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Poems, epitaphs, etc. collected by an Oxford man and partly relating to Oxford or to public events in about 1600-30, partly satirical, witty or amorous

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MS. Eng. poet. e. 14

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Poems, epitaphs, etc. collected by an Oxford man and partly relating to Oxford or to public events in about 1600-30, partly satirical, witty or amorous; among which are:
  1. Fol. 2. 'Dr. Corbetts Journey', beg. 'Fower Clerkes of Oxford': other poems by him are at fols. 9v, 60 (?), 71, 98 rev., 88v rev.
  2. Fols. 11, 13v. Two poems on Charles the Porter of Lincoln's Inn: begg. 'Here lyes entered' and, by H. Anderson, 'Peter, resigne'
  3. Fols. 12v, 14v, 76v rev. Poems on the murder of the duke of Buckingham by Felton, 1628: begg. 'Immortal man', 'I that my cuntry did betray', 'Enioy thy bondage' by 'mr. T.', 'If idle travilers', 'Yee were bidentals', 'Reader stand still.'
  4. Fols. 16, 22v. 'Ben Johnson on the Peake', 'Ben Johnson vpon the burnning of his bookes.'
  5. Fol. 21. 'A health to his Mistress', beg. 'Drincke to mee only with thine eyes', by Ben Jonson.
  6. Fols. 25, 26. Poems on mrs. Mallett by 'Dr Go:' and 'Mr. F. Smith of Ch: Chu:.'
  7. Fol. 27. 'A Satyre to Sr Nicholas Smith Anno 1602', beg. 'Sleep (next Society).'
  8. Fols. 29v, 30v, 32v, 33v, 34v, 36, 36v, 38, 39, 83v rev. Poems by dr. John Donne.
  9. Fol. 49. 'Sir Walter Raleigh to ye Lord Carr', beg. 'I. C. V. R.'
  10. Fol. 49v. 'The fayned Answer of Q. Eliz: to her subiects ...', beg. 'Your bold Petitions.'
  11. Fol. 54. 'Vpon London Wittes by K. James', beg. 'You women.'
  12. Fol. 55. 'On Christ-Church Play acted at Woodstock on Sunday the 26 of August 1621', beg. 'Whoope Holliday': followed by four more short ones.
  13. Fol. 57v. 'Mr [George] Morley of Ch: Church vnto a Gentlewoman', beg. 'Read faire Mayd.'
  14. Fol. 59. 'On the loss of C. Church Proctorship, when Mr Payne stood', 1626 (?), followed by a short epigram on the same subject. The date of 1627 given in no. 22003, art. (b), is wrong.
  15. Fols. 61v-69v, 70v. Poems signed 'S. S.' or 'S. S. S.', some copies, some apparently original
  16. Fols. 70, 90v rev. Poems signed 'W. T.'
  17. Fol. 100v rev. Epitaphs, e. g. on 'Mr J. Smith of Magd: Coll. Oxon.', Mary queen of Scots (fol. 100 rev.), sir W. Raleigh (fols. 98v rev., 95v rev.), Shakespeare (by Will Basse; fol. 98v rev.), 'Mr Steevens fellow of St. Johns in Oxon' (fol. 97v rev.). 'Mr Wm Blagrave fellow of St Johns Oxone' (fol. 95v rev.), Francis Beaumont (fol. 93v rev.), 'John Dauson Butler of Christ-church' (fol. 93 rev.), 'Tom Coriat', beg. 'Tom comming nere' (fol. 79 rev.), 'Mr Ben Stone of New Coll:' (fol. 77 rev.)
  18. Fol. 77 rev. 'King Jams on the blazing Starre 1618.'

Dates

  • Written in about 1620-1630 in several hands

Extent

102 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. e. 14, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. poet. e. 14

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19362

Overview

Poems, epitaphs, etc. collected by an Oxford man and partly relating to Oxford or to public events in about 1600-30, partly satirical, witty or amorous

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. 32215

Custodial History

In the Phillipps library no. 9257, having been purchased from Thomas Thorpe (Catal. of MSS., 1836, no 1185): in the Phillipps sale, June 15, 1896, lot 862: 'Henry Lamson' (late 17th cent.) on fol. 101v may be an owner's name.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Bodleian from Quaritch's Catal. 164, no. 64, on Oct. 22, 1896.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 1/4 × 4 5/8 in.
Title
Poems, epitaphs, etc. collected by an Oxford man and partly relating to Oxford or to public events in about 1600-30, partly satirical, witty or amorous
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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