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Sermon TitleA funerall remembraun[ce] or testimony
Extentff. 1r-39v
Composition Date -
Primary LanguageEnglish
Text TypeTranscription of Sermon (Source Unknown)
Sermon Type(s)Funeral
Associated Peoplepreacher - Lavender, Johnsubject of sermon - Luther, Jane
Associated SermonsA Funerall Remembrance, or Testymonie [Harley MS 6538]: Two manuscript witnesses of the same sermon.
Preachings1641-01-11 (old) - Kelvedon - Funeral;
Additional MaterialThe 'funerall remembraun[ce] or testimony' is found at ff. 1r-13r. The sermon proper is at ff. 14r-39v.
Print Editions / Witnesses
DescriptionThe full title of the sermon is as follows: 'A funerall remembraun[ce] or testimony concerning the religious life and death of that truly vertuous and gracious gentlewoman: Mrs Jane Luther wife of Antonie Luther: Esquier Buryed at Kelvedon Jan: 11. 1641'. Above this title, the following words are written: 'Delivered by John Lavender M[aste]r of Arts of Queenes Colledge in Cambridge before the Sermon at her buryall'. In the 'funerall remembraun[ce] or testimony', Lavender pays tribute to his 'swe[e]test, and most christian freind' (see f. 1r). Her love of books is mentioned on f. 2v.
Source of DataHannah Yip
Other NoteWritten in a secretary hand. There is some use of Latin. The margins have been roughly drawn in ink.
GEMMS record createdJune 25, 2019
GEMMS record last editedJune 25, 2019