GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
TitleA note-book of sermons
ShelfmarkMS. Rawl. D. 1269
Creation Dateca. 1596 - 1637
RepositoryBodleian Library
Contents NoteContains notes on 36 sermons in the hand of William Sancroft the elder (1582-1637), Master of Emmanuel College, Cambridge. Index of subject matter at the beginning; index of texts at the end. Comments by Mr. Hearne and Mr Sinews on f. 64v. The material on ff. 56v-57r does not seem to fit with any of the sermon notes.
Material FeaturesPaper, sextodecimo or trigesimo-secundo, 64 leaves.
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Rawlinson, Richardmanuscript owner - Sancroft (Sandcroft) the elder, William
Source of DataJeanne Shami; Bodleian Library Rawlinson Catalogue, vol. 3.
Other NotePencil marks throughout by a careful reader. In a white parchment with gilt arms, ruling, and spinal decoration. In magnificent shape and flexibly bound and sewn. The book also includes sayings and quotations by named people, Dr. Some, Mr. Swale, etc. Sancroft died in 1637 and his death is taken as the end date for the manuscript's main contents.
Sermon Reports Contained
GEMMS record createdNovember 29, 2016
GEMMS record last editedMarch 15, 2017