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 The Book of Common Prayer
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Anglican Book of Common Prayer

Date: 1662

Original Language: English


The Book of Common Prayer of 1662 (in full The Book of Common Prayer and administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the Church according to the use of the Church of England) is a revised edition of a book that goes back to Thomas Cranmer (1489-1556), Archbishop of Canterbury in the reign of Edward VI (r. 1547-53), with his moderate version of 1549 and more explici…

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Jeanes, Gordon, “ The Book of Common Prayer”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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