Roman Catholic devotional poetry, [circa 1580-1600].

Published/Created:
[ca.1580-1600]
Physical Description:
1 v. (234 p.) ; 15 cm. x 10 cm.
Notes:
Volume may be the surviving second volume of a set covering the complete church year.
In English.
Purchased from Richard Hatchwell on the James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Fund, 1993.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper in a neat bookhand of 57 devotional poems written in celebration of the feasts of the Roman Catholic Church from Trinity Sunday to the close of the Time after Pentecost. The volume opens with a 13 stanza poem, "For Trinitie Sunday," followed by a 12 stanza poem, "Of the Blessed Sacrament." Thereafter the poems cover feasts and saints' days from St. Barnaby's Day (June 11) to St. Catherine's Day (November 25); there are several feasts represented by two poems.
The verses are in a variety of stanza forms. Stanzas are numbered, and each poem is headed by a title within rules and closes with "Amen."
Topics:
Catholics--England
Church year--Poetry
English poetry--16th century
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Topics:
Catholic Church--Prayers and devotions
Genre:
Devotional literature
Manuscripts
Poems
Format:
Mixed Material
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Osborn a30
Orbis Record:
9352565
Orbis Barcode:
39002092806919
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection
oid pointer:
11690566
Citation:
Roman Catholic Devotional Poetry. James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
11394868
PID:
digcoll:3972194

Number of Pages: 242
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