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Consecration of the water in baptism, an-
cient and decent, 345.
Cope, what sort of habit, 104. by whom
and when to be worn, 105.
Coroner's warrant, no rule for giving Chris-
tian burial to persons who lay violent
hands upon themselves, 472.
Corporal, or linen cloth, thrown over the
consecrated elements at the commu-
Cousins, no cousins prohibited marriage,
406. why not, 407.
Creed, (the Apostles',) why called Creed,
147. why called Symbolum, ib. the anti-
quity of it, 148. when first recited pub-
licly, ib. why placed between the Lessons
and prayers, 148, 149. to be repeated by
the whole congregation, why, 149. to be
repeated standing, why, ib. why with
their faces towards the east, ib.
- (of St. Athanasius,) the scruple which
some make against it answered, 150.
why used on the days mentioned in the
- (Nicene,) why placed next after the
Epistle and Gospel, 269. an account of
Crispin, martyr; some account of him, 73.
Cross, (invention of the,) what day so call-
ed, and why, 61.
in baptism, used twice by the primi-
tive Christians, 338, the antiquity and
meaning of it, 356. why made after bap-
tism, 359. why made upon the forehead,
in the consecration of the Eucharist,
an ancient and general practice, 297,
in Confirmation, ancient and catho-
Curates, who meant by them in the prayer
for the clergy and people, 161.
Cycle of the moon. See Golden Num-
of the sun; the Sunday letter impro-
perly called the cycle of the sun, 47. the
use of it, ib. why it consists of twenty-
eight years, 49. how to find the domini.
cal letter, ib.
St. Cyprian, bishop of Carthage, and mar-
tyr, 71. the Cyprian in the Roman ca-
lendar a different person, ib.
David, archbishop of Menevia, afterwards
called St. David's; some account of him,
Days, one in seven, why kept holy, 185.
Deacons not to pronounce absolution, 120.
Dead, praying for them, an ancient and
catholic practice, 282. inconsistent with
the doctrine of purgatory, ib. in what
sense used in king Edward's Common
Prayer, 481. how far implied in our pre-
sent Liturgy, 482.
Dead bodies, the care of them an act of
religion, 464. the reasons of that care,
Deadly sin, what it signifies, 170.
Dedication of churches, the feast of it, on
what day to be observed in England.
Denys the Areopagite; some account of
Desks, or reading-pews, the original of
Dipping in baptism. See Immersion.
Doctrine and Erudition (necessary) for
any Christian Man, a book with that ti-
tle put out by king Henry VIII., 23.
Dominica in Albis, what Sunday so called
and why, 232.
Dominical letter. See Cycle of the Sun-
Doxology, (For thine is the kingdom, &c.,)
its being added by St. Matthew, and
omitted by St. Luke, no objection to the
Lord's Prayer being a form, 4. why
sometimes added in the Liturgy, and
sometimes omitted, 124.
(Glory be to the Father, &c.,) cor-
rupted by the Arians, and for that rea-
son enlarged by the Church, 126. used
at the end of all the psalms hymns,
and why, 132, 133.
St. Dunstan, archbishop of Canterbury;
some account of him, 62.
Duties, Ecclesiastical, what, and when to
be paid, 321, 322.
East, why the primitive Christians turned
that way in their worship, 86. why
ehancels stand at the east end of the
church, ib. why people turn their faces
that way when they say the Creed, 149.
why people are buried with their feet
towards the east, 486.
Easter, the rule for finding it, 35. upon
what occasion it was framed, 36. Eas-
ter differently observed in different
Churches, ib. ordered to be every where
observed on the same day by the Council
of Nice, ib. the paschal canons passed in
that Council, ib. the new and full moons
ordered to be found by the golden num-
bers, 37. Easter by that means was kept
sometimes too soon, and sometimes too
late, ib. the paschal limits answering the
golden numbers, 38. cycles and tables
invented to find Easter for ever, 39.
found to be erroneous, 42.
Easter-day, when first observed, and why
so called, 228. the anthems instead of
the Venite Exultemus, why appointed,
ib. the rest of the service for it explain-
ed, 229. why a prescribed time for com-
municating, 230. the whole time be-
tween Easter and Whitsuntide formerly
observed, ib, the week after Easter hos
observed formerly, and why, 231. the
Sundays after Easter, their services how
Easter-eve, how observed in the primitive
Church, 226. how observed by the
Church of England, 227. the service for
Edmund, king and martyr; some account Expectation week, what week so called,
of him, 76.
and why, 236.
Edward the Confessor, his translation, 73. Ezekiel, why some part of it is not read
king of the West Saxons ; some ac- for Lessons, 136.
count of him, 59. his translation, another Fabian, bishop and martyr; some account
festival formerly observed, 65.
of him, 55.
Elements in the Eucharist, consecrated by Faith, virgin and martyr ; some account
our Saviour with a solemn blessing, 297. of her, 72.
the form and manner of administering Fasting, how ancient and universal a duty,
them to the communicants, 303. private 197. how distinguished from abstinence
consecration of them how far allowed, in the Church of Rome, 198. what days
458. See Bread and Wine.
appointed for one and the other, ib.
Ember-weeks, what they were, and why so whether distinguished in our own
called, 207. at what seasons observed, Church, 198, 199. days of fasting, how
ib. why ordinations are affixed to those observed by the primitive Christians,
times, 208. the prayers to be used at
those times, when first added, 181. Festivals, how requisite to be observed,
Epact, the occasion of it, 45. how it an- 187. Jewish festivals not to be observed
swers the golden number, ib. how to by Christians, ib. Christian festivals,
find it, 46. the use of it in finding the how early observed, ib. in what manner
moon's age, ib. why it shews the moon's observed by the primitive Christians,
age truer than the golden number, 47. 188. what and how observed by the
Epiphany, what the word signifies, 213. Church of England, 189. why the Curate
used formerly for Christmas-day, ib. the is to bid them, ib. what to be done in
ancient names of it, ib. the service for it, the concurrence of holy-days, ib. and
214. the services for the Sundays after why lengthened out for several days,
the Epiphany, ib. the feast of it, to what 292. why fixed to eight days, ib.
end instituted, 215.
Forms of prayer, a full vindication of the
Epistler and gospeller, why appointed, 268. joint use of precomposed set forms of
Epistles for Sundays and holy-days, the prayer, 2.
antiquity of them, 201. in what version Fonts, why so called, 336. why generally
they are used, ib. their order and me- placed at the lower end of the church,
thod, ib. the suitableness of them to the ib. formerly very large, ib. why made of
several days, ib. why the Epistles are
read before the Gospels, 268.
Friday, why observed as a fast day, 199.
Erudition for any Christian Man. See Full moon. See Easter. See Epact,
Funerals, variously performed, 465. some-
Espousals, what they were formerly, 411. times by burying, which was the most
how supplied now, 412.
ancient and natural, ib. sometimes by
Etheldred, virgin; some account of her, 73. burning, ib. always performed with due
Evangelist, not a distinct officer by him- solemnity, 466. See Burial of the Dead.
See Dead Persons.
Eucharist, the virtue of it, 254. whence so Genesis, why appointed to be read in
called, 289. See Communion Service. Lent, 137.
Eves, why called vigils, 192. the original St. George, martyr; some account of hin,
of them, ib. which festivals have eves, 61. how he came to be patron of the
and which not, and why, 193, the eve of English, ib.
a festival that falls upon a Monday, to Giles, abbot and confessor; some account
be observed on the Saturday, 194.
of him, 69.
Eunurchus, bishop of Orleans; some ac- Glory be to the Father, &c. See Doxology.
count of him, 70.
Godfathers and godmothers, the original,
Excommunication, the internal effects of antiquity, and use of them, 335. the
it 442. an ipso facto excommunication, number of them, ib. whence called
how it differs from an ordinary one, 470. sureties and witnesses, ib. the qualifica-
dying excommunicate not capa- tions required in them, 336. no parents
ble of Christian burial, 469. whether a to be admitted, ib. nor persons that
person that incurs an ipso facto excom- have not received the Communion, ib.
munication can be refused Christian the reasonableness of admitting a vica-
burial before sentence is pronounced, rious stipulation, 341. why the god.
fathers or godmothers are to name the
Exhortations to the Communion, why child, 346. the ill practice of choosing
there were none in the primitive Litur- unfit persons to this office, 361, a god
gies, 284. the usefulness of those in our father or godmother required at Con
Exorcising in baptism, an ancient prac- Golden number, by whom invented, and
why so called, 42. the occasion of it, and
how brought into the calendar, ib. why
now left out of the calendar, 43. how to
find the golden number of any year, 44.
Good-Friday, why so called, 225. why ob-
served as a fast, ib. the Gospel for it,
why taken out of St. John, ib. the rest
of the service for it, ib.
Gospels for the Sundays and holy-days,
the antiquity of them, 201. in what ver-
sion they are used, ib. their order and
method, ib. the suitableness of them to
the several days, 202. standing up at the
Gospel, why enjoined, 269.
Gospeiler and epistler, why appointed, 268.
Gregory the Great, bishop of Rome, and
confessor; some account of him, 58.
Habits for the Minister. See Ornaments.
Hallelujah, how anciently and universally
Hilary, bishop and confessor; some ac-
count of him, 55.
Holy-cross-day, what day so called, and
Holy days, (popish,) why retained in our
calendar, 53. See Festivals
Homilies of the Church of England, by
whom composed, and when, 272.
Honey, milk, and salt, why given an.
ciently to the new baptized, 326. why
Hood, by whom first used, 102. why used
by the monks, 103. why used in cathe-
drals and universities, ib.
Hours, the third and ninth the times of
the Jewish sacrifice, and why, 79. the
same hours observed for prayer by the
primitive Christians, 80. why not en-
joined by the Church of England, ib.
canonical, for celebrating marriage,
Hugh, bishop of Lincoln ; some account
of him, 75.
Hymns, the antiquity of them, 142. why
used after the Lessons, ib. when first
January 30, a form of prayer for it, 510.
St. Jerome, priest, confessor, and doctor;
some account of him, 72.
Jesus, reverence to be made at the name
of Jesus, 149.
Images, the use of them forbid in the pri-
mitive Church, 86. a remarkable in-
stance of it, 87.
Immersion, or dipping in baptism, most
primitive and significant, 348. See Af-
fusion. See Trine Immersion.
Immovable feasts, why placed by them-
selves in the Common Prayer Book, 246.
observations on some of them, ib.
Impediments to marriage, what, 402, &c.
Imposition of hands essential to Confirm-
ation, 389. a blow on the cheek used in-
stead of it by the Church of Rome, 389,
Incestuous marriages, what marriages so
called, and why, 406.
Infant baptism. See Baptism of Infants.
Innocents'-day, why observed, 190. why
observed presently after Christmas-day,
210. the service for it explained, 211.
Institutions (godly and pious) of a Chris-
tian Man, a book with that title put out
by king Henry VIII., 23.
Introits, what they were, and how ancient,
204. the introits for every Sunday and
holy-day throughout the year, ib.
Invention of the Cross, a day so called,
and why, 61.
St. John Baptist, his day why observed,
189. why commemorated by his nativity,
252. his beheading, what day so called,
St. John Evangelist, why commemorated
at Christmas, 210. the service for his
day, how proper, 211.
ante Port. Lat., what day so called,
and why, 62.
Isaiah, why reserved to be read in Ad-
June 20, a form of prayer for it, 519.
Kalendar, (or Calendar,) 52.
Kneeling, the Sacrament to be received
kneeling, 304. the Apostles probably re-
ceived it in a posture of adoration, ib.
though their posture does not bind us,
305. when kneeling first began, ib. how
universal and reasonable a practice, 306.
the protestation concerning it, 323. the
Minister, why sometimes to stand and
sometimes to kneel, 155.
Lambert, bishop and martyr; some ac-
count of him, 71.
Lammas day, what day so called, and why,
St. Laurence, archdeacon of Rome, and
martyr; some account of him, 68.
Lawn sleeves, a bishop's habit, 104.
Lay-baptism, allowed by our Church at the
first Reformation, 363. but afterwards
prohibited by both houses of convoca.
tion, ib. whether valid or effectual in the
sense of our Church, 365.
Leap-years, whence called Bissextile, 248.
Legends, what they were, 139.
Lent, the original and antiquity of it, 217.
variously observed at first, ib. why li-
mited to forty days, 218. why so called,
ib. why to end at Easter, ib. how ob-
served by the primitive Christians, ib.
the Sundays in Lent, the services ap-
pointed for them, 221. how they are
Leonard, confessor ; some account of him,
Lessons, why they follow the Psalms, 135.
the antiquity of them, ib. the order of
the first Lessons for ordinary days, 136.
wlay some books of the Old Testament
are not read, ib. Isaiah, why reserved
for Advent, ib. the first Lessons for
Sundays, 137. Genesis, why read in
Lent, ib. first Lessons for saints' days
138. for holy-days, ib. the order of the time prohibited, 397. though not decent
second Lessons, ib. the Revelation, why at some seasons, 398. to be solemnized
not read, ib. what posture the Minister in one of the churches where banns were
and people ought to be in when the Les- published, ib. to be performed between
sons are reading, 142.
the hours of eight and twelve in the
Let us pray, often used, and why, 152. morning, 399. in what part of the church
Licence, the penalty of a Minister that to be solemnized, 400. who to be present
marries without licence or banns, 396. at solemnization, ib. the man, why
Lights upon the altar enjoined by the ru- to stand at the right hand of the woman,
401. the impediments to marriage, what
Litany, what the word signifies, 163. why they be, 402. no cousins prohibited mar-
sung in the middle of the choir, 164. the riage, 406. the mutual consent of the
original of them in this form, ib. used parties to be asked, 409. the husband's
formerly in processions, ib. on what days duty, ib. the wife's duty, 410. the father
to be used, and why, 165. at what time or friend why to give the woman, 412.
of the day, ib. one out of every family and the Minister why to receive her, 413.
in the parish to be present at it, 166. their right hands why to be joined,
the irregularity of singing it by laymen, ib. the mutual stipulation explained at
167. the method and order of it, 168, &c. large, 414. the meaning of the ring. See
when properly ended, 503.
Ring. The married persons ought to
Liturgy, the lawfulness and necessity of a receive the Sacrament, 425. the advan-
national precomposed one, 1, &c.
tage of communicating on the day of
Liturgy of the Church of England, how it marriage, ib.
stood before the Reformation, 22. what St. Martyn, bishop and confessor ; his
was done in relation to it in king Henry translation, 65.
VIII.'s reign, ib. See Common Prayer Martyrs, the days of their death, why ob-
served, and why called their birth-days,
Lord be with you, &c., why placed between 188.
the Creed and the Lord's Prayer, 152. Mary Magdalene, why her festival is dis-
Lord have mercy upon us, &c., the anti- continued, 66.
quity and use of this form, 152, 153. why the Virgin, her visitation, on what
placed before the Lord's Prayer, ib. the day formerly commemorated, 65. her
clerk and people not to repeat it a second nativity, on what day formerly comme-
time after the Minister, ib.
morated, 70. her conception, on what day
Lord's Prayer, prescribed by our Saviour formerly commemorated, 77.
for the constant use of his Church, 4. Matrimony. See Marriage.
objections against it answered, ib. &c. Masses, solitary, not allowed of by the
always used by the primitive Church, 7. Church of England, 317.
why used in all offices, and generally at St. Matthias's day, on what day to be ob-
the beginning, 123. why repeated aloud served in leap-years, 248.
by the whole congregation, 124. why Maundy Thursday, why so called, 224.
repeated more than once in an office, ib. the Epistle, why concerning the insti.
Lord's Supper, daily received by the pri- tution of the Lord's Supper, ib. the prac-
mitive Church, 312. the care of the tice of the primitive Church on this day,
Church in administering it to persons in ib. the church-doors why set open on
danger of death, 458. See Communion this day, 225.
May 29, a form of prayer for it, 514.
Low-Sunday, what day so called, and why, St. Michael and All Angels, why observed,
232. the service for it, 233.
190. St. Michael, why particularly com-
St. Lucian, confessor and martyr; some memorated, 253.
account of him, 55.
Middle state, the ancient notion concern-
Lucy, virgin and martyr; some account of ing it, 282.
Midlenting, or mothering, the rise of that
St. Luke, his day, why observed, 190. custom, 222.
Lunar year, how computed, 44.
Milk, honey, and salt, why given ancient-
Machutus, bishop; some account of him, ly to the new baptized, 326. why discon-
Margaret, virgin and martyr at Antioch; Millennium, the notion of it very primi.
some account of her, 66.
St. Mark, his day, why observed, 190. Ministers, sometimes to stand, and some-
why observed as a day of abstinence by times to kneel, why, 155.
the Church of Rome, 198.
Ministry, the necessity of a divine commis-
Marriage, a divine institution, 394, must sion to qualify a person for the ministry,
be performed by a lawful Minister, ib. 91, &c. the necessity of episcopal ordina-
not before banns be published on three tion, 94. three distinct orders set apart
Sundays, or licence obtained, 395. at no by the Apostles to the ministry, 95.
Money given at the offertory, how and | Passion-Sunday, what Sunday so called,
when to be disposed of, 322.
and why, 222.
Moon. See Easter. See Epact. See Passion-week, why called the great week,
and the holy week, 222. how formerly
Morning and evening prayer to be said observed, ib. how observed by the
daily, either openly or privately, by Church of England, 223. the services
every priest and deacon, 80. the form appointed for it, ib.
and order of in the primitive Church, Pastoral staff, an account of it, 105.
St. Paul, his day, why not formerly in the
Mothering. See Midlenting.
table of holy-days, 189. why commemo-
Musical instruments used in singing of rated by his conversion, 247.
A Peal to be rung before and after every
Name given to children at baptism, why, burial, 473, 490.
346. heathen and wanton names pro- Penitents, the form of driving them out
hibited, 347. to be given by the god- of the church on Ash-Wednesday, 220.
fathers or godmothers, and why, ib. the form of reconciling them on Maun-
Name of Jesus, what day so called, 68. dy Thursday, 224.
New Moon, how to find it by the golden Perpetua, a Mauritanian martyr; some
number in the calendar, 43. See Epact. account of her, 58.
See Easter. See Golden Number. St. Philip, whether the Apostle or deacon,
Nicene Creed. See Creed, Nicene.
commemorated by our Church, 252,
Nicolas, bishop of Myra in Lycia; some Pie, why so called, 140.
account of him, 77.
Pica letters, why so called, ib.
Nicomede, a Roman priest and martyr; Places, the necessity of having appropri-
some account of him, 64.
ate places for the public worship of God,
November 5, a form of prayer for it, 508. 81.
Oblation of the Eucharist after consecra- Polygamy forbid by the New Testament,
tion, always practised by the ancients, 402.
298. our present prayer of oblation man- Pope receives the Sacrament sitting, 306.
gled and displaced, 299.
Postils, sermons formerly so called, and
Octaves, or the eight days after the prin- why, 272.
cipal feasts, how formerly observed, 212. Prayers, not to be repeated by the people
for what reason, 293.
aloud, 123. why divided into short Col-
Offertory, the sentences in the commu- lects, 155. essential to Confirmation, 390.
nion office so called, and why, 275. Preceding marriage, an impediment to
Orders of the Ministers, three distinct marriage, 402.
ones set apart by the Apostles, 94. Presbyters were never invested with the
Ordination, by a bishop, the necessity of power of ordination, 96. the same per-
it, 94. presbyters never invested with it, sons called both presbyters and bishops
96. at what seasons performed, 208. in the New Testament, 97.
Organs, the antiquity of them, 132. Primer of king Henry VIII., some account
Ornaments, or habits, enjoined to be worn of it, 23.
by the Ministers, and in the church, 98. Prisca, Roman virgin and martyr; some
offensive to Bucer and Calvin, 105. dis- account of her, 55.
continued in the second book of king Processions, what sort of them allowed in
Edward, ib. but restored again by queen England, 234.
Psalms used by the Apostles and primitive
O Sapientia, what day so called, and why, Christians, 9, 130. why they follow the
Confession and Absolution, &c., 128.
Pall at the communion. See Corporal. why used oftener than any other part of
Palla Altaris, and Palla Corporis, what, Scripture, 129. whether all the members
and how distinguished, 265.
in a mixed congregation may properly
Palls worn by archbishops, the original of use some expressions in the Psalms, ib.
why sung or said by course, 130. by
Palm-Sunday, why so called, 222.
whom first set to music, 131. why to be
Paranymphs, or bridemen, their antiquity, repeated standing, 132. the course ob-
served in reading them, 133. to be used
Parents, not allowed to stand godfathers after the translation in the Old Bible,
or godmothers for their own children, 134. which the proper place for singing
336. the want of their consent an im- psalms, 159.
pediment to their children's marriage, Publication of what things to be made in
churches, and by whom, 271.
Parliament, the prayer for it, when first Purgatorial fire, how far held by some an-
cient Fathers, 282.
Passing-bell, why formerly ordered to be Purification, the feast of it, 247. why call.
ed Candlemas-day, 248.