GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
TitleMiscellaneous theological tracts
ShelfmarkMS. Rawl. D. 1345
Creation Dateca. 1500 - 1699
RepositoryBodleian Library
Contents NoteThe sermons in this volume are two by William Quelch entiteld "Church-Customs vindicated" (ff. 73r-99v) and eight apparently by William Zouch (ff. 101r-146v). The volume also contains transcripts of printed letters written by John Hales (f. 1, f. 8); transcripts of letters by Bishop John Jewel (f. 16, f. 18) belonging to H. Gandy; a letter by an aging Roman Catholic to his children (f. 26); a text by Archbishop George Abbot about the divorce of Robert, Earl of Essex and Lady Frances Howard (f. 147); notes by John Raynolds, president of Corpus Christ College about remarriage after divorce (f. 152); a late-seventeenth-century translation of Gregory Nazianzen's apologetical oration (f. 176); an eighteenth-century abstract of Jacob Boehmen's teachings on the word Jehova (f. 206); a Latin text entitled "Notae de operibus bonis, an necessariis in justificatis (ff. 210-212, 218-221); a treatise against Quakers and Anabaptists (f. 212b); a seventeenth-century text on visiting the sick (f. 255); a text on the Lord's Prayer and Creed by Thomas Elborow (f. 265); a text on monastic life by Roger Twisden, transcribed from MS. Barlow 65 (f. 291); a seventeenth-century text on the history of the Roman Catholic Church (f. 303); a copy of James II's declaration of toleration, which was sent to Oxford in 1687 (f. 320); Charles II's address to Presbyterian ministers, 28 November 1661 (f. 322).
Material FeaturesPaper, quarto, 339 folios.
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Quelch, Williammanuscript owner - Rawlinson, Richard
ProvenanceMiscellaneous theological tracts bound together around 1862.
Source of DataJeanne Shami; Bodleain Library Rawlinson catalogue, vol. 4
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Sermon Reports Contained
GEMMS record createdOctober 04, 2016
GEMMS record last editedDecember 14, 2016