The volume contains 26 items, in different hands and on different sizes of paper, many anonymous. There are eight sermons by John Donne, and others by Thomas Moore and Josias Shute. There is also a Latin letter from Thomas Egerton to his father John, 1st Earl of Bridgewater, and some geographical material. The volume has the Bridgewater crest and the bookplate of the Bridgewater Library.
John Donne and others: Sermons, etc.
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- ReferenceGB 12 MS Add.8469
- Dates of Creation1600-1640 (Circa)
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- Language of MaterialEnglish .
- Physical Description1 volume(s) 1 volume
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The volume was in the possession of the Egerton family, Earls of Bridgewater, and was bought by Sir Geoffrey Keynes at the sale of the Bridgewater Library in 1951. Received from the library of Sir Geoffrey L. Keynes, 1982.
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The volume is described by Sir Geoffrey Keynes in the article 'John Donne's Sermons' in the Times literary supplement, 28 May 1954, p. 351, and in G.R. Potter and E. Simpson eds., The sermons of John Donne, Vol. II (Berkeley, California, 1955), Appendix A, p. 365.