Title Royal Merchant. A Sermon Preach'd at White-hall, Before the King's Majesty, At the Nuptials of an Honourable Lord and his Lady.
Location Published London: Printed and Sold by H. Hills, in Black-Friars, near the Water-side.
Book Number 13875
WILKINSON, ROBERT. The Royal Merchant. A Sermon Preach'd at White-hall, Before the King's Majesty, At the Nuptials of an Honourable Lord and his Lady. Prov. xxxi.14. She is like a Merchant's Ship, she bringeth her Food from afar. By Robert Wilkinson, Cambridge. Second Edition. London: Printed and Sold by H. Hills, in Black-Friars, near the Water-side. For the Benefit of the Poor. 1708. Octavo.
Disbound pamphlet, foxing, small tear in top margin of pages, spine or fold is chipped, marginal edge of title with some silverfish damage. A8. 16pp. OCLC locates 6 copies (5 U.S.) of this the second edition.
Robert Wilkinson (fl. 1607) Church of England divine, D.D. of Cambridge. This sermon was originally published in 1607 as "The Merchant Royall Preached at the wedding of James Hay, Earl of Carlisle and Honora Denny," and preached before James I. We offer the 2nd Henry Hills edition, 1708. This sermon was reprinted in a collection 17th & 18th century wedding sermons in 1732-36 titled "Conjugal duty: set forth in a collection of ingenious and delightful weddings sermons..."
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