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TitleThe Doctrine of Fasting preached in sevin sermons
ShelfmarkGB 247 MS Gen 383
Creation Dateca. 1623 - 1653
Contents NoteFront page details that the 7 sermons were preached 'by M Zacharie Boyd preacher of Gods word at Glascow.' The seven connected sermons on Fasting are followed by a further twenty-five sermons on a variety of themes. pp.223-306 contains a short work (not sermons) entitled 'A Compend of the Bible' that states that it was published (unconfirmed). pp.1039-1149 contains a short treatise (not sermons) entitled 'A Manuel of Popish Cheefest Doubts.'
Material FeaturesLarge volumes of parchment bound in leather. Delicate/broken spine and worn parchment but in largely good condition with very little writing obscured by damage. Page numbers appear to be original to the MS. There are seemingly some missing pages, with no pp.621-692. c.1078 pages in total.
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Boyd, Zachary
ProvenancePart of a large volume of works that Boyd bequeathed to the University upon his death in 1653. Have been cared for by the university from this date.
Source of DataNicole Cumming
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Sermon Reports Contained
GEMMS record createdMarch 23, 2023
GEMMS record last editedMarch 24, 2023