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'Miscentur seria iocis, 1647'

 Single Item
MS. Don. d. 58

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'Miscentur seria iocis, 1647', a collection of:
  1. Fols. 1-13. elegies
  2. Fols. 15-19. epitaphs
  3. Fols. 21-30. songs
  4. Fols. 31-40. epigrams
  5. Fols. 41-61. satires and 'poems of diuers subjects'
Most of the pieces had a wide circulation in manuscript and are also to be found printed in contemporary miscellanies, including song books, Wits 'recreations' (London, 1640) and Parnassus biceps (London, 1656). Authors and subjects suggest a connection with Oxford, and in particular with Christ Church. Verse in Crum.


  • 1647


65 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. d. 58, fols. 1-2]
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MS. Don. d. 58

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16936


'Miscentur seria iocis, 1647'

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Custodial History

Owned by Cecil Brent, FSA; Sotheby's, 13 Nov. 1916 (Algernon Brent sale), lot 1034.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from P. J. and A. E. Dobell and given by the Friends of the Bodleian, 1938.

Physical Facet

Vellum wrappers
'Miscentur seria iocis, 1647'
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom