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Lives of Martyrs in Spanish verse by Francisco de Herrera

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MS. Bodl. 513

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Lives of Martyrs in Spanish verse by Francisco de Herrera:
  1. Fol. iii. 'Historia del glorioso martirio de Edmundo Campiano y Thomas Cotamo sacerdotes de la Compañia de Jesus y de otros ... martirizados en Inglaterra ... 1581, y 82, y 83. Compuesta por el padre Francisco de Herrera ...', in twelve cantos, preceded by a dedicatory epistle to Philip ii of Spain, a preface, and three laudatory poems (two in Latin, one in Spanish by Rodrigo Fernandez de Pineda): beg. 'Los illustres varones gloriosos': there are several corrections of the text.
  2. Fol. 133. 'Historia del muerte del padre Rodulpho Aquaviua, sacerdote de la Compañia de Iesus, y de ... [otros] martirizados ... en Coculin en las Indias orientales ... por el padre Francisco de Herrera ...', preceded by a dedicatory epistle to Claudio Aquaviva, and followed by lists of martyrs in Brazil in 1570 and 1571: the verses beg. 'Aunque me siento falto de razones'.

Dates

  • Written about A.D. 1600

Extent

151 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Bodl. 513, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Bodl. 513

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17902

Overview

Lives of Martyrs in Spanish verse by Francisco de Herrera

Biographical / Historical

Francisco de Herrera (the Elder, 1576-1656) was a Spanish painter.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 2183

Custodial History

Manuscript 1049 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'Ex dono Richardj Brown in artibus Baccalaurej et socij Collegij Mertonensis. Martij 10. 1624.'

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

8 1/8 × 5 3/4 in.
Title
Lives of Martyrs in Spanish verse by Francisco de Herrera
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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