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Holograph manuscript by Elizabeth Cary, 'The Mirror of the Worlde translated out of French into Englishe'

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Translation by Elizabeth Tanfield (later Cary) of the work by Ortelius, with (fol. 1) note that it has been translated by 'E. T.', and (fol. 2) dedication by E. Tanfelde to her uncle Sir Henry Lee, n.d.

(fols. 54-88) are blank.

Dates

  • n.d. (early 17th cent.)

Extent

88 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

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Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15017

Abstract

Holograph manuscript by Elizabeth Cary, 'The Mirror of the Worlde translated out of French into Englishe'

Biographical / Historical

Elizabeth Cary, Viscountess Falkland (1585-1639), was a poet, dramatist, translator and historian. She was the wife of Henry Cary, 1st Viscount Falkland.

Custodial History

Owned by H.A. Lee-Dillon, 17th Viscount Dillon, who gave it to Burford parish in 1925.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited by the vicar of Burford, 1991.

Existence and Location of Copies

Please use the photocopy available at Dep. d. 817*.
Title
Holograph manuscript by Elizabeth Cary, 'The Mirror of the Worlde translated out of French into Englishe'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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