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A mirour for magistrates [electronic resource] : being a true chronicle historie of the vntimely falles of such vnfortunate princes and men of note, as haue happened since the first entrance of Brute into this iland, vntill this our latter age
Bib ID 8203500
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Uniform Title Mirrour for magistrates
Online Access
Edition Newly enlarged with a last part, called A winter nights vision, being an addition of such tragedies, especially famous, as are exempted in the former historie, with a poem annexed, called Englands Eliza. 
Description At London : Imprinted by Felix Kyngston, 1610 
[20], 875, [1] p. : ports. 
Series

Early English books online.

Notes

The first part is by John Higgins, who signs the dedication; the second (which here follows the first without break) by Thomas Blenerhasset; the third by William Baldwin and others; and "A winter nights vision" and "Englands Eliza" by Richard Niccols, who also edited the whole.

In verse.

The third part is a continuation of John Lydgate's "The fall of princes", which is a translation of Giovanni Boccaccio's "De casibus illustrium virorum".

"The variable fortune and vnhappie falles of such princes as hath happened since the Conquest" (i.e. part 3), "A vvinter nights vision", and "Englands Eliza" each have separate dated title page (the first dated 1609); pagination and register are continuous.

Leaf Oo4, a cancel, has a dedication to the Earl of Nottingham. Variant 1: with cancellandum, with a dedication to Henry, Prince of Wales.

Leaf 3E3 is a cancel. Variant 2: 3E3 is uncancelled, with verso lines 10-11 with phrase "and by an analysis of euery chiefe exploit inserted in their proper places" (cancel lacks this phrase). The cancel leaf recto is signed "Niccols". Variant 3: cancel leaf signed "Nicols".

"A winter nights vision" and "Englands Eliza" together identified as STC 18526 on UMI microfilm reel 896.

Reproductions of the originals in the Bodleian Library and Yale University. Library.

Appears at reel 896 (Bodleian Library copy, "A winter nights vision" and "Englands Eliza" only), and at reel 1144 (Yale University. Library copy).

Cited In

STC (2nd ed) 13446.

Case, A.E. Poetical miscellanies, 4(k).

Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 896:8a, 1144:03) 
Subjects Political ethics -- Early works to 1800.  |  Great Britain -- History -- Poetry.
Other authors/contributors Higgins, John, fl. 1570-1602  |  Baldwin, William, ca. 1518-1563?  |  Blenerhasset, Thomas  |  Niccols, Richard, 1584-1616  |  Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375. De casibus virorum illustrium
Also Titled

Variable fortune and vnhappie falles of such princes as hath happened since the Conquest.

Variable fortune and unhappie falles of such princes as hath happened since the Conquest.

Winter nights vision.

Englands Eliza.

Available From ProQuest. 789 E. Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor, MI 48108-3218  ProQuest. 789 E. Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor, MI 48108-3218 

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