Jonson, Benjamin, 1572-1637

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referencedIn Sloane 1792Paper, in 12mo, ff. 143, XVII Century.1. 'Sir H. Wotton, on the Lady Elizabeth when she was first crowned Queen of Bohemia.' f. 2.Begin: — 'Ye glorious trifles of the East.'Printed in the Parnassus Biceps, London, 1656, p. 34; and given in... British Library
creatorOf Songs by Muriel Herbert, 1922-1932 British Library
referencedIn (ff. 2). Sir John Leman, Lord Mayor 1616-1617; 3 May 1632.Sir John Leman, Lord Mayor of London: Order of funeral-procession of Sir John Leman: 3 May 1632.Benjamin Jonson, dramatist and poet: Mentioned in funeral-procession of Sir J. Leman: 3 May 1632... British Library
referencedIn POETICAL MISCEI,LANY, with a few prose pieces. Among the writers whose names or initials are given are.-H. N. [Henry Noel ?]. ff. 1, 1 b, 24 b, 140 b, 172 b, 173, 176. John Cleveland. ff. 5-8, 17 b, 62, 66 b, 154-158 b. Capt. [Richard] Lovelace: Ver..., 1638-1655 British Library
creatorOf Salomon, King of Israel: Opus de arte magica, ab Honorio ordinatum: 14th cent.Honorius fil. Euclidis, Magister Thebarum: Opera Salomonis seu Liber Juratus: 14th-16th cent. British Library
referencedIn Sloane 1466Paper, 4to., ff. 456, XVII Century.1. Josephi Webb Epistola in imitationem Ciceronis Epistolarum. ff. 1b, 301.Tit. 'Exemplum Imitationis dianocticae Webbianae.'2. Servii Sulpicii Epistola ad M. T. Ciceronem. ff. 2-6.Deficit in verbis, 'apu... British Library
referencedIn 1. Privy Seal for a loan to the crown; 28 July, 33 Eliz. [1591]; signed by Thomas Kery, collector. With acknowledgment of money received from William Alferie of Wythiham, co. Sussex, 20 Nov. 1591, f. 1. 2. Accounts of payments to the King's workman a..., 1591-1617 British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS English poems of the xviith cent. Among the authors areRobert Herrick, f.f. 66 b, 128 b, 145, 157. John Hoskins, ff. 70 b, 162. H[enry] K[ing], ff. 73,147,174,179. Ben Jonson, f. 77, 98, 111 b. T[homas] C[arewl ff. 77, 139 b, 140, 141, ..., 17th century British Library
creatorOf VAUGHAN WILLIAMS MANUSCRIPTS (SECOND COLLECTION). Vol. VI. Early songs; [1892]-1896, n.d. ff. 76. Largest size 379 x 278mm. 1. ff. 1-10v. 'Crossing the Bar' (words: Alfred, Lord Tennyson); [1892?]. (a) First setting for voice and piano. ff. 1-8; (b) ..., 1891-1903 British Library
referencedIn MS Mus. 250. ARTHUR BENJAMIN COLLECTION. Vol. i. ‘The Devil Take Her’ and ‘Poultry’; 1931-2.ff. 66. Largest size 370 x 270mm.1. ff. 1-53. ‘The Devil Take Her’, opera in a prologue and one act to a libretto by Alan Collard and John B. Gordon, with add..., 1931-1932 British Library
referencedIn POETICAL pieces, collected circa 1625-1645; including Songs out of the Tempest (f. 6 b), and pieces by Ben Jonson, Dr. Donne, T. Cary, Sir W. Davenant, Sir J. Denham, etc. Paper; ff. 46. On the cover is the name of Francis Norreys, and on f. 1 that o... British Library
referencedIn Britten Manuscripts: Musical compositions of Benjamin Britten, 1925-1979 British Library: Music Collections
referencedIn " THE Picture of the body and minde of Mris Venetia Stanley (since Lady Digby), made by Mr. Benjamin Johnson "; with elegies on her by Ben Jonson, Thomas May, Joseph Rutter, Thomas Randolph, George Lord Digby, William Abington, and Aurelian Townshend..., 17th century British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS vocal compositions by R. J. S. Stevens, viz.:-1. " The Captivity: an oratorio by Dr. Goldsmith." The libretto (in duplicate), followed by a duet and the parts of the choruses. f. 1. 2. Witches' Song from Ben Johnson," in score. f. 55. ..., 18th century-19th century British Library
referencedIn POETICAL PIECES, chiefly social, but some political, of the time of James I. and Charles I. The writers quoted are Dr. [Richard] Corbet, William Stroud, Ben Jonson, Francis Beaumont, Henry Blound, Robert Herrick, James Shirley, William Davenant, Zouc..., 17th century British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS poems; a few are anonymous; to the rest are appended the following names: "Mr. Earles, Merton," or J[ohn] Earles" [afterwards Bishop of Worcester 1662, and of Salisbury 1663-5], ff. 2 b, 20 b. Ben Jonson, f. 2 b. T[homas] Randolph [b. 1..., 1630-approximately 1650 British Library
referencedIn A COLLECTION of Epigrams, Epitaphs, Elegies, and other small poems, in English and Latin, intitled " Juvenilia Ludicra," of the time of James I. and Charles I., and chiefly by Cambridge writers; amongst whose names occur, R. Ramsay, Sir John Harringt..., 1623-1630 British Library
creatorOf GUSTAV HOLST COLLECTION (PART II). Vol. XIV. Incidental music for a London pageant, for voices and military band (words: unknown), H 114; [1910-1911?]. Full score. Autograph, except the words which are in the hand of Isobel Holst, the composer's wife..., 1910-1911 British Library
creatorOf ELGAR COLLECTION. Vol. LXXXII. 'Carol, An Hymn on the Nativity of my Saviour' (beg.: 'Alleluia. I sing the birth', words: Ben Jonson), for SATB; [1928]. Vocal score and sketch in ink and pencil (accompaniment in last 10 bars only of vocal score). Ann..., 1928 British Library
referencedIn Songs65116. WALTER LEIGH COLLECTION. Vol. XII (f. 35). Songs, for voice and piano unless otherwise stated; 1926-[1940?], n.d. 1. ff. 1-1v. 'Echo's Lament for Narcissus' (words, Ben Jonson); 1926. Ink score with pencil annotations. 355 x 264mm. 2. ff...., 1926-1941 British Library
creatorOf THOMAS MANNE: anthology of contemporary verse, including poems by Henry King, his brother John King and other members of Christ Church, Oxford, etc.; circa 1624-1638, with later additions to circa 1646. Partly imperfect. Partly Latin and French. Fair..., 1619-1651 British Library
referencedIn Thomas Gooch, MD,of Norwich: Diary of his studies at Utrecht, and at Norwich: 1670-1673.: Hologr.includes:f. 22 Eleanor Gwyn, mistress of Charles II: Prologue spoken by, to B. Jonson's "Catiline": circ. 1672.ff. 22-28 Benjamin Jonson, dramatist a... British Library
creatorOf SUPPLEMENTARY VAUGHAN WILLIAMS MANUSCRIPTS. Vols. i, ii. 'Pan's Anniversary', (masque by Ben Jonson), for mixed chorus and orchestra, music by Vaughan Williams and Gustav Holst; 1905. See Kennedy, pp. 28-9.Two volumes., 1905 British Library
referencedIn Sloane 1446Paper, 4to., ff. 94, XVII Century.A collection of miscellaneous poetry, consisting of Epitaphs, Sonnets, etc.p. of MS. — Printed116 — ed Lond. 1657, pp. 11. 58.165 — ed Lond. 1657, p. 17.114 — ed Lond. 1657, p. 18.115 — ed Lond. 1657, p. 1... British Library
referencedIn ENGLISH poems, by [John] Lord Digby, -Reynolds, John Donne, Dean of St. Pauls, F[rancis] B[eaumont], [Sir] H[enry] W[otton], Sir H[enry] G[oodyear], Henry Skipwith, G. Lucy, T[homas] P[estell], [Sir] J[ohn] B[eaumont], Hen[ry] Kinge [Bishop of Chich..., 17th century British Library
referencedIn SCATTERGOOD COLLECTIONS. Vol. XXXII. Commonplace Book of Anthony Scattergood (b. 1611, d. 1687), theologian, containing poems in Latin, Greek, and English, recipes, academic exercises, etc.; n.d., but probably compiled while at Trinity College, Cambr..., 1632-1640 British Library
referencedIn Matthew Bacon, MD, of London: Collection of poems and other pieces: circ. 1644.: Lat. and Engl.Writers of Manuscripts: Bacon (Matthæus).includes:f. 2 Cressy Tasburgh, of Flixton, county Suffolk: Note to, from his brother John: n.d.f. 3 Benjamin J... British Library
referencedIn Vol. III (ff. i + 207). This includes a letter signed by William Cobbett, 1801 (f. 55), and copies of letters from Sterne and Swift (ff. 178, 185). For the names of authors, publishers, etc., see the Index to this catalogue; and for the titles of lit..., 1801 British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS poems, by John Cleveland, the Cavalier Poet [d. 1659], Dr. Ric. Corbett [Bishop of Norwich 1632-1635], Thomas Randolph, of Trin. Coll. Cam. [d. 1634], Richard Lovelace the Cavalier [d. 1658], Jasper Mayne, Canon of Ch. Ch. Oxford [d. 16..., 17th century British Library
referencedIn Lieutenant Gedeon Bonnivert, son of Paschall and Judith Bonnivert of Sedan in Champagne: Papers and collections of, in prose and verse: 15th-17th centt.includes:ff. 2-16 b Theology: On penance and confession, tribulation and temptation, contemplati... British Library
referencedIn A BOOK of Emblems, intitled "The Sprite of Trees and Herbes;" consisting of coloured drawings, with mottoes in English verse; by Thomas Palmer. Apparently a copy of two collections presented by the author, the one to Lord Burghley, in 1598, the other..., 1663 British Library
referencedIn Vol. II (ff. i + 255). This contains nothing, apart from the assignments, of special interest.includes:f. 8 John Andrews: Assignment of his History of the Revolutions of Denmark: 1773. f. 10 Arnoux Deslandes): Assignment of his Art of teaching Frenc..., 1707-1820 British Library
referencedIn 'THE SPANISH LADY': libretto and musical sketches for the unfinished opera 'The Spanish Lady' by Sir Edward Elgar (libretto the composer and Sir Barry Jackson, after Ben Jonson's play 'The Devil is an Ass'); 1932-1933. The libretto typewritten with a..., 1932-1933 British Library
referencedIn Medicine. Charms and Receipts: Orationes et receptæ medicæ.: 10th-18th centt.: Lat., Fr., Dutch, Engl., Germ., Ital., and Span.William Crosse, Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge; afterwards Canon of Wells, and Vicar of Taunton, county Somerse... British Library
referencedIn TRANSCRIPTS of political and other letters and papers, collected for Sir Francis Fane, cr. Earl of Westmoreland in 1624, to whom and to whose family and estates, especially in co. Kent, many of the documents refer. The contents, which relate chiefly ..., 17th century British Library
referencedIn Vol. I, ff. 220, XVIII cent.includes:f. 1 William King, d 1729 Archbishop of Dublin: Letter to S. Madden: 1701.: Copy.f. 5 Francis Gwyn, politician: Letter to R. Harley: 1693.: Copy.f. 5b Narcissus Luttrell, annalist; bibliographer: Letter to R..., 18th century British Library
creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS TRACTS AND LETTERS, ETC., relating to English affairs, domestic and diplomatic, with some legal papers, etc.;circa 1571-1626, n.d. Copies, circa 1626-1633. The Ralegh material (no. 2 below) comprises eleven letters, etc., 1603-1612, n.d..., 1571-1633 British Library
referencedIn POEMS, by various English writers; tempp. Elizabeth to Charles II., containing: 1. "The Historie of Jonah," in elegiac verse, in five parts. In his prefatory lines, the author speaks of being young; of having been lately constrained to leave New Coll..., 17th century British Library
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Maidstone, Kent
Harrington, Northamptonshire
Kent, England
Sédan, France
Nieuwpoort, Flanders
Deptford, Kent
West Malling, Kent
Wiltshire, England
Dover, Kent
Winchester, Hampshire
Kinsale, Cork
London, England
Huntingdonshire, England
River Medway, England
Rye, Sussex
Turkey, Asia Minor
Chatham, Kent
Ireland, Europe
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Twyford Hundred, Kent
Maplescomb, Kent
Mereworth Castle, Kent
Cliffe Regis, Northamptonshire
Antwerp, Belgium
Netherlands, Europe
Fairford, Gloucestershire
Sherborne, Dorset
British Guiana, South America
Rockingham Forest, Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire, England
Scotland, Kingdom of, United Kingdom
Greenwich, Kent
Brenchley, Kent
Layham, Suffolk
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Stonesfield, Oxfordshire
London, England
Cayenne, French Guiana
Spain, Europe
Kew, Surrey


Birth 1572

Death 1637

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