National Library of Australia

The National Library Reading Rooms are now open at reduced hours. Find out more to plan your visit.

<< Previous record  /  Next record >>
Record 11 of 12
You must be logged in to Tag Records
The falles of vnfortunate princes [electronic resource] : Being a true chronicle historie of the vntimely death 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. Whereunto is added the famous life and death of Queene Elizabeth, with a declaration of all the warres, battels and sea-fights, wherein at large is described the battell of 88. with the particular seruice of all such ships, and men of note in that action
Bib ID 8214739
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Uniform Title Mirrour for magistrates
Online Access
Description At London : Imprinted by F. K[ingston] for William Aspley, and are to be sold at his shop in Pauls Churchyard at the signe of the Parrot, 1620 
[20], 875, [1] p. : ports. 
Series

Early English books online.

Notes

Another issue, with cancel title page, of the 1610 edition: A mirour for magistrates.

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" have separate dated title pages (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: 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.

Imperfect; lacks leaves Oo4 and 3E3.

Reproductions of the originals in the Bodleian Library and British Library.

Appears at reel 896 (Bodleian Library copy, "A winter nights vision" and "Englands Eliza" only), and at reel 1603 (British Library copy).

Cited In

STC (2nd ed) 13448.

Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 896:8b, 1603:09) 
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.

Falles of unfortunate princes.

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 

Online

In the Library

Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

Details Collect From
Electronic resource Use 'Online Access' link in record
Available for document delivery - standard copyright restrictions apply.
-

Order a copy

- Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
close Can I borrow items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close What can I get online?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.