GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
TitleSermons by John Tillotson
ShelfmarkMS. Rawl. E. 125
Creation Dateca. 1680 - 1693
RepositoryBodleian Library
Contents NoteContains copies of four sermons preached by Archbishop John Tillotson (ff. 1r-155r), as well as several shorthand sermons in Tillotson's hand c. 1680 and preached c. 1680-1693 (ff. 155v-250r). Another sermon, on Matthew 23:13, was once included in this volume but has been torn out (ff. 35-82 according to an old foliation). Also includes a copy of a letter written by Tillotson on the remonstrance of Charles, Duke of Shrewsbury, written c. 1680 (f. 252v). List of sermons on f. i.
Material FeaturesPaper, ii + 255 leaves, 7 x 4 5/8 inches. No writing on versos throughout the manuscript.The leaves containing the shorthand sermons have been damaged by damp. Someone has added a note regarding the shorthand sermons: "These sermons in Character are of Arch Bp Tillotsons own writing."
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Rawlinson, Richardmanuscript owner - Tillotson (Tillison), John
Source of DataJeanne Shami; Bodleian Library Summary Catalogue, vol. 3
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Sermon Reports Contained
GEMMS record createdJanuary 22, 2017
GEMMS record last editedNovember 02, 2021