Text name Dan Jon Gaytryge's Sermon File name cmgaytry-m34 Manuscript Lincoln Cathedral Library 91 (Thornton ms.) Date c1440 Dialect Northern Genre Sermon Edition Perry, George G. 1969. Dan Jon Gaytryge's sermon. In George G. Perry (ed.), Religious pieces in prose and verse. EETS O.S. 26. New York: K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co. Third edition (first edition 1867, second edition 1914). Sample Pp. 1-15, exhaustive Remarks
The sermon is a translation made in 1357 by John Gaytryge, a monk at St. Mary's Abbey, York, of Archbishop Thoresby of York's Latin catechism. The English version is much longer than the Latin original. The Lay Folks' Catechism is a slightly different translation of the same work.
File name CMGAYTRY Text identifier M3/4 IR SERM GAYTR Text name SERM GAYTRYGE Author GAYTRYGE DAN JON Period M3/4 Date of original 1350-1420 Date of manuscript 1420-1500 Contemporaneity NON-CONTEMP Dialect NO Verse or prose PROSE Text type SERMON Relationship to foreign original X Foreign original X Relationship to spoken language q X Sex of author MALE Age of author X Social rank of author OTHER Audience description X Participant relationship X Interaction X Setting X Prototypical text category INSTR REL Sample SAMPLE X