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Sermon TitleDavid's Vltimum Vale to his dead Sonne
Extentff. 73r-78v
Composition Date1630 - 1630
Primary LanguageEnglish
Text TypeTranscription of Manuscript Sermon
Sermon Type(s)Funeral
Associated Peoplededicatee - Stoner, Francispreacher - Firmin, Johnsubject of sermon - Stoner, Francis
Associated SermonsDavid’s ultimum vale to his dead son [Harley MS 6539]: Two manuscript witnesses of the same sermon.
Preachings (old) - England - Funeral;
Additional MaterialThere is a dedicatory epistle addressed to 'Franncis Stonard', the father of the deceased, on f. 73r. The sermon begins below the epistle on the same page.
Print Editions / Witnesses
DescriptionThis sermon, and its additional material (including the preliminary quotation by Ovid) may have been copied directly from British Library, Harley MS 6539. The full title is written as follows: 'David's Vltimum Vale to his dead Sonne. or, David and his Sonnes Mortalitie'.
Source of DataA Catalogue of the Harleian Manuscripts in the British Museum (1808), Vol. III, p. 374; Hannah Yip.
Other NoteWritten in a secretary hand. The margins have been ruled in ink. The pages have been pricked in pencil for lineation.
GEMMS record createdJune 25, 2019
GEMMS record last editedJune 25, 2019