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Humfrey, Duke of Gloucester, 1723

Ambrose Philips

Humfrey, Duke of Gloucester, 1723

by Ambrose Philips

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Published by Cornmarket Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Facsimile reprint of 1st ed., London, J. Roberts, 1723, from the copy in the Birmingham Shakespeare Library.

Statementby Ambrose Philips.
The Physical Object
Pagination(12),88p. ;
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21697867M
ISBN 100719101387
OCLC/WorldCa97229

He was created Duke of Gloucester and Earl of Pembroke in and began serving in military expeditions when Henry V renewed the Hundred Years War with France the following year. Humphrey took place in the siege of Harfleur and fought at the famous Battle of Agincourt, where he was wounded and supposedly rescued by the king himself. The last vvill and testament, with the profession of the faith of Humfrey Fen, sometimes pastor of one of the churches of Coventry, but cast out by the High Commission for labouring in a peaceable way the reformation of our discipline. eebo

the duke of Suffolk—plots against Humphrey, duke of Gloucester, and his ambitious duchess, Eleanor. The power struggle swirls around the saintly, ineffectual King Henry until gradually the dynamic Richard Plantagenet, duke of York, who has pretended to support Margaret while secretly hatching his own plot, emerges as the chief contender. An Historical Tragedy of the Civil Wars in the Reign of King Henry VI. (Being a Sequel to the Tragedy of Humfrey Duke of Gloucester: And a Introduction to the Tragical History of King Richard III.) Alter'd from Shakespear, in by Theophilus Cibber starting at $ An Historical Tragedy of the Civil Wars in the Reign of King Henry VI.

Duke Humfrey’s Library is the oldest reading room in the Bodleian Library, at the University of io-holding.com parts of the room dating back to , this stunning medieval library has seen many famous scholars study within its walls and it is still in use by students today. Sep 10,  · ‘Humfrey, duke of Gloucester’ (tragedy), This, the ‘Briton,’ and the ‘Distressed Mother’ were published together as ‘Three Tragedies’ in Several small poems to children, on the death of Lord Halifax, and the departure of Lord Carteret .


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Duke Humfrey's Library is named after Humphrey of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Gloucester, a younger son Duke of Gloucester Henry IV of England.

He was a connoisseur of literature and commissioned translations of classical works from Greek into Latin. When he died inhe donated his Authority control: LCCN: nb. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Feb 19,  · Humphrey Plantagenet, duke of Gloucester, (born —died Feb.

23,London, Eng.), English nobleman who was the first notable 1723 book of England’s humanists. He became known as the Duke of Gloucester Duke Humphrey,” but many historians, pointing to his unprincipled and inept political dealings, have questioned the appropriateness of the title. Humphrey of Lancaster, Duke of Gloucester (3 October – 23 February ) was an English prince, soldier, and literary patron.

He was (as he styled himself) "son, brother and uncle of kings", being the fourth and youngest son of Henry IV of England, the brother of Henry V, and the uncle of Henry io-holding.comster fought in the Hundred Years' War and acted as Lord Protector of England during Father: Henry IV of England.

Humphrey, duke of Gloucester; a biography by Kenneth Hotham Vickers (Book) The Divinity School and Duke Humfrey's Library at Oxford by Stanley Gillam (Book).

A long-term project I have is a major study of the library of Humfrey, duke of Gloucester -- its creation, its uses and its dispersals.

This project was originally generously funded by a Research Fellowship at the University of Oxford, supported by the J. Lyell Fund. Several of my publications have touched on.

The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing io-holding.com: Ambrose Philips.

Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester (3 October – 23 February ) was "son, brother and uncle of kings", being the fourth and youngest son of Henry IV Bolingbroke, King of England by his first wife, Mary de Bohun, brother to Henry V of Monmouth, King of England, and uncle to.

A guide to Duke Humfrey's Library, one of the special collections reading rooms at the Bodleian Library. Duke Humfrey's Library is for readers of maps and music as well as University Archives and the Conservative Party Archive.

It also houses books on codicology, bibliography and Oxford local history. Born on October 3,Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester was the youngest son and the fourth of the six children of King Henry IV of England and his first wife Mary de Bohun, who died before her husband became io-holding.com Humphrey was four-years-old, his mother.

Apr 02,  · Humphrey, duke of Gloucester; a biography [Kenneth Hotham Vickers] on io-holding.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pagesCited by: 3.

humphrey duke of gloucester. a biography by k. vickers, m.a. exeter college, oxford lecturer in modern history at university college, bristol organiser and lecturer in london history for the.

HUMPHREY, DUKE OF GLOUCESTER (), was the 4th son of Henry IV. He was created Duke of Gloucester inand took part in the French wars of Henry V's reign, being wounded in the battle of io-holding.com his death-bed Henry appointed him regent of England during his son's minority, but Parliament refused to allow this, and a council of regency was appointed with Bedford as Protector.

Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester, KG, GCVO, GCStJ (Richard Alexander Walter George; born 26 August ) is the youngest grandchild of King George V and Queen io-holding.com practised as an architect until the death of his elder brother placed him in direct line to inherit his father's dukedom of Gloucester, which he inherited, as the second duke, in He is a paternal cousin of Queen Elizabeth Father: Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester.

At the end of this heavy tome there is an inscription that has been erased and not previously deciphered but, under ultra-violet light, it is legible and explains that this book belongs to Humfrey, duke of Gloucester and was given to him by the Abbot of Thorney in Ambrose Philips, author of English Poetry, Volume I: From Chaucer to Gray, on LibraryThing The book of Blake engravings, while of a later date than Philips' lifetime, contains illustrations of his work and is not by another, later Ambrose Philips as it might first appear.

Humfrey, Duke of Gloucester, 1 copy. Mar 31,  · Author of Pastorals, Humfrey, Duke of Gloucester, The Briton, The Poetical Works of Ambrose Philips, A collection of old ballads, Pastorals, epistles, odes, and other original poems, Three tragedies, The life of John Williams.

The Duke of Gloucester - - Rated based on 6 Reviews "Great place. Been many times. Always a great atmosphere. This time actually won a gallon of /5(6). The Master of Duke Humfrey's Psalms: Decoration: 1 half-page miniature in colours and gold, with duke Humfrey of Gloucester kneeling (f.

2 large historiated initials in colours and gold with full borders, at the beginning of the Psalms and the preface (ff. 7, 8). Humphrey Duke of Gloucester (3 October - 23 February ) Humphrey Duke of Gloucester was the youngest son of Henry of Bolingbroke, later Henry IV and his first wife, Mary de io-holding.com was named for his renowned maternal grandfather Humphrey de Bohun, Earl of Hereford.

Sep 15,  · Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. This banner text Humphrey, duke of Gloucester; a biography by Vickers, Kenneth Hotham, Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of unknown library Language English.

Book digitized by Google and uploaded.Jan 05,  · Whilst researching my biography of Richard, Duke of York I found myself drawn by a bitter feud that lasted for years and which in many ways was a kind of prequel to the Wars of the Roses. The more I learned about the acrimonious dispute between Cardinal Henry Beaufort and Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester the.The Distrest mother, a tragedy, as written by Mr.

Ambrose Philips, distinguishing also the variations of the theatre, as performed at the Theatre-royal in Drury Lane, regulated from the prompt-book by Mr. Hopkins, [with a Prologue written by Steele and an Epilogue written by Budgell.] ().