GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
TitleCollection of Sermons by Cambridge Divines
ShelfmarkMS Eng. th. e. 57
Creation Dateca. 1634 - 1637
RepositoryBodleian Library
Contents NoteCollection of sermons by various Cambridge divines (theologians), preached between 1594 and 1637 and copied in several hands from c.1634 to c.1637. Accompanied by a tract on usury (pp.55-78) attributed to Samuel Harsnett, bishop of Norwich.
Material FeaturesNineteenth-century blind-stamped calf binding à la cathédrale, vi + 161 pages. Inscribed "H., 9 April 1634."
Associated People
ProvenanceOwned by John Alger, solicitor, of Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, 1829. Also includes a bookplate of a member of the Coulthard family.
AcquisitionBought from P.J. Dobell in 1953.
Source of DataJeanne Shami; Bodleian Archives and Manuscripts Online Catalogue; Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts (46717)
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GEMMS record createdApril 19, 2021
GEMMS record last editedApril 19, 2021