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Glees with music, 18th cent.

MS. Mus. c. 5

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  1. 1 fol. 2 Two by William Playford ('Diogenes was merry in his tub' and 'Silly heart, forbear'): the latter occurs again on fol. 13v
  2. (fols. 3V, 5). Two by Henry Lawes ('O the black, black Parliament', and 'Once Venus' cheeks')
  3. (fol. 4). 'Be not proud' by W. Lawes
  4. (fols. 5V, ii). Two by Rich. Deering ('When sad grief' and 'Tell me, fair')
  5. (fols. 8, 9, 12V, 14). 'How happy's the life', 'Three merry boys', 'God of winds', 'Come, let's begin' (imperfect)
  6. (fol. 10), 'Full fathom five' by dr. (John) Wilson: words by Shakespeare.


  • 18th cent.


16 Leaves

Language of Materials



MS. Mus. c. 5

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. 16684

Physical Facet

On paper


12 1/8 × 9 5/8 in.

Repository Details

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