GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
TitleSermons of Charles Almond
Creation Dateca. 1663 - 1690
Contents NoteIt is conjectured by the cataloguers at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library that this volume was most likely compiled by Charles Almond, as many of the sermons contained within were delivered at his parish of Thornton, Buckinghamshire, c. 1663-1690.
Material FeaturesFull dark brown calf with gold tooling and traces of metal clasps. 15cm. Bound with a copy of The Whole Booke of Psalms (1638), which has been annotated by Almond. At the end of this volume, there are some more miscellaneous notes written by Almond, in addition to printed waste dating from the sixteenth century. Pp. 70-76 are blank.
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Almond, Charlesmanuscript owner - Clark, Jr., William
ProvenanceThe bookplate of William Andrews Clark, Jr. can be found on the inside front cover of the volume.
Source of DataCalisphere (see link below); Hannah Yip.
Other NoteThere are several miscellaneous notes, devotions, and prayers written on the flyleaves and opening pages of the volume in Latin, Greek, and English before the first sermon (starting from p. 9). There is also a pen-and-ink drawing of a hand writing the words 'Gloria deo' in an open book.
Sermon Reports Contained
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URLNotes copy of MS.1952.004 on Calisphere.
GEMMS record createdApril 04, 2020
GEMMS record last editedMay 10, 2020