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Papers relating to John Taylor, the Water Poet

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MS. Eng. poet. d. 15
Held at the Weston Library

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Papers relating to John Taylor, the Water Poet, copied by W. H. Turner:

  1. Fol. 4. a transcript of Taylors Travels, 1636
  2. Fol. 73. a transcript of part of his Long and Short Tales entitled Bull, Beare and Horse, 1638
  3. Fol. 106. a transcript of his Truth's Triumph, 1643
  4. Fol. 116. a transcript of John Taylors Manifestation, 1642
  5. Fol. 126. Some lists of Taylor's works, with a few miscellaneous papers

There are some traced facsimiles of titlepages and ornaments.


  • Creation: Written about A.D. 1870-1880 by W. H. Turner


177 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. d. 15, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. poet. d. 15

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19556


Papers relating to John Taylor, the Water Poet

Biographical / Historical

John Taylor (1580-1653) was a poet.

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. 33401

Custodial History

Owned by Charles Gerring, bookseller in Oxford, in 1880.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Part of a miscellaneous donation from F. Madan, M.A., Aug. and Sept., 1904.

Physical Facet

On paper


11 3/8 × 9 3/4 in.

Papers relating to John Taylor, the Water Poet
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom