GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
TitleSermons preached by Edmund Calamy in 1652
Creation Date1653 - 1653
Contents NoteSermons by Edmund Camaly the Elder. Full title on f.1 reads: “The Summe and substance of 22 Sermons preached by that Reverend Devine Mr. Edmond Calamy, minister of Aldermanbery London, in the yeare 1652. Shewing how far a Hipocrite may goe in the Profession of Christian Religion, and yet come short of Heaven”. The sermons seem to have been amalgamated without clear divisions, so sermon listings are approximate only. Inscribed on inside cover by Samuel Sheafe, 1653.
Material Features352 pp. Volume is clearly planned and well presented, with margins and headers ruled in red on every page and numbered pages. Includes an index at the back giving "some of the principal heads treated of in this booke'.
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Sheafe, Samuel
ProvenanceThis Jackson collection is made up of manuscripts, books and other items collected by the Jackson family of Sheffield over three generations. Collectors include Henry Jackson, Sr. (1771-1836), Henry Jackson, Jr. (d. 1866) and Arthur Jackson (1844-1895). For more details on each, see the Sheffield Archives Catalogue.
AcquisitionIn 1912, Henry Jackson (Arthur’s brother) presented the papers to the City of Sheffield.
Source of DataCatherine Evans; Sheffield Archives' online catalogue
Other NoteThe archive catalogue incorrectly attributes the sermons to Edward Calamy.
Sermon Reports Contained
GEMMS record createdFebruary 19, 2018
GEMMS record last editedJune 22, 2022