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TitleSix Works by Richard Hooker and Others
ShelfmarkTCD MS 121
Creation Date1585 - 1750
Contents NoteContains Book VI of Richard Hooker's "Ecclesiastical Polity" with additions by Ussher's amanuensis (ff.1-32); autograph copy of Richard Hooker's "A learned sermon of the nature of Pride" (ff. 33-43); a fair copy of the end of the same sermon by Richard Hooker (ff. 43-51); a copy of Hooker's reply to "A Christian Letter" (later given the title "Fragments of an Answer to the Letter of Certain English Protestants") in the same hand as first and third words (ff. 52-66); "An Answer to Brereleis booke, intitled S Austins Religion" (ff.67-83); and "An Advertisement touchinge the Controversies of the Churche of Englande" (ff.84-91).
Material FeaturesSix manuscripts of individual works bound together in vellum in the mid-eighteenth century. The first, third, and fourth works are in the same hand, likely that of Ussher's amanuensis, while the other three manuscripts are in distinct hands. The second, third, fifth, and sixth manuscript are marked with previous call numbers from eighteenth-century classifications.
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Ussher, Jamespreacher - Hooker, Richard
ProvenanceCollated by Dr. John Lyons.
Source of DataRichard Hooker, Tractates and sermons, ed. Laetitia Yeandle and Egil Frislis (Cambridge, Mass: Belknap Press, 1990); Trinity College Library Dublin M&ARL Online Catalogue; Hannah Wood
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Sermon Reports Contained
GEMMS record createdApril 22, 2022
GEMMS record last editedApril 24, 2022