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Sermon TitleThe last Sermon My Dearest Father preached
Extentpp. 1-14
Composition Date1660 - 1660
Primary LanguageEnglish
Text TypeAuditor's Notes
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Associated Peoplenotetaker - Vane, Margaretpreacher - Vane, Henryscribe - Vane, Margaret
Associated Sermons
Preachings (old) - Hampstead - Sunday; Preached in 1660 (exact date not specified).
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DescriptionThe full title of this entry is as follows: 'The last Sermon My Dearest Father preached at his own house (on the Sabbath Day) Just before he was sent to the Tower'. Henry Vane argues that, 'tho we seem to be absolutly at the will of our enemies, yet they shall goe no further then god will let them'. See p. 14.
Source of DataHannah Yip
Other NoteWritten in a large, cursive round hand. This sermon is discussed briefly in Feisal G. Mohamed, 'Milton, Sir Henry Vane, and the Brief but Significant Life of Godly Republicanism', Huntington Library Quarterly, 76.1 (2013), pp. 83-104 (p. 97).
GEMMS record createdAugust 02, 2019
GEMMS record last editedAugust 03, 2019