Sartaine most holsome meditations verey meete to bee dulie considered. [A poem in 5 books, dedicated to Lady Viscount Hereford]
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- Sartaine most holsome meditations verey meete to bee dulie considered. [A poem in 5 books, dedicated to Lady Viscount Hereford]
- Alternative Title
- Sartaine most holsome meditations verey meete to bee dulie considered, 1595-1622.
Mowle, Peter, 1554-?
- Published / Created
- 1595, Jan. 1
- Publication Place
- Attleborough, England
Before the text, an epistle is dedicated "To ye right honorable ye Ladie vicount Hereford" from P.M. The manuscript also includes a dedication to Edward Devereux, Lady Hereford's husband. Peter Mowle's commonplace book (Oscot College MS. Case B II) discusses the manuscript: "Anno 1595 I dedicated to ye Right Honerable the Ladie vicount Hereford of Parham in Sussex... a Booke for a new yeares gifte, conteyninge five principall meditaciouns, whereof ye first treateth of ye Agonie of Death. The second of the particvler Iudgement of ye sovle. The third of ye Daye of ye Generall Iudgement. The fourth of ye Tormentes of Hell. The fift and late of ye Ioyes of Heaven, with severrall Argumentes to eyther of them and five Peticions to our Blessed Saviour Iesv vppon ye former meditaciouns..."
Manuscript, on paper, in English cursive bookhand, produced in England during the years 1595-1622. The text is a devotional poem in five books, dedicated to Lady Viscount Hereford and dated January 1, 1595. It is bound with the commonplace book of Nicolas Hanslopp (ff. 22r-75v).
The first poem in the collection is the same as that of Osborn a5, "The Foure-Fould Meditations," by Philip Howard, Earl of Arundel.
Among the marginal notes appear the names Robert Worral, John Radford, and the inscription "William Sutton, His Booke" (on f. 71v, 72r, and 74r).
Bequest of James M. Osborn, 1976.
Binding: nineteenth-century boards.
Bound with the commonplace book of Nicolas Hanslopp. Digital images captured without original binding.
Hanslopp's commonplace book includes medical recipes, prayers, and several crude drawings, including one of "Twoo Giants Fiting."
Peter Mowle seems to have had the job of copying and circulating the works of Catholic writers (including himself) to the chief Catholic families of the day.
1 v. (204 ff.) ; 20 cm. x 15 cm.
ii + 75 ff. (21 + 54 ff.).
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
- Call Number
- Osborn a6
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- Peter Mowle, Sartaine Most Holsome Meditations Verey Meete To Bee Dulie Considered. James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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