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Report TitleSermon Notebook of Mary Evelyn (descriptive title)
Composition Date1679 - 1683
Primary LanguageEnglish
Report Type(s)Sermon Diary
Bible Texts
Associated Peoplenotetaker - Evelyn, Mary
Linked PlacesLondon
Print Editions / Witnesses
DescriptionPaper covered notebook titled "Mary Evelyn her Booke of sermon notes 1679." Evelyn is the daughter of John Evelyn. Her initials and a pentacle appear below the title. Despite the title, the notes continue to 1683. Notebook contains notes on sermons ranging from several pages in length to brief mentions. Preachers include Mr. Holding, Mr. Higham, Mr. Smith, Mr. Alsop, and the Bishop of Rochester (likely John Dolben who held this position until 1683). Locations include Whitehall and the Savoy.
Source of DataAnne James
Other NoteThis is Item #4 in the manuscript, which was in the care of her father following her death. Previously catalogued as Evelyn MS 108.
GEMMS record createdAugust 05, 2018
GEMMS record last editedJune 23, 2022