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Sermon TitleSermon on Matthew 22:12 (descriptive title)
Extentff. 90v-97r
Composition Date -
Primary LanguageEnglish
Text TypeSermon
Sermon Type(s)AnniversaryPolitical occasion
Associated Peopleauditor - Stuart, Charles IIpreacher - Hooper, Georgescribe - Prowse (née Hooper), Abigail
Associated Sermons
Preachings1681-11-05 (old) - Whitehall Palace - Anniversary of the Gunpowder plot; No preaching information is given in the manuscript. According to the printed version, Hooper's sermon on Matthew 22:21 was preached before King Charles II on 5 November 1681. Judging by the date, the occasion was presumably the anniversary of the Gunpowder plot.
Additional Material
Print Editions / WitnessesPrinted as George Hooper, A Sermon Preach'd before the King at White-Hall on the Fifth of November, 1681 (London, 1682). Also printed as Sermon II in The Works of the Right Reverend Father in God, George Hooper, D. D. Late Lord Bishop of Bath and Wells (Oxford, 1757), pp. 591-603; and The Works of the Right Reverend George Hooper, D. D. Sometime Bishop of Bath and Wells. A New Edition in Two Volumes, vol. 1 (Oxford, 1855), pp. 191-206.
Source of DataAnne James
Other Note
GEMMS record createdMarch 26, 2018
GEMMS record last editedJuly 14, 2022