A Form Of Prayer To Be Used In All Churches and Chapels throughout the Kingdom of England, Dominion of Wales, and Town of Berwick upon Tweed: On Wednesday the Twentieth Day of March... By her Majesties Special Command.
London: Printed by Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb, deceas'd; Printers to the Queens most excellent Majesty, 1706 . 0. Later paper wraps. 4to. 20.2cm x 16.7cm. pp.43 . Printed title within double-ruled border. Decorated paper wraps. Pages lightly toned and page edges soiled. Special prayers for : "..the Fast-Day.."Issued, in response to the war with France and Spain : ".. For Imploring the Continuance of God's Blessing and Assistance on the Arms of Her Majesty, and Her Allies, Engaged in the Present War.." G+ . ** "The War of the Spanish Succession (1701–1714) was a European conflict of the early 18th century, triggered by the death of the childless Charles II of Spain in November 1700, eventually evolving into a global conflict due to overseas colonies and allies. His closest heirs were members of the Austrian Habsburg and French Bourbon families; acquisition of an undivided Spanish Empire by either threatened the European balance of power. Charles left an undivided Monarchy of Spain to Louis XIV's grandson Philip, who was proclaimed King of Spain on 16 November 1700. Disputes over separation of the Spanish and French crowns and commercial rights led to war in 1701 between the Bourbons of France and Spain and the Grand Alliance, whose candidate was Archduke Charles, younger son of Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor. By the end of 1706, Allied victories in Italy and the Low Countries forced the French back within their borders but they were unable to make a decisive breakthrough. Control of the sea allowed the Allies to conduct successful offensives in Spain, but lack of popular support for Archduke Charles meant they could not hold territory outside the coastal areas. Conflict extended to European colonies in North America, where it is known as Queen Anne's War, the West Indies as well as minor struggles in Colonial India." - See Wikipedia.
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