Two bibles: (i) 1614, preceded by The genealogies recorded in the sacred scriptures ... and The booke of Common Prayer. It records the birth of children, of Isaac and Sarah Watts, including Isaac, the hymn writer, in 1674 (ii) 1661, with signature of Isaac Watts, 1669, his manuscript contemplations and acrostic petitions; with printed concordance 1663; with manuscript notes by George Izod on Dr Watts, early nineteenth century.
Bibles of the Watts family and notes on Dr Watts
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 738 MS 52
- Dates of Creation1614, 1661 and early ninteenth century
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 volumes and 1 folder
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Two bibles belonging to the Watts family. The 1614 bible belonged to the Watts family and was given to Isaac Watts in 1659 by his grandfather, Thomas.
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