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'Mary Magdalens Lamentations for the losse of her Maister Jesus'

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MS. Eng. poet. e. 2

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'Mary Magdalens Lamentations for the losse of her Maister Jesus', an English poem: preface beg. 'The happiest soule that euer was invested', poem beg. 'What climate will afforde a mournefull Mate': in six-line stanzas.

The author takes the name of Collin in the preface. The poem is possibly by Gervase Markham.

Dates

  • written about A.D. 1600

Extent

41 Leaves

Preferred Citation

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

MS. Eng. poet. e. 2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20315

Overview

'Mary Magdalens Lamentations for the losse of her Maister Jesus', written about A.D. 1600.

Biographical / Historical

Gervase Markham (1568?–1637) was an author.

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. V, no. 29735.

Custodial History

No. 19 in some 19th century sale. Owned by the eleventh and twelfth earls of Westmorland; in the Westmorland sale, July 15, 1887, lot 914, and attributed to Robert Southwell.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from J. W. Jarvis on Dec. 21, 1887, for £2 2s.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

8 1/8 × 5 3/4 in.
Title
'Mary Magdalens Lamentations for the losse of her Maister Jesus'
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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