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'Les six vingts et six Quatrains de Guy de Faur Sieur de Pybrac'

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MS. Bodl. 987

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'Les six vingts et six Quatrains de Guy de Faur Sieur de Pybrac escrits par Esther Inglis pour son dernier adieu, ce 21 iour de iuin, 1617' This copy is dedicated in English to dr. Joseph Hall, and as usual contains a coloured portrait of mrs. Inglis (on fol. 6).

At fols. 70, 71 are the mottoes 'Durum patientia frango' and 'De l'Eternel le bien | De moy le mal ou rien. Junij xxi, 1617'. This volume is no. xxv in D. Laing's List of Inglis MSS. (Proc. of the Soc. of Antiquaries of Scotland, vi [1868], p. 302).

Dates

  • Written A.D. 1617 by Esther Inglis

Extent

77 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Bodl. 987, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Bodl. 987

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18106

Overview

'Les six vingts et six Quatrains de Guy de Faur Sieur de Pybrac'

Biographical / Historical

Esther Inglis (1571-1624) was a calligrapher and minaturist.

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. 3049

Custodial History

Manuscript 2903 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'Liber Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ ex dono Edovardj Hall, Coll. Exon. Soc: Art. Baccal: 1638'.

Physical Facet

On paper, binding, brown leather with gold ornament, English work of 1617 (?)

Dimensions

2 × 3 1/4 in.
Title
'Les six vingts et six Quatrains de Guy de Faur Sieur de Pybrac'
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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