Collection of verse, partly political and addressed to the Cecil family, including many epitaphs

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt q 44
  • Dates of Creation
      ca. 1626-1649
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 vol. (60 ff.), predominantly in a single hand, ca. 1626, with later additions, bound within vellum covers. On the inside front cover there are the words 'At Leth the 4 June 1649 R.[D.?] Carr' written in a hand similar to that of the main text, and the name 'Douglas Grant' written in pencil in a modern hand.

Scope and Content

Comprises 54 separate poems.

Administrative / Biographical History

The compiler of this anthology is unknown.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

Purchased at Sotheby's on 26 August 1981.


In English.

Other Finding Aids

The poems are indexed in the BCMSV database

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