GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
TitlePresentation copy of two sermons
ShelfmarkMS. Don. g. 9
Creation Date1646 - 1646
RepositoryBodleian Library
Contents NoteThis manuscript contains is a presentation copy of two sermons preached in 1646 and dedicated to Elizabeth, the widow of Sir Marmaduke Rawdon, governor of Faringdon, Berkshire. The first sermon (ff. 7r-27v) was preached at the funeral (c. 28 April 1646) of her husband, Marmaduke, at Faringdon, by his chaplain, Dr. John Jones. The second sermon (ff. 33v-55r) was preached by Thomas Hassall, vicar of Great Amwell at Hoddesdon chapel in memory of Martha Moulsworth, a widow, at Hoddesdon chapel, on 28 October 1646. Each sermon uncludes a dedication to Elizabeth, Lady Rawdon (ff. 5r-6r, 31r-32r).
Material FeaturesCalf, 70 leaves. Signed by John Whitfeld in the inside upper cover during the 18th century.
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Hofmann, Theodoremanuscript owner - Rawdon, Elizabeth
AcquisitionSold by Philips of Nottingham on 29 December 1868 as part of lot 193, the Marquis of Hastings sale. Later sold by Sotheby's as lot 164 on 28 June 1965. Given to the Bodlaien by Theodore Hofmann in 1972 through the Friends of the Bodielan.
Source of DataJeanne Shami; Bodleian Library New Summary Catalogue, vol. 1
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Sermon Reports Contained
GEMMS record createdOctober 24, 2017
GEMMS record last editedMay 08, 2022