Poetical miscellany [manuscript], ca. 1630.


King, Henry, 1592-1669. Poetical miscellany [manuscript], ca. 1630.

Poetical miscellany [manuscript], ca. 1630.

Contents include poems, many with a Christchurch interest, by Strode, Herbert, Jonson, Wotton, Bacon, King, Donne, Corbet, Raleigh, Lapworth, King James, Shakespeare (e.g. on Sir John Coome, p. 232), some taken from Thomas Bastard's Chrestoleros and Sir John Harington's Epigrams, and some on Bacon, Sidney, Captain Drake's voyage, p. 52, Holyday's Technogamia, p. 131 and 140, Mary's execution, p. 103, the Armada, p. 164, as well as an epitaph on Shakespeare, p. 74; News out of Scotland, p. 37; William Segar's dedicatory letter to Elizabeth and his poem on the Blazon of papists, p. 96; a sermon on drunkenness, p. 180; the greater part of John Earle's Microcosmographie, p. 182 and several pharmaceutical recipes. Accompanied by a letter from Mrs. Hooper to Mr. and Mrs. Curteis, May 12, 1864.

vi, 315 p.

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