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A common-place book of pieces of poetry and prose, college notes, etc.

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MS. Eng. misc. e. 13

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A common-place book of pieces of poetry and prose, college notes, etc., collected and partly composed by dr. William Lynnett of Trinity college, Cambridge; among which are:
  1. Fols. 3v, 5, 15v, 24v. college notes or exercises, including (fol. 16v) a list of all graduates at Trinity college 'ante festum Sti Michaelis, 1642'
  2. Fol. 14. 'A breife relation of the battell at Redhorsefield vnder the Edge-hill', by Barnard Stuart, beg. 'We marchèd upon Sunday morne from EdgeCott to EdgeHill'
  3. Fols. 19v, 26. verses and papers on the death of lady Theophila Coke, 1643
  4. Fol. 23.'To the reader on Lessius Hygiasticon' by R. Crashaw
Several leaves have been torn out, and fols. 5-7 are injured.

Dates

  • Written in about 1640-1650, chiefly by W. Lynnett

Extent

31 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. e. 13, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. e. 13

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18934

Abstract

A common-place book of pieces of poetry and prose, college notes, etc.

Biographical / Historical

Dr. William Lynnett (fl. 1640-1650) of Trinity college, Cambridge.

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. VI, no. 31037

Custodial History

'Ri. Walker 1758. Some years agoe Mr. Brigg bought this Common place book in Smithfield, and gave it to R.W.': in 1792 it was in the hands of Thomas Bousfield (or James Simpson?), wheel-wright in Kendal.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

'Bought by the Bodleian 30 Jan. 1891 from J. W. Jarvis & Son.'

Physical Facet

On paper, mutilated in several places

Dimensions

8 × 6 in.
Title
A common-place book of pieces of poetry and prose, college notes, etc.
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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