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Illustrations of Early English Popular Literature, 2 Volumes

by John Payne Collier

Other authors: Sir Joseph Beaumont (Contributor), Richard Johnson (Contributor), Thomas Jordan (Contributor), Thomas Kyd (Contributor), Isabella Whitney (Contributor)

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Volume I

- 1570 A Piththy [sic] Note to Papists by T. Knel
(Collier confounds this "Thomas" Knell with the actor William Knell)

- 1592 The Murder of John Brewen by Thomas Kyd

- 1569-1575 The History of Jacob and his XII Sons

- c1548 The Will of the Devil,and Last Testament

- 1602 The Metamorphosis of Tobacco [by Sir John Beaumont]

- 1591 The Most Horrible and Tragical Murder of... Lord Bourgh [i.e. Burke]... by Arnold Cosby

- 1591 The Manner of the Death and Execution of Arnold Cosbie for Murdering Lord Boorke [i.e. Burke]

- 1561 A New Enterlude... of Godly Queen Hester

- n.d. The Complaynte of them that ben to late maryed

- 1587 The Censure of a Loyal Subject [in dialogue form] by George Whetstone

- 1863 Lyrics for Old Lutenists, in the Reigns of Elizabeth and James I [by Thomas Campion, Thomas Morley, Philip Rosseter, Michael East, Richard Alison, Thomas Ravenscroft, John Bennet, Thomas Forde & others: selected by JPC]

- 1605 Two Most Unnatural and Bloody Murders, the one by Master Caverley... the other by Mistris Browne... [by two different authors? one of them Geo. Wilkins??]

- 1562 A Complaint of the Church, against the Barbarous Tyranny Executed in France upon her Poor Members

Volume II

- 1863 for ms.1584 Report of the Royal Commissioners and Decree of the Star-Chamber regarding Printers and Stationers, 26 Eliz [and] A Decree in the Star-Chamber for the Redressing of the Abuses in Printing, 26 Eliz.

- 1601 A New and Large Discourse of the Travels of Sir Anthony Sherley, Knight by William Parry, Gent. [with a sonnet in praise of Parry by John Davies of Hereford]

- 1550 A Brief Confutation of the Most Detestable and Anabaptistical Opinion [&c], by Edmund Becke

- 1576 The Tide Tarryeth No Man by George Wapull

- 1590 The Most Dangerous and Memorable Adventure of Richard Ferris... to Row by Sea to the City of Bristol

- 1863 for 1659/1660 Broadsides of Speeches, Songs, etc Delivered in the Presence of General Monck by Walter Yeokney, Thomas Jordan, Richard Farrar, Wm Davenant, and others [selected by JPC]

- 1613 Look on Me, London by Richard Johnson

- 1602 Sword and Buckler, or, the Serving-man's Defense by William Bas[se]

- 1609 A Good Speed to Virginia [by Robert Gray]

- c1580 The Copy of a Letter Lately Written in Meter by Is.W. [Isabella Whitney]

- 1607 The Pleasant Walks of Moorfields by Richard Johnson

- [1583] Clinton, Purser & Arnold to their Countrymen Wheresoever.
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