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Notebook of Robert Sanderson

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MS. Eng. th. f. 63
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Notebook of Robert Sanderson.


  1. (fols. 8V-12, 13) Prayers composed not later than 1612
  2. (fols. 16-33, 35-47, 49-56V, 58V-60V, 62-75) Notes for sermons numbered 1-25, n.d. and 1617-1618, and (fols. 114V-115V rev.) notes for a sermon, not numbered, on psalms 73. 1, n.d. No. 11 (fols. 37-38V) is headed ‘Nov. 16. 1617 Webbe at St. Maries Oxon.’ nos. 12-13 (fols. 39-42V) are sermons preached at funerals at New College, Oxford, by ‘Mr Harris’, 1617-1618, and no. 14 (fols. 43-44V) was preached ‘Jun. 9. 1618. Funerall of Dr. [Richard] Muckett, [Warden of All Souls] at St. Maries Oxon. by Dr. [Barnaby] Potter’
  3. (fols. 1-8, 12V, 13V-15V, 33V-34, 47V-48V, 56V-57V, 61-61V, 76V-94V, 112V) Lists recording where, in which years and on what texts Sanderson preached, 1611-1660. a-c are in Sanderson’s hand
  4. (fols. 95-108V) Part of a sermon by Henry Knewstubb, rector of Muston, Leics, preached at Gratham, 1665, and at Newark, 1685, in Knewstubb’s hand
  5. (fols. 109-111) A list of dates and texts of sermons, 1728-1730, and (fols. 116V-116 rev.) notes in the same hand on the alignments of 3 Leicestershire churches, n.d.


  • Creation: 1612-1730


177 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. th. f. 63, fols. 1-2].

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MS. Eng. th. f. 63

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 21298


Notebook of Robert Sanderson.

Biographical / Historical

Robert Sanderson (1587–1663) was Bishop of Lincoln and an antiquary. For more details see Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought Christies, 19-20 November 1980, lot 298.

Physical Facet

Early 17th century Oxford binding of brown calf over boards with centrepiece in both covers, no. iii in N.R. Ker, Fragments of medieval MSS. used as pastedowns in Oxford bindings, 1954, plate VI.

Notebook of Robert Sanderson
EAD version 2021 by Hannah Jordan
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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom