De Maria Scotorum regina, totáque eius contra regem coniuratione, fœdo 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
[Londini? J. Day? 1571?]
Description
1 p. ., 122, [3] p. 15 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Former owner
Rare books genre
Annotations (Provenance)16th century [Browse]
Contains
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.
References
STC 3978
Other format(s)
Also available in an electronic version.
LCCN
33007167
OCLC
11315322
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