the

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husbandmen took his fervanto, ed, but haft in the midnt of and beat one, and killed another, judgement remembered mercy; and toned another. Again, he We acknowledge it thine espe! fent other fervants, more than cial favour, that though for our the firft : and they did unto many and a great provocations, them likewife. But laft of all he tnou didst fütter thine Anointed Sent unto them his fòn, saying, blefied King Charles the First They will reverence ny son. But as on this day) to fall into the when the husbandmen saw the hands of violent and bloodfon, they said among themselves, thirsty men, and barbarously This is the heir ; come, let us

to be murdered by them; yet kill him; and let us seize on his thou didft not leave us for ever inheritance. And they caught as sheep, without a thepherd, him, and cast him out of the but by thy gracious providence vineyard, and few him. When didit miraculoully preserve the the Lord therefore of the vine- undoubted Heir of his Crowns, yard cometh, what will he do our then gracious Sovereign unto thole husbandmen! They King. Charles the Second, from fay unto him, He will miserably his bloody enemies, hiding him destroy those wicked men, and under the thadow of thy wings, will let out his vineyard unto until their tyranny was over other huibandmen, which thall past; and didit bring him back, render him the fruits in their in thy good appointed time, fcafons.

to fit upon the throne of his

Father ; and together with the
1 After the Nicene Creed, Mall Royal Family didnt reftore to us
be read, instead of the Sermon

ancient Government in
for that day, the first and le. Church and state. Por these
cond parts of the Homily
again Disobedience
and wilful cies, we render

to thee our most

thy great and unspeakable mer. Rebellion, set forth by Authority; humble and unfeigned thanks ; or the Minister who oficiales; befeeching thee ftill to continue Shall preach a Sermon of his thy gracious prote&ion over own compofing upon the same the whole Royal Family, and arguments

to grant to our gracious Sove9 In the Offertory shall this Sen. reign King GEORGE, a long tence be read.

and a happy. Reign over us. SO

we, that are thy people, will give
whatsoever ye would that

thee thanks for ever, and will
men should do unto you, even so
do un:o them ; - for this is the alway be the wing forth thy praise
law and the prophets. S. Matth. through Jesus Chritt our Lord

from generation ro generation,

and Saviour. Amen.
4 After the Prayer (For the A feech thee, that the course

whole State of Christ's Church, of this world may be so peace-
&*c.) these two Coileis follow" ably ordered by thy governance,
ing shall be used.

that thy Church may joyfully
LORD, our heavenly Fa: serve thee in all godly quietnei,

ther, who didit not pu- through Jesus Christ our Lord, nith us as our fins have defcrv- Amen



7. I 2.

9 The Hymn appointed to be I Proper Pfalms. 79. 94. 85.

u'ed at Morning Prayer, instead 1 Proper Lejjons.
of Venite exultemus, Mall here: The First. Jer. 12. or Dan. Ja
also be used before the Proper to ver. 22.

The Second. Heb. II. v. 32. and
Righteous art thou, O Lord, &c. 52.10 Vale

| Indeed

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Inflead of the first Collect at great mercy preserve his Song Evening Prayer, Fall these two whose right it was; and at length which next follow be used. by a wonderful providence bring O

ALMIGHTY Lord God, himn back, and let him thercon, only guideft and ordereft all to settle peace amongft us : For things moft suitably to thine own these thy great mercies we justice; but alto performalt thy glorify thy Name. through Jesus pleasure in such a manner, that Chrift our bieslod Saviour. we cannot but acknowledge Amen. thee to be righteous in all thy I immediately after the Collea ways, and holy in all thy works: We thy fieful people do here

(Lighten our darkness, Gc.) fall down before thee, confeffing

Jhall these three next following

be used. that thy judgements were right, in perinitting cruel men, fons O Lord, we befcech thee, &c. of Be.ial (as on this day, to im.

O most inighty God, &c. brue their hands in the b'ood Turn thou us, o good Lord, & Co of thine Anointed; We having As befure at Morning Prayer. drawn down the same upon our felves. by the great and long s immediately before the Prayer provocations of our fins againt

of S. Chryfoftom, shall this thee. For which we do there

Collect, which next followeth, fore here Jumble ourselves be

be used : fore thce, befeeching thee to A

LMIGHTY and everlafting deliver this Nation from blood.

God, whose righteousness is guiltinefs, (that of this day efpe- like the firong mountains, and cially,) and to turn from us thy judgements like the great and

our pofterity all thofe deep'; and who by that bar. judgements which we by our barous murder (as on this day) fins have worthily deserved :

committed upon the Sacred Grant this, for the allsufficient Person of thine Anointed, haft merits of thy Son our Saviour taught us, that neither the Jesus Chrift. Amer..

greateft of Kings, nor the beft

of men are more fecure from LESSED God, and pow. violence


froin natural dear Servant our dread Sove. fo to number our days, that reign King Charles the Firft, to we may apply our hearts unto be (as upon this day) given wisdom. And grant that nei. up to the violent outrages of ther the splendor of any thing wicked men, to be despitefully that is great, nor the conceit of used, and at last murdered by any thing that is good in us, them : Though we cannot re. may, withdraw our eyes from flect upon so foul an act but looking upon ourselves as fin. with horror and aftonishment, ful duft and athes : but that yet do we moft gratefully comé according to the example of memorate the glories of thy this thy blessed Martyr, we grace, which then thined forth may preis forward to the prize in thine Anointed; whom thou of the high calling that is bewait pleased even at the hour fore us, in faith and patience, /of death, to endue with an emi. humility and inceknels, mori. nent measure of exemplary pa. fication, and selfdenial, charity, tience, meekness, and charity, and cortant perseverance unto before the face of his cruel the end ; and all this for thy enemies. And albeir thou didit Son our Lord Jesus Christ hís fuffer them to proceed to such fake ; To whom with thee and an height of violence, as to kill the Holy Ghost, be all honour him, and to take possession of and glory, world without end. his Throne; yet dídit thou ia amen.


Bleeful, who did pendi pong malenge Teach us also hereby

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to Almighty God, for having put an end to the great Rebellion, by the Reftitution of the King and Royal Family, and the Restoration of the Government after many Years' Interruption; which unspeakable Mercies were wonderfully compleated upon the Twenty-ninch of May, in the Year 1660; and in Memory thereof, that Day in every Year is, by Act of Parliament, apo

pointed to be for ever kept holy. $ The of Parliament made in the Twelfth and confirmed in the

Thiritenth rear of King Charles the Second, for the Observation of the Twenty-ninth Day of May, yearly,, as a Day of Publick Thanksgiving, is to be read publickly in all Churches at Morning Prayer, immediately after the Nicene Creed, on the Lord's Day next before every such Twenty-ninth of May, and Notice shall be

given for the due obfervation of the said Day. 4 The Service shall be the same with the usual Office for Holy days,

except where it is is this office otherwise appointed. 1. If this Day shall happen to be Afcenfion-day, or Whiisunday, the Collects of this Office are to be added to the Offices of thuje Editals in their proper Places; if it be Monday or Tursday in Whitfun-week, or Trinity funday, the Proper Psalms appointed. for this Day, instead of those of ordinary courje, shall be also used, and the Colleas added as before, and in all these cases the rest of this, Ofice shall be omitted : but if it hall happen to be any other Sunday, this whole Office shall be used as it followeth entirely. And what Festival foever shall happen to fall upon this solemn Day of Thanks. giving, the following Hymn appointed infiead of Venite

exultemus, Mall be constantly used. 1 Morning Prayer fall begin with

The merciful and gracious ihefe Sentences.

Lord hath fu done his marvellous T o the Lord our God be works : that they ought to be had

in remembrance. Pfal. 111.4. long mercies and forgive. nesles, though we have rebelled

Who can express the noble against him : neither have we ags of the Lord: or thew forth oheyed the voice of the Lord all

his praise. Pfal. 106. 2. Aur God, to walk in his laws,

The works of the Lordaré groot: which he set before us. Dan. 9. fought out of all them that have

pleasure therein. Pfal. 111. 2. 9, 10. It is of the Lord's mercies

The Lord setteth up the meek: that we were not confumed : and bringeth the ungodly

dowa because his compaffions fail not.

to the ground. Pfal. 147.6. Lam. 3. i.

The Lord executeth righteoulI Inftead of Venite exultemur, that are upprefled with wrong.

nefs and judgement: for all their Mall be laid or sung this Hymn Pfal. 103. 6. follozving ; one werse by the For he will not always be chid. Priest, another by the Clerk and ing : neither keepeth he his People.

anger for ever. ver. 9, Y song thall be alway of He hath not dealt with us after the Lord: with my mouth willing to our wickedness. ver. 10. I ever be the wing forth his truth from one generation to is in comparison of the earth :

For look how tigh the heaven another. P/al. 89. i.

fo great is his mercy toward


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