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Henry Smyth: Commonplace Book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.69

Scope and Contents

Mostly theological in content. Also includes: letter from Henry 'Smith' to his son, undated; notes of sermons preached by W. Daniell at Norwich, 1621, by William Lucy, bishop of St David's, at Royston, 20 Oct. 1622, and by James Ussher, archbishop of Armagh, at Wanstead, 20 June 1624 (first printed 1624). Also includes sermons in the hand of Samuel Knight DD, prebend of Ely (? 1678-1746) in pages originally left blank.


  • Creation: 1617-1740 (Circa)


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1 volume(s) (1 volume paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

From Samuel Knight DD, prebend of Ely and rector of Bluntisham, Hunts (d. 1746), the MS. descended to John Percy Baumgartner of Milton, Cambs., who presented it to the Library in 1861.

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