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Sermon TitleThe True Coppie of the Sermon preached at Kelvedon
Extentff. 79r-87v
Composition Date -
Primary LanguageEnglish
Text TypeTranscription of Sermon (Source Unknown)
Sermon Type(s)Funeral
Associated Peoplepreacher - Lavender, Johnsubject of sermon - Luther, Richard
Associated Sermons
Preachings1638-03-02 (old) - Kelvedon - Funeral;
Additional MaterialThere is a commemorative poem on f. 79r. This is followed by a section entitled 'In Obitum Domini Richardi Lutheri de Kelvedon [...] Armigeri; Qui Obiit Vicessimo Octauo Die Februarii Anno Domini i638 AEtatis suae 88' (ff. 79v-80v). On f. 80v, there is an acrostic on 'Richard Luther'. The sermon is found at ff. 81r-87r. Finally, there is another commemorative poem on f. 87v.
Print Editions / Witnesses
DescriptionThe full title of the sermon is as follows: 'The True Coppie of the Sermon preached at Kelvedon Parish in the County of Essex the 2d day of March. i638. By Mr Lauender, at the Buryall of Richard Luther Esqu. Aged 88 yeeres. This Coppy was giuen to me at my earnest Request by the s[ai]d Mr Lauender the 29th of March. i.6.3.9'. It is uncertain as to whether this 'Coppie' is autograph or written by a scribe. There are some corrections in a different hand.
Source of DataA Catalogue of the Harleian Manuscripts in the British Museum (1808), Volume III, p. 374; Hannah Yip.
Other NoteWritten in a secretary hand. The margins have been drawn in ink. The pages have been pricked in pencil for lineation.
GEMMS record createdJune 25, 2019
GEMMS record last editedJune 26, 2019