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Six sets of verses 'to the Right vertuous the Ladie Elizabeth Powlet

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MS. Bodl. 22

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Six sets of verses 'to the Right vertuous the Ladie Elizabeth Powlet vpon her Present to the Vniversitie of Oxon being the Birth, Death, Resurrection, and Ascension of our Saviour wrought by her selfe in Needle-worke'. The writers are:
  1. 'William Cartwright, master of Arts of Christ-Church' (fol. 1)
  2. 'Samuel Evans, Bachelor of Lawe' (fol. 2)
  3. 'Tho: Gawen, A.B.' (fol. 3)
  4. 'Edward Marrow, Bac: of Lawe' (fol. 5v)
  5. 'John Beesley, Bac: Art:'(fol. 7)
  6. 'Rod: Brideoake, A.M.' (fol. 9v), all of New College
The needlework was presented in Convocation on July 9, 1636 (see Macray, Annals, p. 65 note); it was still in the Library in 1697 when Wanley proposed its transference to the Ashmolean, but is not now known to exist. [Cr.]

Dates

  • Written about 1636

Extent

14 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Bodl. 22, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Bodl. 22

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18110

Overview

Six sets of verses 'to the Right vertuous the Ladie Elizabeth Powlet

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. 3059

Custodial History

Manuscript 2901* acquired by the Bodleian Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Probably presented in 1636.

Physical Facet

On paper, bound in limp parchment with gold ornament, contemporary English work

Dimensions

9 × 6 3/4 in.
Title
Six sets of verses 'to the Right vertuous the Ladie Elizabeth Powlet
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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