Copy of stanzas 24-90 with two additional stanzas, headed ‘Faith and Reason by ye Earl of Rochester’, with an introductory ‘Argument’, the first stanza beginning ‘The greif of Astragon, and whence it springs’, on six folio leaves, sent by John Verney to Sir Ralph Verney. [1675/6].
DaW 41: Sir William Davenant, The Philosophers Disquisition directed to the Dying Christian (‘Before by death you newer knowledge gain’)
Recorded in HMC, 7th Report, Part I (1879), Appendix, p. 467. Discussed in V. de Sola Pinto, ‘An Unpublished Poem Attributed to Rochester’, TLS (22 November 1934), p. 824, and (6 December 1934), p. 875. Collated and the additional lines edied in Gibbs.
A set of microfilms of the Verney Papers is in the British Library (M/636/1-60). For a letter by John Verney to Sir Ralph Verney, 23 March 1675/6, referring to this MS, see Gibbs, p. 431 (and microfilm M/636/29).
First published in Works (London, 1673). Gibbs, pp. 182-96. The poem originally intended to form part of Gondibert (see Gibbs, pp. lii et seq., 431).
MS. 17th century.
Recorded in HMC, 7th Report, Part I (1879), Appendix, p. 508. A set of microfilms of the Verney Papers is in the British Library (M/636/1-60).
• CoR 53: Richard Corbett, A Certaine Poeme As it was presented in Latine by Divines and Others, before his Maiestye in Cambridge (‘It is not yet a fortnight, since’)
First published in Poëtica Stromata ([no place], 1648). Bennett & Trevor-Roper, pp. 12-18.
Some texts accompanied by an ‘Answer’ (‘A ballad late was made’).
• CoR 626: Richard Corbett, To the Ladyes of the New Dresse (‘Ladyes that weare black cypresse vailes’)
Copy, headed ‘Bishop Corbett to the ladies of the new dress that weare gorgets and vailes downe to ther waste’.
First published in Witts Recreations (London, 1640). Certain Elegant Poems (London, 1647). Bennett & Trevor-Roper, p. 90.
This poem is usually followed in MSS by ‘The Ladyes Answer’ (‘Blacke Cypresse vailes are shrouds of night’): see GrJ 14.
• GrJ 37: John Grange, ‘Black cypress veils are shrouds of night’
Copy, headed ‘The Ladys reply’.
An ‘Answer’ to Corbett's ‘To the Ladyes of the New Dresse’ (CoR 595-629), first published in Witts Recreations (London, 1640). The Poems of Richard Corbett, ed. J.A.W. Bennett and H.R. Trevor-Roper (Oxford, 1955), p. 91. Listed as by John Grange in Krueger.
CtR 198: Sir Robert Cotton, The Danger wherein this Kingdome now Standeth, and the Remedy
Recorded in HMC, 7th Report, Part I (1879), Appendix, p. 467
Tract beginning ‘As soon as the house of Austria had incorporated it self into the house of Spaine...’. First published London, 1628. Cottoni posthuma (1651), pp. 308-20.
Copy, headed ‘Considerations for the repressing of the increase of priests and Jesuits and recusants without drawing of blood, by Sir R. C.’
CtR 520: Sir Robert Cotton, Twenty-four Argvments, Whether it be more expedient to suppress Popish Practises against the due Allegeance of His Majesty, by the Strict Execution touching Jesuits and Seminary Preists? Or, to restraine them to Close Prisons, during life, if no Reformation follow?
Recorded in HMC, 7th Report, part I (1879), Appendix, p. 509.
Tract beginning ‘I am not ignorant, that this latter age hath brought forth a swarm of busie heads...’, dated 11 August 1613. First published in two editions, as respectively Seriovs Considerations for Repressing of the Increase of Iesvites and A Treatise against Recusants (both London, 1641). Cottoni posthuma (1651), pp. -159.
Autograph letter signed, to Sir Ralph Verney, 21 August 1683.
*WhA 72: Anne Wharton, Letter(s)
Edited in Greer & Hastings, p. 86.
Autograph letter signed, to Sir Ralph Verney, 22 March 1684/5. 1685.
*WhA 73: Anne Wharton, Letter(s)
Edited in Greer & Hastings, p. 92.
Autograph letter signed, [to ? Sir Henry Verney], from Paris, 4/14 April 1649. 1649.
*CoA 220: Abraham Cowley, Letter(s)
Microfilm in British Library M/636/9. Edited in Jean Loiseau, Abraham Cowley, sa vie, son oeuvre (Paris, 1931), p. 91.