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Latin exercises, poems, and letters collected by an Oxford man

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MS. Lat. misc. e. 32

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Latin exercises, poems, and letters collected by an Oxford man (probably of Christ Church), and chiefly relating to Oxford in about 1625-40. Among the poems are:
  1. 'In admissionem Decani Duppa', 1629 (fol. 7v, cf. 30)
  2. 'In magistrum [Johannem] Sedgwick pastorem parochiæ de Bysly ...' (fol. 12)
  3. On an outrage done to Petrarch's tomb (fol. 15v)
  4. 'Rich. [Corbet] Oxoniensis episcopi Genethliacon' (fol. 17)
  5. Obituary poems on Peter Bond 'huius cedis alumnus' (fol. 5v), Pendricke, fellow of Jesus College (fol. 7), --Prowde 'huius ædis socius' (fol. 10), Leonard Hutten, 1632 (fol. 19), Robert Hughes, 1632 (fol. 19v)
  6. A few are on public subjects (foll. 10, 20, 107, etc.)
  7. At fol. 21 are 19 prose letters to 'Mæcenas' (i.e. Duppa?), or officers of Christ Church
  8. At fol. 35 many prose exercises, theses, and declamations
  9. At the end (fol. 133) is a poem on Ben Jonson's death, 1637 beg. 'In quæ proijcior discrimina')
(fols. 135-end are blank)

Dates

  • Written in about 1630-1640 in Oxford

Extent

178 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Lat. misc. e. 32, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. misc. e. 32

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19248

Abstract

Latin exercises, poems, and letters collected by an Oxford man

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. VI, no. 31830

Custodial History

'Carolus Powell e Trin: Coll. Cant. 1828'.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought.. Oct. 15, 1895, being no. 509 in the cat. of J. E. Cornish for that month: where it is suggested that the MS. is in the hand of Thomas Lushington, bp. Corbet's chaplain, but this is quite doubtful.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 × 5 in.
Title
Latin exercises, poems, and letters collected by an Oxford man
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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