An abstract of The liues of the Romaine Emperours; as the haue bine related vnto vs by Plinie Plutarch; and Suetonius and first of the first (‘Fortie twoe yeares; before oure sauiours birth’)
Klene (1997), pp. 48-51.
Copy in: A tall folio composite volume chiefly of verse, entitled The workes of the Lady Ann Southwell Decemb: 2o 1626, assembled from the papers of Lady Ann Southwell (1573-1636), including (ff. 59r, 60v-1r) an inventory of her goods and (f. 64v-5v) a list of her books, in several hands, including hers and that of her second husband Henry Sibthorpe, as well as that of John Sibthorpe (? Henry's father), whose brief contributions date from 1588, 74 leaves (plus a few tipped-in), in 19th-century calf gilt. c.1626-36.
Thomas Thorpe's sale catalogue, 1836, item 1032. In the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps, Bt (1792-1872), manuscript and book collector: Phillipps MS 8581. Sotheby's, 19808 (Phillipps same), lot 699, to Bertram Dobell. Acquired from P.J. and A.E. Dobell by Henry Clay Folger in 1927. Formerly Folger MS 1669.1.
Complete edition of this volume, with facsimile examples, in The Southwell-Sibthorpe Commonplace Book: Folger MS. V.b.198, ed. Jean Klene, C.S.C. (Tempe, Arizona, 1997). Also discussed by Jean Klene, with facsimile examples, in ‘“Monuments of an Endless affection”: Folger MS V.b.198 and Lady Anne Southwell’, EMS, 9 (2000), 165-86, and discussed, with facsimiles of f. 9r-v, in Victoria E. Burke, ‘Materiality and Form in the Seventeenth-Century Miscellanies of Anne Southwell, Elizabeth Hastings, and Jane Truesdale’, EMS, 16 (2011), 219-41.
‘All.married.men.desire.to.haue good wifes’
Klene (1997), p. 20.
Anger (‘Anger proceedes from a surcharged Gaule’)
Klene (1997), p. 13.
Blessed Life: (‘Seest thow a man that's vassaliz'd to pleasure’)
Klene (1997), pp. 12-13.
‘Come forth foule Monster, at truthes barr to stand’
Klene (1997), pp. 33-4.
Dialouge: (‘Anger what art thow? Hast thow treuth to tell:’)
Klene (1997), pp. 13-14.
An Elegie written by the Lady A: S: to the Countesse of London Derrye. supposeinge hir to be dead by hir longe silence (‘Since thou fayre soule, art warbleinge to a spheare’)
Klene (1997), pp. 24-7.
An Epitaph vppon Cassandra MackWilliams wife to Sr Thomas Ridgway Earle of London Derry. by ye Lady A: S (‘Now let my pen bee choakt wth gall’)
Klene (1997), pp. 27-8.
An Epitaph vpon the Countess of Sommersett (‘To tell the shrine that its faire saint is gone’)
Klene (1997), pp. 34-5.
An Epitaph vpon the king of Bohemia; written by the ladye Anne Southwell (‘Here lyes a king, and gods anoynted’)
Klene (1997), p. 32.
An Epitaph vpon ye king of Swede (‘Maliciouse fate enuyinge humaine glorie’)
Klene (1997), pp. 32-3.
Fayne would I dye whil'st thy braue muse doth liue (‘Quaintest of all the Heliconian traine’)
Klene (1997), pp. 20-1.
The ffirst Commandement. Thou shalt haue noe other gods before mee (‘Raise vp thy ffacultyes my Soule ti's time’)
Klene (1997), pp. 44-8.
‘ffrayle Loue is like faire flowrie fields’
Klene (1997), pp. 15-16.
Honor thy father and mother that the dayes may be long in the lande wch the lord thy god gyveth thee (‘If to be borne the Image of the Lord’)
Klene (1997), pp. 17-20.
A Hym to Christ (‘Alpha Omega, Oh thow first and Last’)
Klene (1997), pp. 6-7.
I am thy god thatt brought thee oute of the house of bondage thou shalt haue noe others [god] but mee (‘I tooke thee oute of claye, and gaue thee lyfe’)
Klene (1997), pp. 51-4.
‘In this frayle worlde, where soules in earth are cladd’
Klene (1997), pp. 43-4.
A Letter to Doctor Adam Bpp of Limerick by the Lady A:S: (‘Adam first preist, first Prophet and first Kinge’)
Klene (1997), pp. 21-4.
A Letter to ye Duches of Lineox; from the Ladie Anne Southwell: (‘Vouchsafe this fauor; as to tell me how’)
Klene (1997), p. 32.
‘Nature, Mistris off affection’
Klene (1997), pp. 16-17.
‘Only eight soules, the waued tost Church did keepe’
Klene (1997), pp. 35-6.
A paraphrase vppon Lucius Anneus Sececa on his booke of Prouidence (‘It is an easy taske to pleade the Cause’)
Klene (1997), pp. 11-12.
[Psalm 25, to the Earl of Castlehaven] Writen by the ladie A B--------to ye first Earle of Castle hayen (‘To thee my soule I rayse’)
Klene (1997), pp. 9-11.
‘Sr. giue mee leaue to plead my Grandams cause’
Klene (1997), pp. 42-3.
Sonnet (‘Beauty, Honour, yeouth, and fortune’)
Klene (1997), p. 14.
Sonnet: (‘Like to a lampe wherein the light is dead’)
Klene (1997), pp. 14-15.
Sonnett (‘O how happy were I dearest’)
Klene (1997), p. 15.
Sonnett: 1a. (‘ffly from the world, ô fly, thow poore distrest’)
Klene (1997), p. 1.
Sonnett: 2a. (‘When I sitt reading all alone that secret booke’)
Klene (1997), p. 1.
Sonn: 3a. (‘ffarewell fond World, the onely Schoole of Error’)
Klene (1997), pp. 1-2.
Sonnett 4a. (‘If in the flesh where thow indrench'd do'st ly’)
Klene (1997), p. 2.
Sonnett. 5a. (‘Shall I sublyme my Soule to frame a letter’)
Klene (1997), p. 2.
‘The more my soule doth shrinke from loue, ye more, loue doth inflame her’
Klene (1997), pp. 39-40.
[Southwell drafts, #1] (‘why doth she buid us haue thim still in mind’)
112 lines of miscellaneous draft verse. Klene (1997), pp. 72-6.
[Southwell drafts, #2] (‘riches ar unto men as ar thar foode’)
66 lines of miscellaneousdraft verse. Klene (1997), pp. 91-3.
Thou shalt keepe holy the saboth daye (‘In six dayes god made this admyred balle’)
Klene (1997), pp. 60-72.
Copy of a version headed ‘Precept .4. Remember the Sabbath day to keep it holy...[&c.]’, in a predominantly italic hand, with alterations.
In: A quarto verse miscellany, including 50 poems by Donne, in a single neat secretary hand except for ff. 70r-2r, which are in another secretary hand. Comprising folios 57r-137v in a quarto composite volume of MSS, in various hands, 173 leaves, in 19th-century leather gilt. c.1620s.
Later owned by Ralph Thoresby (1658-1725), Yorkshire antiquary and topographer. Among the collections of William Petty (1737-1805), first Marquess of Lansdowne, Lord Shelburne.
Cited in IELM, I.i (1980), as the ‘Lansdowne MS’: DnJ Δ 8). Recorded as item 133 among ‘Manuscripts in Quarto’ in the list at the end of Thoresby's Ducatus Leodensis, 2nd edition (Leeds, 1816), Appendix, p. 85.
Edited from this MS in Klene (1997), pp. 143-62.
Copy, with autograph revisions.
Facsimile of f. 42v in Victoria E. Burke, ‘Medium and meaning in the manuscripts of Anne, Lady Southwell’, in Women's Writing and the Circulation of Ideas: Manuscript Publication in England, 1550-1800, ed. George L. Justice and Nathan Tinker (Cambridge, 2002), pp. 94-120 (p. 107).
Thou shalt not commit Adooltery (‘God doth with doggs the adulterate weights exempte’)
Klene (1997), pp. 76-84.
Thou shalt not make to thy self any graven Image nor the likenes of anything (‘Noe man may see the face of god and liue’)
Klene (1997), pp. 54-7.
Thou shalt not steale (‘Harken you potentates and mighty kinggs’)
Klene (1997), pp. 84-91.
Thou shalt not take the name of god in vayne (‘In this our hartes corruption is most exprest’)
Klene (1997), pp. 57-60.
Copy of a version headed ‘Precept.3. Thou shalt not take the name of the Lorde thy god in vayne...[&c.]’, in a predominantly italic hand, with deletions and alterations.
Edited from this MS in Klene (1997), pp. 125-43. Facsimile of f. 151v in Victoria E. Burke, ‘Medium and meaning in the manuscripts of Anne, Lady Southwell’, in Women's Writing and the Circulation of Ideas: Manuscript Publication in England, 1550-1800, ed. George L. Justice and Nathan Tinker (Cambridge, 2002), pp. 94-120 (p. 105).
To the kinges most excellent Matye. (‘Darest thou my muse present thy Battlike winge’)
Klene (1997), pp. 124-5.
‘Vnless himselfe against himselfe weare bent’
Klene (1997), pp. 40-2.
‘What if I wante the dross of Tagus Strann’
Klene (1997), pp. 31-2.
‘Who euer sawe himself but in a myrrour’
Klene (1997), pp. 48-57.
‘wth feet of clay to enter the most hollye’
Klene (1997), p. 125.
Autograph letter signed, to Richard Boyle, Earl of Cork, from Castle Poulnelong, 1623. 1623.
In: Volume of correspondence.
Recorded in Klene, p. xxxi.
Autograph letter signed, to Sir Thomas Browne, 1623. 1623.
In: the MS described under SoA 49.
Recorded in Klene, p. xxxi.
Copy of a formal letter about poetry, addressed to Lady Ridgeway. in a neat italic hand, headed ‘To my worthy Muse that doth these lines infuse / the Lady Ridgeway’, subscribed ‘Anne Southwell / vera Copia...’.
Klene, pp. 4-5. Also edited from this MS, with a facsimile of f. 3r, in Jean C. Cavanaugh, ‘Lady Southwell's Defense of Poetry’, in Women in the Renaissance, ed. Kirby Farrell, Elizabeth H. Hageman, and Arthur F. Kinney (Amherst, 1988), 175-8.