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Sermon TitleThe notes of the first parte of a sermon
In ManuscriptMiscellanea: EL 34/C/2
Extent5 leaves, unfoliated and unpaginated
Composition Date -
Primary LanguageEnglish
Text TypeSermon Fragment
Sermon Type(s)
Associated Peoplepreacher - Goodman, Christopher
Associated Sermons
Preachings1583-09-01 (old) - Exeter Cathedral - Occasion not identified;
Additional Material
Print Editions / WitnessesAlbert Peel, 'A Sermon of Christopher Goodman's in 1587 [sic]', The Journal of the Presbyterian Historical Society of England, 9.2 (1949), 80-93
DescriptionThe full title of this sermon is as follows: 'The notes of the first parte of a sermon preached by Mr Goodman in St Peters Church at Exon the first of Septemb[er] beinge Sonday Anno. 1583. vpon this texte of Scripture written in the 3. chapter of St Pauls epistle to the Phillipians beginning thus'. This sermon will be of interest to scholars researching godly opposition to the Elizabethan Settlement. These leaves also contain 'M:r Nicolls his Inuectiue against [this sermon]'.
Source of DataHannah Yip
Other NoteWritten in a secretary hand. For more information about this controversial sermon, see Blair Worden, The Sound of Virtue: Philip Sidney's Arcadia and Elizabethan Politics (New Haven, CT and London: Yale University Press, 1996), p. 188 n. 25.
GEMMS record createdNovember 11, 2019
GEMMS record last editedSeptember 11, 2020