Volume of unpublished drama and verse by John Boevey, Gloucestershire? [manuscript], ca. 1700-1705.


Volume of unpublished drama and verse by John Boevey, Gloucestershire? [manuscript], ca. 1700-1705.

Mahomet the Second, or the Genrous Sultan (leaves 1-72v); act 1, scene 1 of an unidentified play featuring characters named Traxaspes, Tiribazes, and Miranda (leaf 73); "Amore Fuggitivo, or Love turn'd Fugitive" (leaves 74-77v); On the death of his grace George Duke of Albemarle (leaves 78-79v); Out of Claudian In Rufinum, attempted in blank verse (leaf 80r), "the same in Heroick-verse" (leaf 80v-81r), and "The Beginning of Claudian's Third Book De Raptu Proserpinae (or of the Rape of Proserpine) attempted in English verse ..." (leaf 81); a dedicatory poem for Mahomet the Second "To my Honour'd Brother-in-Law Col: Francis Courtenay of Pouderham Castle in the County of Devon" (leaves 82-83v); On the Death of his Late Majesty King William [th]e Third ..." (leaves 84-85r); On Queen Anne's Coronation, April [th]e 23th 1702" (leaf 85r); "A Dialogue between two Friends one of them being to part from his Mistress for a year" (leaves 85v-86v); "Epithalamium on [th]e Marriage of two persons whom diverse cross Accidents had kept several years from its consummation" (leaves 86v-87r); Celia to Damon (leaf 87r); "The beginning of Cavalier Marino's Prologue to Count Bonarelli's Pastoral call'd Filli di Sciro ..." (leaf 87v); The Beginning of a Tragedie, which if ever finish'd is design'd to be call'd, The Tragedie of Sophonisba (leaves 88-90).

1 v. (90 leaves) ; 31 x 20 cm.


SNAC Resource ID: 8036343

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