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Sermon TitleSermon on Genesis 15:4 (descriptive title)
Extent12 leaves, unfoliated and unpaginated
Composition Date -
Primary LanguageEnglish
Text TypeSermon
Sermon Type(s)Political occasionThanksgiving
Associated Peoplepreacher - Matthews, Johnsubject of sermon - Stuart, James
Associated Sermons
Preachingsca. 1688-07-01 (old) - Tewkesbury - Thanksgiving; The preaching date is not given, but July 1 was the official thanksgiving for the birth of Prince James in England outside of London.
Additional MaterialThe page preceding the sermon contains a description of it, written in a different hand ('On the Birth of a Prince son to James 2.d afterw[ar]ds known by the Name of the Chevalier or Old Pretender').
Print Editions / Witnesses
DescriptionThis sermon expresses thanks to God for 'ye safe Deliverie of ye Queen & ye Birth of a young Prince' (James Francis Edward Stuart, Prince of Wales, the 'Old Pretender' and son of James II, 1688-1766). This sermon is written in a large, neat, and clear hand, with no crossings-out. There are marginal Biblical references throughout.
Source of DataHannah Yip; UCL Special Collections Catalogue
Other Note
Attached URLs:
URLNotes Special Collections Catalogue entry for TEWKESBURY VICARS/2.
GEMMS record createdFebruary 25, 2018
GEMMS record last editedJune 23, 2022