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Volume of sermons and verse

 Single Item
MS. Eng. e. 3028
Held at the Weston Library

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(fols. 1-52) five sermons in several hands, the first sermon with (fol. 13) signature of Brian Holiday

(fols. 62v-53av rev) poems in English and Latin, possibly all in the hand of Robert Halswell, comprising

  1. (fols. 62v-60 rev) poem beginning 'I went from England into ffraunce/ Neither to learne to singe nor dance', 1622
  2. (fols. 59av-58v rev) copy of poem by William Browne, beginning 'Marina's gone and now sitt I'
  3. (fols. 57v-r rev) Latin and English versions of a poem beginning 'Blacke flyes ye Martin ore Thessalian fields', by 'Hug. H', possibly Hugh Halswell
  4. (fols. 55v-54v rev) 'Caecus Amor', beginning 'Tis not for blind men to dispute of colours', with two Latin versions of the poem
  5. (fols. 53av rev) Latin epithalamium by R.H. [Halswell], mid 1620s


  • Creation: early 17th cent.


66 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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MS. Eng. e. 3028

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15019


Volume of sermons and verse

Custodial History

Bought by Bent Juel-Jensen from Blackwells, 1949 (note on fol. i verso rev)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Bent Juel-Jensen, 1977

Physical Facet

Binding: limp parchment, with 'Sermons' inscribed in ink on upper cover

Volume of sermons and verse
EAD version 2018
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom