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Collection of verse and prose copied by two or possibly three hands

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MS. Eng. poet. e. 112

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Collection of verse and prose copied by two or possibly three hands, including:
  1. (fols. 1-73) 'The life of Edward the second' by Sir Francis Hubert;
  2. (fols. 83-102) fortyeight 'characters' by John Earle, the order mainly agreeing with the autograph copy, 45986, annotated 'The end of so many of Mr. Erles caracters as were bestowed upon me by Mr. G. S. April 1627';
  3. (fols. iiv, 74, 78v-79, 81v, 103v-108) copies of various pieces in a second hand, some initialled 'I. N.', including (fol. 78v) poem on the death of Sir Walter Ralegh.
142 leaves, 112-142 blank.

Dates

  • Early 17th century

Extent

142 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. e. 112, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. poet. e. 112

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16281

Overview

Collection of verse and prose copied by two or possibly three hands.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Custodial History

Numbered at various times Wh. g; 296; 425; 529; 6766; S 27; bookplate of S. B. Duryea; bequeathed by him to the Long Island Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Sotheby's, 21 Dec. 1965, lot 595

Physical Facet

Calf, gilt, rebacked and repaired
Title
Collection of verse and prose copied by two or possibly three hands
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom