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THE CALENDAR,
WITH THE TABLE OF LESSONS.

DECEMBER hath XXXI DAYS.

MORNING EVENING

PRAYER. PRAYER. 1 Lesson. 2 Lesson. 1 Lesson. 2 Lesson. 1 Isaiah 14 Acts 2 Isaiah 15 Hebr. 7 16

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11 25 7. to v.30 26

12 27 7. v. 30 28

13 29

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30 James 1 9 S1

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2 10 S3

10
34

3 11 35

11

36 12 37

12
38

5 13 39

13

40 1 Peter 1 14 41

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2
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15
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3 16

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4 17 47

17
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5 18 49

18

50 2 Peter 1 19 51 19 52

2 20 53

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3 21 St. Thom. 21

1 John 1 22 55

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23
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3
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4
Chr. Day
26 St. Steph.
27 St. John
28 Innocents 25

5 29 61

26

62 2 John 30 63

27

64 S John 31 65

28

66 Jude

TABLES AND RULES

FOR

THE MOVEABLE AND IMMOVEABLE

FEASTS;

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.

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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 Circumcision of our Lord JESUS

CHRIST.
The Epiphany.
The Conversion of St. Paul.
The Purification of the Blessed Virgin.
St. Matthias the Apostle.
The Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin.
St. Mark the Evangelist.
St. Philip and St. James the Apostles.

CHRIST.
St. Barnabas.

The Nativity of St. John Baptist.
St. Peter the Apostle.
St. James the Apostle.
St. Bartholomew the Apostle.

1 The Bestension of our Lord JESUS

The Days of the Feasts of

St. Michael and all Angels,
St. Luke the Evangelist.
St. Simon and St. Jude the Apostles.
All Saints,
St. Andrew the Apostle.
St. Thomas the Apostle,
The Nativity of our Lord.
St. Stephen the Martyr.
St. John the Evangelist.
LThe Holy Innocents.
Monday and Tuesday in Easter-Week.
Monday and Tuesday in Whitsun-Week.

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A TABLE of the Vigils, Fasts, and

Days of Abstinence, to be observed in the Year.

The Evens or Vigils before
The Nativity of our Lord. St. John Baptist.
The Purification of the St. Peter.

Blessed Virgin Mary. St. James.
The Annunciation of the St. Bartholomew.
Blessed Virgin.

St. Matthew.
Easter-Day.

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

September 14.

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

DAY

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.

Numb.
Golden
Month.
of the

Sunday

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,
20 E For the next Century, that is, from
21 F the Year 1800 till the Year 1899 inclu-
22 G sive, add to the current Year only its
23 A Fourth Part, and then divide by 7,
24 B and proceed as in the last Rule.
251 c Note, that in all Bissextile or Leap-

Years, the Letter found as above will
be the Sunday Letter, from the inter-
calated Day exclusive to the End of
the Year.

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