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Reliquiae Wottonianae: or, a collection of lives, letters, poems with characters. Also additional letters to several persons [ESTC R2126]

DMI number:
1712
Aliases
Reliquiae Wottonianae
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
ESTC
Publication Date:
1685
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
R2126
EEBO/ECCO link:
http://ezproxy-prd.bodleian.ox.ac.uk:2176/search/full_rec?ACTION=ByID&ID=12737975&SOURCE=config.cfg
Shelfmark:
EEBO - BOD
Full Title:
[i] Reliquiae Wottonianae [/i]: | OR, A | COLLECTION | Of LIVES | LETTERS, | POEMS; | WITH | CHARACTERS | OF | Sundry PERSONAGES: | And other Incomparable PIECES of | LANGUAGE and ART. | Also Additional Letters to several Persons, | not before Printed. | [rule] | BY THE | Curious Pencil of the Ever Memorable | Sir [i] HENRY WOTTON [/i] Kt. | Late Provost of [i] Eaton College [/i]. | [rule] | The Fourth [i] Edition [/i], with [i] Additions [/i] of several | Letters to the Lord [i] Zouch [/i], never publish'd till now. | [rule] | [i] LONDON [/i], | Printed for [i] B.Tooke [/i], at the [i] Ship [/i] in St. [i] Paul's [/i] Church-Yard, | and [i] T. Sawbridge [/i] at the [i] Three Flower de | Luce's [/i] in [i] Little Britain [/i], 1685.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Miscellany dominated by poet, Collection including prose, and Collection of poems about subject/person
Format:
Octavo
Pagination:
[i-lxxiv], 1-713 pp.
Bibliographic details:
Separate title-page for 'The Elements of Architecture', p.1 THE | ELEMENTS | OF | ARCHITECTURE, | Collected by | HENRY WOTTON Kt, | From the Best AUTHORS | AND | EXAMPLES. Separate title-page for 'A Philosophical Survey of Education', p.73 [i] A Philosophical [/i] | SURVEY | OF | EDUCATION, | OR | [i] Moral Architecture [/i]. | [rule] | BY | HENRY WOTTON Kt | PROVOST | OF | [i] EATON [/i] COLLEGE. Separate title-page for 'Ad Regem E Scotia', p.113 AD | REGEM | E | SCOTIA | REDUCEM | [/i] HENRICI WOTTONII [/i] | PLAUSUS ET VOTA | M DC XXXIII. Separate title-page for 'A Panegyrick to King Charles', p.135 A | PANEGYRICK | TO | King [i] CHARLES [/i]; | BEING | OBSERVATIONS | Upon the [i] Inclination, Life and Government [/i] | of our late [i] SOVEREIGN [/i]. | [rule] | Written in Latin | By Sir [i] HENRY WOTTON [/i] Knight, | (Provost of [i] Eaton [/i] College) a little before his | Death. | And now Englished by a Friend of the Authors. Separate title-page for 'A View of the Life and Death', p.205 A | VIEW | OF THE | LIFE | AND | DEATH | OF | George Villiers, | Duke of [i] Buckingham [/i]. Separate title-page for 'Letters to my Lord Zouch', p.583 Sir [i] HENRY WOTTON's [/i] | LETTERS | TO THE | Lord Zouch. | [rule] | Collected from the Originals, and Never published | till this present year, 1685. | [rule] | [ornament] | [rule] | Printed for [i] Benj. Tooke [/i] at the Ship in St. [i] Paul's [/i] | Church-Yard, and [i] Tho. Sawbridge [/i], at three | [i] Flower-de-luces [/i] in [i] Little Britain [/i], 1685.
Comments:
Plates: frontispiece and pp.112, 160 Prose: 'The Elements of Architecture; Collected by Henry Wotton Kt, From the Best Authors and Examples', pp.1-71 'A Philosophical Survey of Education or Moral Architecture', pp.73-99 'Characters of Some Kings of England', pp.100-107 'Letters, &c', pp.108-10 'Ad Regem E Scotia Reducem Henrici Wottonii Plausus et Vota', pp.113-33 'A Panegyrick to King Charles; Being Observations Upon the Inclination, Life and Government of our late Sovereign', pp.135-58 'Of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex', pp.161-83 'The Difference and Disparity between the Estates and Conditions of George Duke of Buckingham, and Robert Earl of Essex', pp.184-202 'A View of the Life and Death of George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham', pp.205-38 'The Great Action between Pompey and Caesar', pp.239-42 'A Character of Ferdinando di Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany', pp.243-46 'The Election of the Duke of Venice: With other Papers concerning that State prefixed', pp.247-53 'The Election of the New Duke of Venice, After the Death of Giovanni Bembo', pp.254-264 'A Meditation Upon the Twenty Second Chapter of Genesis', pp.265-69 'A Meditation Upon Christmas Day', pp.269-72 'Letters to Several Persons', pp.275-377 'Letters to Sir Edmund Bacon', pp.399-482 'Additional Letters to Several Persons', pp.483-582 'Letters to my Lord Zouch', pp.585-712 'A Letter to the Earl of Essex', pp.712-13
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: (1) Dedication 'To the Right Honourable Philip Earl of Chesterfield, Lord Stanhop of Shelford' (2) 'An Advertisement to the Reader' (3) 'An Account of the Work' (4) 'The Life of Sir Henry Wotton' (5) 'A Letter to Marcus Velsero' (6) 'To the Right Worthy Provost and Professor Regius of Divinity in Cambridge' End matter: (1) 'A Table of the Several Tracts contained in this Book' (2) 'Books Printed for, and Sold by Benj. Took, and Tho. Sawbridge'
References:
NCBEL 335 (1685)
Related People
Author:
Sir Henry Wotton
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'By the Curious Pencil of the Ever Memorable Sir Henry Wotton Kt'.
Editor:
Izaak Walton
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Dedication signed by 'Izaac Walton'.
Publisher:
Benjamin Tooke
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
'Printed for B. Tooke at the Ship in St. Paul's Church-yard'.
Content/Publication
First Line:
After those revered papers whose souls is
Page No:
pp.xxxiii-xxxiv
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
J. Donne
Attributed To:
John Donne
First Line:
Silence in truth would speak my sorrow best
Page No:
pp.lv-lvi
Poem Title:
Tears wept at the Grave of Sir Albertus Morton
Attribution:
Henry Wotton
Attributed To:
Sir Henry Wotton
First Line:
What shall we say since silent now is he
Page No:
pp.lxxvi-lxxvii
Poem Title:
An Elegie on Sir Henry Wotton
Attribution:
Mr. Abraham Cowley
Attributed To:
Abraham Cowley
First Line:
O faithless world and thy more faithless part
Page No:
pp.377-78
Poem Title:
A Poem Written by Sir Henry Wotton in his Youth
Attribution:
H.W.
Attributed To:
Sir Henry Wotton
First Line:
Noble lovely virtuous creature
Page No:
pp.378-79
Poem Title:
Sir Henry Wotton, and Serjeant Hoskins riding on the way
Attribution:
H.W.
Attributed To:
Sir Henry Wotton
First Line:
You meaner beauties of the night
Page No:
pp.379-80
Poem Title:
On his Mistress, the Queen of Bohemia
Attribution:
H.W.
Attributed To:
Sir Henry Wotton
First Line:
Untimely fever rude insulting guest
Page No:
p.380
Poem Title:
To a Noble Friend in his Sickness
Attribution:
H.W.
Attributed To:
Sir Henry Wotton
First Line:
You that on stars do look
Page No:
p.381
Poem Title:
A Short Hymn upon the Birth of Princes Charles
Attribution:
H. Wotton
Attributed To:
Sir Henry Wotton
First Line:
Rouse up thy self my gentle muse
Page No:
p.382
Poem Title:
An Ode to the King, At his returning from Scotland to the Queen
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Dazzled thus with height of place
Page No:
p.383
Poem Title:
Upon the sudden Restraint of the Earl of Somerset, then falling from Favour
Attribution:
H.W.
Attributed To:
Sir Henry Wotton
First Line:
How happy is he born or taught
Page No:
pp.383-84
Poem Title:
The Character of a Happy Life
Attribution:
H. Wotton
Attributed To:
Sir Henry Wotton
First Line:
And now all nature seemed in love
Page No:
pp.384-85
Poem Title:
On a Bank as I sate a Fishing: A Description of the Spring
Attribution:
H.W.
Attributed To:
Sir Henry Wotton
First Line:
My soul exalt the Lord with hymns of praise
Page No:
pp.385-87
Poem Title:
A Translation of the CIV Psalm to the Original Sense
Attribution:
H. Wotton
Attributed To:
Sir Henry Wotton
First Line:
Eternal mover whose diffused glory
Page No:
pp.389-90
Poem Title:
This Hymn was made by Sir H. Wotton, when he was an Ambassador at Venice, in the time of a great Sickness there
Attribution:
H. Wotton
Attributed To:
Sir Henry Wotton
First Line:
Quivering fears heart-tearing cares
Page No:
pp.391-92
Poem Title:
A Description of the Countrys Recreations
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Whilst my souls eye beheld no light
Page No:
pp.392-93
Poem Title:
A Dialogue betwixt God and the Soul
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Who would have thought there could have been
Page No:
pp.393-95
Poem Title:
Doctor B. of Tears
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
My prime of youth is but a frost of cares
Page No:
pp.395-96
Poem Title:
By Chidick Tychbourn (being young and then in the Tower) the Night before his Execution
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Even such is time that takes on trust
Page No:
pp.396-97
Poem Title:
Sir Walter Raleigh the Night before his Death
Attribution:
W.R.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Rise oh my soul with thy desires to heaven
Page No:
p.396
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
The world's a bubble and the life of man
Page No:
pp.397-98
Poem Title:
The World
Attribution:
Fra. Lord Bacon
Attributed To:
Sir Francis Bacon
First Line:
Man's life's a tragedy his mother's womb
Page No:
p.398
Poem Title:
De morte
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed