GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
TitleA theological commonplace-book
ShelfmarkMS. Rawl. D. 1421
Creation Dateca. 1660 - 1699
RepositoryBodleian Library
Contents NoteCommonplace book from c. 1660 and later in the seventeenth century. Contains heads of a sermon on John 18:36 (f. 26r), notes from sermons by Bishop Jeremy Taylor (ff. 36v-38v, 41-42r), an excerpt from Bishop Edward Stillingfleet's sermon preached before Parliament (ff. 43r-47v), and part of a sermon by Dr. Cotton on John 5:14 (ff. 49r-53v). The volume also contains accounts of the lives of Mohammad and Almanzor (ff. 29-35).
Material FeaturesPaper, quarto, 65 leaves. Badly damaged. A note on the outside of the parchment cover reads, "Annotata quredam ex Augustino aliisque Patribus."
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Leach, Simonmanuscript owner - Rawlinson, Richard
ProvenanceReference to “Simon Leach, Gualteri militis filius et haeres, obit desideratissimus Junii 22, 1660” (i.e., son of Walter Leach who died on 22 June 1660) on f. 55v, rev.
Source of DataJeanne Shami; Bodleian Library Rawlinson Catalogue; CELM
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Sermon Reports Contained
GEMMS record createdJanuary 21, 2017
GEMMS record last editedNovember 02, 2021