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TitleFair copy of poems by Henry King
ShelfmarkMS. Eng. poet. e. 30
Creation Dateca. 1657 - 1657
RepositoryBodleian Library
Contents NoteFair copy of poems by Henry King, Bishop of Chichester, with his corrections and additions ff. 9v, 23-5, 40, 49, 53v, 55v-7v, 65v. Includes a sermon on 1 Chronicles 29:15 (ff. 87v-105v). Ff. 5-57v are Thomas Manne's hand.
Material Features109 leaves. Black morocco.
Associated Peoplemanuscript owner - Pickering, Williammanuscript owner - Wilson, J
ProvenanceOwned by J. Wilson in the eighteenth century and William Pickering in the nineteenth century.
AcquisitionPurchased from Hodgson's, 12 July 1928, lot 227.
Source of DataJeanne Shami; Bodleian Library New Summary Catalogue, vol. 2.
Other NoteThe poems are printed in Poems (London, 1657) except the four epigrams on ff. 54-55. Also printed in Poems and Psalms, ed. John Hannah (Oxford 1843). Described in The Poems of Henry King, ed. Margaret Crum (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1965), pp. 48-53.
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GEMMS record createdNovember 25, 2016
GEMMS record last editedSeptember 07, 2021