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Fair copy by Nicholas Oldisworth of poems written by him, 1629-34, dedicated to his wife

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MS. Don. c. 24

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Fair copy by Nicholas Oldisworth of poems written by him, dedicated to his wife, 1644, including love poems, epigrams and occasional verse, with (fols. 78-92) an unfinished romance 'The chronicle of Europe'. A later owner, Margaret Man, added recipes on fols. 94-117. Verse in Crum.

(fols. 118-95 are blank)

Dates

  • 1629-1644

Extent

195 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. c. 24, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. c. 24

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16779

Overview

Fair copy by Nicholas Oldisworth of poems written by him, 1629-34, dedicated to his wife, 1644

Biographical / Historical

Nicholas Oldisworth, bap. 1611-d. 1645, was an English Church of England clergyman and poet.

Custodial History

Owned by Margaret Man (fol. 3); Thomas Thorpe, 1834 catalogue, pt. iv, item 627; owned by E. H. Barker of Thetford, Philip Bliss in 1836 and Sir Thomas Phillipps (MS. 18123) in 1858; Sotheby's, 19 June 1893, lot 591 and 24 April 1911, lot 851; bought, Colbeck Radford, cat. 24, item 142.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by the Friends of the Bodleian, 1932

Physical Facet

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Title
Fair copy by Nicholas Oldisworth of poems written by him, 1629-34, dedicated to his wife
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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