Cowley, Abraham, 1618-1667

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English poet.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Mr. Long, 1650 Jan. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526766

From the description of Autograph endorsement and signature : [n.p.], 1660 Dec. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270512553

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British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x00028d

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referencedIn Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., collected and edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1413-1900 (inclusive), 1775-1839 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Han, William. [Commonplace book], [ca. 1644-1707]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf VERSE MISCELLANY: comprising copies of eleven poems by or attributed to John Dryden, Thomas Sprat, the Earls of Orrery and Dorset, etc.; circa 1667-1668. The two poems of Dryden (ff. 33-63v, 64-65v) may have been copied from one of the three issues o..., approximately 1667-1668 British Library
referencedIn Vol. II. (ff. 289). (1) John Thurloe, Secretary of State, to Henry Cromwell, Major-General of the Forces in Ireland, on the Protector's refusal to take the title of King; 12 May 1657. From a letter 'in ye possession of the ... Earl of Shelburn'. Cop... British Library
creatorOf Medicine. Botanical: De medicinis simplicibus: 13th-18th cent.: Imperf.Owners of Manuscripts: Bernard (Francis), M.D. British Library
referencedIn VOL,. II. Sir John Holland, Sir James Harington, and others of the Commissioners to receive the King from the Scotch, 1646, f. 1; Sir Thomas Fairfax, 1646, f. 2; [John Maitland, 2nd Earl of] Lauderdale, [Archibald Campbell, Marquess of] Argyll, and o..., 17th century-18th century British Library
referencedIn Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832. Autograph letter signed with initials : Edinburgh, to the Marchioness of Abercorn, [1811] Feb. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Vol. II. (ff. 231). (1) 'Ere You Read this now You'll Suppose'; song (8 x 5 lines). f. 1. (2) Epitaph on Mrs. Mary Wynn, beg. 'Stay, reader, and with deep concern'. Two versions. ff. 2-3. (3) The Epilogue to Don Carlos, by T. Otway; 1676. f. 4. (4) '... British Library
referencedIn William Courten, alias Charleton; of the Middle Temple: Letters and papers relating to natural history and vertu: 17th cent.includes:f. 1 County of Gloucester: List of deeds relating to, in possession of W. Charleton: 1668.f. 1 Evesham Manor; Wor... British Library
referencedIn Magalotti, Lorenzo, 1637-1712,. Poesie Inglesi, [late 17th century]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Cowley, Abraham, 1618-1667. The troubles of Joseph related in scripture translated into English verse in imitation of Mr Abraham Cowleys Davideis. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
creatorOf Cowley, Abraham, 1618-1667. Autograph endorsement and signature : [n.p.], 1660 Dec. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn The troubles of Joseph related in scripture translated into English verse in imitation of Mr Abraham Cowleys Davideis, 1680 GB 206 Leeds University Library
referencedIn ANTHEMS, duets, songs, etc., mostly with accompaniments, in score, by Giacomo Carissimi, G. F. Sances, G. Casati, P. Reggio, Aldrich, Purcell, Blow, Courteville, Robert Ramsey, Pelham Humfrey, Lock, Gibbons, and Capt. Henry Cooke. Folios 2-44 are in ... British Library
referencedIn [Commonplace book], [ca. 1710]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn [Commonplace book], [late 17th to mid 18th century]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Southwell, Robert, Sir, 1635-1702. [Commonplace book], [1653? and later]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn [Commonplace book], [ca. 1708]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Bristol, John Hervey, 1st Earl of, 1665-1751,. Commonplace book : manuscript, [16--] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Arthur H. Nethercot (1895-1981) Papers, 1927-1981 Northwestern University Archives
creatorOf Waller, Edmund, 1606-1687. Poems and songs, ca. 1600-ca. 1750, compiled ca. 1713 and ca. 1745. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Stephen Oliver Collection, 1955-1995 British Library: Music Collections
referencedIn Locker-Lampson, Warburg, Grimson autograph album, 1552-1890. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Piozzi, Hester Lynch, 1741-1821. Autograph letter signed with initials : Penzance, to William Augustus Conway, 1821 Feb. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS PRIVATE LETTERS, etc., English and foreign; 1613-1818:-1. [Richard Butler, 3rd Viscount] Mountgarrett, to Sir Williain Andrewes, Knt., with a present of a goshawk, etc.; Ballyne, 12 Sept. 1613. f 1. 2. [Henry Percy, 9th Earl of] North... British Library
referencedIn Charles II of England: Register of writs of Privy Seal, royal warrants and other State papers.Sir Edward Walker, Garter King at Arms: Warrant to, for augmentation of the arms of F. Wolfe: 1660.Sir John Nicholas, Clerk of the Privy Council: Register o... British Library
referencedIn Blount, Thomas Pope, Sir, 1649-1697. De re poetica, [late 17th century]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf ABRAHAM COWLEY: elegy 'On Mr. Crashaw'; circa 1649-1652. Autograph fair copy. The manuscript comes from a collection of verses found among the papers of James Butler, 1st Duke of Ormonde, to whom it may have been presented by the author while they we..., approximately 1649-1652 British Library
creatorOf Cowley, Abraham, 1618-1667. Miscellany [manuscript], ca. 1667. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Nethercot, Arthur Hobart, 1895-1981. Arthur H. Nethercot Papers, 1927-1981. Northwestern University
referencedIn English-language manuscript verse in the Houghton Library: First-line index, ca. 1000-ca. 1820. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Vol. I (ff. 215). (1) Verses, etc., almost entirely by Birch, or addressed to him, some of them apparently written as exercises. They are:— (a) 'Jam tibi perfectum jactare, Britannia, carmen': a version (100 lines) of the Rev. John Nixon's poem on Si... British Library
creatorOf Cumberlege, B.,. Miscellany poems by severall hands : collected by B. Cumberlege : manuscript, 1703. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Cowley, Abraham, 1618-1667. Commonplace book, [16--]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Hall, Henry, ca. 1656-1707. Collection of sacred and secular songs by late 17th century composers [manuscript], ca. 1710. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Donne, John, 1572-1631. Poetical commonplace book, ca. 1650. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Stephen Oliver: Shorter secular vocal works, 1965-1987 British Library
referencedIn [Commonplace book], [late 17th century]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Martin, Thomas. [Letter-book and poetical miscellany] University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Henrietta Maria, Queen, Consort of Charles I, King of England, 1609-1669. Document signed : St. Germaine, 1647 June 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Jodrell, Henry,. Miscellany of Henry Jodrell [manuscript], ca. 1780. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn [Restoration poems], [ca. 1688-1689]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Songs by Muriel Herbert, 1929-1962 British Library
referencedIn Lieutenant Gedeon Bonnivert, son of Paschall and Judith Bonnivert of Sedan in Champagne: Commonplace books: 1673-1683.: Engl. Lat. and Fr.includes:f. 53 Joan, Pope: Notices of: late 17th cent.: Lat. and Fr.f. 59 b Abraham Cowley, poet: Epitaph in... British Library
referencedIn [Commonplace book], [late 17th century]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn EGMONT PAPERS. Vol. CXCII (ff. i+169). Egmont MS. 255. Commonplace book of Sir John Perceval, 1st Bart., probably compiled while at Magdalene College, Cambridge; 1646-1649, n.d. The chief contents are poems, mostly with no indication of authorship, a..., 1646-1649 British Library
referencedIn Mary Hyde Eccles autograph collection, 1514-1697. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Photocopy of a letter, dated 3 April 1656, from Abraham Cowley to an unidentified recipient concerning the 'Opera and plans for Declamations' in London of Sir William Davenant. British Library
creatorOf Cowley, Abraham, 1618-1667. The works of Mr. Abraham Cowley / published by Dr. T. Sprat : manuscript, [between ca. 1669 and ca. 1673] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 or 18 A.D. A collection of miscellany poems from the greatest poets both antient and modern that I have read & here place for my own entertainment : to divert malincolly thoughts & to express an opinion manuscript, [16--] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Cowley, Abraham, 1618-1667. Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Mr. Long, 1650 Jan. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Blount, Thomas Pope, Sir, 1649-1697. person
associatedWith Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658 person
associatedWith Cumberlege, B., person
associatedWith Dryden, John, 1631-1700. person
associatedWith Eccles, Mary Hyde, collector. person
associatedWith Goad, Thomas, 1576-1638. person
associatedWith Han, William. person
associatedWith Henrietta Maria, Queen, Consort of Charles I, King of England, 1609-1669. person
associatedWith J. B. (John Butler). person
associatedWith Jesus Christ person
associatedWith Jodrell, Henry, person
correspondedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 person
associatedWith Locker-Lampson, Frederick, 1821-1895 person
associatedWith Long, Robert, Sir, d. 1673, person
associatedWith Magalotti, Lorenzo, 1637-1712, person
associatedWith Martin, Thomas. person
associatedWith Nethercot, Arthur Hobart, 1895-1981. person
associatedWith Not known. person
associatedWith Overall, John, 1560-1619. person
associatedWith Piozzi, Hester Lynch, 1741-1821. person
associatedWith Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832. person
associatedWith Southwell, Robert, Sir, 1635-1702. person
associatedWith Sprat, Thomas, 1635-1713. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Shillelagh, Wicklow
Carlisle, Cumberland
St. Enoder, Cornwall
Denbighshire, Wales
Fawsley Lodge, Northamptonshire
Canterbury, Kent
Hounslow Heath, Middlesex
Ireland, Europe
Croston, Lancashire
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Misterton, Nottinghamshire
London, England
Devizes, Wiltshire
Richmond Park, Surrey
New Windsor, Berkshire
Frodsham, Cheshire
Jamaica, Central America
Down, county of, Ireland
London, England
Philippsburg, on the Rhine, Germany
Maldon, Essex
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Montgomeryshire, Wales
Dorset, England
Gloucestershire, England
Hedon, Yorkshire
Charlton, Kent
America, North America
Netherlands, Europe
Cheshire, England
Strawberry Hill, Twickenham
Paris, France
Woking, Surrey
Hemel Hampstead, Hertfordshire
Kirkheaton, West Riding of Yorkshire
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Calvinism--Controversial literature--Early works to 1800
English poetry--17th century
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Birth 1618

Death 1667-07-28

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