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Sermon TitleA Sermon Preached at Little Gaddesden
Extent29 leaves, unfoliated and unpaginated
Composition Date -
Primary LanguageEnglish
Text TypeSermon
Sermon Type(s)Funeral
Associated Peoplepreacher - Carter, Johnsubject of sermon - Egerton (née Stanley), Frances
Preachings1636-04-02 (old) - Little Gaddesden - Funeral;
Additional MaterialPresentation copy. There are no marginal annotations. There is a separate title page. At the end of the sermon, there is a three-page 'Funerall Elegie', composed by Aurelian Townshend.
Print Editions / Witnesses
DescriptionThe full title of the sermon reads as follows: 'A Sermon Preached at Little Gaddesden in the Covntie of Hartford: At the Funerall of the Truely Noble & Vertuous Lady Frances Stanley one of the Daughters & Coheires of the Right Honorable Ferdinand late Earle of Derby, & late Wife to John Earle of Bridgewater the first Earle of that Familie. The 2:d of Aprill. Anno Domini. MDCXXXVI. By J: C.'
Source of DataHannah Yip
Other NoteThere are three manuscript witnesses of this sermon held in the Ellesmere Collection at the Henry E. Huntington Library, written in three different hands.
GEMMS record createdApril 11, 2022
GEMMS record last editedApril 11, 2022