GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
TitleSermons preached from 1658
ShelfmarkForster 48.D.41
Creation Date1677 - 1677
Contents NoteA collection of sermons preached from 1658 onwards, compiled by Margaret Vane. The volume also contains: 'Expositions on Job'; 'Concerning the True Heire' (beginning 'Abraham yt was the redeemer of Lot & of Sodoms captiuity [...]'); and 'A Letter of Sr H: V:s [i.e. Henry Vane] to Mr H: C:y [i.e. Henry Cary]'.
Material FeaturesQuarto.
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Forster, Johnmanuscript owner - Vane, Margaret
ProvenanceOn the flyleaf, the following has been written: 'Margaret Vane Her Book began July 1677'. There is a table of contents on the last leaf of the volume, written in the same hand.
Source of DataNational Art Library online catalogue; Hannah Yip.
Other NotePages 101-164 have been incorrectly labelled as pp. 102-165. In addition, the pagination after p. 189 is faulty. For more information about the manuscript, see Feisal G. Mohamed, 'Milton, Sir Henry Vane, and the Brief but Significant Life of Godly Republicanism', Huntington Library Quarterly, 76.1 (2013), pp. 83-104.
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URLNotes National Archives online catalogue entry for Forster 48.D.41.
GEMMS record createdAugust 02, 2019
GEMMS record last editedAugust 03, 2019