The James Catalogue of Western Manuscripts

Shelfmark O.3.63
Manuscript Title

Poems and Song by Mary Queen of Scots

Alternative Title

Poems and Song by Mary Queen of Scots

James Number n/a
Date 1926
Century 20th
Physical Description

Doublures and end leaves of blue watered silk.
Interleaved with silk.

Signed Colophon by Alberto Sangorski


Bequeathed by F. Duxbury, M.A. Trinity College, 1931. Correspondence relating to the loan and subsequent bequest enclosed with MS. Purchased by Frank Duxbury from Christies c. 1926.

Donor Duxbury, Frank, alumnus of Trinity (matric, 20th cent),
Size (cm) 30.5 x 25.5
Folio 36 pp.
Binding Royal blue morocco with gold inlays and central design of the Scottish arms in 18 carat gold, set with pearls, rubies and diamonds. Bound by Wood of London for Robson & Co, 7 Hanover Street, London W1
Language EnglishFrenchLatinMusic
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I. Translation by W. W. Skeet of a poem, Domine Deus

II. Translation of En mon triste et doux chante

III. Song: Las! En Mon Doux Printems

IV. Life of Mary Queen of Scots


p.1 Mary Queen of Scots (signed and dated 1926)

p.3 Mary praying (signed and dated 1925)

p.7 Dunbarton Castle (signed and dated 1926)

p.8 Linlithgow Palace (signed and dated 1926)

p.10 Lochlevan Castle (signed and dated 1925)

p.11 Mary sailing for Scotland (signed and dated 1926)

p.12 Edinburgh Castle from the Grass Market (signed and dated 1926)

p.16 Dunblane Cathedral (signed, not dated)

p.17 Fotheringay, Northants (signed and dated 1926)

p.18 A Distant View of Peterborough Cathedral (signed and dated 1926)

p.29 View of Stirling Castle from the Abbey Craig (signed and dated 1926)

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