'The tragedye of Antipoe, with other poeticall-verses'
'The tragedye of Antipoe, with other poeticall-verses.' The introductory verses are signed 'Francis Verney' the author, who dedicates the play to James i: no other verses are now in the volume. The whole volume was 'written by mee Nicolas Leath junior in Allicante in June 1622': he adds some variations of another copy.
- Creation: Written in 1622 by N. Leath
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. e. 5 fols. 1-2]
MS. Eng. poet. e. 5
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 18937
'The tragedye of Antipoe, with other poeticall-verses.'
Biographical / Historical
Nicolas Leath (fl. 1622) was a junior in Allicante.
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. 31041
Belonged to 'John Baly' (18th cent.?), 'Lee Warly' (about 1800?). Bears the modern bookplate and crest of the Cosens family.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased, 10 Oct. 1890, from J. W. Jarvis, bookseller.
7 3/4 × 6 1/4 in.
- 'The tragedye of Antipoe, with other poeticall-verses.'
- EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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