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Sermons composed or used by members of the Allen family

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MS. Eng. th. d. 77
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Sermons composed or used by members of the Allen family, all with numerous dates and places of preaching, 1690-1819, many preached at Rochester, 1760s – 1790s, including sermons by:

  1. (fols. 1-26) An unidentified Yorkshire clergyman, 1690-1704, including (fols. 19-26) a sermon preached at Beverley Minister in thanksgiving for the victory at Blenheim, 1704.
  2. (fols. 27-119) Timothy Allen, vicar of Betchworth, Surrey, 1728-1744, n.d.
  3. (fols. 120-163) John Allen, vice-principal of Magdalen Hall, Oxford,1759-1779, several preached before the university (one, fols. 142-154, a printed sermon, 1769).
  4. (fols. 164-196) Three sermons by unidentified clergyman, two preached before the university of Oxford, 1778, 1780, one preached ‘In the Mediterranean’, 1807.


  • Creation: 1690-1819


196 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. th. d. 77, fols. 1-2].

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MS. Eng. th. d. 77

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 21293


Sermons composed or used by members of the Allen family.

Biographical / Historical

No biographical information is known.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given, with MS. Eng. misc. c. 882, fols. 169-184 (an account of the Allen family, 19th century), and MS. Photogr. c. 4, fols. 72-73, by Arthur Whittaker, 1983.

Physical Facet

In 18 sewn sections

Sermons composed or used by members of the Allen family
EAD version 2021 by Hannah Jordan
EAD version 2021
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Repository Details

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