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Poetry

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander, William. Doomesday or the Great day of the Lords Judgement, Early 16th century

 Bound volume
Identifier: De.4.72
Scope and Contents This volume contains William Alexander's poem Doomesday or the Great day of the Lords Iudgement. There are four stanza of eight lines each to a page and the text breaks off at the end of the second stanza of the "Fifth Hour".
Dates: Early 16th century

Anderson, Henry. Ad serreniss. , Late 16th to early 17th century

 Item
Identifier: De.1.11/3
Scope and Contents This is the poem Ad sereniss. potentissimumque regem I. 6 ... Iunias 1580 panegyris by Henry Anderson of Perth.
Dates: Late 16th to early 17th century

Anderson, Henry. Amaryllis ingrata., Late 16th to early seventeenth century

 Item
Identifier: De.1.11/1
Scope and Contents Two copies of Henry Andersons poem Amaryllis ingrata. Each done in a different hand.
Dates: Late 16th to early seventeenth century

Anderson, Henry. Musarum querimonia., Late 16th to early 17th century

 Item
Identifier: De.1.11/2
Scope and Contents Two copies of Henry Andersons poem Musarum querimonia. Each done in a different hand.
Dates: Late 16th to early 17th century

Baston, William. Villielmi Bastone A[ ] in Bellum de Banockburne. Carmen., Late 16th to eary 17th century

 Bound volume
Identifier: De.3.19
Scope and Contents This volume contains a copy of William Baston's poem on the Battle of Bannnockburn, with some other verses on Bannockburn. Baston was an English friar and poet that Edward II brought north with him to write a poem commemorating his expected triumph over the Scots. Baston was captured and Robert the Bruce decided that his ransom should be a poem celebrating the Scots victory.
Dates: Late 16th to eary 17th century

Fowler, William. The Taranula of love., Late 16th century

 Bound volume
Identifier: De.3.68
Scope and Contents This volume is a sonet sequence comprising of seventy-two sonnets in a loose narrative by the makar (royal bard), writer, courtier, and translator William Fowler. Although the sonnets are written in his hand, the title and his name were written in William Drummond of Hawthornden's hand. Fowler was Drummond's uncle.
Dates: Late 16th century

Maitland, Richard. The selected poems of Sir Richard Metellan of Lydington, Late 16th century

 Bound volume
Identifier: De.3.71
Scope and Contents This is a volume of collected poems of Sir Richard Maitland, Senator of the College of Justice, an Ordinary Lord of Session from 1561 until 1584, and notable Scottish poet
Dates: Late 16th century

Montgomery, Alexander. Poems., Late 16th century

 Bound volume
Identifier: De.3.70
Scope and Contents This volume contains the poetic works of Alexander Montgomerie, Scottish Jacobean courtier and poet, he was one of the principal members of the Castalian Band. Montgomerie’s poetic output of over 100 pieces is mostly known from this volume, known as the Ker manuscript. Margaret Ker was the daughter of John Lord Herries of Newbattle Abbey, who was a neighbour of William Drummond of Hawthornden.
Dates: Late 16th century

Petrarca, Francesco. The Triumphs of the most famous poet Mr Frances Petrarke., Late 16th to early 17th century

 Bound volume
Identifier: De.1.10/1
Scope and Contents This is William Fowler's translation of Pertrach's Triumph. It also contians: A dedication by Fowler to Jean Fleming, Lady Thirelstaine ; a sonnet to the author by James VI ; A sonnet in praise of Fowler, possibly by his aunt, Jean Drummond ; A sonnet by E.D. "in comendation of the author and his choice" ; A sonnet in "Mr Wm. foulars comendation" by Robert Hundson ; A sonnet "in commendation of the translatour and the Ladye whome thir Triumphs are derected" by M.R. Cockburn ; "Ane sum̄arye and...
Dates: Late 16th to early 17th century

Sidney, Sir Philip. Astrophel and Stella written by Sr. Philip Sydny knight, Late 16th century

 Bound volume
Identifier: De5.96
Scope and Contents This volume contains Sir Philip Sidney's Astrophel and Stella. It was written for or by Sir Edward Dymoke, who met and exchanged verses with William Fowler in Padua in 1591 or 1952. The manuscript may have come to William Drummond through this association of his uncle. It is wanting all bewtween sonnet and song ix.
Dates: Late 16th century