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NameThomas Abney
DenominationDissenter - Congregationalist
Livedb. ca. 1639-01-01 - d. 1722-02-06 (new)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsSermon 1 on Job 10:2 -- scribe (autograph: no)Sermon 2 on Job 10:2 -- scribe (autograph: no)Sermon 3 on Job 10:2 -- scribe (autograph: no)Sermon 4 on Job 10:2 -- scribe (autograph: no)
Linked Reports
Associated PlacesLondon -- Post
Source of DataJeanne Shami; David Robinson
Biographical Sources ConsultedODNB (Article: 52); DWL MS 12.63 (1)
Other NoteMr. Abney is a scribe who copied the four sermons by Isaac Watts [DWL 12.63 (1)]. This scribe is most likely Sir Thomas Abney (ca. 1639/40-1672), dissenter and Lord Mayor of London at the time of Watts' sermons. Watts would later serve as his chaplain.
GEMMS record createdApril 08, 2016
GEMMS record last editedFebruary 21, 2021