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Abraham Hartwell: Basilis Epistemon

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6861

Scope and Contents

'Basilis epistemon, sive de serenissimae D. Elisabethae Angliae Franciae et Hyberniae Reginae, fidei defensatricis in Academiam Cantabrigiensem adventu Ao. 1564° Aug. 5° narratio Abraham Hartwelli Cantabrigiensis ad clarissimum virum D. Gualterum Haddonum Regiae Maiestati a supplicum libellis', 67 folios. The MS is a poem in elegiacs, containing over fifteen hundred lines: (fo. 3) dedication to Queen Elizabeth I; (fo. 5) preface addressed to Walter Haddon; (fo. 14) text. On fo. 2v is '186', encircled. On the front cover and back bookseller's labels is '9'.


  • Creation: 1564


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased 1936.


The preface and text were printed in London, 1565.
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