A Complete Account of the Ceremonies Observed in the Coronations of the Kings and Queens of England ...

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J. Roberts, 1727 - 80 pages
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Page 33 - Archb. Sir, will you grant to hold and keep the rightful customs which the commonalty of this your kingdom have ? and will you defend and uphold them to the honour of God, so much as in you lieth ? King. I grant, and promise so to do.
Page 35 - It is very meet, right, and our bounden duty, that we should at all times, and in all places, give thanks unto thee, O Lord, holy Father, almighty, everlasting God.
Page 43 - He shall cry unto me, Thou art my father, my God, and the rock of my salvation.
Page 34 - Anoint and cheer our soiled face With the abundance of Thy grace ; Keep far our foes ; give peace at home ; Where Thou art guide, no ill can come ; Teach us to know the Father, Son, And Thee of Both, to be but One : That, through the ages all along, This may be our endless song, " Praise to Thy Eternal merit, " Father, Son, and Holy Spirit !
Page 43 - His seed also will I make to endure for ever, And his throne as the days of heaven.
Page 59 - The Ampulla, or Eagle of gold, which contains the holy oil at the ceremony of the coronation, is in the form of an eagle, with wings expanded, standing on a pedestal ; all of pure gold finely chased. The head screws off about the middle of the neck for the convenience of putting in the oil, which is poured out through the beak into a spoon, called the Anointing Spoon, which is likewise made of pure gold, with four pearls in the broadest part of the handle.
Page 55 - ... and, making their obeisance to his majesty, proceeded to the middle of the hall, where they made a second obeisance; and, being come to the foot of the steps, and there making a third...
Page 56 - GEORGE the Third, by the Grace of God King of Great-Britain, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, Duke of...
Page 37 - Then the nobleman, who bore the sword of state in the procession, in lieu thereof delivered a sword in a scabbard of purple velvet to the archbishop, who, laying it on the altar, said the following prayer : " HEAR our prayers, we beseech thee, O Lord...
Page 33 - Sir, will you grant and keep, and by your oath confirm to the people of England, the laws and customs to them granted by the kings of England, your lawful and religious predecessors ; and namely, the laws, customs, and franchises' granted to the clergy by the glorious king St. Edward, your predecessor, according to the laws of God, the true profession of the gospel established in...

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