GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
Report TitleSermon summaries (descriptive title)
Composition Date1602 - 1603
Primary LanguageEnglish
Report Type(s)Auditor's Sermon Diary
Bible Texts
Associated Peopleauditor - Manningham, Johnnotetaker - Manningham, Johnpreacher - Andrewes, Lancelotpreacher - King, Johnpreacher - Spenser, John
Linked PlacesSt Paul's Cross
Print Editions / WitnessesJohn Manningham, Diary of John Manningham, ed. by John Bruce (London, 1868); John Manningham, The Diary of John Manningham of the Middle Temple, 1602-1603, ed. by Robert Parker Sorlien (Hanover, NH, 1976).
DescriptionManningham heard sermons every Sunday from January 1602 until April 1603. Notable sermons include a Whitsunday sermon delivered by Lancelot Andrewes at Westminster (23 May 1602), a Paul's Cross sermon by John Spenser (10 October 1602), and a Lent court sermon by John King (27 March 1603).
Source of DataHannah Yip
Other NoteWritten in a small secretary hand. For references to the sermons noted in Manningham's diary, see, e.g., Mary Morrissey, Politics and the Paul's Cross Sermons, 1558-1642 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), p. 40; David Colclough, ''I have brought thee up to a Kingdome': Sermons on the Accessions of James I and Charles I', in Stuart Succession Literature: Moments and Transformations, ed. by Paulina Kewes and Andrew McRae (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019), pp. 205-221 (p. 209)
GEMMS record createdMarch 04, 2020
GEMMS record last editedMarch 08, 2020