'Mary Magdalens Lamentations for the losse of her Maister Jesus'
'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.
- Creation: written about A.D. 1600
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. e. 2, fols. 1-2]
MS. Eng. poet. e. 2
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 20315
'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.
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.
8 1/8 × 5 3/4 in.
- 'Mary Magdalens Lamentations for the losse of her Maister Jesus'
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