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Miscellaneous pieces in English and Latin verse and prose

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MS. Add. B. 97
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Miscellaneous pieces in English and Latin verse and prose, collected and partly composed by 'Lew. F.' Among the pieces are:
  1. (fol. 5) 'Jokey. Jenken', a poetical dialogue occasioned by the expulsion of the latter from New college, Oxford;
  2. (fol. 13) A description of part of Somersetshire about Axbridge;
  3. (fol. 16) 'Songes', one signed 'Ch. Riues';
  4. (fol. 25) 'A Poem of Dauncinge', beg. 'Where lives that man', 113 7-line stanzas;
  5. (fol. 39) 'Insignia [civitatis] Oxoniæ', in Latin and English verse;
  6. (fol. 39) 'Of Othes, authore Ben: Jonsonio';
  7. (fol. 41) 'Epigrammata Jo: Dauisii', 44 in number, English and Latin, followed at fol. 49 by an English 'Epithalamium Jo: Dauisii';
  8. (fol. 56v) A poem 'To Sr G. T. K.', signed 'J. Mabb' of Magdalen college, Oxford;
  9. (fol. 57v) Copies of Latin and English letters on preaching between John Mayo of Shaftesbury, 'Lew. F.' and Thomas Chafie, minister of Stocke, (near Axbridge?) in 1609;
  10. (fol. 63) 'The Prologe to a Presentment of a Playe before BPP Thornburie & his Chauncellor in his Visitacion at Dorchester, by the School Master Sheeke', i.e. Robert Cheek: in Latin.
'Lew. F.' may be Leweston Fitzjames, of Leweston in Dorset.

Dates

  • written early in the 17th century by L. F.

Extent

64 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. B. 97, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. B. 97

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD IS 19608

Abstract

Miscellaneous pieces in English and Latin verse and prose, written early in the 17th century by L. F.

Biographical / Historical

Leweston Fitzjames (c.1574-1638) of Leweston, Dorset, was a politician.

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. 29419.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at the Percy sale, April 29, 1884.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

7 5/8 × 5 7/8 in.
Title
Miscellaneous pieces in English and Latin verse and prose
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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