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William Langhorn: Series of meditations

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.28

Scope and Contents

Topics: 'Whitsunday', 'An Altar', 'Upon the sight of an Hearse standing by a Green', 'Good Friday', 'Easter Day', 'A Garden' (3 versions), 'Warr', 'Against Fear and Distrust', 'A False Wife', 'A Husband of a False Wife', 'Ascension Day', 'Suddaine Death', 'Ille Newes', 'The variability of success in disturbed times', 'Prosperous Success in wicked undertakings', 'My Garden', 'The Augmentation of my Garden', verses and anagrams. All apparently unprinted. fo. 1: writer's name, with some Latin and English notes and verses. Langhorn probably the father of Sir William Langhorne Bart.


  • Creation: 1629 (Circa)


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1 volume(s) (1 volume paper) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Belonged to Samuel Knight DD, prebend of Ely and rector of Bluntisham, Hunts. After Knight's death in 1746, the MS. descended to John Percy Baumgartner of Milton, Cambs., who presented it to the Library in 1861.

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