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DECEMBER hath XXXI DAYS.
PRAYER. PRAYER. 1 Lesson. 2 Lesson. 1 Lesson. 2 Lesson. 1 Isaiah 14 Acts 2 Isaiah 15 Hebr. 7 16
11 25 7. to v.30 26
12 27 7. v. 30 28
30 James 1 9 S1
2 10 S3
3 11 35
36 12 37
5 13 39
40 1 Peter 1 14 41
4 17 47
5 18 49
50 2 Peter 1 19 51 19 52
2 20 53
3 21 St. Thom. 21
1 John 1 22 55
5 29 61
62 2 John 30 63
64 S John 31 65
TABLES AND RULES
THE MOVEABLE AND IMMOVEABLE
Together with the Days of Fasting and Absti
nence, through the whole Year.
RULES to know when the Moveable Feasts
and Holy-days begin. EASTER-DAY on which the rest depend)
is always the First Sunday after the Fun Moon which happens upon, or next after the Twenty-first Day of March ; and if the Full Moon happens upon a Sunday, Easter-Day is the Sunday after.
Advent-Sunday is always the nearest Sunday to the Feast of Saint Andrew, whether before or after.
A TABLE of all the Feasts that are to
be observed in the Church of England throughout the Year.
All Sundays in the Year.
The Nativity of St. John Baptist.
1 The Bestension of our Lord JESUS
The Days of the Feasts of
St. Michael and all Angels,
A TABLE of the Vigils, Fasts, and
Days of Abstinence, to be observed in the Year.
The Evens or Vigils before
Blessed Virgin Mary. St. James.
St. Simon and St. Jude. Ascension-Day.
St. Andrew. Pentecost.
St. Thomas. St. Matthias.
All Saints. Note, that if any of these Feast-Days fall upon a Mon
day, then the Vigil or Fast-Day shall be kept upon the Saturday, and not upon the Sunday next before it.
Days of Fasting, or Abstinence. 1. The Forty Days of Lent.
The First Sunday in II. The Ember-Days at the Lent.
Four Seasons, being the Wed- The Feast of Pentenesday, Friday, and Satur. cost. day after
December 13. III. The Three Rogation Days, being the Monday,
Tuesday, and Wednesday, before Holy Thursday, or
the Ascension of our LORD. IV. All the Fridays in the Year, except CHRISTMAS
Certain Solemn Days, for which particular
Services are appointed. 1. The Fifth Day of November, being the Day kept in
Memory of the Papists' Conspiracy. II. The Thirtieth Day of January, being the Day kept
in Memory of the Martyrdom of King Charles the
First. III. The Nine and Twentieth Day of May, being the
Day kept in Memory of the Birth and Return of
King Charles the Second. IV. The Twenty-ninth Day of January, being the Day
on which His Majesty began his happy Reign.
A TABLE to find EASTER-DAY, from the
present Time till the Year 1899 inclusive, according to the foregoing Calendar.
THIS Table contains so much of the
Calendar as is necessary for the determining of Easter; to find which,
look for the Golden Number of the 14 Mar.21 C Year in the First Column of the Table, 3 22 D against which stands the Day of the
23 E Paschal Full Moon; then look in the 11 24 F Third Column for the Sunday Letter,
25 G next after the Day of the Full Moon, 19 26 A and the Day of the Month standing 8 27 B against that Sunday Letter is Easter
28 c Day. If the Full Moon happens upon 16 29 D a Sunday, then (according to the First 5 30 E Rule) the next Sunday after is Easter
31 F Duy. 13 Apr. 1 G to find the Golden Number, or
2 A Prime, add 1 to the Year of our Lord,
3 B and then divide by 19; the Remainder, 10 4 C if any, is the Golden Number; but if
5 D nothing remaineth, then 19 is the 18
61 E Golden Number. 7
7 F To find the Dominical or Sunday
8 G Letter, according to the Calendar, un15 9 A til the Year 1799 inclusive, add to the 4 101 B
Year of our Lord its Fourth OJA
11 c Part, omitting Fractions, and iG 12 121 D also the Number 1: Divide the
2 F 1 13 E Sum by 7; and if there is no
14 F Remainder, then A is the Sun- 4 D 9 15 G day Letter: But if any Num
5 C 16 A ber remaineth, then the Letter
6B 17 17 B standing against that Number 6 181 c in the small annexed Table, is the
19 D Sunday Letter,
Years, the Letter found as above will