De Maria Scotorum regina : totáque eius contra regem coniuratione, foedo cum Bothuelio adulterio, nefaria in maritum crudelitate & rabie, horrendo insuper & deterrimo eiusdem parricidio : plena, & tragica planè historia.

Author
Buchanan, George, 1506-1582 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
Latin
Published/​Created
[London? : J. Day?, 1571?]
Description
1 p. ., 122, [3] p. 15 cm.

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Subject(s)
Former owner
Printer
Rare books genre
Notes
  • Only the first part (p. 1-30) known as the Detectio, is now considered Buchanan's.
  • The Actio contra Mariam Scotorum reginam (p. 31-100) and the translation of the Literæ reginæ Scot. ad comitem Bothuelium scriptæ (p. 101-121) are supposed to be the work of Thomas Wilson.
  • Appended are two poems: In Mariam reginam scoticam, signed: G.M.; In Mariam Stuartam reginam scoticam, satyra, signed: P.R. Scotus.
  • An English translation printed the same year (by J. Day?) has title: Ane detectioun of the duinges of Marie quene of Scottes.
  • Signatures: A-Q⁴.
  • Verso of leaf Q4 blank.
Binding note
RHT copy: In later black straight-grain leather; plain red endpapers; all edges gilt.
Provenance
  • RHT copy: Gabriel Harvey's copy with his ms. notes.
  • RHT copy: Inscribed in pencil 'MHC' (Middle Hill Catalogue) on front pastedown and on front free endpaper. (Ownership mark of Sir Thomas Phillipps; his purchase at Sotheby's 25 May 1866).
References
  • ESTC S106060
  • STC 3978
  • Catalogue of the Printed Books of Sir Thomas Phillipps, Bart., Supplement 9th, p. 130
Place name(s)
England London.
LCCN
33007167
OCLC
11315322
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