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Publication: London Gazette August 10, 1762

London Gazette (Newspaper) - August 10, 1762, London, Middlesex From C^Hjap Auguft io, to &atur&ag Auguft 14, 1762. the Court at St. James's, the 12th Day of Auguft, 1762, PRESENT, The KING's mod Excellent Majefty in Council. H E R E A S in the Aft of Uniformity, which eftablilhes the Liturgy of the Church of England, Provifion is made for fuch Alterations in the Prayers for the Royal Family, as from Time to Time fhall become neceffary, and be directed by lawful Authority-It is thereupon this Day ordered by His Majefty in Council, That in the Morning and Evening Prayers in the Litany, and in all other Parts of the Publick Service, as well in the Occasional Offices, as in the Book of Common Prayer, where the Royal Family is appointed to be particularly prayed for* the following Form and Order fhall be obferved, viz. Our Gracious ^ueen Charlotte, His Royal Highnefs the Prince, Her Royal High?iefs the Princefs Dowager of Wales, and all the Royal Family. Aud His Majefty doth ftrictly charge and command, that no Edition of the Common Prayer be from henceforth printed, but in the-Form aforementioned ; and that in the mean Time, and until Copies of fuch Edition may be had, all Parfons, Vicars, and Curates, within this Realm/ do (for the preventing of Miftakes) with the Pen correct and amend all fuch Prayers in their Church Books, according to the aforegoing Direction. And for the better Notice hereof, that this Order be forthwith Printed and Publifhed, and fent to the feveral Pariflies ; and that the Right Reverend the Biftiops do take Care, that Obedience be paid to the fame accordingly. W. Sharpe. AT the Court at St. James's, the 12th Day of Auguft, 1762, PRESENT, The KING's moft Excellent Majefty in Council. JS Majefty having been pleafed, by Letters _ ' Patents under the Great Seal of Great Britain, to conftitute the Right Honourable John Lord Berkeley of Stratton, Conftable of His Majefty's j : Tower of London, and alfo Lord Lieutenant of the Tower Hamlets ; His Lordihip this Day in Council took the Oaths appointed to be taken, inftead of the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy, as Conftable of the faid Tower, and as Lord Lieutenant pf the faid Tower Hamlets, and likevvife the Oath of Conftable of the Tower of London. St. James's,. Auguft 14. This Day the Right Honourable the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons, of the City of London, in Common Council aftembled, waited on His Majefty, and being introduced to His- Majefty; by his Grace the Duke of Devonfhire, made theiYCo'm- [ Price Thre-Pence. ] pliments in the following Addrefs, which was fpokS by Sir William Moreton, Knight, the Recorder. To the King's moft Excellent Majefty, The Humble Addrefs of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons, of the City of London^ in Common Council aiTembled. Moft Gracious Sovereign, WE your Majefty's ever dutiful and loyal Subjects, the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and? Commons, of your City of London, in Commoxl , Council aftembled, humbly ueg Leave to embrace this earlieft Opportunity of congratulating your Mar jefty, upon the fafe and happy Delivery of the Queen, and the aufpicious Birth of a Prince; .  So important an Event, and upon a Day ever fa-cred to Liberty, and thefe Kingdoms, fills as with the moft grateful Sentiments of the Divine Goodnefs* that has thus early crowned your Majefty's Domeflic, Happinefs, and opened to your People the agreeable Profpeft of Permanence and Stability to the Bleffings they derive from the Wifdom and Sreadinefs of your Majefty's Victorious Reign. May the fame Gracious Providence foon reitorg your Majefty's moft amiable and beloved Conform and give perfect Health, and Length of Days, to the Royal Infant. Long, very long, may your Majefty live,, the Guardian and Protector, the Ornament and Delight/ of Great Britain; and, by your Inftructions and Example, form the Mind of your Royal Son tp;the Government of a Free, Brave, and Generous People : And, in the Fulnefs of Time, may that So.t fucceed to the Virtues, as well as to the Throne, of His Royal Father; and preferve, for a long Succef-fion of Years, the Glory, Happinefs, and Profperity, of His Country. Signed by Order of Court, James Hodges v To which' Addrefs His Majefty was pleafed to return the following moft gracious Anfwer. J Receive,

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Publication: London Gazette

Location: London, Middlesex

Issue Date: August 10, 1762

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