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Daniel, Samuel. Hymens Triumph, 1614 or 1615

Identifier: De.3.69

Scope and Contents

This volumes contains a play written by Samuel Daniel, the English poet and historian, for the marriage of Robert Ker, Lord Roxburghe to Jean Drummond. This manuscript, which had Daniels dedicatory verse to "the Ladie of Roxborough", was probably a presentation copy. It also contains corrections and insertions in Daniel's own hand.


  • Creation: 1614 or 1615


Language of Materials



1 volume : 35 leaves

Custodial History

"Given to the Colledge of King James Edinb. by William Drummond." is written at the foot of the first leaf.


Drummond, William, and Robert H. (Robert Hugh) MacDonald. The Library of Drummond of Hawthornden / Edited with an Introduction by Robert H. MacDonald. (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1971). Item no. 1345.


Vellum over boards with gilt tooled border and frame. Gilt stamped decoration in centre of front and back cover. Gilt stamped shield with Academ Edinburg Guil Drummond Ab Hawthornden D.D.Q inside front cover and gilt stamped winged horse over laurel wreath with Hos Gloria Reddit Honores inside back cover. Brown morocco title label on spine

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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