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Digital Image File Name: 
68366
Source Call Number: 
V.a.96
Source Title: 
Poetical miscellany [manuscript], ca. 1640.
Source Created or Published: 
ca. 1640
Physical Description: 
29v || 30r
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Title (Hamnet): 
Poetical miscellany [manuscript], ca. 1640.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
14 p., 104 leaves ; 17 x 12 cm.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Anthologies -- 17th century -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Poems -- 17th century -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor -- Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Manuscripts -- 17th century.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Poetical miscellanies -- 17th century -- Manuscripts.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Milton, John, 1608-1674.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Carew, Thomas, 1595?-1639?
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Donne, John, 1572-1631.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
King, Henry, 1592-1669.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Randolph, Thomas, 1605-1635.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Corbet, Richard, 1582-1635.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Warwick Castle (Warwick, England). Library, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Alabaster, William, 1567-1640.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Herrick, Robert, 1591-1674.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Sanderson, Samuel, fl. 1691, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Gomersall, Robert, 1602-1646?
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Griffith, Mrs (Elizabeth), 1720?-1793.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Griffith, Richard, d. 1788.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Marlowe, Christopher, 1564-1593.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Beaumont, Francis, 1584-1616.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
White, Thomas, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Warmestry, Gervase, 1604-1641.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Grange, John, fl. 1577.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Hand on p. 1-84 and elsewhere, very similar to one in V.a.322, p. 92-209.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Poem on leaf 19v discussed in Modern Language Notes, 57 (1942), 192-
Notes (Hamnet): 
Missing leaves 7-9 (affecting text), 54-55, 95, and 102. Leaf 49a not numbered. A photocopy of missing leaf 8 is laid in at end of volume (photocopy of MS 2216 in the Halliwell-Phillipps collection (A5.23) in Chetham's Library). For the missing leaf 9 see Folger MS V.a.505, p. 27.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Individual poems listed in Folger index of first lines.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Alphabetical table of contents.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Includes poetry of Henry King, Thomas Carew, Ben Jonson, William Alabaster, Robert Herrick, Richard Corbett, Robert Gomersall, John Milton, Thomas Randolph, John Grange, Gervase Warmestry, Francis Beaumont, Francis Bacon, John Donne, the poem starting "Come live with me and be my love," attributed to Marlowe and quoted in Merry Wives of Windsor, and poetry of Richard Griffith and Elizabeth Griffith from selections of their anonymously published letters.
Provenance (Hamnet): 
Ownership marks on leaf 104v "Mr Thomas White His Book" and "May [th]e 20 Anno Domine 1691 Grace and good manners Honner they oneners [sic] So be it Amen ontil I dye and then I cry Samuell Sanderson"
Provenance (Hamnet): 
Photocopy of leaf 8 formerly Folger MS 1058.
Provenance (Hamnet): 
Warwick Castle manuscript.
Citations (Hamnet): 
Ricci, S. de. Medieval and Renaissance mss., 1.21
Citations (Hamnet): 
Halliwell-Phillipps, J.O. Some account of the antiquities, coins, manuscripts, rare books, ancient documents, and other reliques, 21
Call Number (Hamnet): 
V.a.96