Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, Surrey, Henry Howard, Earl of (1517?–1547)

Verse: Poems and Translations

‘As oft as I behold and see’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 14, pp. 64-5.

SuH 1

Copy of lines 1-24, 30-6, in a formal secretary hand, untitled.

In: A folio verse miscellany, in several hands, 88 leaves, in contemporary leather gilt (rebacked). Almost entirely compiled for John Harington of Stepney (c.1517-82), of Stepney, courtier and writer, but also used by his son Sir John Harington and including (ff. 69v-78r), in an unidentified hand, Edmund Campion's Virgilian Latin epic (beginning ‘Sancta salutiferi nascentia semina verbi’) which otherwise exists in a presentation MS in the hand of Harington's ‘servant’ Thomas Combe (Earl of Leicester, Holkham Hall, MS 437). Mid-late 16th century.

Inscribed (ff. 29v and 82r) ‘Ellina Harrington’ and (f. 29v) ‘ffrancis Haryngton’, two of Sir John's children. Inscribed (f. 3r) ‘Liber Jacobi Tyrrell, 1663’: i.e. by James Tyrrell (1642-1718), political theorist and historian, friend of John Locke. Owned in 1791 by the Rev. William Sayle, of Stowey, Somerset. Bearing annotations in red ink by Thomas Percy (1729-1811), Bishop of Dromore, writer. Bought in 1800 from Sayle by Thomas Park (1758/9-1834), antiquary and bibliographer, who sold it to Thomas Hill (1760-1840), London book collector. Subsequently owned by Richard Heber (1774-1833), book collector. Sotheby's, 1836 (Heber sale, Part XI), lot 1336. Thomas Thorpe's sale catalogue, 1836, item 1244. Phillips MS 9474. Sotheby's, 1896 (Phillipps sale), lot 1206. Quaritch's sale catalogue, 1900, Part VII, item 5811. Acquired 15 October 1900.

Some pieces in this MS (notably works by John Harington the Elder) printed in the various editions of Nugae Antiquae and in Ruth Hughey, John Harington of Stepney: Tudor Gentleman, (Columbus, Ohio, 1971). The poem by Edmund Campion edited, with an English translation, in Gerard Kilroy, Edmund Campion: Memory and Transcription (Aldershot, 2005), pp. 155-93.

Edited from this MS in Padelford, No. 14, pp. 64-5.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, f. 53v.

‘Brittle beautie, that nature made so fraile’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 7, p. 59. Doubtfully ascribed to Surrey and possibly written by Thomas, Lord Vaux: see Hughey, Arundel, II, 444-6, and Rollins, II, 137.

SuH 2

Copy, with a correction in another hand.

In: A verse miscellany, including 55 poems which have been attributed to Wyatt (one copied twice) as well as his Penitential Psalms, in several hands, originally compiled by, or for, John Harington of Stepney (1520?-82) and continued by his son, Sir John Harington of Kelston (1560-1612), whose hand occurs frequently in the MS, imperfect, once comprising 228 leaves of which 145 remain. Mid-late 16th century.

This volume described, and the full text edited, with facsimile examples of ff. 53r and 66v, in Hughey. Also discussed in Ruth Hughey, ‘The Harington Manuscript at Arundel Castle and Related Documents’, The Library, 4th Ser. 15 (1934-5), 388-444.

A transcript of the whole MS made c.1810 for George Frederick Nott is in the British Library, Add. MS 28635.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 298, pp. 346-6. The Nott transcript of this MS collated in Padelford, p. 209.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, MSS (Special Press), ‘Harrington MS. Temp. Eliz.’, f. 212v.

‘...degrese of Lyghtnes lefte be hy[nd]e’

‘Dyvers thy death doo dyverslye bemone’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 45, p. 97. Jones, p. 28.

SuH 3

Copy, in a formal secretary hand, untitled, subscribed ‘H S’ and, in a later hand, ‘Here ends my Ld of Surreys Poems’.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Padelford, No. 45, p. 97.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, f. 57r.

‘Eache beeste can chuse his feere according to his minde’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 34, pp. 88-90.

SuH 4

Copy in: the MS described under SuH 2. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 78, pp. 123-5. Edited from the Nott transcript in Padelford.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, MSS (Special Press), ‘Harrington MS. Temp. Eliz.’, ff. 51r-2r.

Ecclesiastes 1 (‘I, Salamon, Dauids sonne, King of Ierusalem’)

First published in Nugae Antiquae (London, 1804), II, 339-42. Padelford, No. 48, pp. 100-1. Jones, pp. 88-9.

SuH 5

Copy in: the MS described under SuH 2. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 86, pp. 133-4. The Nott transcript of this MS collated in Padelford.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, MSS (Special Press), ‘Harrington MS. Temp. Eliz.’, f. 55r-v.

SuH 6

Copy, in a roman hand, with corrections, headed ‘Cap. 1. Eccles’.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Padelford; collated in Hughey, Arundel, II, 113-4.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, ff. 58v-9r.

Ecclesiastes 2 (‘From pensif fanzies, then, I gan my hart reuoke’)

First published in Nugae Antiquae (London, 1804), II, 343-8. Padelford, No. 49, pp. 101-3. Jones, pp. 89-92.

SuH 7

Copy in: the MS described under SuH 2. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 87, pp. 134-6. The Nott transcript of this MS collated in Padelford.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, MSS (Special Press), ‘Harrington MS. Temp. Eliz.’, ff. 55v-6v.

SuH 8

Copy, in a roman hand, headed ‘Cap. 2. Eccles’.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Padelford. Collated in Hughey, Arundel, II, 114-5.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, ff. 59r-60r.

Ecclesiastes 3 (‘Like to the stereles boote that swerues with euery wynde’)

First published in Nugae Antiquae (London, 1804), II, 348-52. Padelford, No. 50, pp. 103-5. Jones, pp. 92-4.

SuH 9

Copy in: the MS described under SuH 2. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 88, pp. 136-8. The Nott transcript of this MS collated in Padelford.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, MSS (Special Press), ‘Harrington MS. Temp. Eliz.’, ff. 56v-7v.

SuH 10

Copy, in a roman hand, with corrections in another hand, headed ‘Capitulo. 3. Eccles’.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Padelford; collated in Hughey, Arundel, II, 116-17.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, ff. 60r-1r.

Ecclesiastes 4 (‘When I be thought me well, vnder the restles soon’)

First published in Nugae Antiquae (London, 1804), II, 352-6. Padelford, No. 51, pp. 105-6. Jones, pp. 94-6.

SuH 11

Copy in: the MS described under SuH 2. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 89, pp. 138-40. The Nott transcript of this MS collated in Padelford.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, MSS (Special Press), ‘Harrington MS. Temp. Eliz.’, ff. 57v-8r.

SuH 12

Copy, in a roman hand, with corrections in another hand, headed ‘Capitulo. 4. Eccles’.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Padelford. Collated in Hughey, Arundel, II, 117-18.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, ff. 61r-2r.

Ecclesiastes 5 (‘When that repentant teares hathe clensyd clere from ill’)

First published in Nugae Antiquae (London, 1804), II, 356-60. Padelford, No. 52, pp. 107-8.

SuH 13

Copy in: the MS described under SuH 2. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 90, pp. 140-2. The Nott transcript of this MS collated in Padelford.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, MSS (Special Press), ‘Harrington MS. Temp. Eliz.’, ff. 58r-9r.

SuH 14

Copy, in a roman hand, with corrections in another hand, headed ‘Capitulo. 5. Eccles’.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Padelford. Collated in Hughey, Arundel, II, 118-20.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, f. 62r-v.

‘From Tuscan cam my ladies worthi race’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 29, p. 83. Jones, p. 5.

SuH 15

Copy, in a formal secretary hand, with a correction in another hand, untitled, subscribed ‘H S’.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Padelford, No. 29, p. 83.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, f. 55r.

‘Good ladies, you that have your pleasure in exyle’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 33, pp. 87-8. Jones, pp. 22-3.

SuH 16

Copy in: the MS described under SuH 2. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 85, pp. 132-3. Edited from the Nott transcript in Padelford.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, MSS (Special Press), ‘Harrington MS. Temp. Eliz.’, f. 54r-v.

‘Gyrtt in my glitlesse gowne, as I sytt heare and sowe’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 27, pp. 79-80.

SuH 17

Copy, with corrections in one or more other hands.

In: the MS described under SuH 2. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 72, pp. 117-18. Edited from the Nott transcript in Padelford.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, MSS (Special Press), ‘Harrington MS. Temp. Eliz.’, f. 37r.

‘I neuer saw youe, madam, laye aparte’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 3, p. 57. Jones, p. 4.

SuH 18

Copy, in a formal secretary hand, untitled, subscribed ‘H S’.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Padelford, No. 37, p. 57.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, f. 55v.

‘I that Vlysses yeres haue spent’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 20, pp. 70-1.

SuH 19

Copy, in a neat secretary hand, untitled.

The page bearing lengthways in the margin a note of contents in the hand of Ralph Starkey (c.1569-1628), antiquary.

In: A folio composite volume of state and miscellaneous papers, in verse and prose, in several hands, 86 leaves, in modern half-morocco gilt. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Padelford, where Surrey's authorship is doubted. See also Rollins, II, 322-3.

British Library, Harley MS 78, f. 30v.

‘If care do cause men cry, why do not I complaine?’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 28, pp. 80-2. Jones, pp. 14-16.

SuH 20

Copy, untitled, in an accomplished secretary hand. Late 16th century.

In: A quarto composite volume of MSS, chiefly astrological papers, in various hands, ix + 273 leaves, in contemporary calf, with metal clasps. Collected by Elias Ashmole (1617-92), astrologer and antiquary, and partly derived from William Lilly (1602-81), astrologer.

This MS recorded in Rollins, II, 313.

Bodleian, MS Ashmole 176, f. 97r-v.

SuH 20.5

Copy in: Music book compiled by Lady Margaret Wemyss, daughter of David, second Earl of Wemyss (1610-79), in contemporary vellum. c.1640s.

National Library of Scotland, MS Dep. 314/23, f. 16r.

SuH 21

Copy, in a musical setting.

In: A quarto songbook, in a secretary and italic hand, 193 leaves (including ten blanks). Compiled by Robert Taitt, schoolmaster and precenter in the Church of Lauder, Berwickshire. c.1676-90.

Later in the library of Charles Kay Ogden (1889-1957), psychologist, linguist and book collector. Formerly T 135Z. B724 1677-89 Bound.

Discussed in Walter H. Rubsamen, ‘Scottish and English Music in the Renaissance in a Newly-Discovered Manuscript’, Festschrift Heinrich Besseler (Leipzig, 1961), 259-84

Clark Library, Los Angeles, MS. 1959. 003, Cantus 7: ff. 37, 53-4.

SuH 22

Copy of a ten-stanza version, in a musical setting.

In: An oblong octavo book of roundels, in a formal Scottish hand with some rubrication, 152 pages, in near-contemporary calf elaborately gilt, with clasps. With a title-page ‘Ane buck off roundells...Collected and notted by dauid meluill. 1612’, the compiler David Melvill, of Aberdeen, being the brother of James Melvill (1556-1614), Professor of Hebrew and Oriental Languages. 1612.

The binding bearing the name of ‘Robert Ogilvie’ in gilt. Later owned by Lord Ashburnham. Recorded in 1916 as owned by Michael Tomkinson, of Franche Hall, Kidderminster. Recorded in 1958 as being ‘somewhere in Australia’.

This MS edited as The Melvill Book of Roundels, ed. Granville Bantock and H. Orsmond Anderton (Roxburghe Club, London, 1916).

Edited from this MS in the 1916 edition, pp. 47-8, 199-200. Recorded in Mumford, p. 12, and in Rollins, II, 313.

Library of Congress, Music Division, M1490 M535 A5, 8 Song.

SuH 22.5

Copy, headed ‘An Absent Louer hath noe comfort but in hope’.

In: An octavo verse miscellany, in several hands, 89 leaves, in old calf gilt. Partly compiled (pp. 75-99) by one Robert Berkeley, who has inscribed the first page ‘Rob Berkeley his booke Ano. 1640’. c.1640s.

Formerly owned by Henry Huth (1815-78). Formerly Rosenbach 195.

Rosenbach Museum & Library, MS 240/2, p. 45.

SuH 23

Copy, in a musical setting.

In: MS transcript of the first printed edition (Aberdeen, 1662) of John Forbes, Cantus, Songs and Fancies. c.1662.

In the Atholl Collection of Music, assembled by Lady Dorothea Stewart-Murray (1866-1937), daughter of John Stewart-Murray (1840-1917), seventh Duke of Atholl. Formerly in the Sandeman Library, Perth.

A K Bell Library, Perth, N16, No. i.

SuH 24

Copy, in double columns.

In: An oblong quarto miscellany of verse, receipts, and lute music, in possibly several secretary hands, 60 leaves, in modern red morocco. c.1570.

‘The Braye LuteBook’, formerly among the Cave family papers of Lord Braye at Stanford Hall, Rugby.

Yale, Osborn Music MS 13, ff. 22r-3r.

SuH 25

Copy of the incipit only, in a musical setting.

In: An octavo musical part book, for the counter-tenor, of the ‘St Andrews Psalter’ (the Scottish Metrical Psalter of 1566 etc. by Thomas Wode, afterwards Vicar of St Andrews), copied c.1575-8, with a series of secular songs added later (ff. 81v-93v) in a secretary hand, 93 leaves, in old blind-stamped calf. For three other part books of this Psalter, see Edinburgh University Library MS La. III. 483. Early 17th century (secular songs).

Purchased from Mrs H.S. Andrews, 14 November 1890.

This MS discussed with a facsimile, in Mumford.

British Library, Add. MS 33933, f. 85r.

SuH 26

Copy of the incipit only (here ‘Yf care cause me to cry’), in a musical setting for the lute.

In: An oblong quarto volume of madrigals and other musical works, the lyrics in two or more secretary hands, 60 leaves, in half-morocco, stamped in gilt on both covers ‘1757’. Early 16th century.

This MS discussed, with a facsimile, in Ivy L. Mumford, ‘Musical Settings to the Poems of Sir Thomas Wyatt’, M&L (1956), 315-22.

British Library, Royal MS App. 58, f. 52r.

SuH 27

Copy of the incipit, in a musical setting for the lute, as transcribed ‘by one Ralph Bowle to learne to playe on his lutte, in anno 1558’, added on the endpapers. 1558.

In: A small quarto 15th-century volume of statutes from the reign of Henry IV to that of Henry VI, 125 leaves.

This MS discussed, with a facsimile, in Mumford.

British Library, Stowe MS 389, f. 120r.

SuH 28

Copy of the incipit, in a musical setting, untitled.

In: A quarto musical part book, in several neat secretary and italic hands, with some initial-letter decoration, headed (f. 5r) ‘This is the fyrst Buke addit to the four psalme Bukkes, for songis of four or fyue partis, meit and apt for musitians, to recreat...’, with (ff. 2r-4r) a table of contents, 63 leaves, in old blind-stamped calf. One of the part books of the ‘St Andrews Psalter’. Early 17th century.

Trinity College, Dublin, MS 412, f. 55r-v.

‘If he that erst the fourme so liuely drewe’

See SuH 75.

‘In Cipres springes -- whereas dame Venus dwelt’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 6, p. 58. Jones, p. 3.

SuH 29

Copy, in a formal secretary hand, untitled, subscribed ‘H S’.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Padelford, No. 5, p. 58.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, f. 56r.

‘In the rude age when scyence was not so rife’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 44, p. 97. Jones, pp. 28-9.

SuH 30

Copy, in a formal secretary hand, untitled, subscribed ‘H S’.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Padelford, No. 44, p. 97.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, f. 56v.

‘In winters iust returne, when Boreas gan his raigne’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 24, pp. 75-7. Jones, pp. 12-14.

SuH 31

Copy of the incipit only, in a musical setting for the lute.

In: the MS described under SuH 26. Early 16th century.

This MS discussed, with a facsimile, in Ivy L. Mumford, ‘Musical Settings to the Poems of Sir Thomas Wyatt’, M&L (1956), 315-22.

British Library, Royal MS App. 58, f. 52r.

SuH 32

Copy of the incipit in a musical setting.

In: An oblong octavo miscellany of chiefly music and verse, in several secretary hands, 136 leaves (including blanks), in modern black morocco gilt. c.1559-1610.

Scribbled name (f. 22r) ‘Sarah Scalther[?]’. Sotheby's, 14 July 1887, lot 481. Formerly Folger MS 448.16.

This MS discussed in Mumford.

Folger, MS V.a.159, f. 13r.

SuH 32.5

Copy of the incipit, in a musical setting.

In: the MS described under SuH 24. c.1570.

Yale, Osborn Music MS 13, f. 41v.

‘Laid in my quyett bedd, in study as I weare’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 43, pp. 95-6. Jones, pp. 23-4.

SuH 33

Copy in: the MS described under SuH 2. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 76, pp. 121-2. The Nott transcript of this MS collated in Padelford.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, MSS (Special Press), ‘Harrington MS. Temp. Eliz.’, f. 50r.

SuH 34

Copy of lines 1-12.

In: A quarto composite volume of historical papers and some verse, c.256 leaves.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, Arundel, II, 91-2; recorded in Rollins, II, 157.

British Library, Cotton MS Titus A. XXIV, f. 83r.

‘London, has thow accused me’

First published in Nugae Antiquae (London, 1804), II, 336-8. Padelford, No. 32, pp. 85-7. Jones, pp. 30-1.

SuH 35

Copy in: the MS described under SuH 2. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 75, pp. 119-21. Edited from the Nott transcript in Padelford.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, MSS (Special Press), ‘Harrington MS. Temp. Eliz.’, f. 49r-v.

SuH 36

Copy, in a formal secretary hand, untitled.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Nugae Antiquae and in Padelford.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, ff. 52r-v.

‘The longer lyfe the more offence’

First published in A. S. G. Edwards, ‘Manuscripts of the Verse of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey’, HLQ, 67/2 (2004), 283-93 (p. 291).

SuH 36.5

Copy, untitled, subscribed ‘Finis E. of Surr.’.

In: A quarto miscellany chiefly of verse, largely in a single secretary hand, compiled by a Cambridge student, vii + 130 leaves, in later calf. c.1586-91.

This volume is edited in Cummings, who suggests that the compiler is Sir John Finett (1571-1641), of Fordwich, Kent: hence it is often cited as ‘The John Finett miscellany’. The hands do not appear to be his, however, and this attribution is questionable.

Edited from this MS in Edwards.

Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 85, f. 115v.

‘Love that doth raine and liue within my thought’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 4, p. 57. Jones, p. 3.

SuH 37

Copy, in a formal secretary hand, untitled, subscribed ‘H S’.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Padelford, No. 4, p. 57.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, f. 55v.

‘Marshall, the thinges for to attayne’

First published at the end of Book III in William Baldwin, A treatise of Morrall phylosophye (London, 1547/8). Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 41, p. 94. Jones, pp. 34-5.

The texts discussed in J.M. Evans, ‘The Text of Surrey's “The Meanes to Attain Happy Life”’, N&Q, 228 (1983), 409-11; in W.D. McGaw, ‘The Text of Surrey's “The Meanes to Attain Happy Life” -- A Reply’, N&Q, 230 (December 1985), 456-8; and in A.S.G. Edwards, ‘Surrey's Martial Epigram: Scribes and Transmission’, EMS, 12 (2005), 74-82.

SuH 38

Copy, headed ‘A translation of the Earl of Surreys out of Martiall directed by him to one Maister Warner’ and here beginning ‘Warner the things for to attayn’.

In: A quarto volume of texts principally by Sir John Harington, including (p. c) Latin and English verses by Francis Harington; (pp. 195-201) Latin ‘exercyses’ (with translations) by Harington's son, John; (and pp. 203-5) more Latin and English verses, followed by an index to the volume and a Latin epigram on tobacco, with a translation, the MS probably originally prepared as a presentation MS, with (pp. iv-v) a dedication to Prince Henry dated 19 June 1605, 268 pages, imperfect, lacking pp. 11-12, in contemporary calf elaborately gilt. c.1605.

Inscribed (p. [i]) ‘R. Joyner[?] Sandwich’.

Edited from this MS (together with Harington's own appended epigram to John Davies of Hereford) by ‘EU. Hood’ [i.e. Joseph Haslewood] in The Gentleman's Magazine, 97, ii (November 1827), 392.

British Library, Add. MS 12049, p. 150.

SuH 39

Copy, in a formal secretary hand, untitled.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Padelford, No. 41, p. 94.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, f. 54v.

SuH 40

Copy, here beginning ‘My frende the thinges for to attayne’. Mid-16th century.

In: the MS described under SuH 34.

This MS recorded in Rollins, II, 150.

British Library, Cotton MS Titus A. XXIV, f. 80r.

SuH 41

Copy, headed ‘A translation of the Earle of Surreys out of Martiall, directed by him to one Maister Warner’, here beginning ‘Warner the things for to attayne’, incorporated as Harington's Epigram 24 in ‘The Fourthe Booke’.

In: A quarto volume of Harington's epigrams, with related poems, in the accomplished italic hand of his ‘servant’ Thomas Combe, with Harington's frequent autograph corrections and insertions, written as a presentation copy to Prince Henry (via James I), vi + 268 pages (two numbered twice), in contemporary calf elaborately gilt. Including (pp. 256-63) a watercolour drawing of the lantern, with accompanying English and Latin verses, which Harington gave to King James as a New Year's gift in 1602/3; (p. 264) Harington's welcome to King James and to Queen Anne; (pp. 256-6) his verses ‘Musa jocosa meos solari assueta dolores’; and (p. 261) an engraving of the Mysteries of the Rosary, with (p. 1) an address ‘To James the Sixt king of Scotland The dedication of the coppie sent by Captayn Hunter’, and (pp. [iv-v]) a dedicatory epistle to Prince Henry, dated in Harington's hand (and probably presented to the Prince shortly after) 19 June 1605. 1605.

Inscribed ‘R. Joyce Emmerson Sandwich’. Item 14 in an unidentified sale catalogue. Later owned by George Thorn-Drury, KC (1860-1931), literary scholar and editor. Sotheby's, 22 February 1932 (Thorn-Drury sale), lot 2405.

Including (p. [iii]) a 19th-century copy of James I's letter of thanks for this gift, transcribed from the original letter in British Library Add. MS 46381, f. 145r.

Edited from this MS in Kilroy, with colour facsimiles of the lantern, of page 122, of the binding, of the coloured title-page, and the engraving on p. 261 (Kilroy, Plates 5-9, after p. 178). Facsimile of pp. 256-7 (including the lantern) in Heather Wolfe, The Pen's Excellencie: Treasures from the Manuscript Collection of the Folger Shakespeare Library (Washington, DC, 2002), p. 106. Facsimile of the lantern in Scott-Warren, p. 194.

Folger, MS V.a.249, pp. 200-1.

SuH 42

Copy, written on the last leaf (Gg 4v) of a printed exemplum of Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Late 16th century.

This item recorded in Rollins, II, 150.

Trinity College, Cambridge, Capell W. 1.

SuH 42.5

Copy, here beginning ‘Warner the thing es for to obtayne’, written on the last blank leaf of a printed exemplum of Martial, Epigrammata (Venice, 1501). Early-mid-16th century.

Possibly once owned by Robert Pember (d.1560). Later owned by J. M. Burnell-Nugent. Sotheby's, 14 March 1979, lot 443, to A. G. Thomas.

Facsimile of this MS in Sotheby's sale catalogue, 14 March 1979, p. 347, and in Edwards, p. 76.

Untraced, [Pember volume].

SuH 43

Copy of the incipit, here ‘My friends’, in a musical setting.

In: An oblong quarto virginal book, largely in a single hand, 129 leaves, in remains of a recycled 15th/16th-century vellum document in contemporary blind-stamped leather. Inscribed (f. 2r) ‘Sum liber thomae mullineri iohanne heywoode teste’: i.e. compiled by Thomas Mulliner (fl.1545-75). Mid-16th century.

Owned and annotated in 1776 by John Stafford Smith (1750-1836), musician and musical antiquary, who also records (f. 110r) lending it in 1774 to Sir John Hawkins (1719-89), music scholar and lawyer. Item 873 in an unidentified sale catalogue. Purchased from William Hayman Cummings, FSA (1831-1915), singer and musical antiquary, on 10 November 1877.

This MS discussed, with a facsimile, in Mumford; edited in The Mulliner Book, ed. Denis Stevens, 2nd edition, Musica Britannica, I (London, 1973), p. 50.

British Library, Add. MS 30513, f. 65v.

SuH 44

Copy of the incipit only, here ‘My friendes’, in a musical setting by John Shepherd, foliated in pencil 25v.

In: An oblong quarto music part book (bass), the lyrics in a secretary hand, occupying ff. 19-32 (pencil foliation 16-29) in a folio guardbook of independent Tudor state papers, stamped foliation 1-97. Mid-16th century.

This MS recorded in Mumford, p. 15.

National Archives, Kew, SP 1/246, f. 22v.

‘O happy dames, that may embrace’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 21, pp. 71-2. Jones, pp. 21-2. Edited, and tentatively attributed to John Harington (1520?-82), in Hughey, Harington of Stepney, pp. 131-2, 286-9.

SuH 45

Copy, in the hand of Mary Fitzroy (née Howard), untitled.

In: A quarto verse miscellany, in at least fifteen and possibly twenty hands, now comprising 96 numbered leaves (plus blanks), in contemporary blind-stamped leather with initials ‘R N’. Probably compiled by various noblemen and ladies in the Court circle of Henry VIII, particularly members of the Howard family, including Mararet Howard (née Douglas), who transcribed some of the 122 poems which have been attributed to Wyatt, Mary Fitzroy (née Howard), Duchess of Richmond, and Mary Shelton. c.1530s-40s.

Inscribed (f. 1r) ‘mary shelton’ and with part of the name of ‘Mary Howard’. Later owned by the Cavendish family, Dukes of Devonshire, and by the Rev. George Frederick Nott (1767-1841), literary editor. Sotheby's, 11 November 1848 (Nott sale), to Thomas Rodd.

Generally cited as the ‘Devonshire MS’. The fragment of flyleaf (f. 1r) is reproduced in facsimile in Foxwell, I, after p. 250, and a facsimile of f. 32v is in Arthur F. Marotti, Manuscript, Print, and the English Renaissance Lyric (Ithaca and London, 1995), p. 178. The MS is discussed, with an analysis of the hands, in Helen Baron, ‘Mary (Howard) Fitzroy's Hand in the Devonshire Manuscript’, RES, NS 45 (1994), 318-35. Also discussed in Raymond Southall, ‘The Devonshire Manuscript Collection of Early Tudor Poetry, 1532-41’, RES, NS 15 (1964), 142-50; in Elizabeth Heale, ‘Women and the Courtly Love Lyric: The Devonshire Manuscript (BL Additional 17492)’, MLR, 90 (1995), 296-313; in Jason Powell, ‘Marginalia, Authorship, and Editing in the Manuscripts of Thomas Wyatt's Verse’, EMS, 15 (1009), 1-40, with facsimile examples; and elsewhere.

This MS collated in Padelford and in Hughey, Harington of Stepney. Edited by Helen Baron in ‘Mary Fitzroy's Transcript of Surrey's Poem’, RES, 45 (August 1994), 314-5, and discussed in Raymond Southall, ‘Mary Fitzroy and “O Happy Dames” in the Devonshire Manuscript’, ibid, pp. 316-17.

Facsimile example in Jesse Childs, Henry VIII's Last Victim: The Life and Times of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (London, 2006), facing p. 77.

British Library, Add. MS 17492, f. 55r-v.

SuH 46

Copy, in a musical setting by John Shepherd, foliated in pencil 31v-2v.

In: the MS described under SuH 44. Mid-16th century.

This MS recorded in Mumford, p. 15.

National Archives, Kew, SP 1/246, ff. 28v-9v.

SuH 47

Copy of the first stanza, in a neat secretary hand.

The page bearing lengthways in the margin a note of contents in the hand of Ralph Starkey (c.1569-1628), antiquary.

In: the MS described under SuH 19. Mid-late 16th century.

This MS collated in Hughey, Harington of Stepney. Recorded in Padelford, p. 197.

British Library, Harley MS 78, f. 30v.

SuH 48

Copy of the incipit, in a musical setting by John Shepherd.

In: the MS described under SuH 43. Mid-16th century.

Edited from this MS in The Mulliner Book, ed. Denis Stevens, 2nd edition, Musica Britannica I (London, 1973), pp. 81-2. Discussed, with a facsimile, in Mumford. Recorded in Rollins, II, 143. Another setting of the song ‘O ye happy dames’, possibly the same poem, is on f. 3r-v (see Stevens, p. 1).

British Library, Add. MS 30513, ff. 107r-8r.

‘Of thy lyfe, Thomas, this compasse well mark’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 42, pp. 94-5. Jones, p. 14.

SuH 49

Copy, with corrections, in a neat secretary hand.

In: the MS described under SuH 19. Mid-late 16th century.

This MS collated in Padelford, p. 201.

British Library, Harley MS 78, f. 29r.

Psalm 8 (‘Thie name, O Lord, howe greate is fownd before our sight!’)

First published in The Works of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, and of Sir Thomas Wyatt the Elder, ed. G. F. Nott, 2 vols (London, 1815-16), I, 85-6. Padelford, No. 53, pp. 108-10. Jones, pp. 96-8.

SuH 50

Copy, with corrections in another hand.

In: the MS described under SuH 2. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Nott and in Hughey, I, No. 79, pp. 125-7. Edited from the Nott transcript in Padelford.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, MSS (Special Press), ‘Harrington MS. Temp. Eliz.’, f. 52r-v.

Psalm 55 (‘Giue eare to my suit, Lord! fromward hide not thy face’)

First published in Nugae Antiquae (London, 1804), II, 368-71. Padelford, No. 54, pp. 110-11. James, pp. 101-2.

SuH 51

Copy, headed ‘Exaudi Deus orationem meam. Ps:-55’.

In: the MS described under SuH 2. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 84, pp. 130-2. The Nott transcript of this MS collated in Padelford.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, MSS (Special Press), ‘Harrington MS. Temp. Eliz.’, ff. 53v-4r.

SuH 52

Copy, in a roman hand, with corrections in another hand, headed ‘Exaudi Deus orationem meam. Ps:-55’.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Printed from this MS in Padelford. Collated in Hughey, Arundel, II, 107-8.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, f. 65r-v.

Psalm 73 (‘Thoughe, Lorde, to israell thy graces plentuous be’)

First published in Nugae Antiquae (London, 1804), II, 364-8. Padelford, No. 56, pp. 112-14. Jones, pp. 99-101.

SuH 53

Copy, headed ‘Qm bonus Israel Deus. Ps. Lxxiij’.

In: the MS described under SuH 2. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 83, pp. 128-30. The Nott transcript of this MS collated in Padelford.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, MSS (Special Press), ‘Harrington MS. Temp. Eliz.’, ff. 53r-53v bis.

SuH 54

Copy, in a roman hand, with corrections in another hand, headed ‘Qm bonus Israel Deus. Ps. Lxxiij’.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Padelford. Collated in Hughey, Arundel, II, 105.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, f. 64r-v.

Psalm 88 (‘Oh Lorde, vppon whose will dependeth my welfare’)

First published in Nugae Antiquae (London, 1804), II, 361-3. Padelford, No. 55, pp. 111-12. Jones, pp. 98-9.

SuH 55

Copy, headed ‘Domine deus salutis. Psal: 98’.

In: the MS described under SuH 2. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 81, pp. 127-8. The Nott transcript of this MS collated in Padelford.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, MSS (Special Press), ‘Harrington MS. Temp. Eliz.’, ff. 52v-3r.

SuH 56

Copy, in a roman hand, headed ‘Domine deus salutis. Psal: 98’.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Padelford. Collated in Hughey, Arundel, II, 102-4.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, f. 63r-v.

‘Set me whereas the sonne doth perche the grene’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 6, p. 58. Jones, p. 2.

SuH 57

Copy, in a roman hand, headed by an Italian motto, subscribed ‘H S’ and, in a later hand, ‘Here ends my Ld of Surreys Poems’.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Padelford, No. 6, p. 58.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, f. 57r.

SuH 58

Copy, untitled.

In: A quarto verse miscellany, including 18 poems by Donne, in several hands over a period (the predominant secretary hand on ff. 1r-35v, 45v-63r), written from both ends, 91 leaves, in later green morocco. c.1630s [-1777].

Inscribed (f. 1r) ‘E Libris Richardo Glovero pharmacopol. Londinense pertinantibus’, the date ‘1638’ possibly added in a different hand. The name ‘William Allen’ on f. 77v among scribbling. Inscribed (f. 1v) by a later owner, apparently for ‘Mr Thorpe’, ‘I was informed by the bookseller of whom I bought this book; that it belonged formerly to a literary gentleman who lived in Burton Crescent and who died about six months ago. 3rd Augt. 1835’.

Cited in IELM, I.i (1980), as the ‘Glover MS’: DnJ Δ 42.

British Library, Egerton MS 2230, f. 62r.

‘So crewell prison! howe could betyde, alas!’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 31, pp. 84-5. Jones, pp. 25-8.

SuH 59

Copy, in a formal secretary hand, untitled.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edted from this MS in Padelford, No. 31, pp. 84-5.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, f. 51r-v.

‘Such waywarde wais hath love, that moste parte in discorde’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 22, pp. 73-4. Jones, pp. 8-10.

SuH 60

Copy in: the MS described under SuH 2. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 77, pp. 122-3. The Nott transcript of this MS collated in Padelford.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, MSS (Special Press), ‘Harrington MS. Temp. Eliz.’, ff. 50r-1r.

SuH 61

Copy of lines 1-30, 35-50, in a formal secretary hand, with corrections in a later hand, untitled.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Padelford. Collated in Hughey, Arundel, II, 93-5.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, f. 53r.

SuH 62

Copy, in the hand of John Harington of Stepney (1520?-82), subscribed ‘H. S.’.

In: A folio verse miscellany, in several secretary hands, 186 leaves, some stained and frayed, now bound in two volumes in modern quarter-vellum cloth boards. Including 85 poems that have been attributed to Wyatt, the great majority of poems untitled and unascribed, with (ff. 59r, 60r) a table of contents. The compiler, who adds headings and corrections, is John Mantell (1516?-41), a colleague of Wyatt on diplomatic missions. c.1532-41.

Owned c.1545-6 by Sir George Blage (1512-51). Probably used by John Harington of Stepney. Old pressmark D. 2. 7.

Cited by editors as ‘the Blage MS’. First described by Kenneth Muir (‘An Unrecorded Wyatt Manuscript’, TLS (20 May 1960), p. 328), and a selection of the poems printed by him in Sir Thomas Wyatt and his circle: Unpublished Poems (Liverpool, 1961). The compiler identified as Mantell in Helen Baron, ‘The “Blage” Manuscript: The Original Compiler Identified’, EMS, 1 (1989), 85-119, with facsimile examples, including an autograph letter by Mantell in the National Archives, Kew.

Edited from this MS in Kenneth Muir, ‘Surrey Poems in the Blage Manuscript’, N&Q, 205 (October 1960), 368-70.

Trinity College, Dublin, MS 160, f. 178r-v.

‘Th' Assyryans king -- in peas, with fowle desyre’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 40, pp. 93-4. Jones, p. 29.

SuH 63

Copy, in a formal secretary hand, untitled, subscribed ‘H S’.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Padelford, No. 40, pp. 93-4.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, f. 56v.

‘The greate Macedon, that out of Persy chased’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 38, p. 93. Jones, p. 29.

SuH 64

Copy, in a formal secretary hand, untitled, subscribed ‘H S’.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Padelford, No. 38, p. 93.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, f. 56r.

SuH 65

Copy in: A large quarto-shaped folio volume of Tudor verse almost entirely by Wyatt, 120 leaves (including blanks, several original leaves excised), in modern calf gilt. In several hands: poems on ff. 50r, 54v, 66r, 67r-9v, 86r-98v, 100r-1r, and a couplet at the top of f. 70r in Wyatt's own hand, with his autograph corrections and revisions occurring intermittently between ff. 29v and 66v; otherwise written, emended or annotated in various scribal hands, including Nicholas Grimald (1519-62) and John Brereton, one anonymous hand pre dominating on ff. 4r-49r, 50v-4r, 55r-62r. c.1530s.

Later in the possession of the Harington family, including entries (ff. 104r-7r) by Sir John Harington (HrJ 2, HrJ 342), later members of his family until the mid-17th century using it as a rough notebook, for exercises, calculations, and religious discourses, filling the margins and writing over many of the earlier poems. Subsequently owned in 1792, and occasionally annotated in pencil, by Thomas Percy (1729-1811), Bishop of Dromore, writer. Sotheby's, 14 January 1889.

Generally cited by editors, and in IELM, as the ‘Egerton MS’. The principal text for all Wyatt's modern editors. The text of ff. 3r-101r is edited verbatim in Harrier. Discussed in Joost Daalder, ‘Are Wyatt's Poems in Egerton MS 2711 in Chronological Order?’, English Studies, 69/3 (June 1988), 205-23; and in Jason Powell's articles ‘Thomas Wyatt's Poetry in Embassy: Egerton 2711 and the Production of Literary Manuscripts Abroad’, HLQ, 67/2 (2004), 261-82, with facsimile examples and where the hand of John Brereton is identified, and ‘Marginalia, Authorship, and Editing in the Manuscripts of Thomas Wyatt's Verse’, EMS, 15 (1009), 1-40, with facsimile examples.

This MS collated in Padelford.

British Library, Egerton MS 2711, f. 85v.

‘The sonne hath twyse brought forthe the tender grene’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 11, pp. 60-2. Jones, pp. 6-7.

SuH 66

Copy of lines 50-5, here beginning ‘Vnto my self, vnlesse this carefull song’.

In: the MS described under SuH 2. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 74, p. 119. The Nott transcript of this MS collated in Padelford.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, MSS (Special Press), ‘Harrington MS. Temp. Eliz.’, f. 49r.

SuH 67

Copy of lines 1-18, 21-55, in a formal secretary hand, with corrections in a later hand, untitled, under a general heading ‘Severall Poems by the right Honable: Henry Earle of Surrey’, ‘iniustly put to death by Henry ye 8th’ added later, subscribed ‘ffinis. H. S.’

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Padelford and in Hughey, Arundel, II, 86-8.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, f. 50r-v.

‘The soudden stormes that heaue me to and froo’

First published in Nugae Antiquae (London, 1804), II, 364. Padelford, No. 36, pp. 91. Jones. p. 33.

SuH 68

Copy in: the MS described under SuH 2. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 82, p. 128. Edited from the Nott transcript in Padelford.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, MSS (Special Press), ‘Harrington MS. Temp. Eliz.’, f. 53r.

SuH 69

Copy, in a roman hand, untitled.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

This MS collated in Padelford and in Hughey, Arundel, II, 104-5.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, f. 63v.

Virgil's Aeneid. Book IV (‘But now the wounded quene, with heavie care’)

First published in London, [1554], ed. John Day. Edited by Richard Tottel (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 58, pp. 142-89. Edited by Florence H. Ridley (Berkeley & Los Angeles, 1963). Jones, pp. 63-88.

SuH 70

Copy, headed ‘P Virgilij Muronis Æneidos Liber Quartus Britannico Sermoni Donatus per Comitem S’, with sidenotes.

In: A folio volume, in a neat secretary hand, comprising a poem, an Inner Temple play (Tancred and Gismund), and a commonplace book cum lexical compilation, 178 leaves. c.1568.

In the collection of Francis Hargrave (1740/1-1821), legal writer.

Printed from this MS (with the text of the 1557 edition on facing pages) in Padelford, No. 58, pp. 122-65. Collated in Ridley.

British Library, Hargrave MS 205, ff. 1r-8v.

‘When ragyng love with extreme payne’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1559). Padelford, No. 13, pp. 63-4. Jones, pp. 1-2.

SuH 70.5

Copy of lines 1-2, jotted in a 16th-century hand, the first line recopied in a 17th-century hand.

In: A quarto volume of medieval poems, 280 leaves.

British Library, Cotton MS Caligula A. 11, f. 286v.

SuH 70.8

Copy, untitled, a forgery by J.P. Collier.

In: An octavo miscellany of verse and prose, closely written in possibly several minute predominantly secretary hands, 291 leaves (ff. 212-16 bound out of order after f. 24), in modern calf. c.1640s.

Inscribed (f. 1r) ‘Joseph Hall’ (not the bishop). Later owned by John Payne Collier (1789-1883), literary scholar, editor and forger, who has entered in pseudo-17th-century secretary script copies of various ballads on ff. 39r-41r, 107v-79r, 181r-v, 227r-8v, 243r-6r, as well as adding foliation (1-284) before the more recent foliation (1-291, used below). Quaritch's sale catalogue ‘of English Literature’ (August-November 1884), item 22350, Collier's transcript of the MS made c.1860 being item 22352. Formerly Folger MS 2071.7.

Discussed, with facsimile examples, in Giles E. Dawson, ‘John Payne Collier's Great Forgery’, SB, 24 (1971), 1-26.

See Giles E. Dawson, ‘John Payne Collier's Great Forgery’, SB, 24 (1971), 1-26 (p. 9).

Folger, MS V.a.339, ff. 127v-8r.

‘When Windesor walles sustained my wearied arme’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 30, p. 83. Jones, pp. 24-5.

SuH 71

Copy, in a formal secretary hand, untitled, subscribed ‘H S’.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Padelford, No. 30, p. 83.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, f. 55r.

‘When youthe had ledd me half the race’

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Padelford, No. 15, pp. 65-6.

See also Introduction.

SuH 72

Copy, in a formal secretary hand, untitled, subscribed ‘H S.’

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Padelford, No. 15, pp. 65-6.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, f. 54r.

‘Wher recheles youthe in a vnquiet brest’

First published in Nugae Antiquae (London, 1804), II, 360. Padelford, No. 35, pp. 91.

SuH 73

Copy in: the MS described under SuH 2. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 80, p. 127. The Nott transcript of this MS collated in Padelford.

The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle, MSS (Special Press), ‘Harrington MS. Temp. Eliz.’, f. 52v.

SuH 74

Copy, in a roman hand, untitled.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Nugae Antiquae and in Padelford. Collated in Hughey, Arundel, II, 102-4.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, f. 63r.

‘Yf he that erst the fourme so liuelye drewe’

First published in Nugae Antiquae (London, 1804), II, 339. Padelford, No. 10, p. 60. Jones, p. 10.

SuH 75

Copy, in a formal secretary hand, untitled, subscribed ‘H S’.

In: the MS described under SuH 1. Mid-late 16th century.

Edited from this MS in Nugae Antiquae (1804) and in Padelford, No. 10, p. 60.

British Library, Add. MS 36529, f. 56v.

Miscellaneous

Document(s)

*SuH 76

A signed indenture between Surrey and the Dean and Chapter of Norwich for the lease of St Leonard's Priory, Norwich, 10 May 1542. 1542.

Norfolk Record-Office, DCN 47/1.

Surrey's Arraignment

Unpublished?

SuH 77

Copy of a brief account of ‘The Arraignment of Henry Earle of Surrey’.

In: A folio volume of state trials from 1521 to 1666, in several professional hands, 194 leaves, in 19th-century mottled leather. Late 17th century.

Bookplate of Algernon Capell (1654-1710), second Earl of Essex, Privy Councillor, dated 1701.

British Library, Stowe MS 396, f. 8r-v.