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'A translation in English Verse of the Latin Epitaph wrote by Lord Hervey on the death of Queen Caroline...'

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MS. Add. A. 190

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'A translation in English Verse of the Latin Epitaph wrote by Lord Hervey on the death of Queen Caroline, who dyed the 20th Day of November, 1737 ... J. W. M. scripsi 1769', calligraphically ornamented. The prose dedication to the king is by the translator Henry Aston.

Dates

  • written in A.D. 1769 by J. W. M.

Extent

10 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. A. 190, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. A. 190

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18832

Abstract

'A translation in English Verse of the Latin Epitaph wrote by Lord Hervey on the death of Queen Caroline...', written in A.D. 1769 by J. W. M.

Biographical / Historical

John Hervey, second Baron Hervey of Ickworth (1696-1743) was a courtier and writer.

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. V, no. 29159.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from mr. W. H. Allnutt on Feb. 5, 1879, for 5s.

Physical Facet

On paper; binding, red morocco with gold ornament (18th century)

Dimensions

9 3/8 × 7 1/2 in.
Title
'A translation in English Verse of the Latin Epitaph wrote by Lord Hervey on the death of Queen Caroline...'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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