Commonplace book of English and Latin verse and prose

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises Latin verses on ff.1v-6r, 9r-v; English verses on ff.6v-8r. Other contents: f.1, More to Henry VIII; f.32v, seven-point argument in English; ff.33-47, business, travel and custom-house and ceremonial information apparently all related to travel to the Iberian peninsula, with some reference to Mr "Gualter Hawsworth"; ff.78v-79r, recipes.

Administrative / Biographical History

The compiler of this commonplace book is unknown

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Bought at Hodgson's sale, 8 December 1966, Lot 478

Note

In English and Latin

Other Finding Aids

The poems are indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/intro.html