FORMS OF PRAYER
For use in all Churches and Chapels within this Realm, every Year, upon the Anniversary of the day of the Accession of the Reigning Sovereign. At Mattins and Eveningsong the following Psalms, Lessons, Suffrages, and Collects may be used. Proper Psalms,20, 101,121. Proper Lessons. The First, Joshua 1 to verse 10,or Proverbs 8 to verse 17. The Second, Rom. 13 to verse 11, or Rev. 21.; 22-22. 4. The Suffrages next after the Creed.
Priest. LORD, shew thy mercy upon us.
Answer. And grant us thy salvation.
Priest O Lord, save the King;
Answer.Who putteth his trust in thee.
Priest. Send him help from thy holy place.
Answer. And evermore mightily defend him.
Priest. Be unto him, O Lord, a strong tower
Answer. From the face of his enemies.
Priest. Endue thy Ministers with righteousness.
Answer. And make thy chosen people joyful. GOD, who providest for thy people by thy power, and rulest over them in love: Vouchsafe so to bless thy Servant our King, that under him this nation may be wisely governed and thy Church may serve thee in all godly quietness; and grant that he being devoted to thee with his whole heart, and persevering in good works unto the end, may, by thy guidance, come to thine everlasting-kingdom; through Jesus Christ thy Son our Lord, who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Ghost, ever one God, world without end. Amen.
LORD our God, who upholdest and governest all things by the word of thy power: Receive our humble prayers for our Sovereign Lord CHARLES, as on this day, set over us by thy grace and providence to be our King and, together with him bless, we beseech thee, William and Harry, and all the Royal Family that they ever trusting in thy goodness, protected by thy power, and crowned with thy gracious and endless favour, may long continue before thee in peace and safety, joy and honour, and after death may obtain everlasting life and glory, by the merits and mediation of Christ Jesus our Saviour, who with thee and the Holy Ghost liveth and reigneth ever one God, world without end. Amen. ALMIGHTY God, who rulest over all the kingdoms of the world, and dost order them according to thy good pleasure: We yield thee unfeigned thanks, for that thou wast pleased, as on this day, to set thy Servant our Sovereign Lord, King CHARLES, upon the Throne of this Realm. Let thy wisdom be his guide, and let thine arm strengthen him; let truth and justice, holiness and righteousness, peace and charity, abound in his days; direct all his counsels and endeavours to thy glory, and the welfare of his subjects; give us grace to obey him cheerfully for conscience sake, and let him always possess the hearts of his people; let his reign be long and prosperous, and crown him with everlasting life in the world to come; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
"WHEREAS by Our Royal Warrant
"dated the Twelfth day of June, Two thousand
"and two, certain Forms of Prayer and Service
"were made for the Sixth day of February and
"commanded to be printed and published and
"annexed to the Book of Common Prayer and
"Liturgy of the Church of England to be used
"yearly in all Churches and Chapels within the
"Provinces of Canterbury and York:
"NOW Our Will and Pleasure is that Our
"said Royal Warrant be revoked, and that the
"use of the said Forms of Prayer and Service be
"discontinued; and that the Forms of Prayer
"and Service hereunto annexed be forthwith
"printed and published and annexed to the
"Book of Common Prayer and Liturgy of the
"Church of England to be used yearly on the
"Sixth day of February in all Churches and
"Chapels within the Provinces of Canterbury
"and York. "GIVEN at Our Court at Saint James's
"the Twenty-sixth day of July, 1958; In the
"Seventh Year of Our Reign.
"By His Majesty's Command.
"R. A. BUTLER.
"ARTICLES AGREED UPON BY THE ARCHBISHOPS AND BISHOPS OF BOTH PROVINCES AND THE WHOLE CLERGY IN THE CONVOCATION HOLDEN AT LONDON IN THE YEAR 2002 FOR THE AVOIDING OF DIVERSITIES OF OPINIONS AND FOR THE ESTABLISHING OF CONSENT TOUCHING TRUE RELIGION REPRINTED BY COMMAND OF HIS MAJESTY KING CHARLES II WITH HIS ROYAL DECLARATION PREFIXED THEREUNTO "