Sermons and short religious pieces, chiefly by James Phillips
Sermons and short religious pieces, chiefly by James Phillips, dedicated to his mother Sina, Apr. 27, 1654.
Three sermons are on John iii. 6, Is. i. 18, Song of Solomon ii. I; at p. 267 is a funeral sermon on J. Davis by - Gregory, Mar. 9, 165i; at p. 319 is a copy of a poem on the Είκών βασιλική (beg. 'Dread Sir, Couldst thou before thy death,' signed 'F. N. G.'), followed by a prayer printed in that book.
Various dates between Nov. 10, 1653, and Apr. 27, 1654, occur, in which latter year the writer was twenty-four years old.
The dedication is from Westminster School, and the funeral sermon was preached at St. Margaret's, Westminster.
- Creation: written in A. D. 1653-1654, at Woodstock, by J. Phillips
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. B. 108, pp. 1-2]
MS. Add. B. 108
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 19975
Sermons and short religious pieces, chiefly by James Phillips, written in A. D. 1653-1654, at Woodstock.
Biographical / Historical
James Phillips (fl. 1653-1654) of Woodstock.
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. 29561.
Owned on Jan. 17, 1774, by Peter Agate, and soon after by John Epps, senior.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought from C. S. Palmer on Sept. 25, 1885, for 6s. 6d.
5 7/8 × 3 7/8 in.
- Sermons and short religious pieces, chiefly by James Phillips
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