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Six sermons by John Freke of Wadham college, Oxford

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MS. Eng. th. e. 24
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Six sermons by John Freke of Wadham college, Oxford, preached by him at Hannington, co. Wilts (pp. 1, 65--'at T. Savery's funerall'--, and (?) 109), and at Ockford Fitzpaine (pp. 44, no. 229) in 1683-98. At p. 240 is 'Canticum Solomonis latinis versibus cantatum', a rendering, in the same hand, of the Song of Solomon, i. 1-iv. 2, in Latin verse.


  • Creation: Written in 1683-1698 by John Freke


244 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. th. e. 24, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. th. e. 24

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19795


Six sermons by John Freke of Wadham college, Oxford

Biographical / Historical

John Freke (fl. 1683-1698) of Wadham college, Oxford.

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. 36904

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at Tyrrell's [in Oxford], March, 1905 by mr. Richard Ellis of Jesus college, Oxford, who presented it to the Library, Aug. 27, 1915.

Physical Facet

On paper


6 7/8 × 5 in.

Six sermons by John Freke of Wadham college, Oxford
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