Puritans on Death and Dying

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Funeral Sermons

This layer marks the various funeral sermons that I read this summer .

Robert Harris

1641

Thomas Manton

1651

A funeral sermon preached on the death of Christopher Love.

Thomas Brooks

1657

Thomas Brooks preaches "A String of Pearls" at a 1657 funeral

Richard Baxter

1672

Richard Baxter preaches at the funeral of Elizabeth Baker, wife of Rev. Joseph Baker, in 1672.

Thomas Brooks

June 1676

Thomas Brooks preaches at the funeral of his first wife, Martha.

William Bates

October 1677

William Bates preaches at the funeral for Thomas Manton

Richard Baxter

1678

Richard Baxter preaches at the funeral for Rev. Henry Stubbs

Thomas Watson

1678

A Funeral sermon preached for Rev. Henry Stubbs

Richard Baxter

1680

A sermon preached by Richard Baxter at the funeral of Rev. John Corbet

John Howe

1689

John Howe funeral sermon preached at the death of Mrs. Esther Sampson

William Bates

December 1691

William Bates preaches at the funeral for Richard Baxter.

John Howe

1694

John Howe preaches at the funeral of Queen Mary II of England

John Howe

1699

John Howe preaches at the funeral of John Hoghton, esq.

Other Death Related Material

Wills, historical documents, etc.

William Perkins

1595

Perkins' A Sicke Man's Salve is written

John Bunyan

1677

Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, pt. 1

Thomas Brooks

March 1680

Thomas Brooks' personal will.

John Bunyan

1684

Pilgrim's Progress, pt. 2