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Volume of draft poems, devotional and polemical, by 'John Brereley, Priest' (sometimes identified with James Anderton)

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MS. Eng. poet. c. 61

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Volume of draft poems, devotional and polemical, by 'John Brereley, Priest' (sometimes identified with James Anderton), with alterations and additions by the author. Thirty five pieces were printed in [anon.] Epigrammes [Rouen, 1630], and forty-three pieces in I. B., Virginalia ([Rouen], 1632).

Typescript lists of titles and first lines, and of the items printed in the above works, are MS. Eng. misc. b. 247, fols. 13-33.

(fols. 48-60 are blank)

Dates

  • c. 1620-1630

Extent

60 Leaves

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. poet. c. 61

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17752

Overview

Volume of draft poems, devotional and polemical, by 'John Brereley, Priest' (sometimes identified with James Anderton)

Biographical / Historical

James Anderton (pseud. John Brereley, 1557-1613) was a religious controversialist.

Custodial History

Thomas Thorpe, 1836 catalogue, item 1311; Phillipps MS. 9095; Sotheby's, 10 June 1896, lot 763; bookplate of Joseph Gillow.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from members of the Gillow family, 1969.

Physical Facet

19th-century half calf
Title
Volume of draft poems, devotional and polemical, by 'John Brereley, Priest' (sometimes identified with Laurence Anderton)
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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