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Fair copy of poems by Henry King, Bishop of Chichester

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MS. Eng. poet. e. 30

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Fair copy of poems by Henry King, Bishop of Chichester, with corrections and additions by King on fols. 9v, 23-25, 40, 49, 53v, 55v-57v, 65v, and (fols. 87v-105v) sermon preached at the funeral of Catherine Cholmondeley, Countess of Leinster, 1657. Fols. 5-57v are in the hand of Thomas Manne. All the poems are printed in Poems (London, 1657), except four epigrams on fols. 54-55, printed in Poems and psalms, ed. John Hannah (Oxford, 1843). Verse in Crum.

109 leaves.

Dates

  • 17th century

Extent

109 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. e. 30, fols. 1-2].
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MS. Eng. poet. e. 30

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16240

Overview

Fair copy of poems by Henry King, Bishop of Chichester.

Biographical / Historical

Henry King (1592–1669) was a British poet and Bishop of Chichester.

Custodial History

Owned by J. Wilson, 18th century, and by William Pickering, 19th century.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Hodgson's, 12 July 1928, lot 227.

Bibliography

  • See The poems of Henry King, ed. Margaret Crum (Oxford, 1965), 48-53.

Physical Facet

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Title
Fair copy of poems by Henry King, Bishop of Chichester
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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