GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons

Scholarly Links

Sermon Resources

Center for Sermons Studies, Marshall University, Huntington, WV:

Sermon Notebooks Online:

Southern Manuscript Sermons before 1800:

Transcribing Early American Sermons:

Related Projects

New England Beginnings:


Biographical Sources Used

A Cambridge Alumni Database. Based on Alumni Cantabrigienses. Ed. John Venn. Cambridge, 1922-27, 1940-54.

Alumni Oxonienses 1500-1714. Ed. Joseph Foster. Oxford, 1891. British History Online

British History Online

The Canadian Encyclopedia

Clergy of the Church of England Database

Collinson, John. The History and Antiquities of the County of Somerset…, vol. 3. Bath, 1791. Available at

“Dean and Canons of Windsor” in Wikipedia

“Dean of Windsor” in Wikipedia

Diaries and Letters of Mr. Philip Henry… Ed. Matthew Henry Lee. London, 1882. Available at

Dictionary of American Biography. New York, 1928-58. Available at

Dictionary of Canadian Biography

Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae, 1541-1857, 11 vols. Eds. Joyce M. Horn, David M. Smith and Patrick Mussett. London, 1969-2004. British History Online.

Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae, 7 vols. Ed. Hew Scott. Edinburgh, 1915-28. Available at

Henry, Matthew. An Account of the Life and Death of Mr Philip Henry… 3rd Ed. London, 1712

Henry, Matthew. An Account of the Life and Death of Mr Philip Henry… 4th Ed. Leeds, 1797

History of Parliament Online

Hughes, Ann, "Preachers and Hearers in Revolutionary London: Contextualising Parliamentary Fast Sermons." Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, 24 (2014), pp. 57–77

Matthews, Arnold. Calamy Revised: Being a Revision of Edmund Calamy's Account of the Ministers and Others Ejected and Silenced, 1660-2. Oxford, 1934

National Trust Collections

Owners of Incunabula at Consortium of European Research Libraries Website

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Peddle, Geoff. “The Reverend Jacob Rice: Anglican Ministry and Preaching in Early Eighteenth Century Newfoundland.” MA thesis. Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1996

The Peerage

Perdita Manuscripts, 1500-1700, Index

Sell, Alan P. F. Hinterland Theology: A Stimulus to Theological Construction. Eugene, OR, 2008

Sprauge, William B. Annals of the American Pulpit, 9 vols. New York, 1857-1869. Available at

The Surman Index Online

The Virtual International Authority File