Autograph notebook, including verse, by William Fairfax

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt q 22
  • Dates of Creation
      ca.1620
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 vol. (41 ff.) Bound in 19th-century grey cloth boards with free endpapers and pastedowns likewise in grey paper

Scope and Content

Some poems are initialled "wx", "x", or with William Fairfax's monogram. Inserted is an early engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, with engraved verses (at the front).

Administrative / Biographical History

William Fairfax, soldier, was born at Denton in Yorkshire

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Quaritch (Sotheby), December 1971

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

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

Custodial History

Sir Thomas Phillipps (MS 23076)