James Hawkins
(c.1662 - 1729)

O Lord, grant the King [Queen] a long life
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The text was introduced under James I as part of a liturgy (not formalised in the Book of Common Prayer) used to mark the anniversary of the sovereign's accession. It was recognised more formally, after the restoration, in the Book of Common Prayer, 1662. More specifically, the text was used for a coronation anthem, 1660 - 1727.
Lyrics: Book of Common Prayer 1662 (adapted)

O Lord, grant the King [Queen] a long life, that his [her] years may endure throughout all generations. He [She] shall dwell before God for ever. O prepare thy loving mercy and faithfulness that they may preserve him [her]. As for his [her] enemies, clothe them with shame, but upon himself [herself], let his [her] crown flourish. Hallelujah.