GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons
Sermon TitleSermon 1 on Psalm 8:4 (descriptive title)
Extentff. 137v-138v
Composition Date -
Primary LanguageEnglish
Text TypeSermon Notes
Sermon Type(s)
Bible TextsPsalms 8:4 - 8: 4
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Ussher, Ambrosemanuscript owner - Ussher, James
Associated Sermons
Preachingsca. 1594-01-01 - 1656-03-21 (old) - Ireland - Occasion not identified; The start date for this preaching range reflects the earliest dated sermon in this volume; the end date is that of James Ussher's death.
Additional Material
Print Editions / Witnesses
DescriptionVery faded. The text is not legible, but the sermon's headwords (which in this volume also indicate the text) are "What is man that thou art so mindful...", suggesting the text is Psalm 8:4.
Source of DataJeanne Shami; Hannah Wood
Other NoteAs this commonplace book contains materials written by both of the Ussher brothers, it is difficult to tell whether Ambrose or James was the scribe/preacher/auditor. To reflect this ambiguity, they both have been included in this entry under the designation of "manuscript owner."
GEMMS record createdMay 13, 2022
GEMMS record last editedMay 14, 2022