GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
TitleFleetwood's Sermons
ShelfmarkMS 3462
Creation Date1692 - 1721
Contents NoteA volume of sermons by William Fleetwood preached mostly in London, mainly in the parish of St Augustine and St Faith, London (or "St A's"), of which he was the rector, and St Dunstan-in-the-West, London (or "St D's"), where he was a lecturer. On f. 34v is a list that appears to be Fleetwood's preaching obligations at these two locations during 1693, 1696-97, and 1707, as well as engagements elsewhere, including Eton College, Wexham, and the King's household at Kensington.
Material Featuresi + 226 leaves. Small volume bound in calf. At the end of the volume, the sermons continue in the other direction, back-to-front. Contains an ownership inscription by Fleetwood. There are stubs of a few extracted leaves. According to the LPL catalogue, the sermons are in the hand of Fleetwood.
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Fleetwood, William
AcquisitionPurchased by LPL in 1988.
Source of DataJennifer Farooq; Lambeth Palace Library Online Catalogue of Archives and Manuscripts
Other NoteThe LPL catalogue notes that these sermons are not published in Fleetwood's collected works, A Compleat Collection of... Sermons (1737). The manuscript generally gives both Old and New Style dates.
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URLNotes Palace Library Catalogue record
GEMMS record createdApril 28, 2015
GEMMS record last editedOctober 25, 2020