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" ... days are the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, after the feast of Pentecost, after the 14th September, and after the 13th December. The term 'embering... "
Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People - Page 29
by Ephraim Chambers - 1870
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The Churchman's Theological Dictionary

Robert Eden - 1845 - 400 pages
...Ordinations which are appointed to be held in the Church on the Sundays next following these weeks. The Ember days are, the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent; after Whit Sunday; after the 14th of September; and after the 13th of December. The name is derived by some...
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The History of Romanism: from the Earliest Corruptions of Christianity to ...

John Dowling - 1845 - 671 pages
...hyperdulia. (See Latria.) EMBER WEEKS or DAYS. Fasts observed four times in the year ; that is, on the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent ; after WhitSunday; after the 14th of September; and after the 13th of December. According to some, ember comes...
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Church Sunday school magazine, Volumes 1-2

1846
...a circle, as they are not occasional fasts merely, but move round the year as it were in a circle,) are the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in .Lent, after the Whitsunday, after the fourteenth of September, and after the thirteenth of December. These days are...
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Questions on the Lessons, Collect, Epistle, and Gospel, in the ..., Issue 1

Thomas Jackson - 1846 - 119 pages
...What is the design of this season ? 4. At what lime in this month are the Ember-day :s? The Ember-days are the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, after the first Sunday in Lent, after Whitsunday, after the 14th of September, and the 13th of December. The term is supposed to be derived...
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Family Prayer Book: Or, The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the ...

Episcopal Church - 1846 - 798 pages
...circumvolution, for the ember weeks return at fixed and certain periods, and are fasts in course. The ember I been so long time with you, good the feast of Pentecost, September 14, and December 13. The weeks in which these days fall are called...
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Questions and answers on the Liturgy of the Church of England

William Trollope - 1846
...them. 39. What are the Ember-days ; and for what reason are they probably so called ? The Ember-days are the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, after the first Sunday in Lent, Whit-Sunday, September 14, and December 13. They are probably so called from a Saxon word signifying...
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The History and Principles of the Book of Common Prayer Practically Explained

Joseph Hudson (curate of Alston.) - 1847
...stated seasons in which, according to the Thirty-first Canon, ordinations are to take place. The ember days are the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, the feast of Pentecost, September 14th, and December 13th (See the " Table of Days of Fasting or Abstinence...
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The Churchman's companion, Volume 9

1851
...published to the English, and were fixed by the Council of Placentia (AD 1095) to be observed.f These were the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, after Whitsunday, after September the 14th, and after December the 13th. These are the days and seasons appointed...
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A Rational Illustration of the Book of Common Prayer of the Church of ...

Charles Wheatly - 1848 - 532 pages
...529. 81 See the answers of Ecbright upon question 16. in Johnson's Ecclesiastical Laws, AD 734. to be the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, after Whit-Sunday, after the fourteenth of September, which was then observed as the feast of holycross,...
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The British Magazine and Monthly Register of Religious and ..., Volume 13

1838
...labours, turn many to righteousness. " What arc ember days ? " At the four seasons of the year ; being the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, after Whitsunday, after the 14th of September, and after the 13th of December; it being enjoined by a canon...
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