GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
TitleNotebook of Joseph Bufton of Coggeshall
ShelfmarkD/DBm Z11
Creation Date1677 - 1701
Contents NoteA book containing extracts from several printed religious works. On the inner flyleaf is a copy of George Herbert's "Sunday", titled "The Priveledge of Injoyining Sabbath, on of our English Poets doth no less piously then ingeniously set forth". Bufton has written his own short poem responding to this verse. As well as the sermons, this book includes "Many passages and storyes taken out of a Book intitled, Primitive Christianity written by Doctor Cave" (24 ff.); "An Epistle Conerning the tryall & choice of ye true religion written by Bishop Hall, with a few other passages all taken out of the great Volume of his Works In Seven Leaves"; "Some things taken out of a Treatise Intitled, the Conversion of a sinner" (10 ff.); "Some things taken out of a treatise Intitled the day of Grace" (9 ff.) both by Nathaniel Vincent.
Material FeaturesA narrow vollume (4 x 10 cm) bound in vellum, with an envelope opening. Numbered "VII" on the cover.
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Bufton, Joseph
Source of DataCatherine Evans
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GEMMS record createdOctober 14, 2021
GEMMS record last editedOctober 14, 2021