||<p>The founding theology of the Church of England is drawn from a combination of documents,
beliefs and practices known as the ‘Historic Formularies’ and Canon Law. The Historic
Formularies consist of scripture, the Book of Common Prayer, the 39 Articles of Religion
and the Ordinal.</p><p>Priests of the Church of England are required to affirm their
acceptance of the Historic Formularies at their ordination during the Declaration
of Assent. The text of this can be found under Canon C15: <a href="https://www.churchofengland.org/more/policy-and-thinking/canons-church-england/section-c"