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Latin poems by George Buchanan (d. 1582), whose name, however, does not occur, Written in the first quarter of the 17th century if not earlier

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MS. Cherry 41

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Latin poems by George Buchanan (d. 1582), whose name, however, does not occur:
  1. Fol. 5. 'Fratres fraterrimi', Latin satirical epigrams
  2. Fol. 8v. 'Epigrammatum ...' libri tres, containing fewer poems than in the printed editions
Hearne (Diary, 16 Sept. 1708) asserts that this book is in the handwriting of Charles I ('C. R.' is on fol. 32v).

Dates

  • Written in the first quarter of the 17th century if not earlier

Extent

32 Leaves

Language of Materials

Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Cherry 41

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. III, no. 9815

Custodial History

Belonged to some scholar under Dr. John Crage (Craig?: 17th cent.).

Physical Facet

On paper, injured by fire, bound in red velvet

Dimensions

7 1/2 × 5 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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