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Religious works in prose and verse

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MS. Don. e. 17

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Religious works in prose and verse: (fols. 1-11) 'A soveraigne antidote agay[n]st dispayre', a discourse on II Cor. 4: 17, dated 1637; (fols. 12-35) 'The death, and passion of our Lord Jesus Christ', a poem dedicated by Elizabeth Middleton to Mrs. Sara Edmondes; (fols. 36-7) 'Ecce homo', an incomplete poem probably by Elizabeth Middleton. Fair copy, with red and black ink decoration.

Dates

  • 17th century

Extent

38 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Don. e. 17, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Don. e. 17

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16981

Overview

Religious works in prose and verse

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Custodial History

Owned by P. J. C. Howard; Sotheby's, 1 Aug. 1934, lot 75.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from P. J. and A. E. Dobell and given by the Friends of the Bodleian, 1937.

Physical Facet

Vellum binding, gilt
Title
Religious works in prose and verse
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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