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Contemporary copy in an unidentified hand of devotions of Sir Henry Herbert

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MS. Don. f. 27

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Contemporary copy in an unidentified hand of devotions of Sir Henry Herbert, 'Herberts golden harpe, or his heavenly hymne soundinge the disease and desire of his soule', from a holograph copy signed at the end 'January 20 1632 H. Herbertt'.

Dates

  • 20th January 1632

Extent

47 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. f. 27, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. f. 27

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 8858

Overview

Contemporary copy in an unidentified hand of devotions of Sir Henry Herbert

Biographical / Historical

Sir Henry Herbert (bap. 1594-d. 1673) was an English master of the revels.

Custodial History

Owned in the 17th cent. by Mary Whitgreave (signature fol. 1v); by Hester and Cath: Young (fol. 45); by Robert Noble, rector of Athboy, co. Meath, 1831 (front pastedown).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Elkin Mathews and given by the Friends of the Bodleian, 1958.

Physical Facet

Painted vellum binding, gilt MW on each cover
Title
Contemporary copy in an unidentified hand of devotions of Sir Henry Herbert
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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