1. A Sermon Preach’d At The Coronation Of Queen Anne, In The Abby Church Of Westminster, April Xxiii. Mdccii.
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By the most reverend father in god, john lord archbishop of york. publish'd by her majesty's especial command. [isaiah xlix. 23]. [bound with:] 2. a sermon preached in the parish church of st. clement-danes. march the 15th, 1702. being the first sunday after her majesty's accession to the crown. publish'd in an answer to many gross misrepresentations made of it. by william bramston, late fellow of queens college in cambridge, and at present preacher at st. clement-danes. [1 tim. vi. 6]. [bound with:] 3. a sermon on the coronation-day, april 23. 1702. preach'd in the cathedral church of glocester, before the mayor and corporation. by luke beaulieu, one of the prebendaries. [isaiah xlix. 23]. [bound with:] 4. a sermon preacht at the cathedral church in norwich, upon the 11th of april, 1696. the day of his majesties coronation. by henry meriton, rector of oxborough in norfolk. [i sam. x. 2].
FIRST EDITIONS. Small 4to. 6.25 x 8 inches. 1. [iv] + 26 +  pp. publisher's advertisements; 2. [viii] + 20 pp.; 3. [ii] + 23 pp.; 4. [ii] + 37 pp. Title pages within two line frames. 1. and 2. have half titles; 1., 3. and 4. have running titles. 4 pamphlets later bound together in half maroon morocco over cream paper marbled boards, gilt, by G. F. Ayling, 239 Marylebone Rd. London N.W. (binder's label). A little wear to extremities and some foxing and staining, but otherwise very good copies. A few early ink dates added to title pages. Armourial bookplate of Alexander Meyrick Broadley, ex libris The Knapp Bradpole 1895. Four scarce pamphlets with the text of coronation sermons, 1696 and 1702. John Sharp (1645-1714) was Archbishop of York from 1691. Following his sermon in Westminster Abbey he became a confidential advisor to Queen Anne on matters of church and state. Luke de Beaulieu (1644 or 45-1723) was educated at the University of Saumur and came to England as a Huguenot refugee. He soon obtained ecclesiastical office and became Chaplain to Judge George Jeffrerys, who obtained for him the living of Whitchurch, Oxfordshire in 1685 following his BD degree, and the prebendaries of St Paul's and Gloucester Cathedral in 1687. The sermon preached by Henry Meriton at Norwich Cathedral on 11 April 1696, was on the occasion of the anniversary of William III's joint coronation with Queen Mary on 11 April 1689. This copy was owned by Alexander Meyrick Broadley (1847-1916), barrister and book collector, of The Knapp, Bradpole, Dorset. (ESTC T014101; N36666; T12040; R320830.
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