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Collection of recusant verse

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MS. Eng. poet. b. 5

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Collection of recusant verse, compiled 1651-7. Verse in Crum., including thirty-two poems by Robert Southwell and one (p. 101) by George Wither. See BLR, 3 (1950-1), 50. At p. 89 is a notice of the birth and death of John Fairfax, son of Thomas and Issabell Fairfax, in August 1654.

Dates

  • Compiled 1651-1657

Extent

130 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. b. 5, fols. 1-2]
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MS. Eng. poet. b. 5

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7363

Overview

Collection of recusant verse

Biographical / Historical

Robert Southwell (c. 1561-1595) was a poet. George Wither (1588-1667) was a poet and pamphleteer.

Custodial History

Signature of Harriet Marcusden, 19th cent. (p. i).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from P. J. Dobell, 1948.

Physical Facet

Vellum wrappers
Title
Collection of recusant verse
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom