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An English poem in 6-line stanzas, written in 1592

MS. Douce 277
Held at the Weston Library

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'The authors Teares upon the death of ... Sir William Sackvile ... sonne to ... the Lorde Buckhurst Anno Domini, 1592': an English poem in 6-line stanzas, beg. 'Reader who ere thow bee, I kisse thy name': signed at end ' J. Rosse of th' Inner Temple', probably the author: two sonnets by Henry Fanshaw and Tho. Williams (both of the Inner Temple) precede.


  • Creation: written in 1592


27 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Douce 277

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21851

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.

Physical Facet

On paper


7 7/8 × 6 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom