GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
TitleConant Manuscripts
ShelfmarkMS. Add. B. 88
Creation Date1671 - 1687
RepositoryBodleian Library
Contents NoteThis manuscript is one of 25 volumes of sermons and other theological writings by John Conant, rector of Exeter College, Oxford. This is volume 3 of the sermons, consisting mainly of copies. Most of the sermons are dated 1671 to 1687. Some of the sermons have been copied by Conant's descendants.
Material Features
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Conant, John
ProvenanceThe 25 volumes were sold in the nineteenth century as lot 391.
AcquisitionThe 25 volumes of Conant's papers were purchased by the Bodleian on 28 December 1883 from John Taylor & Son of Northampton, for £3.
Source of DataJeanne Shami; Bodleian Library Summary Catalogue, vol. 5; Bodleian Online Catalogue of Western Manuscripts
Other NoteThere are no sermon records currently associated with this manuscript because it is disorganized and difficult to decipher. We hope to come back to it and add records for individual sermons at a later date. Conant's sermons were printed in a six-volume set in 1693-1722.
Sermons Contained
Sermon Reports Contained
GEMMS record createdSeptember 08, 2017
GEMMS record last editedMay 05, 2022