The Traditional Anglican Liturgy (1662) Part Ii

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The Reform of the liturgy in England began in 1540 under the leadership of Thomas Cranmer. The Book of Common Prayer was revised again in 1552, and a final revision was completed in 1662. The service below is from the 1662 Book of Common Prayer.

PRAYER FOR THE RULER [one of two alternatives] (Priest):

Let us pray.

Almighty and everlasting God, we are taught by thy holy Word, that the hearts of Kings are in thy rule and governance, and that thou dost dispose and turn them as it seemeth...


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