Waller Edmund 1606-1687

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English poet.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to William Cavendish, third Earl of Devonshire, [1657?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586444

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Edmund Waller (1606-1687), the poet. For a fuller account of his life and writings see the Dictionary of National Biography.

From the guide to the Ten manuscript poems by Edmund Waller written into a copy of the 1686 edition of his, Poems, etc., ca. 1690, (Leeds University Library)

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creatorOf Waller, Edmund, 1606-1687. Autograph note-book. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cowley, Abraham, 1618-1667. Commonplace book, [16--]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Sloane 1710Paper, in folio, ff. 359, XVII Century; bound with Nos.1691 & 1731 A.1. Notae quaedam Historicae pro annis 1176, 1189, 1181. f. 1.2. 'Threneticon Trojae', versibus elegiacis. f. 2.Incip. 'Pergama flere volo, fato Danais data Solo capta dol... British Library
referencedIn Sir Hans Sloane, Baronet: Poems inscribed to: 18th cent.Poetry LATIN: Political satires, epitaphs, etc.: 18th cent.Poetry ENGLISH: Moral and political verses: 18th cent.Poetry FRENCH: Political satires, epitaphs, etc.: 18th cent.includes:ff. 1, 9, 15... British Library
creatorOf Locke, John, 1632-1704. Manuscript collection in possession of Lord Lovelace [microform] [16--?] / John Locke. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
creatorOf Marvell, Andrew, 1621-1678. The third advice to a painter. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Neve, Philip,. Autograph letter signed from Philip Neve to George Steevens [manuscript], 1789 April 14. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Waller, Edmund, 1606-1687,. Philosophical notebook, ca. 1625. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Robinson, Berenice, 1911-. Go lovely rose / [words by] E. Waller ; [music by] Berenice Robinson. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Waller, Edmund, 1606-1687. A copy of verses upon ye government : under the protector Cromwel : manuscript, 1650. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., collected and edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1413-1900 (inclusive), 1775-1839 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Waller, Edmund, 1606-1687. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to William Cavendish, third Earl of Devonshire, [1657?]. 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 Poetry ENGLISH: Collections of miscellaneous pieces: 17th cent.includes:ff. 3, 4, 48, 49, 51, 56, 61 John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester: Poetical pieces: 17th cent.ff. 10-13 Matthew Prior, poet and diplomatist: Poetical satire on modern translato... British Library
creatorOf Waller, Edmund, 1606-1687. Autograph signature. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Malotte, Albert Hay, 1895-1964. Old age : song for medium voice and piano / by Albert Hay Malotte. Peabody Conservatory, Arthur Friedheim Library
referencedIn [Collection of verse], [ca. 1640-1680]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript 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 G. VersePetty Papers. Vol. L. Verse by Petty and others, followed by a group of miscellaneous papers; circa 1664-1686, 1728 and n.d. With a list of contents (f. i) by the 6th Marquess of Lansdowne, and two labels by James Matthews, 'Sir William Petty..., 1659-1728 British Library
referencedIn Vol. ii. (ff. 218). Caddington-Hatfleld.includes:ff. 1-6 Caddington, counties Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire: Drawings of Markyate Cell in: 19th cent. ff. 1-6 Market Street, Hertfordshire: Drawings of Margaret Cell and Chapel: 19th cent. f. 7 Calde..., 16th century-19th century British Library
creatorOf Malotte, Albert Hay, 1895-1964. Go, lovely rose/ music by Albert Hay Malotte ; poem by Edmund Waller. Peabody Conservatory, Arthur Friedheim Library
referencedIn PEARSALL COLLECTION. Vol. XV (ff. 92). Neat copies of madrigals for four, five aud six voices, in score, most of them with German translations of the original words apparently by Pearsall. The names of the composers are John Bennet, B. Cooke, John Do..., 19th century British Library
referencedIn Haslewood, Joseph, 1769-1833,. Autograph letter signed from Joseph Haslewood, London, to Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges [manuscript], 1832 October 27. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf PETTY PAPERS. VOL. I. General correspondence of Sir William Petty; 1649-1687. Including (f. ii) a list of contents by the 6th Marquess of Lansdowne, labels by James Matthews (ff. iii, 167), and annotations throughout by both. For an item by item list..., 1649-1687 British Library
creatorOf Stephen Oliver: Shorter secular vocal works, 1965-1987 British Library
creatorOf Marvell, Andrew, 1621-1678. The second advice to a painter for drawing the history of our navall business : in imitation of Mr. Waller / being the last worke of Sr. John Denham ; The third advice to a painter ; New instructions, or, The fourth advice to a painter ; Additionall instructions, or, The fifth advice to the painter ; Clarendon house warming. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn [Commonplace book], [ca. 1708]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Arnott, D. Go lovely Rose / words by E. Waller ; music by D. Arnott. I shall go lonely / [words] by Ivan Menzies ; music [by] D. Arnott. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Locker-Lampson, Warburg, Grimson autograph album, 1552-1890. Houghton Library
referencedIn Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950. Houghton Library
creatorOf CHARNWOOD AUTOGRAPHS. Vol. II. English literary autographs; circa 16th-20th cent. Included are Edmund Waller, Andrew Marvell, John Evelyn, John Locke, John Dryden, Joseph Addison, Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope, William Congreve, Sir Richard Steele, ..., approximately 16th century-20th century British Library
creatorOf Mullinar, Michael. The seas are quiet / poem by Edmund Waller (1606-1687) ; music by Michael Mullinar. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Ten manuscript poems by Edmund Waller written into a copy of the 1686 edition of his, Poems, etc., ca. 1690 Leeds University Library
creatorOf Lintot, Bernard. [Poetical miscellany] University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn HARINGTON PAPERS. Vol. IX (ff. 40). Original documents and extracts chiefly relating to the Harington family, with some verses, circ. 1606-1809, abstracted from Add. MS. 46373 A. Partly printed. As follows:-(1) Pedigree of the Harington family, 13th..., 1601-1809 British Library
creatorOf Cholmley, Henry, Sir, 1609-1666. Commonplace book : manuscript, 1624-1641. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Waller, Edmund, 1606-1687. Speech in the House of Commons this present Parliament, 1640 : London, [ca. 16--?]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Waller, Edmund, 1606-1687. Ten manuscript poems by Edmund Waller written into a copy of the 1686 edition of his 'Poems, etc.' University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
creatorOf Waller, Edmund, 1606-1687. On the Marriage of Mrs. Francis Cromwell to Mr. Rich. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Abbott, Robert, fl. 1643-1665. Papers pertaining to Robert Abbott, 1643-1665. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Ham, Roswell Gray, 1891-1983. Roswell Gray Ham papers, [ca. 1913-1941]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Denham, John, Sir, 1615-1669. Directions to a painter for describing our navall businesse, [17th century]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Waller, Edmund, 1606-1687. Poems and songs, ca. 1600-ca. 1750, compiled ca. 1713 and ca. 1745. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf TRUMBULL PAPERS. Vol. CCXXXVII (ff. 138). Family and occasional verse; circa 1625-1726, n.d. Partly autograph drafts. Partly Latin and French. While several of these pieces date from the reign of Charles I, most belong to the period between the Resto..., 1595-1726 British Library
creatorOf Waller, Edmund, 1606-1687. Speech in the House of Commons this present Parliament, 1640 : London, [ca. 16--?]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Stephen Oliver Collection, 1955-1995 British Library: Music Collections
referencedIn Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Abigail, daughter-in-law of Edmund Waller, [after 1687 Oct. 21]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Waller, Edmund, 1606-1687. Upon a war with Spain and a fight at sea [manuscript], 1659? Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Huss, Henry Holden, 1862-1953. Go lovely rose : for high voice / poem by Waller ; music by Henry Holden Huss. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637. Poetical miscellany [manuscript], ca. 1650. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn BLENHEIM PAPERS. Vol. CCCXXXV (ff. 99). (1) Translations into English from French originals, with other material in verse and prose in the hand of Sidney, 1st Earl of Godolphin; late 17th cent.: — (a) Fables of Jean de la Fontaine, as follows: — (i) ... British Library
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associatedWith Abbott, Robert, fl. 1643-1665. person
associatedWith Arnott, D. person
associatedWith Behn, Aphra, 1640-1689. person
associatedWith Borgman, Albert Stephens, 1890-1954 person
associatedWith Charles II, King of England, 1630-1685. person
associatedWith Cholmley, Henry, Sir, 1609-1666. person
associatedWith Clarendon, Edward Hyde, Earl of, 1609-1674. person
associatedWith Denham, John, Sir, 1615-1669. person
associatedWith Devonshire, William Cavendish, Earl of, 1617-1684, person
associatedWith Falkland, Lucius Cary, Viscount, 1610?-1643. person
associatedWith Glanville, John, Sir, 1586-1661. person
associatedWith Ham, Roswell Gray, 1891-1983. person
associatedWith Haslewood, Joseph, 1769-1833, person
associatedWith Huss, Henry Holden, 1862-1953. person
correspondedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 person
associatedWith Locke, John, 1632-1704. person
associatedWith Locker-Lampson, Frederick, 1821-1895 person
associatedWith Malotte, Albert Hay, 1895-1964. person
associatedWith Marvell, Andrew, 1621-1678. person
associatedWith Mullinar, Michael. person
associatedWith Neve, Philip, person
associatedWith Robinson, Berenice, 1911- person
associatedWith York, Anne Hyde, Duchess of, 1637-1671. person
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Theobalds, Cheshunt
Eastwick, Hertfordshire
Caldecott, Hertfordshire
Paris, France
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Troy, Asia Minor
Ireland, Europe
Venice, Republic of, Europe
Caddington, counties Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire
Hounslow Heath, Middlesex
Northall, Middlesex
Great Britain
Much Hadham, Hertfordshire
Rochester, Kent
Ireland, Europe
Digswell, Hertfordshire
Ponsbourne, Hertfordshire
Stowe House, Buckinghamshire
Flaunden, Hertfordshire
Bishop's Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Italy, Europe
Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire
Brockett Hall, Hertfordshire
Chelsea, Middlesex
Ashridge Hall, Hertfordshire
Gilston, Hertfordshire
Philippsburg, on the Rhine, Germany
Vienna, Austria
Cheshunt, Hertfordshire
Codicote, Hertfordshire
Great Britain
Flamstead, Hertfordshire
Hemel Hampstead, Hertfordshire
Elstree, Hertfordshire
Essendon, Hertfordshire
Rothamstead, Hertfordshire
Coleshill, Hertfordshire
Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Wales, United Kingdom
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Romsey, Hampshire
Chivesfield, Hertfordshire
London, England
Market Street, Hertfordshire
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English poetry--Early modern, 1500-1700
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Birth 1606

Death 1687

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