Two sermons by the rev. - Fortescue
MS. Add. B. 64
Held at the Weston Library
Two sermons by the rev. -- Fortescue, on 1 Pet. ii. 16 for Jan. 30, and on Dan. iv. 35 for Nov. 5, preached in Ireland in 1715-20 and 1723-56 respectively. They may be early sermons of the rev. John Fortescue of Whiterath House, see lord Clermont's Family of Fortescue, 2nd ed. (1880), ped. opp. p. 212.
- written in 1715-1723 by -- Fortescue
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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. B. 64, fols. 1-2]
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MS. Add. B. 64
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CMD ID 18654
Two sermons by the rev. - Fortescue, written in 1715-1723 by -- Fortescue.
Biographical / Historical
Rev. - Fortescue (fl. 1715-1723) was a Church of Ireland clergyman.
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 28752.
Part of a letter at fol. 12 shows that the sermons descended to a grandson, the rev. John Fortescue, rector of St. Nicholas, Cork (d. about 1835).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The sermons were presented to the Library on Nov. 7, 1860, by a donor writing from Cork, probably a mr. Maziere.
8 × 5 1/8 in.
- Two sermons by the rev. - Fortescue
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