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Sermon TitleA Funerall Remembrance, or Testymonie
Extentff. 40r-72v
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 remembraun[ce] or testimony [Harley MS 6538]: Two manuscript witnesses of the same sermon.
Preachings1640-01-11 (old) - Kelvedon - Funeral; Note that the other copy of the sermon in this manuscript is dated 11 January 1641. See f. 1r.
Additional MaterialThe 'Funerall Remembrance, or Testymonie' precedes the sermon and is found at ff. 40r-49v. The sermon begins at f. 49v.
Print Editions / Witnesses
DescriptionThe full title of the sermon is as follows: 'A Funerall Remembrance, or Testymonie, Concerning the Religious Lyfe and Death of that truely Vertuous, & Gracious Gentlewoman, Mrs Jane Luther, wife of Anthony Luther Esquire, Buryed at Kelvedon in ye County of Essex the 11th Daye of Januarie Anno Domini 1640. Delyuered by John Lauender M[aste]r of Arts of Queenes Colledge in Cambridge before the Sermon at her Buryall'.
Source of DataA Catalogue of the Harleian Manuscripts in the British Museum (1808), Vol. III, p. 374; Hannah Yip.
Other NoteWritten in an italic hand. The margins have been drawn in ink. F. 46 has been pinned onto f. 47. Many of the pages have been pricked in pencil for lineation.
GEMMS record createdJune 25, 2019
GEMMS record last editedJune 26, 2019