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Poems and letters of Robert Southwell

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MS. Eng. poet. e. 113

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Poems and (fols. 52-73) letters of Robert Southwell, copied early 17th cent.; described (as the Virtue and Cahill Library MS.) in The poems of Robert Southwell, ed. J. H. McDonald and Nancy P. Brown (Oxford, 1969), pp. xl-xliii. The volume also contains sigs. A-E of Saint Peters complaint, with other poems (London, 1595).

40 printed pages / 80 leaves.

Dates

  • Early 17th century

Extent

80 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. e. 113, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. poet. e. 113

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11018

Overview

Poems and letters of Robert Southwell.

Biographical / Historical

Robert Southwell (1561-1595) was a poet.

Custodial History

Owned by (fol. 79v) Thomas Champney, 1677, and (fol. 78v) Mary Hooge, 1678; referred to as 'The Woolhampton MS.' in 19th-cent. notes (fols. ii-vii); No. 8635 in the Virtue and Cahill Library, Portsmouth.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Christie's, 5 July 1967, lot 190.

Physical Facet

Vellum binding, stamped IHS in centre of each cover
Title
Poems and letters of Robert Southwell
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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