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Album, Late sixteenth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd.11.44

Scope and Contents

Contains sonnets, love songs, dedications, etc., chiefly in French. Many of the sonnets are addressed to Flemish ladies by the owner, and other pieces to himself by different scholars of his acquaintance. The dates are generally about 1580.


  • Creation: Late sixteenth century

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1 volume(s) (118 leaves.)

Language of Materials


Dutch; Flemish

Custodial History

Apparently belonged to a young Flemish nobleman ('Jacobo Marnixio Santaldegondio', or 'Jacques de Marnix, zoone van myn h. Philips de Marnix, h. van S. Aldegonde'; see f. 49 a). In the Library by the mid 1750s.

Physical Description


Repository Details

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