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A TABLE OF THE ARTICLES.
1. Of Faith in the Holy Tri- | 21. Of the Authority of a Church nity.
22. Of the Authority of Ecclesias2. Of the Word, or Son of God, tical Councils.
Who was made Very Man. 23. of the Apostate Church of 3. Of the going down of Christ
Rome. into Hades.
24. Of Ministering in the Con4. Of the Resurrection, Ascen- gregation.
sion, and Second Coming of 25. Of Speaking in the CongregaChrist.
tion in such a Tongue as the 5. Of the Holy Spirit.
People Understand. 6. Of the Sufficiency of the Holy 26. of the Two Figurative OrdiScriptures for Salvation.
nances of Christ (commonly 7. Of the Old Testament.
called Sacraments). 8. Of Original or Birth-Sinful- | 27. Of Baptism. ne 88.
28. Of the Lord's Supper. 9. Of Man's Condition by Nature. | 29. Of both Kinds. 10. Of Works before Justification. 30. Of the One Oblation of Christ 11. Of the Justification of Man.
Finished Upon the Cross. 12. Of Repentance and faith. 31. Of Certuin Erroneous Doc13. Regeneration or the New
trines and Practices. Birth.
32. Of Confession and Absolution. 14. of Good Works.
33. Of the Marriage of Ministers. 15. Of Works of Supererogation. 34. Of Church Discipline. 16. Of Foreknowledge, Predestina. 35. Of the Reunion of Christian tion, and Election,
Churches. 17. Of Salvation only in Christ, 36. of the observance of the and of the Completeness
Christian Sabbath, comthereof.
monly called the Lord's Dry. 18. Of Sin after Conversion. 37. Of Christian Men's Goods, 19. Of Christ. alone Without Sin.
which are not common. 20. Of the Church.
38. Of Civil Magistrates.
Archbishop or Bishop. TILL you to the utmost of VV your power maintain the Laws of God, the true profession of the Gospel, and the PROTESTANT REFORMED RELIGION ESTABLISHED BY LAW? . . .
The Queen. ALL this I promise to do. A After this the Queen, laying her hand
upon the Holy Gospel, shall say:
THE things which I have be
fore promised, I will perform and keep. So help me God.
Then the Queen shall kiss the Book.
N.B.-This solemn oath was taken by Her Majesty the Queen on June 28th, 1838:
AND be it further enacted
A that the said Oath shall be in like manner administered to every King or Queen who shall succeed to the Imperial Crown of this Realm at their respective Coronations by one of the Archbishops or Bishops of this Realm of England for the time being, to be thereunto appointed by such King or Queen respectively and in the presence of all persons that shall be attending, assisting or otherwise present at such their respective Coronations; any Law, Statute or Usage to the contrary notwithstanding."
Popish Prince, or by any King or Queen marrying a Papist, the said Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, do further pray that it may be enacted that all and every person and Persons that is, are, or shall be, reconciled to, or shall hold Communion with the See or Church of Rome, or shall profess the Popish Religion, or shall marry a Papist, shall be excluded, and be for ever incapable to inherit, possess, or enjoy the Crown and Government of this Realm and Ireland and the Dominions thereunto belonging, or any part of the game, or to have, use, or exercise any Royal Power, Authority, or Jurisdiction within the same; and in all and every such Case or Cases the People of these Realms shall be and are hereby absolved of their Allegiance, and the said Crown and Government shall from time to time descend to, and be enjoyed by such Person or Persons, being Protestants, as should have inherited and enjoyed the same in case the Person or Persons so reconciled, holding Communion, or professing, or marrying as aforesaid, were naturally dead."
DECLARATION which, under Sec. 2 of the 12th and 13th W. III., c. 2, commonly called the "ACT OY SETTLEMENT," and by the law of England, every Sovereign of this country at his or her coronation must “make, subscribe, and audibly repeat." "T VICTORIA, do solemnly
and sincerely, in the presence of God, profess and testify and declare that I do believe that in the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper there is not any Transubstantiation of the Elements of Bread and Wine into the Body and Blood of Christ, at or after the consecration thereof by any person whatsoever; and that the Invocation or Adoration of the Virgin Mary or any other Saint,
BILL OF RIGHTS. Act declaring the Rights and
Liberties of the Subject and settling the succession of the Crown. (1689. 1. W. & M., Sess. 2, cap. 2, § 9 and 8. Commonly called the Bill of Rights.)
" AND whereas it hath been
A found by experience that it is inconsistent with the safety and welfare of this Protestant Kingdom to be governed by a
and the Sacrifice of the Mass, as any hope of any such dispensation they are now used in the Church from any person or authority of Rome, are superstitious and whatsoever, or without thinking idolatrous. And I do soleinnly, that I am or can be acquitted bein the presence of God, profess, fore God or inan, or absolved of testify, and declare, that I do this declaration or any part theremake this declaration and every of, although the Pope or any other part thereof in the plain and or person or persons or power whatdinary sense of the words read soever shall dispense with or anunto me, as they are commonly nul the same or declare that it understood by English Protestants, was null and void from its begin. without any Evasion, Equivoca ning." tion, or mental Reservation, and N.B.--Her Majesty made and without any dispensation already signed this Declaration in pregranted me for this purpose by sence of the Houses of Parliament the Pope, or any other authority on the 20th day of November, or person whatsoever, or without 1837.
KINDRED AND AFFINITY,
WHEREIN WHOSOEVER ARE RELATED ARE FORBIDDEN IN
SCRIPTURE AND OUR LAWS TO MARRY TOGETHER.