Lady Hester Pulter (1595/6–1678)

Verse

‘A Ruffian Rustick Clambring up a Tree’

PuH 1

Copy, untitled.

In: A folio volume of writings, chiefly poems, by Lady Hester Pulter, composed c.1646-65, written from both ends, 167 leaves (including several loose leaves), in contemporary calf. Entitled (f. 1r) ‘Poems Breathed forth By The Nobel Hadassas’ and the poems described as ‘Hadassas Chast ffances Beeinge the ffruett of solitary and many of them sad howers’, one section headed ‘The sighes of a Sad soule emblematically breath'd forth by the noble Hadassah: Emblemes’, the text predominantly in two neat hands, with additions, insertions, sidenotes, and revisions in two other hands, one probably Pulter's own hand; a note (f. 1r) stating that ‘Lady Hesther Pulter dyd the latter End of March or beginning of April .1678. aged 82’. c.1655-61.

Later owned by Sir Gilbert Inglefield, Bt. Christie's, 8 October 1975, lot 353.

Discussed, with facsimile examples, in Mark Robson, ‘Swansongs: Reading Voice in the Poetry of Lady Hester Pulter’, EMS, 9 (2000), Writings by Early Modern Women, ed. Peter Beal and Margaret J.M. Ezell, pp. 238-56.

Leeds University Library, Brotherton Collection, MS Lt. q. 32, f. 125r-v.

Alitheas Pearl (‘ffair Alithea (when I was A Girle)’)

‘All Creatures then the Dolphin are more slow’

PuH 3

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‘An old Man through a Town did often pass’

PuH 4

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‘And must the sword this controverse deside’

PuH 5

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Facsimile of f. 87r in Robson, p. 242.

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‘Aristominus his Strang Ambiguous ffate’

PuH 6

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Aurora (‘Lovely Aurora, o how Heavenly faire’)

Aurora (‘Lovly Aurora, when wilt thou apear’)

PuH 8

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‘Behold how many Cobwebs doth invest’

PuH 9

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‘Behold this flying ffish with shineing Wings’

PuH 10

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The Center (‘Oh that the Splendent & Illustrious Sun’)

The Circle (‘In sighs and tears there is noe end’)

PuH 12

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The Circle (‘The eternall Spirit of Life and Love’)

PuH 13

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The Circle (‘Those that ye hidden Chimick Art pfess’)

PuH 14

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The Circle (‘To bee unwilling or afraid to die’)

PuH 15

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‘Come my Dear Children come and Happy bee’

PuH 16

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To my Deare J P: M: P:, P:P: They beeing at London, I at Bradfield (‘Come my Deare Children to this lonely Place’)

PuH 17

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‘Come my Dear Pledges of our Constant Loves’

PuH 18

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The complaint of Thames 1647 when the best of Kings was imprisoned by the worst of Rebels at Holmbie (‘Late in an evening as I walk'd alone’)

‘Could this ffell Catablepe lift up her head’

PuH 20

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‘Dear God from thy high Throne look down’

PuH 21

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‘Dear God turn not away thy fface’

Copy, untitled.

PuH 22

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The desire (‘Dear God, vouchsafe from thy High Throne’)

PuH 23

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A Dialogue between two Sisters Virgins bewailing their solitary life, P:P:, f.p. (‘Come my deare sister sit with mee a while’)

The Eclips (‘Why doe those frowning vapours interpose’)

PuH 25

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The Garden, or The Contention of fflowers, To my Dear Daughter Mris Anne [Pulter] at her desire written (‘Once in my Garden as a lone I lay’)

PuH 26

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‘Honor I have I want no heartly pellt’

PuH 27

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The Hope January :1665: (‘Deare Death desolve theise mortall charms’)

PuH 28

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‘How fast this creature runs upon the earth’

PuH 29

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‘How long shall my dejected soul’

PuH 30

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‘Immense ffount of Truth, Life, Love, joy, Glory’

PuH 31

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‘In Africa about the ffountain's brink’

PuH 32

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‘In Ments[?] when Corn was grown excessive dear’

PuH 33

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The invitation into the Countrey to my D.D. MP: PP 1647 when his Sacred Majtie: was at unhappy home (‘Deare daughters come make hast away’)

PuH 34

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The invocation of the Elements the longest Night in the Year 1655 (‘Have patience my aflicted soul’)

The Larke (‘See how Arachne doth her Howres Pass’)

Made when I was not well. April 20. 1655 (‘My Soul why dost thou such a mourning make’)

Made when I was Sick 1647 (‘Oh mee! how sore, how sad is my poor heart’)

PuH 38

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Made when my spirits were sunk very low with sickness & sorrow. May 1667 I being seventy one years old (‘Droop not my soul, nor hang the Wing’)

PuH 39

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‘Mark but those Hogs wch underneath yond tree’

PuH 40

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‘Marvall not my names conceald’

PuH 41

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‘Must I thus ever interdicted bee’

PuH 42

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‘My God I thee and onely thee Adore’

PuH 43

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‘My Heart why dost thou Throb soe in my breast’

PuH 44

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My Loue is Fair (‘And is thy Love soe Wonderous ffair’)

PuH 45

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‘My Soul why art thou full of trouble’

PuH 46

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My Souls Sole desire (‘Thou that didst on the Chaos move’)

PuH 47

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Of A young Lady at Oxford 1646 (‘A Noble pair in Love without Compare’)

Of Night and Morning (‘Night's like the Grave wherein wee lie forelorn’)

PuH 49

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‘Oh my aflicted Solitary Soul’

PuH 50

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‘Old Esculus being told that hee should die’

PuH 51

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On that Unparraleld Prince Charles the first: his Horrid Muther (‘Those glittring Globes of light which grace’)

On the Fall of that Grand Rebel the Earl of Essex his Effigies in Harry the 7th's Chappel in Westminster Abby (‘When that Fierce Monster had usurp'd the Place’)

PuH 53

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Edited from this MS in Robson, pp. 246-7, with a facsimile of f. 85r on p. 241.

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On the Horrid Murther of that incomparable Prince, King Charles the ffirst (‘Let none presume to weep, tears are to weak’)

PuH 54

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On the kinges most exelent magisty K Charles ye 1st (‘Victorious palm triumphing lawrell boughs’)

PuH 55

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On the Same [i.e. the death of my deare and lovely daughter J P] (‘Tell mee noe more her haire was lovly brown’)

PuH 56

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Edited from this MS in Robson, pp. 250-1, with a facsimile of f. 17v on p. 240.

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On the same [i.e. the horrid murther of that incomparable prince King Charles the First] (‘Let none sigh more for Lucas or for Lisle’)

On those two unparraleld friends, Sr: G: Lisle and Sr C: Lucas who were shott to death at Colchester (‘Is Lisle and Lucas Slaine? Oh Say not soe’)

The perfection of Patience and Knowledg (‘My soul in strugling thou dost Jll’)

The Pismire (‘Walking a broad once in a Sumers day’)

The Revolution (‘Oh thou which Circumvolveth all’)

‘Seest thou this Horizentall Bird whose eyes’

PuH 62

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A Solitary Complainte (‘Must I bee still confind to this Sad Grove’)

PuH 63

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A solitary discoars (‘How canst thou heavie bee now shee apears’)

‘Some Birds their bee sure they noe love doe lack’

PuH 65

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‘Somnus why art thou still to mee unkinde’

PuH 66

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‘That many Heliotropians there bee’

PuH 67

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‘The Brackman th'angrie Deities to appeas’

PuH 68

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‘The Caucasines with Locusts were anoy'd’

PuH 69

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‘The Cockatrice as vulgarly receiv'd’

PuH 70

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‘The Cruel Tiger Swiftly on doth Pass’

PuH 71

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‘The Cuckoes constitution's cold shee knows’

PuH 72

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‘The Dubious Raven doth her young forsake’

PuH 73

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‘The Eliphant when Radiant Sol doth rise’

PuH 74

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‘The Estrich with her gallant gaudy plumes’

PuH 75

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‘The hunted hart when shee begins to Tire’

PuH 76

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‘The Indian Mooze three Young at once doth bear’

PuH 77

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‘The Lion Roars his vassals fear and tremble’

PuH 78

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‘The Lyon that of late soe Domineer'd’

PuH 79

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‘The Manucodiats as Authors write’

PuH 80

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‘The Marmottanes for Unitie's renownd’

PuH 81

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‘The Porcupine went Ruffling in his pride’

PuH 82

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‘The Stately Mooz being mounted up the hill’

PuH 83

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‘The Toad and Spider once would trie the might’

PuH 84

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‘There is one black & sullen hour’

PuH 85

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PuH 86

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‘This huge Leviathan for all his Strength’

PuH 87

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‘This Stately Ship Courted by Winds & Tide’

PuH 88

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‘This Ugly Sow descendent of that Bore’

PuH 89

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‘This vast Leviathan Whose Breathing blows’

PuH 90

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This was written 1648 when I Lay Inn, with my Son John [Pulter] beeing my 15 Child I beeing soe weak that in Ten dayes and Nights I never moued my Head one Jot from my Pillow, out of which great weaknes my gracious God restored me; that I still Live to magnifie his Mercie 1665 (‘Sad, Sick, and Lame, as in my Bed I lay’)

PuH 91

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‘Those that imployed are the Apes to catch’

PuH 92

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To Astrea (‘Thou blessed Birth of the Celestiall Morn’)

PuH 93

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To Aurora (‘Faire Rosie Virgin when wilt thou Arise’)

PuH 94

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To Aurora (‘Look up sad eyes behould the smileing Morn’)

PuH 95

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To Aurora (‘Why doth Pale Phoebe thus her bevty shrowd’)

Sr: Wm: D: Upon the unspeakable Loss of the most conspicuous and chief Ornament of his ffrontispiece (‘Sir / Extreamly I deplore your loss’)

‘Two Mountebancks contended for A Stage’

PuH 98

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Universal dissolusion, made when I was with Child of my 15th: child I being my sonne John very one thought in a Consumption 1648 (‘My Soule why art thou sad at the decay’)

Upon the Crown Imperiall (‘Why doth the Tears stand in the Orient eyes’)

PuH 100

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Vpon the Death of my deare and lovely daughter J P (‘All you that haue indulgent Parents been’)

PuH 101

Copy, with an inserted note identifying ‘J P’ as ‘Jane Pulter, baptized May 1. 1625, buried oct 8 1645, aet. 20’.

In: the MS described under PuH 1. c.1655-61.

Facsimile of f. 17v in Robson, p. 240.

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Upon the imprisonment of his Sacred Majestie that unparalel'd Prince King Charles the ffirst (‘Why I sit sighing here ask mee noe more’)

PuH 102

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‘Vain Erostratus was soe fond of ffame’

PuH 103

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‘Vertue once in the Olympicks fought a duell’

PuH 104

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‘View but this Tulip, Rose, or July fflower’

PuH 105

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The weepeinge wishe January .1665 (‘O that the tears that tricle from mine eyes’)

PuH 106

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The Welcom (‘Dear Death thou'rt welcom to my troubled soul’)

PuH 107

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The Welcome (‘Death come and welcome thou'rt my Ancient friend’)

PuH 108

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‘When as that Geniall Universall ffire’

PuH 109

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‘When Brittish Brennus Sack'd that Noble Citty’

PuH 110

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‘When fair Aurora drest with raidient Light’

PuH 111

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‘When God (who is to Mercie most inclin'd)’

PuH 112

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‘When Mighty Nimrade Hunting after fame’

PuH 113

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‘When Phalaris for Tiranny soe ffam'd’

PuH 114

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‘When royal ffergus Line did rule this Realm’

PuH 115

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‘When scornd Medea saw Cruesa led’

PuH 116

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‘Who can but pitty this poor Turtle Dove’

PuH 117

Copy, untitled.

In: the MS described under PuH 1. c.1655-61.

Facsimile and transcription of f. 104r in Reading Early Modern Women, ed. Helen Ostovich and Elizabeth Sauer (New York & London, 2004), pp. 390-1.

Leeds University Library, Brotherton Collection, MS Lt. q. 32, ff. 103v-4r.

‘Why art thou sad at the aproach of Night’

PuH 118

Copy, untitled.

In: the MS described under PuH 1. c.1655-61.

Leeds University Library, Brotherton Collection, MS Lt. q. 32, f. 71r-v.

‘Why must I thus for ever bee confin'd’

PuH 119

Copy, untitled.

In: the MS described under PuH 1. c.1655-61.

Leeds University Library, Brotherton Collection, MS Lt. q. 32, ff. 79r-81r.

The Wish (‘Oh that I were a Sun that I might Send’)

PuH 120

Copy in: the MS described under PuH 1. c.1655-61.

Leeds University Library, Brotherton Collection, MS Lt. q. 32, f. 74r.

‘You that love Poppit Playes, Masks, Court Buffoons’

PuH 121

Copy, untitled.

In: the MS described under PuH 1. c.1655-61.

Leeds University Library, Brotherton Collection, MS Lt. q. 32, ff. 104v-5r.

Prose

The Unfortunate Florinda

An unfinished prose romance, in two parts, beginning ‘When that voluptuous Prince Roderigo had driven his Infant Nephew and King...’.

PuH 122

Copy, headed (f. 1r rev.) ‘The unfortunate Florinda Written by the Noble Hadrassas The first Part’, ‘The Second Part’ beginning on f. 32r rev., incomplete.

In: the MS described under PuH 1. c.1655-61.

Leeds University Library, Brotherton Collection, MS Lt. q. 32, ff. 1r-36v rev.

PuH 123

Copy of ‘The Second Part of the Unfortunate fflorinda’, a sheaf of twelve folio leaves in a separate folder.

In: the MS described under PuH 1. c.1655-61.

Leeds University Library, Brotherton Collection, MS Lt. q. 32, ff. 32Ar-43Ar.