The Duke of Norfolk, Arundel Castle

Autograph Letters 1585-1617

A folio composite volume of original letters and documents.

No. 169

*HrJ 396: Sir John Harington, Letter(s)

Autograph letter signed, to Lady Arbella Stuart, 19 November [probably 1607]. 1607?.

Craig, pp. 52-3, with a facsimile.

f. 190r-v.

BmF 3.5: Francis Beaumont, Ad Comitissam Rutlandiae (‘Madam, so may my verses pleasing be’)

Copy, untitled, on both sides of a single folio leaf, apparently enclosed originally with a letter by Sir Charles Cavendish to the Countess of Shrewsbury, from Welbeck, Nottinghamshire, 17 April 1614 (on f. 189: ‘...but mak som notes that may lye by yow and at your pleasure yow may pervse them...’). 1614.

Edited from this MS in Edmund Lodge, Illustrations of British History, Biography, and Manners, 3 vols (London, 1791), III, 394-6.

First published, as ‘An Elegie by F. B.’, in Certain Elegies, Done by Sundrie Excellent Wits (London, 1618). Dyce XI, 505-7.

EM 547

Report to the Deputy Earl Marshal signed by Vanbrugh, by Henry St George and by Peter Le Neve, 19 January 1711/12. 1712.

*VaJ 458: Sir John Vanbrugh, Document(s)

EM 1159-1160

Copies of Vanbrugh's letter to the Treasury, from Bath, 14 October 1717. c.1717.

VaJ 262: Sir John Vanbrugh, Letter(s)

EM 1408

‘An Account of Fees due to ye Register of the College of Arms’ in pursuance of an order of the Earl Marshal for a certificate of entries in the Office Books and Earl Marshal's Books since 1694, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh, by Henry St George and by Peter Le Neve, 29 January 1707/8. 1708.

*VaJ 423: Sir John Vanbrugh, Document(s)

EM 1486

Report on irregularities, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh, by Henry St George and by Peter Le Neve, 30 May 1707. 1707.

*VaJ 415: Sir John Vanbrugh, Document(s)

EM 2105

Report to Henry Howard, Earl of Suffolk, Deputy Earl Marshal, in a professional hand and signed by Vanbrugh, by Henry St George and by Peter Le Neve, [undated, after 1709]. c.1710-14.

*VaJ 446: Sir John Vanbrugh, Document(s)

EM 2169

Copy of a certificate of 30 October 1672 of the Lord Great Chamberlain's and Earl Marshal's places in all solemn proceedings, in a professional hand and signed as being a ‘true copy’ by Vanbrugh, by Henry St George and by Peter Le Neve, 19 December 1706. 1706.

*VaJ 413: Sir John Vanbrugh, Document(s)

EM 2663

An official copy of a report to Henry Howard, Earl of Bindon, Deputy Earl Marshal, in a professional hand and the copy signed by Vanbrugh and by other officers of arms, 25 November 1707. 1707.

*VaJ 418: Sir John Vanbrugh, Document(s)

MSS (Special Press), ‘Harrington MS. Temp. Eliz.’

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.

The MS as a whole

*HrJ 337: Sir John Harington, Miscellany

The Harington Arundel MS.

f. 17v

WyT 226: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Now all of chaunge’

Copy of lines 1-36, 43-8, subscribed ‘To Smithe of Camden’.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 6, p. 82. Collated in Muir & Thomson.

Not published in the 16th century. Muir & Thomson, pp. 230-1.

ff. 28r-9r

HrJ 10: Sir John Harington, Orlando Furioso (‘Of Dames, of Knights, of armes, of loves delight’)

Copy of various lines of verse, possibly early translations of parts of Orlando Furioso made by Harington or by his father John Harington of Stepney (namely Book XXXI, stanza 2, lines 7-8; Book XLIV, stanza 33, lines 7-8; Book XXXI, stanza 1, line 1 seq.; Book V, stanza 54, lines 5-6; Book XLVI, stanza 91, lines 7-8), with some revisions in Sir John's autograph.

These lines edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 35, p. 100; No. 38, p. 100; No. 44, p. 101; No. 50, p. 102; No. 54, p. 102, and discussed in II, pp. 44-8, 50-1.

First published in London, 1591. Edited by Robert McNulty (Oxford, 1972). Printed and manuscript exempla discussed in Gerard Kilroy, ‘Advertising the Reader: Sir John Harington's “Directions in the Margent”’, English Literary Renaissance, 41/1 (Winter, 2011), 64-110.

See also HrJ 22, HrJ 243.

f. 29r

HrJ 241: Sir John Harington, Of Fortune (‘Fortune, men say, doth giue too much to many’)

Copy of an early version, untitled and here beginning ‘[blynde added in another hand] ffortune gevs tomoche to manye’.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 56, p. 103.

First published in 1615. 1618, Book IV, No. 56. McClure No. 310, p. 272. Authorship uncertain.

f. 34r

SiP 24: Sir Philip Sidney, Certain Sonnets, Sonnet 3 (‘The fire to see my wrongs for anger burneth’)

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 67, pp. 111-12 (where the hand is mistakenly described as that of Sir John Harington). Collated in Ringler.

Ringler, pp. 136-7.

ff. 35r-6r

GrF 8: Fulke Greville, A tale put in verse by Mr Grevell (‘A tale I once did heare a true man tell’)

Copy, headed ‘A tale put in verse by Mr Grevell The ptyes that weare Authores of ye true reporte weare Mr of the Rolles yt nowe is and his ladye / to Sr. M. A.’

Edited from this MS in Hughey and, in part, in Wilkes, II, 555-61.

First published in Hughey, Arundel Harington MS (1960), I, No. 69, pp. 113-15. Wilkes, II, 555-61, as of uncertain authorship.

f. 36v

SiP 15: Sir Philip Sidney, Astrophil and Stella, Song x (‘O deare life, when shall it be’)

Copy in the hand of Sir John Harington, subscribed ‘Sr Phillip Syd: to the bewty of the worlde’.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 71, pp. 116-17. Collated in Ringler.

Ringler, pp. 225-7.

f. 37r

SuH 17: Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, ‘Gyrtt in my glitlesse gowne, as I sytt heare and sowe’

Copy, with corrections in one or more other hands.

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

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

f. 49r

SuH 66: Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, ‘The sonne hath twyse brought forthe the tender grene’

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

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

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

f. 49r-v

SuH 35: Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, ‘London, has thow accused me’

Copy.

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

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

f. 50r

SuH 33: Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, ‘Laid in my quyett bedd, in study as I weare’

Copy.

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

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

ff. 50r-1r

SuH 60: Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, ‘Such waywarde wais hath love, that moste parte in discorde’

Copy.

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

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

ff. 51r-2r

SuH 4: Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, ‘Eache beeste can chuse his feere according to his minde’

Copy.

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

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

f. 52r-v

SuH 50: Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, Psalm 8 (‘Thie name, O Lord, howe greate is fownd before our sight!’)

Copy, with corrections in another hand.

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

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.

f. 52v

SuH 73: Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, ‘Wher recheles youthe in a vnquiet brest’

Copy.

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

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

ff. 52v-3r

SuH 55: Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, Psalm 88 (‘Oh Lorde, vppon whose will dependeth my welfare’)

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

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

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

f. 53r

SuH 68: Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, ‘The soudden stormes that heaue me to and froo’

Copy.

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

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

ff. 53r-53v bis

SuH 53: Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, Psalm 73 (‘Thoughe, Lorde, to israell thy graces plentuous be’)

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

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

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

ff. 53v-4r

SuH 51: Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, Psalm 55 (‘Giue eare to my suit, Lord! fromward hide not thy face’)

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

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

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

f. 54r-v

SuH 16: Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, ‘Good ladies, you that have your pleasure in exyle’

Copy.

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

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

f. 55r-v

SuH 5: Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, Ecclesiastes 1 (‘I, Salamon, Dauids sonne, King of Ierusalem’)

Copy.

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

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

ff. 55v-6v

SuH 7: Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, Ecclesiastes 2 (‘From pensif fanzies, then, I gan my hart reuoke’)

Copy.

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

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

ff. 56v-7v

SuH 9: Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, Ecclesiastes 3 (‘Like to the stereles boote that swerues with euery wynde’)

Copy.

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

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

ff. 57v-8r

SuH 11: Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, Ecclesiastes 4 (‘When I be thought me well, vnder the restles soon’)

Copy.

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

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

ff. 58r-9r

SuH 13: Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, Ecclesiastes 5 (‘When that repentant teares hathe clensyd clere from ill’)

Copy.

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

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

f. 59v

HrJ 9: Sir John Harington, Orlando Furioso (‘Of Dames, of Knights, of armes, of loves delight’)

Copy, probably autograph, of Harington's English translation of a four-line Latin verse by Sir Walter Mildmay (here beginning ‘fflye Sinne for sharp Revendge doth follow sinne’) which is cited in the notes to Book XXII of Orlando Furioso.

McNulty, p. 249. Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 92, p. 143.

First published in London, 1591. Edited by Robert McNulty (Oxford, 1972). Printed and manuscript exempla discussed in Gerard Kilroy, ‘Advertising the Reader: Sir John Harington's “Directions in the Margent”’, English Literary Renaissance, 41/1 (Winter, 2011), 64-110.

See also HrJ 22, HrJ 243.

f. 59v

HrJ 84: Sir John Harington, In defence of Lent (‘Our belly-gods dispraise the Lenton fast’)

Copy, lines 1-4 in Harington's autograph, the rest probably autograph, untitled.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 91, p. 142.

First published in 1618, Book II, No. 90. McClure No. 186, pp. 222-3. Kilroy, Book III, No. 30, pp. 179-80.

f. 60v

WyT 3: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘A Ladye gave me a gyfte she had not’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Muir & Thomson, and in Hughey, I, No. 97, p. 145.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, pp. 238-9.

f. 60v

WyT 324: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘The piller pearisht in whearto I Lent’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Muir & Thomson, and in Hughey, I, No. 96, pp. 144-5.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, p. 238.

f. 60v

WyT 332: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘There was never ffile half so well filed’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 98, pp. 145. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, p. 14.

f. 63r

WyT 319: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘The Longe love, that in my thought doeth harbar’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 99, pp. 145-6. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, p. 3. Harrier, p. 3.

f. 63r

WyT 401: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Who so list to hounte I know where is an hynde’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 100, p. 146. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

Not published in 16th century. Muir & Thomson, p. 5.

f. 63r-v

WyT 375: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Was I never, yet, of your love greeved’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 101, p. 146. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, pp. 10-11.

f. 63v

WyT 24: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Alas madame for stelyng of a kysse’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 103, p. 147. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, pp. 33-4.

f. 63v

WyT 79: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Eche man me telleth I chaunge moost my devise’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 102, p. 147. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, p. 11.

ff. 64r-5r

WyT 217: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Myne owne John Poyntz, sins ye delight to know’

Copy of lines 1-17, 20-8, 32-103, with corrections in another hand.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 104, p. 147-9. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, pp. 88-91.

f. 65r

WyT 412: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Yf amours faith, an hert vnfayned’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 105, p. 150. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, p. 12.

f. 65v

WyT 86: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Ffarewell, Love, and all thy lawes for ever’

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 106, p. 150. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, pp. 12-13.

f. 65v

WyT 197: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘My hert I gave the not to do it payn’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 107, pp. 150-1. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, p. 13.

ff. 65v-6r

WyT 333: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘There was never ffile half so well filed’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 108, p. 151. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, p. 14.

f. 66r

WyT 278: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Som fowles there be that have so perfaict sight’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 109, p. 151. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, pp. 19-20.

f. 66r-v

WyT 50: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Bicause I have the still kept fro lyes and blame’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 110, p. 152. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, p. 20.

f. 66v

WyT 193: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘My galy charged with forgetfulnes’

Copy, with alterations in another hand.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 112, pp. 152-3. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, pp. 21-2.

f. 66v

WyT 347: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Though I my self be bridilled of my mynde’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 111, p. 152. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

Not published in the the 16th century. Muir & Thomson, p. 21.

f. 67r

WyT 45: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Auysing the bright bemes of these fayer Iyes’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 113, p. 153. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, p. 22.

f. 67r

WyT 81: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Ever myn happe is slack and slo in commyng’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 114, pp. 153-4. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, p. 23.

f. 67r-v

WyT 173: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Love and fortune and my mynde, remembre’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 115, p. 154. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, pp. 23-4.

f. 67v

WyT 117: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘How oft have I, my dere and cruell foo’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 116, p. 154. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, p. 24.

f. 67v-67bisr

WyT 166: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Like to these vnmesurable montayns’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 117, pp. 154-5. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, pp. 24-5.

f. 67bisr

WyT 266: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Ryght true it is, and said full yore agoo’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 119, pp. 155-6. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, pp. 35-6.

f. 67bisr

WyT 323: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘The lyvely sperkes that issue from those Iyes’

See also WyT 393.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 118, p. 155. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, p. 35.

f. 67bisr

WyT 393: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘What wourde is that that chaungeth not’

Copy, immediately following on from ‘Ryght true it is, and said full yore agoo’ (WyT 266).

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 120, p. 155. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, p. 36.

f. 67bisv

WyT 290: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Suche vayn thought as wonted to myslede me’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 121, p. 156. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, p. 42.

f. 67bisv

WyT 365: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Vnstable dreme according to the place’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 122, p. 156. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

ff. 67bisv- 68r

WyT 419: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘You that in love finde lucke and habundance’

Copy, omitting line 6.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 123, pp. 156-7. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, p. 73.

f. 68r

WyT 150: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘If waker care if sodayne pale Coulour’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 124, p. 157. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, p. 78.

f. 68r

WyT 398: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Who hath herd of suche crueltye before?’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 125, p. 157. Collated in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, p. 32.

f. 68r-v

WyT 382: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘What nedeth these thretning wordes and wasted wynde?’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 126, p. 158. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, p. 35.

f. 68v

WyT 271: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘She sat and sowde that hath done me the wrong’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 127, p. 158. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, p. 40.

f. 68v

WyT 281: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Some tyme I fled the fyre that me brent’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 128, p. 158. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, p. 44.

f. 68v

WyT 312: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘The furyous gonne in his rajing yre’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 129, p. 158. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, p. 45.

f. 75r

WyT 148: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘If fancy would favour’

Copy of lines 9-36, here beginning ‘ffansye dothe know how’.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 130, p. 159. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in The Court of Venus [c.1538]. Muir & Thomson, pp. 32-3.

f. 75v

WyT 243: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Patience, though I have not’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 131, p. 159-60. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

Not published in the 16th century. Muir & Thomson, p. 29. The text discussed in Joost Daalder, ‘Wyatt's “Patience” Poems’, Neophilologische Mitteilungen, 91 (1990), 75-85.

f. 75v

WyT 248: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Patiens for my devise’

Copy of lines 1-8; imperfect.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 132, p. 160. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

Not published in the 16th century. Muir & Thomson, pp. 29-30. The text discussed in Joost Daalder, ‘Wyatt's “Patience” Poems’, Neophilologische Mitteilungen, 91 (1990), 75-85.

f. 77r

WyT 363: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘To wisshe and want and not obtain’

Copy of lines 11-36, here beginning ‘Yf then I burne to playne me so’; imperfect, lacking the first ten lines.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 133, pp. 160-1. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

Not published in the 16th century. Muir & Thomson, pp. 43-4.

f. 77r-v

WyT 200: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘My hope, Alas, hath me abused’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 134, pp. 161-2. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

Not published in the 16th century. Muir & Thomson, pp. 45-6.

f. 78r-v

WyT 395: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Where shall I have at myn owne will’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 135, pp. 162-3. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, pp. 39-40.

f. 78v

WyT 340: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Tho I cannot your crueltie constrain’

Copy of lines 1-17; imperfect, lacking ending.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 136, pp. 163-4. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, pp. 42-3.

f. 97r

WyT 258: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Processe of tyme worketh such wounder’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 137, p. 164. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

Not published in the 16th century. Muir & Thomson, p. 61.

f. 97r-v

WyT 18: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘After great stormes the cawme retornis’

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 138, p. 164-5. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

Not published in the 16th century. Muir & Thomson, pp. 61-2.

ff. 97v-8v

WyT 275: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘So feble is the threde that doth the burden stay’

Copy, with numerous alterations.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 139, pp. 165-8. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, pp. 79-82.

f. 99r-v

WyT 161: Sir Thomas Wyatt, Jopas' Song (‘When Dido festid first the wandryng Troian knyght’)

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 140, p. 168-70. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, pp. 84-7.

ff. 99bisr -100r

WyT 13: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘A spending hand that alway powreth owte’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 141, p. 170-2. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, pp. 95-7.

ff. 100r-1v

WyT 207: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘My mothers maydes when they did sowe and spynne’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 142, pp. 172-5. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, pp. 91-5.

f. 102r-v

WyT 214: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Myne olde dere En'mye, my froward master’

Copy of lines 1-79; imperfect, lacking the ending.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 144, pp. 176-8. Collated and lines 1-21 edited in Muir & Thomson. Lines 22-79 collated in Harrier.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, pp. 5-10.

ff. 106v-7r

DyE 25: Sir Edward Dyer, A Fancy (‘Hee that his mirth hath loste, whose comfort is dismaid’)

Copy, headed ‘A complaynt of one forsaken of his love’.

First published, in a garbled version, in Poems by the Earl of Pembroke and Sir Benjamin Ruddier (London, 1660), pp. 29-31. Sargent, No. V, pp. 184-7. May, Courtier Poets, pp. 290-2. EV 8529.

ff. 108r-18r

WyT 252: Sir Thomas Wyatt, Penitential Psalms (‘Love to gyve law vnto his subiect hertes’)

Copy of the seven Penitential Psalms and their prologues.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, Nos 154-67, pp. 186-206. Collated in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier.

First published in Certayne psalmes (London, 1549). Muir & Thomson, pp. 98-125.

ff. 118r-19v

WyT 261: Sir Thomas Wyatt, Psalm 37. Noli emulare in maligna (‘Altho thow se th'owtragius clime aloft’)

Copy of lines 1-69, 72-112.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 168, pp. 206-8. Collated (and Edited in part) in Muir & Thomson and in Harrier, pp. 202-3.

Not published in the 16th century. Muir & Thomson, pp. 75-7.

f. 119v

WyT 283: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Somtyme the pryde of mye assured trothe’

Copy, headed ‘Th' Argument’.

Edited from this MS in Muir & Thomson, p. 240 and in Hughey, I, No. 169, pp. 208-9.

Not published in the 16th century. Muir & Thomson, p. 240.

f. 130r

SiP 23: Sir Philip Sidney, Certain Sonnets, Sonnet 1 (‘Since shunning paine, I ease can never find’)

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 176, p. 214. Collated in Ringler.

Ringler, p. 135.

f. 130v

OxE 49: Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford, ‘Sittinge alone upon my thought in melancholye moode’

Copy, headed ‘The best verse that ever th'autor made’ and subscribed ‘E. Veer. count d'Oxford’.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 179, pp. 215-16. Collated in May.

May, Poems, No. I (pp. 38-9). May, Courtier Poets, pp. 282-3. EV 20459.

f. 142r

SpE 11: Edmund Spenser, Iambicum Trimetrum (‘Vnhapie Verse, the witnesse of my vnhappie state’)

Copy, untitled.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 185, p. 234.

First published in Two Other, very commendable Letters [of Spenser and Gabriel Harvey] (London, 1580). Variorum, Minor Poems, II, 267.

f. 144r-v

OxE 22: Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford, ‘When werte thow borne desyre?’

Copy, here beginning ‘When were you born, Desire?’.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 189, pp. 237-8. Collated in May.

First published, as ‘Of the birth and bringing vp of desire’, subscribed ‘E. of Ox.’, in Brittons Bowre of Delights (London, 1591). May, Poems, No. 11 (pp. 33-4). May, Courtier Poets, pp. 277-8. EV 30058.

f. 144v

DyE 90: Sir Edward Dyer, ‘The lowest trees haue topps, the ante her gall’

Copy.

First published in A Poetical Rapsody (London, 1602). Sargent, No. XII, p. 197. May, Courtier Poets, p. 307. EV 23336.

f. 145r

SiP 53: Sir Philip Sidney, Certain Sonnets, Sonnet 27. To the tune of a Neapolitan Villanell (‘Al my sense thy sweetnesse gained’)

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 192, pp. 239-40. Collated in Ringler.

Ringler, pp. 156-7.

f. 145r

SiP 149: Sir Philip Sidney, Old Arcadia. Book III, No. 51 (‘Locke up, faire liddes, the treasures of my harte’)

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 191, p. 239. Collated in Ringler and in Robertson.

Ringler, p. 79. Robertson, pp. 200-1.

f. 145v

RaW 178: Sir Walter Ralegh, Like to a Hermite poore (‘Like to a Hermite poore in place obscure’)

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 194, pp. 240-1. The Nott transcript recorded in Latham, p. 104.

First published in Brittons Bowre of Delights (London, 1591). Latham, pp. 11-12. Rudick, Nos 57A and 57B (two versions, pp. 135-6).

f. 146r

SiP 54: Sir Philip Sidney, Certain Sonnets, Sonnet 30 (‘Ring out your belles, let mourning shewes be spread’)

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 196, pp. 241-2. Collated in Ringler.

Ringler, pp. 159-61.

f. 146v

HrJ 63: Sir John Harington, A dish of dainties for the Diuell (‘A godly Father, sitting on a draught’)

Copy of an early version, untitled.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 197, p. 242.

First published in The Metamorphosis of Ajax (London, 1596). 1618, Book I, No. 48. McClure No. 49, p. 166. Kilroy, Book I, No. 90, p. 125. See also HrJ 317-24.

f. 147r

GrF 4: Fulke Greville, Caelica, Sonnet lii (‘Away with these self-louing lads’)

Copy, after a false start (on f. 146v).

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 198, pp. 242-3. Collated in Bullough.

This sonnet first published in John Dowland, First Booke of Songes or Ayres (London, 1597). Bullough, I, 104. Wilkes, II, 114-15.

f. 147v

PlG 10: George Peele, A Sonet (‘His Golden lockes, Time hath to Silver turn'd’)

Copy, headed ‘Sr H. lea’.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 199, pp. 243-4, and collated II, 322-7. Collated in Clayton. from the Nott transcript, which is also recorded in Horne, p. 170.

First published as an appendix to Polyhymnia (London, 1590). Edited by D.H. Horne in Prouty, I, 244. The sonnet probably written by Sir Henry Lee: see Horne, pp. 169-70, and Thomas Clayton, ‘“Sir Henry Lee's Farewel to the Court”: The Texts and Authorship of “His Golden Locks Time Hath to Silver Turned”’, ELR, 4 (1974), 268-75.

f. 148r

CoH 14: Henry Constable, The first 7 only of the byrth and beginning of his loue. Sonet 1. (‘Resolud to loue vnworthie to obtayne’)

Copy, untitled, under the general heading for the series ‘Mr Henry Conestables sonets to the Lady Ritche. 1589’.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, 244-5. Collated in Grundy.

First published, as ‘Sonetto primo’, in Diana (London, 1592). Park (1812). Grundy, p. 115.

f. 148r

CoH 10: Henry Constable, An excuse to his Mistrisse for resoluing to loe so worthye a creature. Sonet 7. (‘Blame not my hearte for flying vp so high’)

Copy, untitled.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, 245. Collated in Grundy.

First published, as ‘Sonnetto terzo’, in Diana (London, 1592). Park (1812). Grundy, p. 121.

f. 148v

CoH 32: Henry Constable, Of the byrth of his loue. Sonet 2. (‘Fly low (deare Loue) thy sun dost thow not see?’)

Copy, untitled.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, 245. Collated in Grundy.

First published, as Sonnetto quinto, in Diana (London, 1592). Park (1812). Grundy, p. 116.

f. 148v

CoH 30: Henry Constable, Of his Mistrisse vpon occasion of a friend of his which disswaded him from louing. Sonet 5. (‘A friend of myne moaning my helplesse loue’)

Copy, untitled.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, 246. Collated in Grundy.

First published, as ‘Sonnetto settimo’, in Diana (London, 1592). Park (1812). Grundy, p. 134.

f. 149r

CoH 70: Henry Constable, Sonet 5. (‘Myne eye with all the deadlie sinnes is fraught’)

Copy, untitled.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, 246. Collated in Grundy.

First published, as ‘Sonnetto vndeci’, in Diana (London, 1592). Park (1812). Grundy, pp. 175-6.

f. 149r

CoH 44: Henry Constable, Of the slander enuye giues him for so highlye praysing his Mistrisse. Sonet 7. (‘Falselye doth envie of youre prayses blame’)

Copy, untitled.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, 246-7. Collated in Grundy.

First published, as ‘Sonnetto tredeci’, in Diana (London, 1592). Park (1812). Grundy, p. 128.

f. 149v

CoH 21: Henry Constable, The last 7 of the end and death of his loue. Sonet 1. (‘Much sorrowe in it selfe my loue doth move’)

Copy, untitled.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, 247. Collated in Grundy.

First published, as ‘Sonnetto quindeci’, in Diana (London, 1592). Park (1812). Grundy, p. 171.

f. 149v

CoH 80: Henry Constable, The thyrd 7 of seuerall occasions and accidents happening in the life tyme of his loue Of his Mistrisse vpon occasion of her walking in a garden. Sonet 1. (‘My Ladies presence makes the roses red’)

Copy, untitled.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, 247. Collated in Grundy.

First published, as ‘Sonnetto decisette’, in Diana (London, 1592). Park (1812). Grundy, p. 130.

f. 149v

CoH 3: Henry Constable, A calculation of the natiuitye of the Ladie Riches daughter borne vpon friday in the yeare 1588, comonly call'd the yeare of wonder. Sonet 6. (‘Fayre by inheritance, whom borne we see’)

Copy, headed ‘The Calculation of the natiuity of the daughter of my Lady Rich borne on a fryday Anno dõ: 1588’.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, 248. Collated in Grundy.

First published in Diana (London, 1592), sig. D3r. Park (1812). Grundy, p. 157.

f. 150r

CoH 38: Henry Constable, Of the discouragement he had to proceed in loue through the multitude of his Ladies perfections and his owne lownesse. sonet 5. (‘When youre perfections to my thoughts appeare’)

Copy, untitled.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, 247-8. Collated in Grundy.

First published, as ‘Sonnetto decinoue’, in Diana (London, 1592). Park (1812). Grundy, p. 119.

f. 150v

CoH 16: Henry Constable, How he encouraged himselfe to proceede in loue and to hope for favoure in the ende at Loues hands. Sonet 6. (‘It may be Loue doth not my death pretend’)

Copy, untitled.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, 248-9. Collated in Grundy.

First published, as ‘Sonnetto secundo’, in Diana (London, 1592). Park (1812). Grundy, p. 120.

f. 150v

CoH 47: Henry Constable, Of the thoughtes he nourished by night when he was retired to bed. Sonet 7. (‘The sun his iourney ending in the west’)

Copy, untitled.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, 249. Collated in Grundy.

First published, as ‘Sonnetto quatro’, in Diana (London, 1592). Park (1812). Grundy, p. 136.

f. 151r

CoH 6: Henry Constable, Complaynt of his Ladies sicknesse. Sonet 5. (‘Vnciuill Sicknesse hast thow no regard’)

Copy, untitled.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, 249. Collated in Grundy.

First published, as ‘Sonnetto sesto’, in Diana (London, 1592). Park (1812). Grundy, p. 163.

f. 151r

CoH 74: Henry Constable, Sonet 6. (‘If true loue might true loues reward obtayne’)

Copy, untitled.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, 249-50. Collated in Grundy.

First published, as ‘Sonnetto ottauo’, in Diana (London, 1592). Park (1812). Grundy, p. 177.

f. 151v

CoH 54: Henry Constable, Sonet 2. (‘Ladye in beautye and in favoure rare’)

Copy, untitled.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, 250. Collated in Grundy.

First published, as ‘Sonnetto decimo’, in Diana (London, 1592). Park (1812). Grundy, p. 123.

f. 151v

CoH 61: Henry Constable, Sonet 3. (‘My reason absent did myne eyes require’)

Copy, untitled.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, 250. Collated in Grundy.

First published, as ‘Sonnetto dodeci’, in Diana (London, 1592). Park (1812). Grundy, p. 173.

f. 152r

CoH 58: Henry Constable, Sonet 2. (‘Wonder it is and pitie tis that she’)

Copy, untitled.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, 251. Collated in Grundy.

First published, as ‘Sonnetto quaterdeci’, in Diana (London, 1592). Park (1812). Grundy, p. 160.

f. 152r

CoH 64: Henry Constable, Sonet 3. (‘Pittye refusing my poore loue to feed’)

Copy, untitled.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, 251. Collated in Grundy.

First published, as ‘Sonnetto sedeci’, in Diana (London, 1592). Park (1812). Grundy, p. 161.

f. 152v

CoH 27: Henry Constable, Of his Ladies vayle wherewith she covered her. Sonet: 3. (‘The fouler hydes as closely as he may’)

Copy, untitled.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, 251-2. Collated in Grundy.

First published, as ‘Sonnetto deciotto’, in Diana (London, 1592). Park (1812). Grundy, p. 132.

f. 152v

CoH 24: Henry Constable, Of his Ladies goeing over earlye to bed, so depriving him to soone of her sight. Sonet 6. (‘Fayre sun if yow would haue me prayse youre light’)

Copy, untitled.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, 252. Collated in Grundy.

First published, as ‘Vltomo Sonnetto’, in Diana (London, 1592). Park (1812). Grundy, p. 135.

f. 153r

CoH 91: Henry Constable, To his Ladies hand vpon occasion of her gloue which in her absence he kissed. Sonet 2. (‘Sweet hand the sweet (yet cruell) bowe thow art’)

Copy, untitled.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, 252. Collated in Grundy.

First published, as ‘Sonnetto vinti’, in Diana (London, 1592). Park (1812). Grundy, p. 131.

f. 153r-v

HrJ 296: Sir John Harington, Ouids confession translated into English for Generall Norreys. 1593 (‘To liue in Lust I make not my profession’)

An early version, lines 1-6 in Sir John Harington's hand, the rest in the hand of an amanuensis with autograph revisions, headed by Harington ‘Ovids Confession. Non ego mendosos ausim defendere mores’.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 222, pp. 253-4.

First published in 1618, Book II, No. 85. McClure No. 181, pp. 219-21. Kilroy, Book III, No. 26, pp. 177-8.

f. 155r

SiP 5: Sir Philip Sidney, Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 1 (‘Loving in truth, and faine in verse my love to show’)

Copy, in the hand of Sir John Harington, headed ‘Sonnettes of Sr Phillip Sydneys [vppon deleted] to ye Lady Ritch’.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 223, pp. 254-5. Collated in Ringler.

Ringler, p. 165.

f. 156r-v

RaW 10: Sir Walter Ralegh, An Epitaph upon the right Honorable sir Philip Sidney knight: Lord governor of Flushing (‘To praise thy life, or waile thy woorthie death’)

Copy, headed ‘Sr Wallter Rawleys epitaphe on Sr Phillip Sydney’, the heading and lines 1-2 in the hand of Sir John Harington.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 225, pp. 255-7. Recorded in Latham, pp. 97-8.

First published in The Phoenix Nest (London, 1593). Latham, pp. 5-7. Rudick, No. 16, pp. 24-6.

ff. 156v-7r

HrJ 100: Sir John Harington, Of a faire woman. translated out of Casaneus his Catalogus gloriae mundi (‘These thirty things that Hellens fame did raise’)

Copy, headed in another hand ‘Calmeydas verses translated by Iohn Harington’. The text followed by a copy of the original Latin verses by Barthélemy de Chasseneux (lines 1-10 in Sir John Harington's hand.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 226, p. 257.

First published in 1618, Book I, No. 15. McClure No. 16, p. 154. Kilroy, Book I, No. 24, p. 102.

ff. 157-8v

SiP 167: Sir Philip Sidney, Old Arcadia. Fourth Eclogues, No. 74 (‘Unto the caitife wretch, whom long affliction holdeth’)

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 229, pp. 258-61. Collated in Ringler and in Robertson.

Ringler, pp. 122-4. Robertson, pp. 341-4.

ff. 159v-60v

DaS 19: Samuel Daniel, A Letter from Octauia to Marcus Antonius (‘Go thee (yet deere) though most disloyall Lord’)

Copy of an early version, headed ‘Octavia to Anthony’.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 234, pp. 265-74.

First published in Poeticall Essayes (London, 1599). Grosart, I, 121-38.

f. 162v

RaW 124: Sir Walter Ralegh, A Farewell to false Love (‘Farewell false loue, the oracle of lies’)

Copy, headed ‘A quip for Cupide’, the heading and lines 1-7 in the hand of Sir John Harington.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 235, pp. 274-5.

First published, in a musical setting, in William Byrd, Psalmes, Sonets & songs (London, 1588). Latham, pp. 7-8. Rudick, Nos 10A (complementing Sir Thomas Heneage's verses beginning ‘Most welcome love, thow mortall foe to lies’) and 10B, pp. 11-13.

The poem based principally on a poem by Philippe Desportes: see Jonathan Gibson, ‘French and Italian Sources for Ralegh's “Farewell False Love”’, RES, NS 50 (May 1999), 155-65, which also cites related MSS.

f. 164v

ElQ 24: Queen Elizabeth I, ‘The doubt of future foes’

Copy, here beginning ‘The dread of future foes exyle my present Ioy’ and subscribed ‘Elizabetha Regina’.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, 276-7. Partly collated in Collected Works. Collated in Bradner. Cited in Selected Works.

A version first published in George Puttenham, The Arte of English Poesie (London, 1589), sig. 2E2v (p. 208). Bradner, p. 4. Collected Works, Poem 5, pp. 133-4. Selected Works, Poem 4, pp. 7-9.

f. 167r-v

ElQ 6: Queen Elizabeth I, ‘Now leave and let me rest. Dame Pleasure, be content’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, 280-1. Collated in Bradner and in Collected Works. Cited in Selected Works.

Selected Works, Poems Possibly by Elizabeth 3, pp. 28-30. Bradner, pp. 8-10, among Poems of Doubtful Authorship. Collected Works, Poem 11, pp. 305-6.

f. 168r-v

WyT 171: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Longer to troo ye’

Copy, here beginning ‘Longer to prove ye, what may it availe me’.

Edited from this MS in Hughey, I, No. 244, p. 282. Collated (and stanzas 6-7 edited) in Muir & Thomson.

Not published in the 16th century. Muir & Thomson, pp. 159-60.

f. 212v

SuH 2: Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, ‘Brittle beautie, that nature made so fraile’

Copy, with a correction in another hand.

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

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.

f. 216v

WyT 286: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Stone who so list vpon the Slipper toppe’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Muir & Thomson, p. 240, and in Hughey, I, No. 311, p. 356.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, p. 240.

f. 216v

WyT 309: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘The flaming Sighes that boile within my brest’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Muir & Thomson, p. 239, and in Hughey, I, No. 310, p. 355.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, p. 239.

f. 217r

WyT 105: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘Hart oppressyd with desp'rat thought’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Muir & Thomson and in Hughey, I, No. 312, p. 356.

Not published in the 16th century. Muir & Thomson, p. 237.

f. 217r

WyT 387: Sir Thomas Wyatt, ‘What thing is that, that I both have and lack’

Copy.

Edited from this MS in Muir & Thomson, pp. 237-8, and in Hughey, I, No. 313, pp. 356-7.

First published in Songes and Sonettes (London, 1557). Muir & Thomson, pp. 237-8.

ff. 219v-20v

ElQ 55: Queen Elizabeth I, Francesco Petrarch's ‘Trionfo dell' Eternità’

Copy, headed ‘Triumphe Petrarcke.’, the last three lines docketed ‘E. R.’

Edited from this MS in Hughey. Thence in Bradner, and in Translations.

Lines 1-90 only. First published in The Arundel Manuscript of Tudor Poetry, ed. Ruth Hughey, 2 vols (Columbus, OH, 1960), I, 360-3. Bradner, pp. 13-16. Translations, pp. 469-74.