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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 young scholar's guide to the festivals and fasts of the Church, by A.M.

A. M. - 1857 - 12 pages
...forgiveness ; through Jesus Christ our Lord. CHAPTER XVII. The Ember Fasts. Q. When are the Ember Days ? A. The Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, after the first Sunday in Lent ; after the Feast of Pentecost ; and after September 14th ; and December 14th. Q. Why are they called Ember Days ? A. From an old...
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A Service-book for Public Worship

1858 - 308 pages
...Good Friday, two days before Easter. The forty days of Lent. The Ember days the four seasons, being the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first...Sunday in Lent, after the Feast of Pentecost, after September 14th, and after December 13th. Rogation Days, being Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday before...
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Plain Tracts on Holy Seasons

Plain tracts - 1858 - 190 pages
...to the duty of the Church* in the Ember Days. They are set apart at four seasons of the year, being 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 ; because on the Sundays...
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Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of ...

1859
...In the present volume see No. 38 (p. 164) and its notes. As to Ember days at the four seasons, they are the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent; after the feast of Pentecost or Whitsuntide ; after September 14 and after December 13 ; according to the Church of England,...
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The Lancashire Lieutenancy Under the Tudors and Stuarts: The ..., Volume 49

John Harland - 1859
...In the present volume see No. 38 (p. 164) and its notes. As to Ember days at the four seasons, they are the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent; after the feast of Pentecost or Whitsuntide ; after September 14 and after December 13; according to the Church of England,...
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Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine ..., Volume 49

1859
...In the present volume see No. 38 (p. 164) and its notes. As to Ember days at the four seasons, they are the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent; after the feast of Penteeost or Whitsuntide ; after September 14 and after Deeember 13; aeeording to the Chureh of...
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Lessons on the Liturgy of the Protestant Episcopal Church in America

Edward R. Humphreys - 1861 - 298 pages
...reasons, are also without them. 39. THE EMBER-DAYS and the probable origin of the name. The Ember-Days are the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent ; Whitsunday, the fourteenth day of September, and the thirteenth day of December. Different derivations...
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A Manual for the Genealogist, Topographer, Antiquary, and Legal Professor ...

Richard Sims - 1861 - 526 pages
...Elphege, bishop and martyr ........... Dec. 28. Ember Days nre the Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays after the first Sunday in Lent ; after the feast of Pentecost ; after Holv Rood Day, or the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, viz., September 14 ; and after St....
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A Practical and Historical Commentary on the Liturgy and Ritual of the ...

William Trollope - 1861 - 291 pages
...Festivals, that the Fast of the Vigil shall be kept on the preceding Saturday. [Wheatly.] 14. 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 manual, a book of devotion

William Edward Heygate - 1861
...country and pray GOD not to visit it with the famine, or the pestilence : or as the Ember days, which are the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, the Feast of Pentecost, September 14, and December 13, during which we join fasting to prayer that...
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