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Epitome of Plutarch's Lives written and illustrated with ink and wash portraits by Mary Gale

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MS. Eng. e. 2836

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Epitome of Plutarch's Lives, written and illustrated with ink and wash portraits by Mary Gale, 1711, dedicated (pp. 2-4) to her brother Thomas Gale. Comprises:
  1. (pp. 94-158) Lives of Christ and the disciples, similarly illustrated
  2. (pp. 172-224) An account of the 1715 Rebellion, based on enws heard in Keighley Market, Yorks
  3. (pp. 165-168, 225-243) Copies of verses and letters about the Rebellion
  4. (pp. 245-255) Account of the presentation of Thomas Gale to the rectory of Linton, Yorks., by his counsin Roger, 1716, with a brief description of Linton and a sketch of the parsonage.

Dates

  • 1711

Extent

266 pages

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. e. 2836, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. e. 2836

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9819

Abstract

Epitome of Plutarch's Lives written and illustrated with ink and wash portraits by Mary Gale.

Biographical / Historical

No biographical information is known.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Christopher Edwards, Short List 3 (1992), 38.

Physical Facet

Vellum. Signature of A. Dennis Buckeridge, early 20th cent. (p. I); booklable of Alastair Robb Smith
Title
Epitome of Plutarch's 'Lives' written and illustrated with ink and wash portraits by Mary Gale
Status
Published
Author
EAD version 2021 by Hannah Jordan
Date
EAD version 2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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