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TitleA Funeral Sermon Occasioned by the Decease of Mrs Lettice Marriott, Who Died 11 August 1711, by Mr John Shower
Creation Date1711 - 1711
Contents NoteA funeral sermon for Mrs Lettice Marriot by John Shower, preached at the Meeting House in Old Jewry, London, 19 August 1711. Included Former reference: MS 00529. Include family tree of Lettice Marriot going back to 1253, copies of her papers relating to historical events, 1677-1710, and devotional material.
Material FeaturesSmall folio bound in old black morocco. Curious engrave front of Arms surmounted by Death’s Head, and supported by weeping cherubs on pedestal inscribed “To the memory of Mrs. Lettice Marriott, wife of Mr. Samuel Marriott, and daughter of Mr. Timothy Fox, formerly Rector of Drayton-Bassett,” Etc. Dated 1711 in the newspaper notice. Book owner Elias Sullen has written “Whoever borrows this Book is particularly requested not to write in it, or double down the leaves.”
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Marriott , Lettice
Source of DataJeanne Shami
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GEMMS record createdNovember 09, 2020
GEMMS record last editedNovember 09, 2020