Sermon by Matthew Henry, 1704.

Scope and Content

Notes of a sermon attributed to Matthew Henry (1662-1714), dated 17 December 1704.

Sermon entitled 'Jesus Christ as a King conquers His and our enemies', based on 1 Cor 25:15, For he must reign til he has put all enemies under his feet.

Administrative / Biographical History

Matthew Henry (1662-1714), son of Philip Henry, became a Presbyterianminister like his father. He was a brilliant preacher, active in evangelical ministry throughout Cheshire, Staffordshire and Lancashire, although he was often persecuted for his non-conformism. He worked mainly in Chester, moving to Hackney for the last few years of his life. As well as an impassioned preacher, he was a prolific writer, his best known work being Exposition of the Old and New Testament.


Single item

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Presented to the University Library by George Duncan of Balchrystie, Fife, 3 May 1862


Call number used to be ms166

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Paper: two sheets, 16.3x14.1cm folded.

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Maia Sheridan, Archives Hub project archivist, based on material from the Manuscripts Database

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Keeper of Manuscripts. Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.

Custodial History

'Mrs Savage, sister of M Henry gave them to Rev Barett, Congregational minister at West Bromsgrove [Staffordshire] whose widow gave them to the Rev Good who gave them to me, J.McK. [McKinley], 28 August 1852.'



Related Material

University of St Andrews: GB 227 msBS2575.H4: An exposition by Matthew Henry of St Matthew's Gospel, 1698.