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2. Of the Word, or Son of God, Who was made Very Man. 3. Of the going down of Christ into Hades.

24. Of Ministering in the Congregation.

4. Of the Resurrection, Ascen

sion, and Second Coming of 25. Of Speaking in the CongregaChrist.

tion in such a Tongue as the People Understand.

5. Of the Holy Spirit.

6. Of the Sufficiency of the Holy 26. Of the Two Figurative Ordi

Scriptures for Salvation.

Faith in the Holy Trinity.

7. Of the Old Testament.

8. Of Original or Birth-Sinful



18. Of Sin after Conversion.

19. Of Christ alone Without Sin. 20. Of the Church.

Of the Authority of a Church Of the Authority of Ecclesiastical Councils.

23. Of the Apostate Church of Rome.


Of Baptism.


28. Of the Lord's Supper.


Of both Kinds.


9. Of Man's Condition by Nature.
10. Of Works before Justification.
11. Of the Justification of Man.
12. Of Repentance and Faith.
13. Regeneration or the New

Of the One Oblation of Christ
Finished Upon the Cross.


31. Of Certain Erroneous Doc-
trines and Practices.
32. Of Confession and Absolution.
33. Of the Marriage of Ministers.
34. Of Church Discipline.

14. Of Good Works.

15. Of Works of Supererogation.

16. Of Foreknowledge, Predestination, and Election.

35. Of the Reunion of Christian Churches.

17. Of Salvation only in Christ, 36. Of the Observance of the

and of the Completeness

nances of Christ (commonly called Sacraments).

Christian Sabbath, commonly called the Lord's Day. 37. Of Christian Men's Goods,

which are not common. 38. Of Civil Magistrates.


Popish Prince, or by any King or Queen marrying a Papist, the said Lords Spiritual and Tempor

Archbishop or Bishop. TILL you to the utmost of your power maintain the Laws of God, the true professional, of the Gospel, and the PROTESTANT REFORMED RELIGION ESTABLISHED BY LAW?

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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

of the same, or

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."


which, under Sec. 2 of the 12th and 13th W. III., c. 2, commonly called the "ACT OF SETTLEMENT," and by the law of England, every Sovereign of this country at his or her coronation must "make, subscribe, and audibly repeat."


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,

and the Sacrifice of the Mass, as they are now used in the Church of Rome, are superstitious and idolatrous. And I do solemnly, in the presence of God, profess, testify, and declare, that I do make this declaration and every part thereof in the plain and ordinary sense of the words read unto me, as they are commonly understood by English Protestants, without any Evasion, Equivoca tion, or mental Reservation, and without any dispensation already granted me for this purpose by the Pope, or any other authority or person whatsoever, or without

any hope of any such dispensation from any person or authority whatsoever, or without thinking that I am or can be acquitted be fore God or man, or absolved of this declaration or any part thereof, although the Pope or any other person or persons or power whatsoever shall dispense with or annul the same or declare that it was null and void from its beginning."

N.B.-Her Majesty made and signed this Declaration in presence of the Houses of Parliament on the 20th day of November, 1837.




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