The Athenaeum; A Journal of Literature, Science, the Fine Arts, Music, and the Drama Volume 2

The Athenaeum; A Journal of Literature, Science, the Fine Arts, Music, and the Drama Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ...cautious. And if we found, on inquiry, that the Judge had the distinct words of another statute in his favour, 'while Dr. Pinnock had nothing but a fancied analogy of language, we should side with the Jud, and not with the Doctor. ow, the point is this. The Rubric the authority of Parliament in the secon year-of Kin Edward the Sixth. The first and most natu question is, What was done by Parliament in that year? We find that the 2 & 3-Edward 6. c.l. is entitled, 'An Act of Uni'formity of Service and Administration of the 'Sacraments throughout the Realm, ' and that-by it the Book of Common Prayer, commonly called King Edward the Sixth's First PrayerBook, received parliamentary sanction. By this Prayer-Book a certain usage was for the first time established throughout the Church of England. Before that time there had been--we learn from the Prayer-Book itself--various uses, some folowyng Salsbury use, some Herford use, some the use of Bangor, some of Yorke, and some of Lincolne. These were now to be abolished. Down to that year a great many ornaments had been used in churches and by the ministers, according to the provincial constitutions of different dioceses, or the uses of others. These were now to be controlled and made uniform. Before that time the ornaments of the minister had included albe, amice, chasuble, cope, dalmatic, and other garments. By the first Prayer-Book, the minister saying or singing mattens and evensong, baptizing and burying, in parish churches, was to wear a surplice, and, when administering the sacrament, a white albe, plain, with a vestment or cope. Seein, then, that the first legislative act of the secon yearof Edward the Sixth was to prescribe...
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