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The Folger Photograph and Digital Imaging Department regularly generates lists of collections and cover-to-cover items that have recently been digitized (thousands of individual images may also be found in LUNA). This page provides links to the images found in LUNA Insights and to their Hamnet records.

These updates will be recorded in reverse chronological order, with the most recent updates at the top. Updates are provided as they are made available.

June 9, 2016 Updates

  • A book of receipts which was given me by several men for several causes, griefs and diseases . . . [manuscript]. ca. 1625-ca. 1700. V.a.361-362, 206 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Cookbook [manuscript]. ca. 1720. W.b.100, 68 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Cookery and medicinal recipes [manuscript]. 17th century. V.a.562, 136 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Cookery and medicinal recipes [manuscript]. ca. 1688. V.a.544 item 2, 61 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Copy of Andrew Melville’s Anti-tami-cami-categoria and George Herbert’s Musae responsoriae [manuscript], between 1620 and 1622? J.a.1 (1), 56 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • D. R., fl. 1599. A briefe discourse of the desents and genealoges of all the kinges and princes of England from the conquest untill this date [manuscript] / collected out of the best approued authors, by D.R., 1599. V.a.417, 31 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Derricke, John. The image of Irelande, with a discouerie of vvoodkarne, wherin is moste liuely expressed, the nature, and qualitie of the saied wilde Irishe woodkarne, their notable aptnesse, celeritie, and pronesse to rebellion, and by waie of argumente is manifested their originall, and ofspryng, their descent and pedigree: also their habite and apparell, is there plainly showne. 1581. STC 6734, 64 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Eyre, Margaret, b. 1686? Cook-book of Margaret Turner [manuscript]. ca. 1709. W.a.112, 147 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Ford, John, 1586-ca. 1640. [’Tis pity she’s a whore] ’Tis pitty shee’s a whore. Acted by the Queenes Maiesties Seruants, at the Phænix in Drury-Lane. 1633. STC 11165, 51 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Heywood, Thomas, d. 1641. [Fair maid of the west] The fair maid of the vvest. Or, A girle worth gold. The first part. As it was lately acted before the King and Queen, with approved liking. By the Queens Majesties Comedians. Written by T.H. 1631. STC 13320 v.1-2, 102 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Marmion, Shackerley, 1603-1639. Hollands leaguer. An excellent comedy as it hath bin lately and often acted with great applause, by the high and mighty Prince Charles his Servants; at the private house in Salisbury Court. Written by Shackerley Marmyon, Master of Arts. 1632. STC 17443, 54 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Marston, John, 1575?-1634. The malcontent. By Iohn Marston. 1604. STC 17479 Copy 1, 42 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Middleton, Thomas, d. 1627. The changeling: as it was acted (with great applause) at the privat house in Drury-Lane, and Salisbury Court. Written by Thomas Midleton, and William Rowley, Gent’. Never printed before. 1653. M1980, 44 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Pharmaceutical recipes [manuscript]. ca. 1690, ca. 1750-ca. 1870. V.b.286, 194 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Photographs. Shakespeare Memorial. [graphic] / Bedford Lemere & Co., photos.[ca. 1880], ART Vol. f279, 10 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Pudsey, Lettice, fl. 1675. Cookery book of Lettice Pudsey [manuscript]. ca. 1675. V.a.450, 151 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Puleston, Mary, d. 1764, compiler. Cookbook of Mary Puleston [manuscript]. before 1764. W.b.102, 141 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Redel, August Casimir, Apophtegmata symbolica per moralia et ethica dogmata rijthmice constructa… [n.d.] PN6349.R33 A6 Cage and Bd.w. PN6349.R33 A6 Cage, 87 images. (LUNA)
  • Revenger’s tragedy. The reuengers tragaedie : as it hath beene sundry times acted, by the Kings Maiesties Seruants. 1607. STC 24149, 88 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)

April 26, 2016 Updates

  • Baumfylde, Mary, fl. 1626. Medicinal and cookery recipes of Mary Baumfylde [manuscript]. 1626 June, 1702-1758. V.a.456, 87 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Castleton, Grace Saunderson, Viscountess, d. 1667. The Lady Grace Castleton's booke of receipts [manuscript]. 17th century. V.a.600, 129 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Cookbook [manuscript]. ca. 1678-ca. 1689. V.b.13, 76 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Cookery and medicinal recipes [manuscript]. ca. 1675-ca. 1750. V.a.429, 105 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Goodenough, Ann, fl. 1700-1775. Cookery book of Ann Goodenough [manuscript]. ca. 1700-ca. 1775. W.a.332, 72 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Hookes, Mary, fl. 1680. Receipt book of Mary Hookes [manuscript]. ca. 1675-1725. V.b.342, 121 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Knight, Mrs., fl. 1740. Mrs. Knight's receipt book [manuscript]. 1740. W.b.79, 57 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Longe, Sarah, fl. 1610. Receipt book of Sarah Longe [manuscript]. ca. 1610. V.a.425, 79 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Mallett family. Cookery and pharmaceutical recipes of the Malet family [manuscript]. ca. 1700-1740, 1882. W.a.303, 174 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Patrick, Penelope, 1646-1725. Receipt book of Penelope Jephson [manuscript]. 1671, 1674/5. V.a.396, 135 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Receipt book [manuscript]. ca. 1700. E.a.4, 167 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Receipt book [manuscript]. ca. 1704-1787. W.a.283, 140 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Smith, Ann, fl. 1698. Cookbook of Ann Smith [manuscript]. 1698. V.a.434, 93 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Smith, Elizabeth, fl. 1749-1800. Receipt book of Elizabeth Smith [manuscript]. 1749-ca. 1800. W.a.136, 76 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Stone, Dorothy, fl. 1725. Receipt book of Dorothy Stone [manuscript]. ca. 1725. W.a.315, 86 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)

January 29, 2016 Updates

  • Baker, Margaret, 17th century. Receipt book of Margaret Baker [manuscript] ca. 1675? V.a.619, 149 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Brown, Katherine, fl. 1650-1662, compiler. Medicinal and cookery recipes [manuscript]. compiled ca. 1650-ca. 1662. V.a.397, 95 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Cookbook [manuscript]. 17th century. V.a.19, 386 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Cookbook [manuscript]. ca. 1725. W.b.98, 90 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Cookbook [manuscript]. ca. 1720. W.b.653, 55 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Corlyon, Mrs., fl. 1660. A booke of such medicines as have been approved by the speciall practize of Mrs. Corlyon [manuscript]. ca. 1606. V.a.388, 162 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Cromwell, L., 17th cent. Cookbook of L. Cromwell [manuscript]. 17th century. V.a.8, 204 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Historical extracts [manuscript]. ca. 1625. X.d.393, 52 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Langley, Elizabeth, fl. 1757. Cookbook of Elizabeth Langley [manuscript]. 1757(?) March 17. W.a.113, 99 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Packe, Susanna, fl. 1674. Cookbook of Susanna Packe [manuscript]. 1674. V.a.215, 166 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Payne, Valert, 18th cent. Cook-book of Valert Payne [manuscript]. 18th century. W.b.103, 34 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Pharmaceutical and cookery recipes [manuscript]. ca. 1675 V.a.21, 397 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Prose miscellany [manuscript]. ca. 1630-1762. V.a.535, 173 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Receipt book [manuscript]. ca. 1700. V.b.272, 30 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Receipts in cookery and medicine [manuscript]. ca. 1700. V.b.273, 36 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Robert Pendarves his booke amen, written by me ... Anno Domini 1652 [manuscript]. circa 1645-1652. V.a.629, 61 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Webb, Jane, fl. ca. 1725-ca. 1750. Cookery book of Jane Webb, compiled by several people [manuscript]. ca. 1725-ca. 1750. W.a.302, 120 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)

September 9, 2015 Updates

  • Brooke, Ralph, 1553-1625. A catalogue and succession of the kings, princes, dukes, marquesses, earles, and viscounts of this realme of England, since the Norman Conquest, to this present yeere, 1622. Together with their armes, wiues, and children: the times of their deaths and burials, with many of their memorable actions. Collected by Ralph Brooke, Esquire, Yorke Herauld, and by him inlarged, with amendment of diuers faults, committed by the printer, in the time of the authors sicknesse. 1622. STC 3833 copy 5, 215 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Cantus part book of works by British and Continental composers [manuscript]. ca. 1590-ca. 1600. V.a.408, 52 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Cruso, Mary, fl. 1689. Cookbook of Mary Cruso and Timothy Cruso [manuscript], 1689 September 5. 1689. X.d.24, 25 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Freyle, Diego de, 16th cent. Geometria y traça para el oficio de los sastres : para que sepan como an de cortar qualesquier generos de ropas, assi de seda, como de paño, tela de oro y de plata, lanilla, y rajeta batanada, y de otra qualquier tela, assi para hombres, como para mugeres, clerigos y frayles / compuesto y traçado por Diego el Freyle, natural de la ciudad de Granada, y vezino de la ciudad de Seuilla, examinado del dicho officio. 1588. TT575.F8 1588 Cage, 94 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Grenville family. Cookery and medicinal recipes of the Granville family [manuscript]. ca. 1640-ca. 1750. V.a.430, 84 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Hall, Constance, fl. 1672. Cookbook of Constance Hall [manuscript], 1672. V.a.20, 103 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Langland, William, 1330?-1400? [Piers Plowman] The vision of pierce Plowman, nowe the seconde tyme imprinted by Roberte Crowlye dwellynge in Elye rentes in Holburne whereunto are added certayne notes and cotations in the mergyne, geuyng light to the reader. And in the begynning is set a brefe summe of all the principal matters spoken of in the boke. And as the boke is deuided into twenty partes called Passus: so is the summary diuided, for euery parte hys summarie, rehearsynge the matters spoken of in euery parte. euen in suche order as they stande there. [1550] STC 19907 Copy 1, 136 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Medical miscellany [manuscript]. ca. 1634 E.a.5, 266 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Miscellaneous collection of receipts [manuscript] 1688? Bd.w. A1767, 14 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Palingenio Stellato, Marcello, ca. 1500-ca. 1543. [Zodiacus vitae] Marcelli Palingenij Stellati poetae doctissimi Zodiacus vitae : hoc est, de hominis vita, studio, ac moribus optimè instituendis libri XII : cum indice locupletissimo. 1570. PA8555.P3 Z8 1570 Cage, 237 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Receipt book [manuscript]. compiled ca. 1600 V.a.140, 71 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Receipt book [manuscript]. ca. 1679-1694. V.b.363, 42 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Steuco, Agostino, 1497?-1548. [De aqua virgine in Urbem revocanda] Augustini Steuchi Eugubini bibliothecarij De aqua uirgine in Vrbem reuocanda. 1547. 180- 899q, 18 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • The examination of Jesuits and Seminary priests [manuscript], 1587. K.b.1, 22 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Webster, Nicholas, fl. 1650. Certain profitable and well experienced collections for making conserve of fruits . . . as also of surgery, approved medicines . . . [manuscript]. V.a.364, 64 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)

May 12, 2015 Updates

  • Bel-vedére or The garden of the Muses. 1600. STC 3189, 148 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Brooke, Ralph, 1553-1625, compiler. Coats of arms granted by William Dethick as York herald and Garter king of arms.1570-1595 [manuscript], compiled ca. 1595-ca. 1600. V.a.156, 43 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Charles Kean’s scrap book [including costumes, scenes, and scenery from nine Shakespearian plays, and portraits of contemporary actors and actresses] [graphic].[19th century] ART Vol. d49, 168 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Chettle, Henry, d. 1607? Kind-harts dreame. Conteining fiue apparitions, vvith their inuectiues against abuses raigning. Deliuered by seuerall ghosts vnto him to be publisht, after Piers Penilesse post had refused the carriage. Inuita inuidiæ. by H.C.[1593?] STC 5123, 44 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Copy of A note of some coats and crests lately come to my hands given by William Dethick when he was York herald, ca. 1600 [manuscript], ca. 1700. V.a.350, 53 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Covell, William, d. 1614? Polimanteia, or, The meanes lawfull and vnlawfull, to iudge of the fall of a common-wealth, against the friuolous and foolish coniectures of this age. Whereunto is added, a letter from England to her three daughters, Cambridge, Oxford, Innes of Court, and to all the rest of her inhabitants: perswading them to a constant vnitie of what religion soever they are, for the defence of our dread soveraigne, and natiue cuntry: most requisite for this time wherein wee now live, [1595]. STC 5883 copy 3, 121 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Day, Richard, b. 1552. A booke of Christian praiers, collected out of the ancient writers, and best learned in our time; worthy to be read with an earnest minde of all Christians in these daungerous and troublesom daies, that God for Christs sake will yet stil be merciful vnto vs. 1608. STC 6432, 308 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Greene, Robert, 1558?-1592. Greenes, groats-vvorth of witte, bought with a million of repentance. Describing the follie of youth, the falshood of makeshifte flatterers, the miserie of the negligent, and mischiefes of deceiuing courtezans. Written before his death and published at his dyeing request, 1592. STC 12245, 33 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Meres, Francis, 1565-1647. Palladis tamia. VVits treasury being the second part of Wits common wealth. By Francis Meres Maister of Artes of both Vniuersities. 1598. STC 17834 copy 1, 350 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Nash, Thomas, 1567-1601. Pierce Penilesse his supplication to the diuell. Describing the ouer-spreading of vice, and suppression of vertue. Pleasantly interlac’d with variable delights: and pathetically intermixt with conceipted reproofes. Written by Thomas Nash Gentleman, 1592. STC 18371, 47 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Relationis historicae semestralis continuatio...,[1617]. 268667, 67 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Return from Parnassus. Progress to Parnassus [manuscript],ca. 1606. V.a.355, 81 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Songs and sonnets [manuscript] : With tributes of three centuries written to commemorate the tercentenary of his death, April 23, 1916, 1926 / by Sir Sidney Lee. W.b.260, 83 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Winch, Rebecca, d. 1713. Receipt book of Rebeckah Winche [manuscript]. ca. 1666. V.b.366, 72 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)

December 16, 2014 Updates

  • Buchanan, George, 1506-1582. De jure regni apud Scotos [manuscript]. ca. 1609. V.b.223, fol. 30-40, 14 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Cave, Brian, 16th/17th cent. Miscellany of Brian Cave [manuscript], ca. 1625. V.a.402, 153 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Collection of copies of state papers and letters [manuscript], 1579-1607. V.b.142, 95 images. (Hamnet, LUNA) Some of the items have Suffolk connections, such as privy council letters to Suffolk justices, and possibly the collection was made by a Suffolk gentlemen interested in political news from home and abroad. Several concern Mary, Queen of Scots, the Earl of Essex and Raleigh. In various hands; probably written in Suffolk.
  • Dering, Edward, Sir, 1598-1644. Scenario of a play set in Thrace and Macedon [manuscript], ca. 1630. X.d.206, 13 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Greville, Fulke, Baron Brooke, 1554-1628. Mustapha [manuscript].ca. 1609. V.b.223, fol. 1-29, 31 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Higgins, John, fl. 1570-1602. Huloets dictionarie / newelye corrected, amended, set in order and enlarged...1572. STC 13941, 297 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Miscellany containing jests and poems [manuscript], ca. 1595. X.d.177, 9 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Noot, Jan van der, approximately 1538-approximately 1596. Het theatre oft toon-neel : waer in ter eender de ongelucken ende elenden die den werelts gesinden ende boosen menschen toecomen : ende op dander syde tgheluck goet ende ruste die de gheloouighe ghenieten, vertoont worden : niet min proftelijck dan verheuchelyck voor alle lief hebbers des goddelycken woorts, der poëteryen ende schilderijen / deur H. Ian vander Noot. [1568] STC 18601, 27 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Phillips, Dorothy, 17th cent. A sermon book [manuscript], 1616-1617. V.a.347, 406 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Prose miscellany [manuscript].ca. 1615. V.b.83, 71 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Poetical miscellany [manuscript]. ca. 1640, V.a.245, 94 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Randolph, Thomas, 1605-1635, attributed name. The fary knight, or, Oberon the second [manuscript].ca. 1623-1624, augmented ca. 1650. V.a.128, 51 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599. Amoretti and Epithalamion. Written not long since by Edmunde Spenser. 1595. STC 23076, 75 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599. Colin Clouts come home againe. By Ed. Spencer. 1595. STC 23077 copy 1, 51 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599. Fovvre hymnes, made by Edm. Spenser. 1596. STC 23086, 47 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599. The shepheards calender: conteyning twelue aeglogues, proportionable to the twelue moneths. Entituled, to the noble and vertuous gentleman, most worthy of all tytles, both of learning and chiualrie, Maister Philip Sidney. 1597. STC 23093 copy 2, 67 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Townsend family. Inventories of the Townshend family [manuscript], taken from 1608-1617. V.b.147, 51 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)

August 21, 2014 Updates

  • A synthesis of R. Davenport’s City night-cap and W. Lower’s Enchanted lovers [manuscript], ca. 1665. J.b.2, 50 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Beaumont, Francis, 1584-1616. The beggar’s bush [manuscript]. ca. 1640. J.b.5, 60 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Berkeley, William, Sir, 1605-1677. The lost lady [manuscript].ca. 1637 J.b.4, 57 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Drexel, Jeremias, 1581-1638. De sonne-bloeme, ofte Over-een-kominghe van den menschelijcken wille met den Godtlijcken, 1700. BX2180.D7 H38 Cage, 41 images. (LUNA)
  • Jode, Peiter de, 1606- ca. 1674. Theatrum Principvm… [1651]. N7575 .J7 Cage, 95images. (LUNA)
  • Middleton, Thomas, d. 1627. [Mayor of Quinborough] Hengist King of Kent, or, The mayor of Queenborough, 16th or 17th century [manuscript]. ca. 1640. J.b.6, 61 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Rogers, Thomas, d. 1616. Copy of Thomas Roger’s refutation, April 29, 1598, of Nicholas Bownd’s Doctrine of the Sabbath, 1595 [manuscript], 1607? X.d.547, 11 images. (Hamnet, LUNA) Contains Roger’s unpublished epistolary essay refuting Bownd’s Doctrine of the Sabbath with detailed commentary keyed to book and page of Bownd’s work. The letter is followed by an anonymous postscript (in the same hand as the copy) claiming that when Bownd read this letter he was immediately moved to repent his opinions, a claim for which there is no evidence. The only published response to Bownd’s work by Rogers was Faith, doctrine and religion, 1607.
  • Smith family. Poetical miscellany and commonplace the Smith family [manuscript], compiled ca. 1620-ca. 1665. V.a.103, 355 images. (Hamnet, LUNA) This volume belonged to the Smith (variously Smithe and Smyth) family of Long Aston, Somersetshire. One of the poems in Part I is "On Mr. John Nycholls Vicar of Longashtoun who died ... December 21, 1622" (leaf 10). The brothers John, Hugh and Charles wrote their names in the book between 1674 and 1690. The Thomas and John Smith who appear in Part II may have been cousins from the Smith family of Hough, Cheshire. Warwick Castle MS.
  • The ceremonies for the healing of them that be diseased with the kings evil, used in the time of King Henry VII. Published by his Majesties command. 1686. 158- 632q, 15 images. (Hamnet, LUNA) Ceremony initiated by Henry VII; sometimes inserted in the prayer book, but never officially recognized by the Protestant Church.
  • Wilde, George, 1610-1665. Lover’s hospital [manuscript]. ca. 1640. J.b.7, 41 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Wilson, Arthur, 1595-1652. The inconstant lady[manuscript], ca. 1630. J.b.1, 52 images. (Hamnet, LUNA) Critical edition of play prepared by L.V. Itzoe, 1980. Verse, including songs, listed in Folger index of first lines.

May 30, 2014 Updates

  • A prophecie of the life, reigne, and death of VVilliam Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury: by an exposition on part of the 13. and 15. chapters of the Revelation of John. Wherein the summe of all his actions are foretold, his name nominated, his correspondency with the Pope, his cruelty to the Church, and the strange wonders declared, which in his time should be done by fire from heaven: and his courts, seals, marks, yea the very monopolies all clearly forshewed: also how by the supreme councell he shalbe put to death; after which they shall rejoyce, and obtaine a finall victory over the Papists in armes against them. Perused and allowed. 1644. 132- 379q, 5 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Rollos, Peter, fl. 1619-1639, printmaker. Philotheca Corneliana, siue, Emblematum nouorum hortus florentissimus : das ist Freudt vnd Lustgarten Cornely von allerhand kurtzweiligen Historien / deroselbigen liebhabern zu sonderm gefallen in diese Stammbuchs Form gebracht durch Peter Rollos Kupferstechern vnd beij Johann Carl Vnckel zu finden. [1619]. 262- 547q, 130 images. (Hamnet, LUNA) Includes engraved t.p. and 52 engravings of student and social life. Except for a few signed by Daniel Meisnerus, they are presumably by Rollos. Blank pages interleaved to perhaps facilitate use as an autograph album.
  • State letters from 1533 to ca. 1630 [manuscript], copied ca. 1650. V.b.234, 541 images. (Hamnet, LUNA) Including much material about Ireland, Catholics in England, and foreign affairs. A few of the copies of letters include: Henry VIII’s letter to the clergy of York regarding title Supreme Head, 1533, p. 1; letters of John Lyly to the Queen, undated, p. 32; letters from the Earl of Essex, p. 73; letters and a poem of Sir Walter Raleigh, p. 649-; many letters of Sir Francis Bacon, passim; comment on Spenser’s Faerie Queene, p. 961, by Sir Kenelm Digby.
  • State letters from 1533 to ca. 1630 [manuscript], copied ca. 1650. V.a.239, 1,024 images. (Hamnet, LUNA) Contains copies of 201 letters including much material about Ireland, Catholics in England, and foreign affairs. A few of the letters include: Henry VIII’s letter to the clergy of York regarding title Supreme Head, 1533, p. 1; letters of John Lyly to the Queen, undated, p. 42; letters from the Earl of Essex, p. 103; letters and a poem of Sir Walter Raleigh, p. 670; many letters of Sir Francis Bacon, passim; comment on Spenser’s Faerie Queene, p. 895, by Sir Kenelm Digby.

February 26, 2014 Updates

  • Furness, Walter Rogers. Composite photography applied to the portraits of Shakespeare. 1885. PR2929 .F8, 44 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Harington, John, Sir, 1560-1612. A nevv discourse of a stale subiect, called the metamorphosis of Aiax. Written by Misacmos, to his friend and cosin Philostilpnos. 1596. STC 12781.2, 76 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Marcius-Simons, Pinckney, 1867-1909, artist. [Midsummer night’s dream. French] Le songe d’une nuit d’été / Paul Meurice ; féerie d’après W. Shakespeare. 1886. Art Vol. a71, 55 images. (Hamnet, LUNA) The subject matter of the paintings is abstractly illustrative, often featuring symbols in passages rather than actions. There are many portrayals of the moon juxtaposed with the sun. The quotation 'That he hath turned heaven into hell' is illustrated. Much of the work portrays elements of the natural and supernatural world.
  • Miscellany on religion and state affairs, 1559-1601 [manuscript], compiled ca. 1601. V.b.214, 288 images. (Hamnet, LUNA) Contents include many reports and letters to and from the Earl of Essex, the Queen, the Privy Council and others relating to the 1596 Cadiz expedition, (including one from Sir Walter Raleigh), the 1597 voyage to the Azores, Ireland from 1599 to 1601, and the 1601 Essex rebellion; Essex’ Apology; the Statesman’s speech from Francis Bacon’s Device to entertain the Queen at Essex house [1595]; [Edmund Spenser’s] View of the present state of Ireland, 1597; [A looking glass for her Majesty wherein to view Ireland, by Bernabe Rich, 1599]; proclamation of Don Juan del Aguila to the Catholics of Ireland, [1601]. Also includes various controversial writings and sermons arising from the Bishops’ Articles by Edward Dering, Robert Some, [John?] Hammond, John Rainolds; several sermons; speeches of the Queen to the ambassador to the King of Poland, 1597, and to the students at Oxford, [1592]; Henry Savile’s oration to the Queen at Oxford, 159[2]; a letter of the Queen to Lady Norris, 1597; the first part of Thomas Digges’ [Humble motives] and his notes on Holland and Zeeland; letters to the Queen from the Duke of Norfolk, 1571, Philip, Earl of Arundel, [1585] and Sir Francis Walsingham, 1581; a letter from the Duke of Norfolk to his son, [1572]; speeches of Sir Nicholas Bacon, 1559-1569; a general band for the preservation of James VI of Scotland and his right to the English throne, 1599; the instrument of association for the preservation of Elizabeth, 1584; a letter discussing the Duke of Mayenne’s answer ... [1593?]; and Bainbridge & Johnson of the oath.
  • Newdigate family collection of newsletters from the Secretary of State [manuscript], 1673/4-1715., L.c.1-L.c.1050, 3,347 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. [Plays. 1623] Mr. VVilliam Shakespeares comedies, histories, & tragedies : published according to the true originall copies. 1623. STC 22273 Fo.1 no.09, 465 images. (Hamnet, LUNA)