TEXTS FROM ENGLISH RELIGIOUS HISTORY
Flavel, The Quaker, and the Crown
Coronation Oath of 1689
The Form of the Intended
King: I solemnly Promise so to doe.
A Bishop: Will You to Your Power cause Law and Justice in Mercy to be Executed in all Your Judgments?
King: I Will.
A Bishop: Will You to the utmost of Your Power Maintain the Laws of God, the true Profession of the Gospel, and the Protestant Religion Established by Law? And will You preserve unto the Bishops and Clergy of this Realm, and to the Churches committed to their Charge, all such Rights and Priviledges as by Law doe, or shall, appertain unto them, or any of them?
King: All this I Promise to doe.
After this the King laying his Hand upon the Holy-Gospels, shall say,
King: All things which I have here before Promised,
I will Perform and Keep.
Then the King shall Kiss the Book
F I N I S
L O N D O N, Printed for J. Lyford, 1689.