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Sermon TitleSermon on Jonah 6:7 (descriptive title)
Extentff. 37r, 38r-55r
Composition Date -
Primary LanguageEnglish
Text TypeSermon
Sermon Type(s)Funeral
Bible TextsJonah 6:7 - 6: 7
Associated Peoplepreacher - Caryl (Carrill), Josephsubject of sermon - Burrowe (Burrowes), Robert
Associated Sermons
Preachingsca. 1661-03-23 (old) - England - Funeral; This boy, the 15-year-old eldest son of Robert Burrowe(s) who died in 1656, died on March 23, 1661, but the date of the funeral is not given. His younger brother Daniel had died in August, only seven months earlier.
Additional MaterialA funeral elegy for Robert occupies f. 68r-v. An acrostic on Robert Burrow [sic] occupies f. 69r-v. It is uncertain whether "I.H. fecit. E. H. scr[ipsit] refers to this last work or to the whole volume.
Print Editions / Witnesses
DescriptionPreached at the funeral of Robert Burrowe(s) the Younger. This is the third funeral sermon in the manuscript, for the eldest son of the family who had died at the young age of fifteen. Sermons for children were uncommon in this period.
Source of DataJeanne Shami
Other NotePrecise date and location unknown.
GEMMS record createdApril 13, 2016
GEMMS record last editedMarch 05, 2021