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Report TitleLetters of Thomas Tenison (descriptive title)
Extentff. 19, 29, 51, 196, 200
Composition Date1697 - 1714
Primary LanguageEnglish
Report Type(s)Letter(s)
Bible Texts
Associated Peopleauthor of letter - Payne, Williamauthor of letter - Tenison, Thomasauthor of letter - Wallis, Johnpreacher - MacBride (McBride), Johnpreacher - Payne, Williamrecipient of letter - of Orange, William IIIrecipient of letter - Tenison, Thomasrecipient of letter - Townshend, Charles
Print Editions / WitnessesThe sermon by Macbride was published: MacBride, John, 1651?-1718. A sermon before the provincial synod at Antrim. Preached June 1. 1698. By Mr. John Mac-Bride, Minister of Belfast. Published at the desire of some persons then present. ([Belfast? : s.n.], Printed in the year MDCXCVIII. [1698]) ESTC # R14638.
Descriptionf. 19, Letter from William Payne to Tenison 27 January 1697 on a sermon preached by him on the Trinity. Payne suggested Tenison had approved the sermon, which angered the archbishop. f. 29, Letter from William Payne to Tenison 26 December 1695 defending an earlier sermon preached at Westminster Abbey by Payne on the Trinity. f. 51, Letter from John Wallis to Tenison 22 May 1699 discussing current and former styles of preaching. f. 196, Letter from Tenison to Charles Townshend 5 October 1714 discussing preaching in London that suggests the Church is in danger and similar preaching in Oxford, by a "2nd Sacheverell". f. 200, Letter from Tenison to William III [June 1698] mentioning a sermon by John Macbridge [sic], "Sermon before the provincial synod of Antrim", which should be examined.
Source of DataJennifer Farooq
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GEMMS record createdMarch 08, 2016
GEMMS record last editedDecember 22, 2020