GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
TitleA wedding sermon: preacht at Chilton in Suffolk
Creation Date1649 - 1649
Contents NoteManuscript text of a sermon delivered by minister Matthew Lawrence at the wedding of William Armyne, Jr. and Anne Chase at Chilton, Suffolk in 1649. This volume is a copy made for the father of the groom, Sir William Armyne. Includes a dedicatory address to Armyne from the preacher.
Material FeaturesAn octavo volume, written very carefully and beautifully to imitate print by John Raymond of London. A later owner has written notes on the text and manicules in the margins throughout. Bound in full brown morocco with gold tooling.
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Armyne, Williammanuscript owner - Bailey, Johnmanuscript owner - Watt, Richard
ProvenanceThere are the bookplates of John Eglinton Bailey on the front paste-down endpaper and of R.H. Watt on verso of front free endpaper.
Source of DataCatherine Evans; William Andrews Clark Library Catalogue
Other NoteA fully digitised version of the sermon can be viewed on Calisphere (link below)
Sermon Reports Contained
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URLNotes about the manuscript on the William Andrews Clark Library blog page. about the manuscript written by John Blatchly for the East Anglian Times (28 January 2012).
GEMMS record createdNovember 04, 2019
GEMMS record last editedMarch 25, 2020