11 sermons from the early 18th century
WILLIS, Richard; SMALRIDGE, George; LINCOLN, William, Lord Bishop of; ATTERBURY, Francis; ST. ASAPH, William, Lord Bishop of ; KENNETT, White; HOADLY, Benjamin; STANHOPE, George
Eleven sermons from the early 18th century by various clergymen: 1) A Sermon Preached before the Queen, at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, London, Onthe 23 day of August 1705. Being the Thanksgiving-Day for The late Glorious Success in Forcing the Enemies Lines in the Spanish Netherlands, by the Arms of Her Majesty and her Allies, under the Command of the Duke of Marlborough 2) A Sermon Preached before the Honourable House of Commons, at St. Margaret's Westminster, on Monday the 5th of November, 1705. Being the Aniversary Thanksgiving For the Happy Deliverance from the Gunpowder Treason Plot. And also for the Happy Arrival of His Late Majesty on this Day for the Deliverence of our Church and Nation 3) A Sermon Preached before the Queen, At St. James's Chappel, On November the 5th. 1705 4) A Sermon Preach'd before the House of Lords, at the Abbey-Church in Westminster, On Monday, November the 5th, 1705 5) A Sermon Preach'd before Her Majesty, at St. James's Chappel, On Sunday November the 5th 1704. Being The Rule of Doing as We would be Done unto, Explain'd 6) A Sermon Preach'd before the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, In Parliament Assembled, in the Abby-Church at Westminster, On the 30th Day of January, 1705/6. Being the Day of the Martyrdom of King Charles the Ist 7) A Compassionate Enquiry into the Causes of the Civil War. In a Sermon Preached In the Church of St. Botolph Algate, On January XXXI, 1703/4, the Day of Fast for the Martyrdom of King Charles the First 8) A Sermon Preach'd before the Honourable House of Commons, At St. Margaret's Westminster, On Wednesday, January XXX, 1705/6. Being the Anniversary Day of Fasting and Humiliation, for the Horrid and Execrable Murder of King Charles the First 9) A Sermon Preach'd before the Right Honourable the Lord Mayor, and Aldermen, Livery-men, Of the Several Companies of London. At the Parish Church of St. Laurence Jewry, before the Election of the Lord Mayor, September 29th, 1705 10) A Sermon Preach'd before the Most Reverend the Archbishop, and the Right Reverend the Bishops, And the Clergy of the Province of Canterbury, Assembled in Synod, In the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, London, October the 25, 1705 11) A Sermon Preach'd to the Societies for Reformation of Manners. At the Parish-Church of St. Lawrence-Jury, Upon Munday December the 31st, 1705. The printer of these sermons, Henry Hills (d. 1713), was printer to Cromwell but, after the Restoration, became printer to Charles II. He continued as King's Printer under James II, converting to Roman Catholicism, for which he suffered abuse from the public. He and Thomas Newcomb were for a short time, starting in 1709, printers to Queen Anne. Hills is said to have pirated and printed every good poem and sermon published.
- Publisher: Printed and Sold by Henry Hills; Printed and Sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster
- Edition: n/a
- Date Published: Various dates
- Place Published: London
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Good
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: No
- Jacket Condition: n/a
Various paginations. 18 cm. Full leather binding with blank impressing. Front hinge cracked and corners bumped. Authors listed in ink across from first title page. Worm holes to inner margin from first sermon p. 7 to beginning of fourth sermon.