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Atkinson, William, Deeds of the Kings of England, 1560s?.
1 v. (90 p.) ; 15 cm. x. 15.5 cm.
William Atkinson took his BA at Trinity in 1565/6, became a fellow of the college
in 1567, and incorporated at Oxford in 1572.
Manuscript, on paper, in a single Italic hand, of a Latin poem in elegiac couplets
relating the deeds of the kings of England from William I through Henry VII. Prefaced
by a dedication to an unidentified statesman.
Purchased from Bernard Quaritch, Ltd. on the James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn
Signed: Guilielmus Atkinsonus.
Binding: late 16th century English full calf, with gilt ornamentation on panels.
William Atkinson, Deeds of the Kings of England. James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn
Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Latin poetry, -- Medieval and Modern -- England.
Political poetry, Latin (Medieval and Modern) -- England.
Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- 1066-1687 -- Early works to 1800.
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.