The Enthronement of the Right Reverend
William Temple , D.D. as Archbishop of York at
S.B. from Leeds
Relayed to Daventry, 5XX
The Scene and the Ceremonial
A short Introductory description from the Studio
Relayed from York Minster
THE enthronement of Dr. Temple as Archbishop of York will incorporate the procedure which has been associated with this historic ceremony for many hundreds of years.
The ceremony opens with a procession to the Chapter House, where the Mandate of Confirmation of the Enthronement is read. The Dean and Chapter then proceed to the Great West Doors to meet the new Archbishop. A procession of Bishops and Dignitaries of the Province first enters. The doors are then closed, and the Archbishop knocks thereon and petitions for admission. The Dean, having given his consent, the Archbishop advances to the Sanctuary, where he is inducted and installed. He then kneels to receive the Dean's blessing.
The Dean next enthrones the Archbishop in his throne. The Te Deum is sung ; the Archbishop speaks to the Clergy, and gives them his blessing.
The new Archbishop next passes into the Nave to speak to the people, and gives them, too, his blessing.
The Bishop and the Clergy who preceded the Archbishop into the Minster pass in front of him on their way down to the Nave, making an Act of Homage. The Archbishop leaves last, pausing outside the Great West Doors to. give his blessing to the city, diocese, and Province.
From the Free Trade Hall
Relayed to London and Daventry
TnE HALLÉ ORCHESTRA
Conducted by SIR HAMILTON HARTY
8.12 app. INTERLUDE FROM THE STUDIO
Dramatic Readings by JAMES BERNARD
Errantry (from ' Verses Old and New (
John Galsworthy )
Old Man Jobling (from ' The Modern Reciter ')
(Wilfrid Gibson )
Ho resolves to say no more (from ' Winter
Words ') (Thomas Hardy )
Epilogue to ' Asolando ' (Robert Browning )
8.22 app. Halle Conceit
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