Divine poems, 17th century.


Stanley, Thomas, 1625-1678. Divine poems, 17th century.

Divine poems, 17th century.

Manuscript on paper, in a single hand, of a verse rendition of "Eikon basilike," purported to be Charles I's, titled "Psalterium Carolinum, the Meditations of his Sacred Matie done into verse." The work is a series of Charles I's meditations on such subjects as "Upon his Majesties calling this Last Parliament," "Upon the Earle of Straffordes Death," "Upon the listing and raising armies against the King," "Penitentiall Meditations & Vows in the Kings solitude at Holmeby," and "Upon death." This work is followed by several verse paraphrases of psalms "Out of French" and two hymns, one unfinished, from "The Hymnes of Synesius, Bishop of Ptolemais."

1 v. (128 p.) ; 21 x 15 cm.

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