Tudor Manuscripts 1485-1603

English Manuscript Studies 1100-1700 Volume 15

Edited by A.S.G. Edwards

Tudor Manuscripts 1485-1603

Edited by A.S.G. Edwards

Distributed for British Library

368 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2009
Cloth $95.00 ISBN: 9780712350631 Published April 2010 For sale in North and South America only

This volume’s publication marks the 500th anniversary of Henry VIII’s accession. Featuring articles that examine a broad range of Tudor manuscripts produced between 1485 and 1603, Volume 15 includes: an examination of various forms of regional manuscript production, including those written in northern England and Scotland; a look at the differing texts emerging from London during this period, some complex and of an unusual kind; and studies of Thomas Wyatt’s poetical manuscripts and the circulations of those romances. Contributing scholars include Jason Powell, Joyce Boro, and Cathy Shrank.


Marginalia, Authorship, and Editing in the Manuscripts of Thomas Wyatt’s Verse

   Jason Powell


London, British Library, Add. MS 18752: a Tudor hybrid book?

   Julia Boffey


London, British Library, Harley MS 2252: John Colyns’ ‘Boke’: Structure and Content

   Carol Meale


Miscellaneity and History: Reading Sixteenth-Century Romance Manuscripts

   Joyce Boro


Manuscript, Print, and the Circulation of Dramatic Texts: a Reconsideration of the Manuscript of The Marriage of Wit and Wisdom

   Tamara Atkin


Scribes and Secretaries of the Percy Earls of Northumberland, with Special Reference to William Peeris and Royal MS 18 D. 11

   Pat Naylor


Exhortations to the Reader: the Glossing of Douglas’s Eneados in Cambridge, Trinity College MS O.3.12

   Jane Griffiths


‘Manuscript, Authenticity and “evident proofs” against the Scottish Queen’

   Cathy Shrank


The Authorship of James VI and I’s Amatoria: The Manuscript Evidence

   Priscilla Bawcutt


The Maitland Folia and Quarto Manuscript in Context

   Joanna M. Martin & Katherine A. McClune


English Manuscripts at Auction January-December 2008

   A. S. G. Edwards


Notes on Contributors

Index of Manuscripts

General Index

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