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Sermon TitleA Sermon on the Fast Appointed by Her Majesty
Extentff. 2r-10v
Composition Date -
Primary LanguageEnglish
Text TypeSermon
Sermon Type(s)Fast
Associated Peoplepreacher - Reynolds, Richardsubject of sermon - Churchill, John
Associated Sermons
Preachingsca. 1711-01-16 (old) - St Peter - Fast; Only the year of the preaching is given. The reference to Malborough's dismissal and replacement by Ormonde, which occurred in December 1711, suggest the fast day of 16 January as a likely date of preaching for this sermon.
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DescriptionFull title of the sermon: “A Sermon on the Fast Appointed / by Her Majesty, / For imploring the Blessing of / God on the Arms of Her Maj:ty and / Her Allies, Under the Command / of His Grace / the Duke of Ormond./ Preached at St. Peters-Northampton, by / Dr. Richard Reynolds Rector of St. Peters; / and Chancellor of the Dioces of -- / Peterburgh -- / 1711”.
Source of DataJeanne Shami
Other NoteThe sermon criticizes the replacement of Marlborough with James Butler, 2nd Duke of Ormonde as commander of the allied forces in the War of Spanish Succession.
GEMMS record createdAugust 31, 2020
GEMMS record last editedAugust 31, 2020