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Six sermons

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MS. Eng. th. f. 14
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Six sermons:

  1. Fol. 6. 'A Passion sermon by mr [Barten] Holyday ...' on 1 Cor. ii. 8
  2. Fol. 14. on Matt. xxviii. 6, by dr. Richard Steward (d. 1651)
  3. Fol. 21. 'A Resurrection sermon by mr. [Thomas] Lushington ...' on Matt. xxviii. 13; the sermon for which he had to recant
  4. Fol. 33. An assize sermon at St. Mary's, by mr [William] Hayes ...', on Esther i. 15; the handwriting changes after this sermon
  5. Fol. 42. A sermon on Acts xxvi. 8 by archbp. Sheldon, copied in 1674
  6. Fol. 58v. A sermon, in a third hand, by Bruno Ryves at the funeral of Hugh Dashfield, Sept. 19, 1638, on Job xiv. 10.


  • Creation: Written in three hands of the 17th century


93 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. th. f. 14, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. th. f. 14

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19531


Six sermons

Biographical / Historical

Richard Steward (1593-1651) was Dean designate of St Paul's.

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. VI, no. 33190

Custodial History

Owned by 'Nathaniell Tattersall' late in the 17th century.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased on Oct. 20, 1903, from the rev. Charles O. Bartlett of Willersey, a letter from whom of Oct. 19, 1903, is at fol. i.

Physical Facet

On paper


6 × 4 1/8 in.

Six sermons
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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