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Fair copy of a poem in hexameters

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MS. Lat. misc. f. 30

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Fair copy of a poem in hexameters, 'Britanniae scholasticae pars prior [books I-III] ... A Roberto Burghillo [Burhill] Oxoniae in artibus inceptore', c.1594, dedicated (fol. 6) to Herbert Westfaling, Bishop of Hereford.

Book III is incomplete, and the manuscript has been much damaged by damp. A longer version in ten books, dedicated to Sir Thomas Bodley, is MS. e Mus. 132 (Summary Catalogue no. 3507).

Dates

  • c.1594

Extent

51 Leaves

Language of Materials

Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Lat. misc. f. 30, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. misc. f. 30

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16941

Overview

Fair copy of a poem in hexameters, 'Britanniae scholasticae pars prior [books I-III] ... A Roberto Burghillo [Burhill] Oxoniae in artibus inceptore', c.1594.

Biographical / Historical

Robert Burhill (bap. 1572-1641) was a Church of England clergyman.

Custodial History

Inscribed on upper cover 'Found upon ye wall plate under the thatch in the vicarage house July 1816. Winterborne Stoke Wilts'.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by S. W. Wayet, Vicar of Winterbourne Stoke, 1919.

Physical Facet

remains of vellum binding, repaired
Title
Fair copy of a poem in hexameters
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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