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Abbreviations, Sigla, and Common Forms of Citation

Plays, masques, and entertainments by Jonson
(including lost works)

Collected poems by Jonson
Unollected poems by Jonson
Prose by Jonson
Titles not used in this edition
Works by Shakespeare
Other common abbreviations
Sigla for manuscripts
Sigla used for early printed editions
Other sigla and works cited

Plays, masques, and entertainments by Jonson
(including lost works)

Alch. The Alchemist
Althorp A Particular Entertainment at Althorp
Augurs The Masque of Augurs
Barriers The Speeches at Prince Henry's Barriers
Bart. Fair Bartholomew Fair
Beauty The Masque of Beauty
Blackness The Masque of Blackness
Bolsover Love's Welcome at Bolsover
Burse The Entertainment at Britain's Burse
Case The Case Is Altered
Cat. Catiline His Conspiracy
Cavendish Ent. The Cavendish Christening Entertainment
Challenge A Challenge at Tilt
Chlor. Chloridia
Christmas Christmas His Masque
Crookback Richard Crookback (lost play)
Cynthia Cynthia's Revels, or The Fountain of Self-Love
Devil The Devil Is an Ass
Dogs The Isle of Dogs (lost play)
East. Ho! Eastward Ho!
EMI (F) Every Man In His Humour (folio version, 1616)
EMI (Q) Every Man In His Humour (quarto version, 1598)
EMO Every Man Out of His Humour
Ent. Salis. The Entertainment at Salisbury House (lost work)
Epicene Epicene, or The Silent Woman
Fort. Isles The Fortunate Isles and Their Union
Gypsies The Gypsies Metamorphosed
(BUR) Burley version
(WIN) Windsor version
Gold. Age The Golden Age Restored
Haddington The Haddington Masque
Highgate A Private Entertainment at Highgate
Hot Anger Hot Anger Soon Cold (lost play)
Hym. Hymenaei
Hym. (Barriers) The Barriers performed after the masque in Hymenaei
Irish The Irish Masque
King's Ent. Ben Jonson His Part of King James His Royal and Magnificent Entertainment
Leg. Conv. Leges Convivales
Lord Mayor The Lord Mayor's Speeches (lost work)
Love Freed Love Freed from Ignorance and Folly
Love Rest. Love Restored
Lovers MM Lovers Made Men
Love's Tr. Love's Triumph through Callipolis
Mag. Lady The Magnetic Lady, or Humours Reconciled
May-lord The May-lord (lost pastoral)
Merc. Vind. Mercury Vindicated from the Alchemists at Court
Merch. Adv. Ent. The Merchant Adventurers’ Entertainment (lost work)
Merch. Tayl. Ent. The Merchant Taylors’ Entertainment (three songs)
Mortimer Mortimer His Fall
Neptune Neptune's Triumph for the Return of Albion
New Inn The New Inn, or The Light Heart
News NW News from the New World Discovered in the Moon
Oberon Oberon, The Fairy Prince
Owls The Masque of Owls
Pan's Ann. Pan's Anniversary, or The Shepherds’ Holiday
Pleasure Rec. Pleasure Reconciled to Virtue
Plymouth Page of Plymouth (lost play)
Poet. Poetaster, or His Arraignment
Queens The Masque of Queens
Robert II Robert II, The King of Scots (lost play)
Royal Entry Design for a Royal Entry (lost work)
Sad Shep. The Sad Shepherd, or A Tale of Robin Hood
Sej. Sejanus His Fall
Silent Woman See Epicene
Span. Trag. Adds. Additions to ‘The Spanish Tragedy’
Staple The Staple of News
Theobalds An Entertainment of the King and Queen at Theobalds
Time Vind. Time Vindicated to Himself and to His Honours
Tub A Tale of a Tub
Two Kings The Entertainment of the Two Kings at Theobalds
Vision The Vision of Delight
Volp. Volpone, or The Fox
Wales For the Honour of Wales
Welbeck The King's Entertainment at Welbeck
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Collected poems by Jonson

Epigr. Epigrams
Forest The Forest
Und. The Underwood
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Uncollected poems by Jonson

Apollo Verses Over the Door at the Entrance into the Apollo (1619)
Beaumont From John Beaumont, Bosworth Field (1629), ‘On the Honoured Poems of His Honoured Friend, Sir John Beaumont, Baronet’
Breton From Nicholas Breton, Melancholic Humours (1600), ‘In Authorem’
Brome From Richard Brome, The Northern Lass (1632), ‘To My Old Faithful Servant … Master Richard Brome’
Brooke From Christopher Brooke, The Ghost of Richard the Third (1614), ‘To His Friend the Author Upon His Richard’
Browne From William Browne, Britannia's Pastorals (1616), ‘To My Truly-Beloved Friend’
Bulstrode Epitaph on Cecilia Bulstrode, with Letter 11, to George Garrard (1609)
Cavendish Charles Cavendish to His Posterity
Censure not An Epistle to a Friend (‘Censure not sharply, then’)
Chapman From The Georgics of Hesiod, translated by George Chapman (1618), ‘To My Worthy and Honoured Friend’
Craven, Journey To Master Ben Jonson in his Journey by Master Craven (1618)
Craven, Answer This Was Master Ben Jonson's Answer of the Sudden (1618)
Crudities (Distichs) ‘Certain Opening and Closing Distichs’, from Coryate's Crudities (1611)
Crudities (Character) ‘The Character’, from Coryate's Crudities (1611)
Crudities (Acrostic) ‘Acrostic’, from Coryate's Crudities (1611)
Crudities (Certain Verses) ‘Certain Verses Written upon Coryate's Crudities’, from Coryate's Crambe (1611)
Detractor To My Detractor J[ohn] E[liot] (1632)
Dover From Annalia Dubrensia (1636), ‘An Epigram to My Jovial Good Friend Master Robert Dover’
Drayton From The Battle of Agincourt (1627), ‘The Vision of Ben Jonson on the Muses of his Friend Michael Drayton’
Expostulation An Expostulation with Inigo Jones (1631)
Farnaby From Thomas Farnaby's edition of Juvenal, Persius, and Seneca (1612)
Fletcher From John Fletcher, The Faithful Shepherdess (1609–10), ‘To the Worthy Author, Master John Fletcher’
Filmer From Edward Filmer, French Court Airs (1629), ‘To My Worthy Friend, Master Edward Filmer’
Gil (or Gill) An Answer to Alexander Gil (1632)
Grace A Grace by Ben Jonson Extempore before King James [in three versions] (1617–18)
Horace, Art Horace His Art of Poetry, Made English by Ben Jonson, with parallel Latin text, Horatius de Arte Poetica (1641)
Husband From The Husband (1614), ‘To the Worthy Author’
Inigo Marq. To Inigo, Marquis Would-be: A Corollary (1631)
Jane Ogle To the Memory of That Most Honoured Lady Jane … Ogle (1625)
Katherine Ogle Epitaph on Katherine, Lady Ogle (1629)
Lucan A Speech out of Lucan (‘Just and fit actions, Ptolemy, he saith’)
Mabbe From James Mabbe, The Rogue (1622), ‘On the Author, Work, and Translator’
Martial Martial, Epigram 10.47 translated (‘The things that make the happier life are these’)
May From Lucan's Pharsalia (1627), ‘To My Chosen Friend the Learned Translator of Lucan, Thomas May, Esquire’
Moon A Song of the Moon (1633)
Nashe Elegy on Thomas Nashe, ‘Ad Carissimam Memoriam Thomae Nashi’ (1601)
Ode (‘Come, leave’) Ode to Himself (‘Come, leave the loathèd stage’) (1629)
Ode (‘If men’) Ode (‘If men and times were now’)
Ode (LM) Ode ‘ἔνϑουσιαστικὴ’ (‘Splendour! O more than mortal’), From Robert Chester, Love's Martyr (1601)
Ode (Pancharis) From Hugh Holland, Pancharis (1603), Ode ‘ἀλλεγοριϰκὴ’ (‘Who saith our times nor have, nor can’)
Palmer From Thomas Palmer, ‘The Sprite of Trees and Herbs’
Panegyre A Panegyre on the Happy Entrance of James … to His First High Session of Parliament (1604)
Parnassus Fragments from England's Parnassus (1600)
Phoenix ‘The Phoenix Analysed’, From Robert Chester, Love's Martyr (1601)
Rutter From Joseph Rutter, The Shepherd's Holiday (1635), ‘To My Dear Son and Right Learned Friend, Master Joseph Rutter’
Shakes. Reader ‘To the Reader’, From Mr William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies (1623)
Shakes. Beloved ‘To the memory of my beloved, the author, Mr William Shakespeare’, From Mr William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies (1623)
Sir Inigo To a Friend: An Epigram of Him (1631)
Sociable Rules Ben Jonson's Sociable Rules for the Apollo, trans. Alexander Brome
Somerset To the Most Noble, and Above His Titles, Robert, Earl of Somerset (1613)
Song of Welcome A Song of Welcome to King Charles (1633)
Stephens From John Stephens, Cynthia's Revenge (1613), ‘To His Much and Worthily Esteemed Friend the Author’
Sutcliffe From Alice Sutcliffe, Meditations of Man's Morality (1634), ‘To Mistress Alice Sutcliffe, on Her Divine Meditations’
Tilting A Speech Presented unto King James at a Tilting, in the Behalf of the Two Noble Brothers (1613)
Wright From Thomas Wright, The Passions of the Mind in General (1604), ‘To the Author’
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Prose by Jonson

Discoveries Discoveries (alternative titles: Timber; Explorata)
Grammar The English Grammar
Informations Informations to William Drummond
Leg. Conv. Leges Convivales
Letters Letters, those by Jonson, identified by number; those by other authors, to him or concerning him, by alphabetical letter
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Titles not used in this edition

  • An Entertainment at the Blackfriars = H&S’s title for CWBJ’s A Cavendish Christening Entertainment
  • Conversations with William Drummond of Hawthornden = H&S’s title for CWBJ’s Informations to William Drummond of Hawthornden
  • Hue and Cry After Cupid = Gifford’s title for The Haddington Masque
  • The Key Keeper = title used for 2002 edition of CWBJ’s The Entertainment at Britain’s Burse
  • The Penates = Gifford’s title for A Private Entertainment . . . at Highgate
  • The Satyr = Gifford’s title for A Particular Entertainment . . . at Althorp
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Works by Shakespeare

Ado Much Ado About Nothing
Ant. Antony and Cleopatra
AWW All's Well That Ends Well
AYLI As You Like It
Cor. Coriolanus
Cym. Cymbeline
Err. The Comedy of Errors
Ham. Hamlet
1H4 The First Part of King Henry the Fourth
2H4 The Second Part of King Henry the Fourth
H5 King Henry the Fifth
1H6 The First Part of King Henry the Sixth
2H6 The Second Part of King Henry the Sixth
3H6 The Third Part of King Henry the Sixth
H8 King Henry the Eighth
JC Julius Caesar
John King John
LLL Love's Labour's Lost
Lear King Lear
Luc. The Rape of Lucrece
Mac. Macbeth
MM Measure for Measure
MND A Midsummer Night's Dream
MV The Merchant of Venice
Oth. Othello
Per. Pericles
R2 King Richard the Second
R3 King Richard the Third
Rom. Romeo and Juliet
Shr. The Taming of the Shrew
STM Sir Thomas More
Temp. The Tempest
TGV The Two Gentlemen of Verona
Tim. Timon of Athens
Tit. Titus Andronicus
TN Twelfth Night
TNK The Two Noble Kinsmen
Tro. Troilus and Cressida
VA Venus and Adonis
Wiv. The Merry Wives of Windsor
WT The Winter's Tale
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Other common abbreviations

EMode Early Modern English
ME Middle English
NA National Archives
OE Old English
PRO Public Record Office
SD, SDs stage direction(s)
SH, SHs speech heading(s)
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Sigla for manuscripts

Most of the manuscript sigla below are based on those used in Peter Beal's Index of English Literary Manuscripts (London and New York, 1980). Please see Beal's list for fuller information about the identification and location of these sources. The indicator ‘rev.’ in this list signifies reverse numbering, necessary to distinguish from the regular numbering going from the other end. Square brackets are supplied in some instances to indicate that the page numberings thus marked are not actually written in the MS.

BLa82 British Library, Add. MS 30982, ff. 58v–59
BLh55 British Library, Harley MS 4955, f. 42
BLh17 British Library, Harley MS 6927, f. 63
BLh31 British Library, Harley MS 6931, f. 58–58v
BLs92 British Library, Sloane MS 1792, ff. 119v–120
Democritie [William Drummond], Democritie / A Labyrinth of Delight. / or / Work preparative for his apology of Democritus. National Library of Scotland, MS 2060 (Beal DrW 353)
Folger Letterbook Folger, MS V.a.321
Hawthornden National Library of Scotland, Hawthornden MSS, vol. 9
JnB 0.5 Berkeley Castle Muniments General Series Miscellaneous Papers 31/10
JnB 1 Edinburgh University Library, MS H.-P. Coll. 401, f. 73v
JnB 2 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 239/18, pp. 3–4
JnB 3 Yale, Osborn MS b 104, p. 116
JnB 4 Folger, MS V.a.245, f. 70v
JnB 4.5 Yale, Osborn MS b 200, p. 15
JnB 5 Untraced. Formerly owned by Richard Heber (1773–1833); printed from his transcript of this MS in John Payne Collier, ‘Ben Jonson and Alexander Gill’, The Athenaeum, No. 1957 (29 April 1865), pp. 587–8
JnB 6 Untraced. Formerly owned by John Payne Collier (1789–1883). Printed in J. P. Collier, An Old Man's Diary (London, 1871–2), part ii, p. 13
JnB 7 Untraced. In a heraldic miscellany compiled by John Cooper, a clerk of Sir Christopher Hatton's, c. 1632–43. Later Phillips MS 13185; Sotheby's, 29 October 1975, Lot 78 (unsold)
JnB 8 British Library, Add. MS 15227, f. 89
JnB 9 New York Public Library, Music Division, Drexel MS 4257, No. 2
JnB 10 Yale, Osborn MS b 197, pp. 186–7
JnB 11 British Library, Harley MS 6057, f. 4v
JnB 11.5 University of Texas at Austin, MS (Killigrew, T.) / Misc./B, ff. 51v–52
JnB 12 Aberdeen University Library, MS 29, p. 176
JnB 13 Bodleian, MS Don. d. 58, f. 26v
JnB 14 Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. f. 25, fol. 64v
JnB 15 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 116, f. 50v
JnB 16 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 199, p. 74
JnB 17 British Library, Add. MS 15117, f. 17v
JnB 18 British Library, Add. MS 19268, f. 14
JnB 19 British Library, Add. MS 29481, f. 21
JnB 20 British Library, Sloane MS 1792, f. 92
JnB 21 British Library, Department of Printed Books, C. 39, a. 37, ff. 9v–10
JnB 22 Cambridge University Library, MS Dd. 6. 43, f. 25v
JnB 23 Christ Church, Oxford, MS Mus. 87, ff. 4v–5
JnB 23.5 Clark Library, Los Angeles, C6967M4 [1639] Bound, ff. [13v–14]
JnB 24 Folger, MS V.a.103, Part I, f. 31v
JnB 25 Folger, MS V.a.170, pp. 30–1
JnB 26 New York Public Library, Music Division, Drexel MS 4175, No. xlix
JnB 27 University of Nottingham, Portland MS, Pw V 37, p. 64
JnB 27.5 Library of Robert S. Pirie, New York, Frendraught MS, p. 19
JnB 28 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 240/7, p. 90
JnB 29 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 243/4, p. 9
JnB 30 Trinity College, Dublin, MS 412, f. 31v
JnB 31 Westminster Abbey, MS 41, f. 88v
JnB 32 Yale, Osborn MS b 205, f. 73
JnB 33 Yale, Osborn MS b 213, p. 65b
JnB 34 Huntington, HM 46323, f. 3 rev.
JnB 35 Edinburgh University Library, MS La. III. 483, Bassus, p. 201
JnB 36 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 38, p. 84
JnB 37 British Library, Add. MS 10309, f. 57v
JnB 38 British Library, Add. MS 25707, f. 63
JnB 38.5 British Library, Add. MS 56279, f. 24
JnB 39 Folger, MS V.a.96, ff. 51v–52
JnB 40 Folger, MS V.a.124, f. 43v
JnB 41 Folger, MS V.a.322, p. 128
JnB 42 Harvard, fMS Eng 626, f. 78v
JnB 43 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 239/23, pp. 35–6
JnB 44 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 240/2, pp. 81–2
JnB 44.5 Yale, Osborn MS b 104, p. 115
JnB 45 British Library, Harley MS 4955, ff. 34v–35
JnB 46 British Library, Add. MS 27406, f. 110
JnB 47 British Library, Harley MS 4955, f. 54v
JnB 48 Bodleian, MS Mus. b. 1, f. 48v
JnB 49 Folger, MS V.a.96, ff. 38v–39
JnB 50 Harvard, fMS Eng 626, ff. 66v–67
JnB 51 Harvard, MS Eng 703, f. 34 v
JnB 52 Huntington, HM 172, f. 25–25v
JnB 53 West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds, MX 237, f. 54v
JnB 54 Leicestershire Record Office, DG. 7/Lit. 2, f. 260v
JnB 55 Trinity College, Cambridge, MS R. 3. 12 (James 592), p. 242
JnB 56 Edinburgh University Library, MS Dc. 7. 94, ff. 7v–9v
JnB 57 Huntington, HM 904, ff. 137–9
JnB 58 Trinity College, Dublin, MS 877, ff. 176–7v
JnB 59 British Library, Harley MS 4955, f. 193
JnB 60 Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. e. 14, f. 48
JnB 61 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 26, f. 10v
JnB 62 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 84, f. 61
JnB 63 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 147, p. 232 rev.
JnB 64 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 160, f. 12v
JnB 65 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 206, p. 57
JnB 66 British Library, Add. MS 19268, f. 18v
JnB 67 British Library, Add. MS 58215, f. 68
JnB 68 British Library, Egerton MS 2421, f. 16v
JnB 69 British Library, Egerton MS 2725, f. 35
JnB 70 Cambridge University Library, MS Add. 79, f. 46
JnB 71 Edinburgh University Library, MS Dc. 7. 94, ff. 6v–7
JnB 72 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 239/27, p. 225
JnB 73 Trinity College, Dublin, MS 877, ff. 169v–170
JnB 74 British Library, Harley MS 6057, f. 20
JnB 74.5 British Library, Harley MS 6383, f. 76–76v
JnB 75 Edinburgh University Library, MS Dc. 7. 94, f. 14–14v
JnB 76 Folger, MS V.a.276, Part II, f. 43–43v
JnB 77 Folger, MS V.a.322. pp. 7–8
JnB 78 British Library, Harley MS 4955, f. 192v
JnB 79 British Library, Harley MS 4955, f. 193
JnB 80 Edinburgh University Library, MS Dc. 7. 94, f. 6v
JnB 81 Trinity College, Dublin, MS 877, f. 170
JnB 82 British Library, Harley MS 4955, f. 39
JnB 83 British Library, Harley MS 6057, f. 20v
JnB 84 Edinburgh University Library, MS Dc. 7. 94, ff. 13v–14
JnB 85 British Library, Harley MS 4955, f. 40
JnB 86 Edinburgh University Library, MS Dc. 7. 94, f. 13–13v
JnB 87 Folger, MS V.a.276, Part II, f. 42v
JnB 88 Folger, MS V.a.322, p. 4
JnB 89 Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. f. 9, pp. 12–13
JnB 90 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 31, ff. 23v–24
JnB 91 Yale, Osborn MS b 148, p. 5
JnB 92 British Library, Harley MS 4955, ff. 31–4
JnB 93 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 31, ff. 18v–20v
JnB 94 British Library, Harley MS 4064, ff. 243v–245v
JnB 95 Folger, MS V.a.219, fol. 34v (Nos. 18, 19)
JnB 96 Worcester College, Oxford, MS 58, Adjunct, p. [12]
JnB 97 Folger, MS V.a.219, ff. 33v–34 (Nos. 8–12)
JnB 98 Worcester College, Oxford, MS 58 Adjunct, p. [13]
JnB 99 Bodleian, MS Rawl. B. 20, f. 42v
JnB 100 British Library, Harley MS 4955, f. 42v
JnB 101 University of Nottingham, Portland MS, Pw V 37, pp. 232–6
JnB 102 The Houghton Library, Harvard, Lowell MS 1455
JnB 103 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 38, p. 187
JnB 104 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 31, f. 36–36v
JnB 105 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 116, f. 55v
JnB 106 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 160, f. 25v
JnB 107 British Library, Add. MS 33998, f. 33–33v
JnB 108 British Library, Egerton MS 2230, f. 35v
JnB 109 British Library, Harley MS 4064, f. 261v
JnB 110 British Library, Harley MS 6057, f. 33v
JnB 111 British Library, Stowe MS 962, f. 90v
JnB 112 Chetham's Library, Manchester, Mun. A4. 15, p. 162
JnB 113 Edinburgh University Library, MS La. III. 493, f. 94
JnB 114 Folger, MS V.a. f96, f. 76
JnB 115 Harvard, MS Eng 966.5, f. 87
JnB 116 Huntington, EL 6893, f. 26–26v
JnB 117 Huntington, HM 198, Part II, f. 113v
JnB 118 Cambridge University Library, Add. MS 8468, f. 49v
JnB 119 National Library of Scotland, MS 2060 (Hawthornden vol. VIII), f. 164
JnB 120 Pierpont Morgan Library, MA 1057, p. 94
JnB 121 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 1083/16, p. 274
JnB 122 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 38, p. 168
JnB 123 Bodleian, MS Don. e. 6, f. 24
JnB 123.8 Folger, MS V.a.275, p. 156
JnB 124 Bodleian, MS Rawl. D. 1092, f. 267v
JnB 125 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 117, f. 269 rev.
JnB 126 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 153, f. 20
JnB 127 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 160, f. 25v
JnB 128 British Library, Add. MS 15227, f. 97v
JnB 128.5 British Library, Add. MS 29492, f. 38v
JnB 129 British Library, Harley MS 6057, f. 30v
JnB 130 British Library, Lansdowne MS 777, f. 60
JnB 131 British Library, Stowe MS 962, f. 91v
JnB 131.5 Leeds University, Brotherton Collection, MS Lt 20, B, p. 126
JnB 132 West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds, MX 237, f. 92v
JnB 132.5 University of Nottingham, Portland MS, Pw V 30, p. 343
JnB 132.8 Folger, MS V.a.275, p. 156
JnB 133 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 239/27, p. 357
JnB 134 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 1083/16, p. 275
JnB 135 St John's College, Cambridge, MS S. 32 (James 423), f. 8v
JnB 136 Trinity College, Dublin, MS 877, f. 257
JnB 136.5 Yale, Osborn MS b 200, p. 100
JnB 136.8 Yale, Osborn MS fb 143, p. 34
JnB 137 British Library, Harley MS 4955, f. 55
JnB 138 British Library, Sloane MS 1792, ff. 61–2
JnB 139 Folger, MS V.a.170, pp. 224–6
JnB 140 Folger, MS V.a.262, pp. 42–3
JnB 141 Pierpont Morgan Library, MA 1057, pp. 11–12
JnB 142 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 239/18, pp. 4–5
JnB 142.5 Yale, Osborn MS fb.230
JnB 143 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 38, p. 171
JnB 144 Folger, MS V.a.161, pp. 20–1
JnB 145 British Library, Harley MS 4955, f. 176v–179v
JnB 146 National Library of Wales, NLW. MS 5390D, pp. 504–2 rev.
JnB 147 Folger, MS V.a.219, f. 34–34v (Nos. 13–17)
JnB 148 Folger, MS X.d.246
JnB 149 Worcester College, Oxford, MS 58 Adjunct, pp. [11–12]
JnB 150 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 117, f. 276v rev.
JnB 151 British Library, Harley MS 4955, f. 35v
JnB 152 Aberdeen University Library, MS 29, pp. 82–3
JnB 153 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 38, pp. 5–6
JnB 154 Corpus Christi College, Oxford, MS 176, f. 17
JnB 155 Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. c. 50, f. 111–111v
JnB 156 Bodleian, MS Firth e. 4, pp. 73–4
JnB 157 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 26, f. 16
JnB 158 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 142, f. 16v
JnB 159 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 160, ff. 110v–111
JnB 160 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 166, pp. 85–6
JnB 161 Bradford Central Library, Hopkinson MSS, Vol. 34, p. 130
JnB 162 British Library, Add. MS 22582, f. 2–2v
JnB 163 British Library, Add. MS 25303, f. 75v
JnB 164 British Library, Add. MS 25707, ff. 152v–153
JnB 165 British Library, Add. MS 30259, ff. 1–2
JnB 166 British Library, Add. MS 58215, f. 50–50v
JnB 167 British Library, Harley MS 3511, ff. 49v–50
JnB 168 British Library, Sloane MS 1446, f. 91–91v
JnB 169 British Library, Sloane MS 1792, f. 56–56v
JnB 170 British Library, Stowe MS 962, ff. 146v–147
JnB 171 Edinburgh University Library, MS Dc. 7. 94, ff. 14v–15
JnB 172 Edinburgh University Library, MS La. III. 436, pp. 8–9
JnB 173 Folger, MS V.a.96, ff. 41–2
JnB 174 Folger, MS V.a.125, Part I, f. 26
JnB 175 Folger, MS V.a.170, pp. 159–60
JnB 176 Folger, MS V.a.322, pp. 8–9
JnB 177 Harvard, fMS Eng 626, ff. 67v–68
JnB 178 Harvard, MS Eng 703, ff. 59r–v
JnB 179 Huntington, HM 172, ff. 26v–7
JnB 180 Huntington, HM 198, Part I, pp. 54–5
JnB 181 West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds, WYL 156/237
JnB 182 Leicestershire Record Office, DG. 9/2796, pp. 38–40
JnB 183.5 London Metropolitan Archives, ACC/1360/528, f. [13v rev.]
JnB 183 University of London Library, MS 304, ff. 276v–277
JnB 184 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 239/18, p. 3
JnB 185 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 239/23, pp. 80–2
JnB 186 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 243/4, pp. 124–5
JnB 187 National Library of South Africa, Cape Town, MS Grey 7 a 29, pp. 128–9
JnB 188 Trinity College, Dublin, MS 877, ff. 197v–198
JnB 189 Trinity College, Dublin, MS 877, ff. 228v–229
JnB 190 Westminster Abbey, MS 41, f. 34–34v
JnB 191 Wolf MS. The Family Album, Glen Rock, PA, pp. 91–2
JnB 192 Yale, Osborn MS b 205, ff. 87–8
JnB 192.5 Meisei University, Tokyo, ‘Crewe MS’, p. 61
JnB 193 Untraced; formerly owned by Henry Arthur Bright (1830–84). Printed in Poems from Sir Kenelm Digby's Papers, in the Possession of Henry A. Bright, Roxburghe Club (London, 1877), pp. 21–2
JnB 194 British Library, Harley MS 4955, ff. 36–7
JnB 195 Aberdeen University Library, MS 29, pp. 83–5
JnB 196 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 38, p. 5
JnB 197 Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. c. 50. ff. 111v–112v
JnB 198 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 160, ff. 111–12
JnB 199 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 166, pp. 86–9
JnB 200 Bradford Archives, 32D86/34, pp. 130–2
JnB 201 British Library, Add. MS 25303, ff. 76–7
JnB 202 British Library, Add. MS 25707, ff. 153–4
JnB 203 British Library, Add. MS 30259, ff. 2–4v
JnB 204 British Library, Add. MS 58215, ff. 51–53v
JnB 205 British Library, Harley MS 3511, ff. 50–51v
JnB 206 British Library, Harley MS 6057, f. 21v
JnB 207 British Library, Sloane MS 1446, ff. 89v–90
JnB 208 British Library, Sloane MS 1792, ff. 56v–58
JnB 209 British Library, Stowe MS 962, ff. 177v–179
JnB 210 Edinburgh University Library, MS Dc. 7. 94, ff. 15–16
JnB 211 Edinburgh University Library, MS La. III. 436, pp. 9–11
JnB 212 Folger, MS V.a.96, ff. 42–4
JnB 213 Folger, MS V.a.170, pp. 160–3
JnB 214 Folger, MS V.a.322. pp. 9–11
JnB 215 Harvard, fMS Eng 626, ff. 68v–69v
JnB 216 Harvard, MS Eng 703, f. 59v
JnB 217 Huntington, HM 172, ff. 27–28v
JnB 218 Huntington, HM 198, Part I, pp. 55–6
JnB 219 West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds, WYL 156/237, ff. 45v–6
JnB 220 Leicestershire Record Office, DG. 9/2796, pp. 40–5
JnB 220.5 London Metropolitan Archives, ACC/1360/528, ff. [14–15v rev.]
JnB 221 University of London Library, MS 304 [no page references; poem is at end]
JnB 222 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 239/23, pp. 82–5
JnB 223 National Library of South Africa, Cape Town, MS Grey 7 a 29, pp. 129–30
JnB 224 Westminster Abbey, MS 41, ff. 34v–35v
JnB 225 Wolf MS. The Family Album, Glen Rock, PA, pp. 92–3
JnB 226 Untraced; formerly owned by Henry Arthur Bright (1830–84). Printed in Poems from Sir Kenelm Digby's Papers, in the Possession of Henry A. Bright, Roxburghe Club (London, 1877), pp. 23–5
JnB 227 National Library of Wales, Peniarth MS 444C, p. 17
JnB 228 British Library, Add. MS 30259, ff. 4v–10v
JnB 229 Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. e. 37, pp. 80–6
JnB 230 British Library, Harley MS 4955, ff. 43–6
JnB 231 Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. e. 14, ff. 22v–24
JnB 232 Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. e. 14, f. 78
JnB 233 Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. e. 97, pp. 71–6
JnB 234 Bradford Central Library, Hopkinson MSS, Vol. 17, ff. [13v–14]
JnB 235 British Library, Add. MS 21433, ff. 97–102v
JnB 236 British Library, Add. MS 25303, ff. 94–8
JnB 237 British Library, Harley MS 3910, ff. 61v–64v
JnB 238 British Library, Sloane MS 1792, ff. 101–4v
JnB 239 British Library, Stowe MS 962, f. 238–42
JnB 240 Edinburgh University Library, MS Dc. 7. 94, ff. 2–5
JnB 241 Folger, MS V.a.97, pp. 156–61
JnB 242 Folger, MS V.a.276, Part II, ff. 43v–44
JnB 243 University of Leeds, Brotherton Collection, MS Lt. q. 11, No. 51
JnB 244 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 239/22, ff. 39–42v
JnB 245 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 239/27, pp. 17–24
JnB 246 Westminster Abbey, MS 41, ff. 63–65v
JnB 247 Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Leeds, MD 59/22 Packet B/1
JnB 248 Huntington, EL 8729, ff. 42–3v
JnB 249 British Library, Harley MS 4955, ff. 174v–175v
JnB 250 British Library, Add. MS 23070, ff. 29–30v
JnB 250.5 British Library, Harley MS 6383, ff. 73–5
JnB 251 Folger, MS V.a.96, ff. 90v–93v
JnB 252 Folger, MS V.a.322, pp. 11–14
JnB 253 Folger, MS X.d.245 (a–b)
JnB 253.5 London Metropolitan Archives, ACC/1360/528, ff. [32r–33v rev.]
JnB 254 University of Nottingham, Portland MS, Pw 2V 154
JnB 255 Trinity College, Dublin, MS 877, ff. 178–80
JnB 256 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 38, p. 62
JnB 257 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 38, p. 117
JnB 258 Bodleian, MS Aubrey 8, f. 55
JnB 259 Bodleian, MS Malone 19, p. 138
JnB 260 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 26, f. 1v
JnB 261 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 160, f. 175v
JnB 262 Folger, MS V.a.162, f. 58
JnB 263 Harvard, MS Eng 686, f. 38v
JnB 264 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 1083/16, pp. 181–2
JnB 265 British Library, Harley MS 4955, ff. 37v–38v
JnB 266 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 31, ff. 28–29v
JnB 267 British Library, Harley MS 4064, ff. 250–251v
JnB 268 Bodleian, MS Don. e. 6, f. 18v
JnB 269 St Paul's Cathedral, MS 52. D. 14
JnB 270 National Archives of Scotland, GD18/4312, f. 1
JnB 271 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 36/37, f. 257
JnB 272 Corpus Christi College, Oxford, MS 176, f. 8
JnB 273 Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. c. 50, f. 113
JnB 274 Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. fol. 25, f. 19v
JnB 275 Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. f. 27, p. 66
JnB 276 Bodleian, MS Firth e. 4, p. 51
JnB 277 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 172, f. 74v
JnB 278 British Library, Add. MS 11811, f. 31
JnB 279 British Library, Add. MS 15227, f. 96v
JnB 280 British Library, Add. MS 19268, f. 4v
JnB 281 British Library, Add. MS 22603, f. 49–49v
JnB 282 British Library, Add. MS 33998, f. 14–14v
JnB 283 British Library, Egerton MS 2725, f. 112v
JnB 284 British Library, Stowe MS 961, f. 69v
JnB 285 British Library, Stowe MS 962, f. 144
JnB 286 Cumbria Record Office MSS, D&C Music, Box B1, Altus, p. 8; Bassus, p. 8
JnB 287 Derbyshire Record Office, D258/10/15, p. 9
JnB 288 Edinburgh University Library, MS Dc. 7. 94, f. 17v
JnB 289 Folger, MS V.a.162, f. 90
JnB 290 Folger, MS V.a.170, p. 76
JnB 291 Folger, MS V.a.245, f. 55v
JnB 292 Folger, MS V.b.43. f. 9v
JnB 293 Harvard, fMS Eng 626, f. 73
JnB 294 Harvard, MS Eng 966.5, f. 139v
JnB 295 Harvard, MS Eng 966.7, f. 32
JnB 296 Huntington, HM 198, Part I, p. 53
JnB 297 Cambridge University Library, Add. MS 8447 [f. 28; no page numbers]
JnB 298 Cambridge University Library, Add. MS 8468, f. 113
JnB 299 West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds, MX 237, f. 34
JnB 300 Pierpont Morgan Library, MA 1057, p. 132
JnB 301 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 1083/16, p. 291
JnB 302 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 1083/17, p. 15
JnB 303 St John's College, Cambridge, MS S. 32 (James 423), f. 7v
JnB 304 National Library of South Africa, Cape Town, MS Grey 7 a 29, p. 75
JnB 305 Yale, Osborn MS b 197, p. 59
JnB 306 Yale, Osborn MS b 205, f. 73v
JnB 307 Untraced; formerly owned by Henry Arthur Bright (1830–84). Printed in Poems from Sir Kenelm Digby's Papers, in the Possession of Henry A. Bright, Roxburghe Club (London, 1877), pp. 23–5
JnB 308 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 36/37, f. 48v
JnB 309 Bodleian, MS Don. c. 54, f. 3v
JnB 310 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 239/23, pp. 201–2
JnB 311 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 23, p. 158
JnB 311.5 British Library, Add. MS 29372, p. 142
JnB 311.8 British Library, Add. MS 29427, f. 70v
JnB 312 British Library, Egerton MS 2013, f. 57v
JnB 312.5 British Library, Egerton 3665 ff. 507v–508
JnB 312.8 Christ Church, Oxford, MSS 423–28
JnB 313 Harvard, MS Eng 703. f. 63–63v
JnB 314 Bodleian, MS Tenbury 1018, f. 31
JnB 315 British Library, Harley MS 6917, f. 84–84v
JnB 316 Folger, MS V.a.276, Part II, ff. 20v–21v
JnB 316.3 Yale, Osborn MS b 356, pp. 309–11
JnB 316.5 Yale, 1977+ 422, sig. 3X4–3X4v
JnB 317 Rosenbach Museum, MS 239/18, p. 5
JnB 318 Bodleian, MS Aubrey 6, f. 69
JnB 319 Dulwich College, Alleyn Papers, Vol. I, No. 135. f. 259
JnB 320 British Library, Harley MS 791, f. 59v
JnB 321 Folger, MS V.a.276, Part II, f. 42–42v
JnB 322 Bodleian, MS Don. c. 57, f. 48v
JnB 323 Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. c. 53, f. 2v
JnB 324 Bodleian, MS Mus. b. 1, f. 81
JnB 325 Bodleian, MS Mus. Sch. C. 142
JnB 326 British Library, Add. MS 15227, f. 88v
JnB 327 British Library, Add. MS 25707, ff. 4v–5
JnB 328 British Library, Add. MS 30982, ff. 37v–38
JnB 329 British Library, Sloane MS 1446, f. 55
JnB 330 British Library, Stowe MS 962, ff. 207v–208
JnB 331 Chetham's Library, Manchester, Halliwell-Phillipps No. 2217
JnB 332 Folger, MS V.b.43, ff. 28v–29
JnB 333 Harvard, fMS Eng 626, f. 80–80v
JnB 334 West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds, MX 237, f. 23
JnB 335 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 239/23, pp. 30–1
JnB 336 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 1083/17, ff. 109v–110
JnB 337 St John's College, Cambridge, MS S. 23 (James 416), f. 53–53v
JnB 338 Trinity College, Cambridge, MS B. 14. 22 (James 307), f. 87
JnB 339 Trinity College, Dublin, MS 877, ff. 187v–188
JnB 340 Owned by Rosemary Williams, London, Stoughton MS, pp. 101–2
JnB 341 British Library, Harley MS 4955, f. 42
JnB 342 Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. c. 50, f. 131v
JnB 343 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 142, f. 43v
JnB 344 British Library, Add. MS 30982, ff. 58v–59
JnB 345 British Library, Harley MS 6917, f. 63
JnB 346 British Library, Harley MS 6931, f. 58–58v
JnB 347 British Library, Sloane MS 1792, ff. 119v–120
JnB 348 Edinburgh University Library, MS Dc. 7. 94, ff. 16v–17
JnB 349 Folger, MS V.a.97, p. 127
JnB 350 West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds, MX 237, f. 64
JnB 351 Yale, Osborn MS b 200, pp. 247–8
JnB 352 National Archives of Scotland, GD18/4312
JnB 353 British Library, Harley MS 4955, f. 47v
JnB 354 Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. c. 50, f. 118
JnB 355 Edinburgh University Library, MS Dc. 7. 94, f. 17–17v
JnB 356 Folger, MS V.a.96, f. 51–51v
JnB 357 Folger, MS V.a.322, pp. 127–8
JnB 358 Harvard, fMS Eng 626, f. 78–78v
JnB 359 Huntington, HM 172, f. 32v
JnB 360 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 239/23, pp. 34–5
JnB 361 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 36/37, f. 166
JnB 362 British Library, Egerton MS 2026, f. 67v
JnB 363 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 31, ff. 8v–9
JnB 364 British Library, Harley MS 4064, f. 237–237v
JnB 365 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 31. ff. 20v–21
JnB 366 Edinburgh University Library, MS Dc. 7. 94, ff. 5v–6v
JnB 367 (a ghost)
JnB 368 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 38, pp. 80–1
JnB 369 Corpus Christi College, Oxford MS 328, ff. 45v–46
JnB 370 Bodleian, MS Firth e. 4, pp. 30–5
JnB 371 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 65, ff. 38v–40v
JnB 372 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 166. pp. 83–5
JnB 373 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 209, ff. 11–12
JnB 374 Cambridge University Library, MS Add. 79, ff. 28v–31
JnB 375 Edinburgh University Library, MS Dc. 7. 94, ff. 18–19
JnB 376 Folger, MS V.a.152, pp. 77–8
JnB 377 Folger, MS V.a.170, pp. 184–7
JnB 378 Folger, MS V.a.322, pp. 170–81
JnB 379 Huntington, HM 198, Part I, pp. 114–16
JnB 379.5 Isle of Wight Record Office, Cromwellian Commonplace book
JnB 380 St John's College, Cambridge, MS S. 23 (James 416), ff. 1–2
JnB 380.5 Trinity College, Dublin, MS 877, ff. 279v–71v
JnB 381 Victoria and Albert Museum, Dyce 5363 (Pressmark Dyce 25.A.97)
JnB 382 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 31, ff. 7v–8v
JnB 383 British Library, Egerton MS 923, ff. 19–20
JnB 384 British Library, Harley MS 4064, ff. 236–7
JnB 385 Huntington, HM 198, Part II, ff. 5v–6
JnB 386 Christ Church, Oxford, MS 184, f. 40–40v
JnB 387 Worcester College, Oxford, MS 58 Adjunct, p. [13]
JnB 388 British Library, Add. MS 27406, f. 74v
JnB 389 Folger, MS V.a.275, p. 133
JnB 390 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 47, f. 45v
JnB 391 New York Public Library, Arents Collection, Cat. No. S288, p. 79
JnB 392 Bodleian, MS Don. e. 6, f. 23
JnB 393 Folger, MS V.a.180, f. 97
JnB 394 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 47, f. 46–46v
JnB 395 Bodleian, MS Don. e. 6, f. 22
JnB 396 British Library, Sloane MS 1489. f. 35v
JnB 397 Folger, MS V.a.339, f. 230
JnB 398 Folger, MS V.a.345, p. 282
JnB 399 National Library of Scotland, MS 2060 (Hawthornden vol. VIII), f. 238
JnB 400 Worcester College, Oxford, MS 58 Adjunct, p. [10]
JnB 401 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 239/22, f. 25
JnB 402 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 1083/15, f. 86v
JnB 403 Worcester College, Oxford, MS Adjunct, p. 10
JnB 404 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 47, ff. 45v–46
JnB 405 New York Public Library, Arents Collection, Cat. No. S288, p. 79
JnB 406 Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Record Office, ER 93/2, f. 157v
JnB 406.5 Yale, 1977+ 422, sig. 3X4
JnB 407 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 47, f. 45v
JnB 408 Huntington, HM 198, Part II, fol. 118v
JnB 409 New York Public Library, Arents Collection, Cat. No. S288, p. 79
JnB 410 Folger, MS V.a.219, f. 33 (No. 4)
JnB 410.5 Yale, 1977+ 422, sig. 3X3–3X3v
JnB 411 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 38, p. 67
JnB 411.5 British Library, Add. MS 73087, f. 231
JnB 412 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 47, f. 45
JnB 413 Bodleian, MS Don. c. 54, f. 3v
JnB 414 Bodleian, MS Don. c. 54, f. 11
JnB 415 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 117, f. 164v rev.
JnB 416 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 160, f. 34v
JnB 416.5 British Library, Add. MS 11811, f. 3v
JnB 417 British Library, Add. MS 15227, f. 8v
JnB 417.3 British Library, Stowe MS 962, f. 166
JnB 417.5 Folger, MS V.a.103, Part I, f. 77
JnB 417.8 John Rylands University Library of Manchester, Rylands English MS 410, f. 21
JnB 418 West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds, MX 237,f. [82dv]
JnB 419 Leicestershire Record Office, DG. 7/Lit. 2, f. 288A
JnB 420 New York Public Library, Arents Collection, Cat. No. S288, pp. 78–9
JnB 421 University of Nottingham, Portland MS, Pw V 37, p. 180
JnB 422 Trinity College, Dublin, MS 877, f. 243
JnB 422.5 Yale, Osborn MS b 197, p. 36
JnB 423 Folger, MS X.d.246
JnB 424 National Library of Wales, NLW. MS 5390D, p. 504 rev.
JnB 425 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 38, p. 155
JnB 426 British Library, Add. MS 18220, f. 103
JnB 427 Folger, MS V.a.125, Part I, f. 54
JnB 428 West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds, MX 237, f. 52v
JnB 428.3 London Metropolitan Archives, ACC/1360/528, f. [23–23v rev.]
JnB 428.5 Meisei University, Tokyo, ‘Crewe MS’, pp. 27–8
JnB 429 Merton College, Oxford, MS D. 1. 2, f. 144
JnB 430 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 239/18, p. 5
JnB 430.5 Formerly National Library of Ireland, MS Collection List 17; currently untraced
JnB 430.8 Christ Church, Oxford MS Mus. 736–8, f. 5
JnB 431 British Library, Harley MS 4955, f. 53–53v
JnB 432 British Library, Harley MS 4955, f. 52v
JnB 433 Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. e. 14, f. 75v
JnB 434 Bodleian, MS Rawl. D. 954, f. 44
JnB 435 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 209, f. 34
JnB 436 British Library, Add. MS 44963, f. 10
JnB 437 British Library, Harley MS 3511, ff. 60v–61
JnB 438 Edinburgh University Library, MS H.-P. Coll. 401, f. 73
JnB 439 National Library of Scotland, MS 2060 (Hawthornden vol. VIII), f. 238
JnB 440 University of Newcastle upon Tyne, MS Bell / White 25, f. 42v
JnB 441 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 239/18, p. 49–50
JnB 442 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 1083/16, pp. 55–6
JnB 443 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 31, f. 7
JnB 444 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 172, f. 2
JnB 445 British Library, Add. MS 10309, f. 117
JnB 446 British Library, Add. MS 15117, f. 20v
JnB 447 Edinburgh University Library, MS H.-P. Coll. 401, f. 73
JnB 448 Folger, MS V.a.262, p. 101
JnB 449 Folger, MS V.a.339, f. 191v
JnB 450 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 1083/17, ff. 91v–92
JnB 451 Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. e. 14, f. 21
JnB 452 Bodleian, MS Firth e. 4, p. 25
JnB 453 British Library, Add. MS 22602, f. 2v
JnB 454 British Library, Add. MS 25707, f. 69v
JnB 455 British Library, Harley MS 3511, f. 61
JnB 456 British Library, Sloane MS 1446, f. 54v
JnB 457 British Library, Stowe MS 962, f. 235
JnB 458 Edinburgh University Library, MS H.-P. Coll. 401, f. 73v
JnB 459 Folger, MS V.a.125, Part I, f. 43
JnB 460 Folger, MS V.a.262, pp. 39–40
JnB 461 Folger, MS V.a.275, p. 156
JnB 462 Folger, MS V.a.345, p. 286
JnB 463 Folger, MS V.b.43, f. 25v
JnB 464 National Library of Scotland, MS 2059 (Hawthornden vol. VIII), f. 238
JnB 465 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 1083/16, p. 56
JnB 466 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 1083/17, f. 108
JnB 467 Trinity College, Dublin, MS 877, f. 272
JnB 468 Owned by Rosemary Williams, London, Stoughton MS, p. 100
JnB 469 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 31, f. 18–18v
JnB 470 British Library, Harley MS 4064, f. 243–243v
JnB 471 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 38, p. 103
JnB 472 British Library, Harley MS 4955, f. 47v
JnB 473 Bodleian, MS Don. e. 6, f. 22v
JnB 474 Huntington, EL 8729, f. 44
JnB 475 British Library, Harley MS 4955, f. 176
JnB 476 British Library, Add. MS 23070, f. 31
JnB 477 British Library, Harley MS 6057, f. 19
JnB 477.5 British Library, Harley MS 6383, ff. 75v–76
JnB 478 Folger, MS V.a.96, f. 94–94v
JnB 479 Folger, MS V.a.322, p. 15
JnB 480 Folger, MS X.d.245(a)
JnB 480.5 London Metropolitan Archives, ACC/1360/528, f. [34–34v rev.]
JnB 481 University of Nottingham, Portland MS, Pw 2V 154
JnB 482 Trinity College, Dublin, MS 877, f. 178
JnB 483 Corpus Christi College, Oxford MS 327, f. 32v
JnB 484 British Library, Add. MS 44963, f. 9v
JnB 485 Bodleian, MS Don. e. 6, f. 22v
JnB 486 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 26, f. 1v
JnB 487 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 1083/16, p. 282
JnB 487.5 King's College, Cambridge, Hayward Collection, H. 11. 13, f. [30]
JnB 488 Huntington, EL 8729. ff. 43v–44
JnB 489 British Library, Harley MS 4955, f. 176
JnB 490 British Library, Add. MS 23070, ff. 30v–31
JnB 491 British Library, Harley MS 6057, f. 18v
JnB 491.5 British Library, Harley MS 6383, f. 75–75v
JnB 492 Folger, MS V.a.96. ff. 93v–94
JnB 493 Folger, MS V.a.322, pp. 14–15
JnB 494 Folger, MS X.d.245(a)
JnB 494.5 London Metropolitan Archives, ACC/1360/528, f. [34 rev.]
JnB 495 University of Nottingham, Portland MS, Pw 2V 154
JnB 496 Trinity College, Dublin, MS 877, f. 180–180v
JnB 497 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 47, f. 45v
JnB 498 New York Public Library, Arents Collection, Cat. No. S288, p. 80
JnB 498.5 Yale, 1977 + 422, sig. 3X3
JnB 499 Folger, MS V.a.219, f. 33 (No. 1)
JnB 499.5 Yale, 1977 + 422, sig. 3X4v–3X5
JnB 500 Bodleian, MS Don. e. 6, f. 23v
JnB 501 British Library, Harley MS 4955, f. 173v
JnB 502 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 38, p. 82
JnB 503 Edinburgh University Library, MS Dc. 7. 94, f. 13
JnB 504 Hatfield House, Cecil Papers 144/266
JnB 505 Hatfield House, Cecil Papers 144/266
JnB 506 Folger, MS V.a.219, f. 33 (No. 3)
JnB 507 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 31, ff. 12v–13
JnB 508 British Library, Harley MS 4064, ff. 240v–241
JnB 509 British Library, Lansdowne MS 740, f. 127v
JnB 510 Folger, MS V.a.219, f. 33 (No. 2)
JnB 511 Worcester College, Oxford, MSS 6.13, ff. [3, 5]
JnB 511.5 Yale, 1977 + 422, sig. 3X3
JnB 512 British Library, Add. MS 23229, f. 87
JnB 513 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 31, ff. 34–6
JnB 514 British Library, Harley MS 4064, ff. 257–9
JnB 515 Worcester College, Oxford, MSS 6.13, f. [5v]
JnB 516 Folger, MS V.a.219, f. 33v (No. 5)
JnB 517 Worcester College, Oxford, MSS 6.13, f. [5]
JnB 517.5 Yale, 1977 + 422, sig. 3X3v
JnB 518 Folger, MS V.a.219, f. 33v (No. 7)
JnB 519 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 239/18, p. 54
JnB 520 British Library, Harley MS 4955, ff. 180–181v
JnB 521 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 36/37, ff. 49–50
JnB 522 Edinburgh University Library, MS Dc. 7. 94, ff. 9v–11v
JnB 523 Folger, MS V.a.322, pp. 16–19
JnB 524 St John's College, Cambridge, MS S. 23 (James 416), ff. 23–25v
JnB 525 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 38, p. 74
JnB 526 British Library, Harley MS 6057, f. 19v
JnB 527 Edinburgh University Library, MS Dc. 7. 94, f. 5–5v
JnB 528 British Library, Harley MS 4955, f. 54
JnB 529 British Library, Dept of Printed books, C.28.m.11
JnB 530 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 36/37, f. 159v
JnB 531 Edinburgh University Library, MS Dc. 7. 94, ff. 11v–12
JnB 532 British Library, Harley MS 4955, f. 173
JnB 533 Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. c. 50, f. 58–58v
JnB 534 Edinburgh University Library, MS Dc. 7. 94, f. 12–12v
JnB 535 Folger, MS E.a.6, f. 6–6v
JnB 536 Folger, MS V.a.322, pp. 4–5
JnB 537 West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds, MX 237, f. [82v]
JnB 537.5 London Metropolitan Archives, ACC/1360/528, f. [1v rev.]
JnB 538 St John's College, Cambridge, MS S. 23 (James 416), ff. 37v–38
JnB 539 St John's College, Cambridge, MS S. 32 (James 423), f. 19v
JnB 540 British Library, Harley MS 4955, f. 174
JnB 541 Folger, MS V.a.276, Part II, f. 44v
JnB 542 Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. e. 14, f. 42
JnB 543 Bodleian, MS Firth c. 4, f. 71
JnB 544 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 31, f. 7–7v
JnB 545 British Library, Add. MS 10309, f. 117v
JnB 546 Edinburgh University Library, MS H.-P. Coll. 401, f. 73
JnB 547 Folger, MS V.a.345. pp. 286–7
JnB 548 Rosenbach Museum and Library, MS 1083/16, pp. 53–4
JnB 548.5 Yale, 1977 + 422, sig. 3X3v
JnB 549 Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Leeds, MS 312
JnB 550 Folger, MS V.a.306, f. 12
JnB 551 Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Record Office, ER 93/2, f. 157v
JnB 552 Bodleian, MS Ashmole 47, f. 44v
JnB 553 Folger, MS V.a.219, f. 33v (No. 6)
JnB 554 New York Public Library, Arents Collection, Cat. No. S288, p. 78
JnB 554.5 Yale, 1977 + 422, sig. 3X4v
JnB 555 British Library, Add. MS 18040, f. 10
JnB 558 Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. d. 3, f. 80
JnB 563 Folger, Ms J.a.1, ff. 166–74v
JnB 564 British Library, Harley MS 4955, ff. 46v–47
JnB 565 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 160, ff. 173–4
JnB 566 Huntington, HM 198, Part I, pp. 60–1
JnB 566.5 Yale, Osborn MS b 197, pp. 132–4
JnB 571 Christ Church, Oxford, MS Mus. 439, pp. 38–9
JnB 573 Edinburgh University Library, MS H.-P. Coll. 401, f. 36
JnB 574 British Library, Harley MS 4955, ff. 48–52v
JnB 574.5 National Archives, Kew, SP 14/44/62
JnB 574.8 Hatfield House, Cecil Papers 144/267, 144/273, 140/114
JnB 575 All Souls College, Oxford, MS 155, ff. 319–21
JnB 575.5 British Library, Add. MS 27407, ff. 127–8v
JnB 576 British Library, Add. MS 34218, ff. 23v–24
JnB 576.5 National Archives, Kew, SP 9/51/41–2
JnB 577 Hatfield House, Cecil Papers 140, 140/110–11a
JnB 578 Folger, MS X.d.475
JnB 579 Hatfield House, Cecil Papers 144, 144/271
JnB 580 Hatfield House, Cecil Papers 144, 144/272
JnB 581 British Library, Egerton MS 2877, f. 162v rev.
JnB 606 British Library, Harley MS 4955, f. 192
JnB 611 British Library, Harley MS 4955, ff. 2–30
JnB 612 Huntington, HM 741
JnB 613 National Archives, Kew, SP 14/122/58
JnB 614 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 172, f. 78–78v
JnB 676 British Library, Harley MS 4955, ff. 194–198v
JnB 679 Bodleian, Tenbury MS 1018, ff. 36v–37v
JnB 680 British Library, Harley MS 4955, ff. 199–202
JnB 683 British Library, Royal MS 17 B. XXXI
JnB 685 British Library, Royal MS 18 A. XLV
JnB 688 Bodleian, Tenbury MS 1018, f. 36
JnB 689 Bodleian, Tenbury MS 1018, ff. 37v–38
JnB 691 A copy of Pleasure Reconciled to Virtue, in the hand of Ralph Crane, owned by the Duke of Devonshire, Chatsworth, Derbyshire
JnB 692 Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. d. 3, ff. 41v–42
JnB 701 British Library, Add. MS 24665, ff. 59v–60
JnB 702 British Library, Add. MS 53723, f. 7
JnB 710 New York Public Library, Music Division, Drexel MS 4257, no. 25
JnB 715 Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. c. 50, f.120v
JnB 716 Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. e. 97, p. 215
JnB 718 Bodleian, MS Mus. b. 1, ff. 137v–138
JnB 719 British Library, Add. MS 25707, f. 67
JnB 735 British Library, Harley MS 4955, ff. 40v–41
Ord26 Bodleian, MS Rawl. D.261
Pudsey MS A miscellany compiled by Edward Pudsey. Bodleian, MS Eng. poet. d. 3, f. 80. See JnB 558
Sibbald Ben Jonsiana / Informations be Ben Johnston / to W. D. when he came to Scotland upon foot / 1619 / Certain Informations and manners of Ben Johnson's to W. Drumond [transcribed by Sir Robert Sibbald], Adversaria, NLS Advocates MS. 33.3.19, ff. 25v–31 (Beal DrW 303–4)
WoH 56 Bodleian, MS Don c. 57, f. 29v–20
WoH 57 Bodleian, MS Rawl. poet. 147, pp. 96–7
WoH 58 Bodleian, MS Tanner 465, f. 61v
WoH 58.5 In a duodecimo miscellany compiled by ‘T. E.’, a member of St John's College, Oxford, c. 1655. Rosenbach Museum & Library, MS 232/14, pp. 78–77 rev.
YoOO Yale, Osborne MS 200, p. 24
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Sigla used for early printed editions

Benson12mo. The 1640 duodecimo: Q. Horatius Flaccus, His Art of Poetry, Englished by Ben Jonson, with Other Works of the Author Never Printed Before. London: John Benson, 1640
Benson Q The 1640 quarto: Ben Jonson's Execration against Vulcan, with Divers Epigrams by the Same Author to Several Noble Personages in this Kingdom, Never Published Before. London: John Benson, 1640
D1 The text of Gypsies Metamorphosed, as originally printed by John Benson in the 1640 duodecimo, Q. Horatius Flaccus,His Art of Poetry, including the section partially preserved in the cancelled leaves that survive uniquely in the Cambridge University Library copy
D2 That part of the text of Gypsies Metamorphosed on the sheets printed by Benson for insertion in the 1640 duodecimo
F1 The first folio: The Works of Benjamin Jonson. London, 1616
F2 The second folio: The Works of Benjamin Jonson. London, 1640–1. Further divided, when a more nuanced citation is needed, as:
F2 (1) The 1640 reprint of the 1616 folio
F2 (2) The plays printed in 1631 and issued in 1640 (Bart. Fair, Devil, and Staple)
F2 (3) The plays, masques, and poems printed for the first time in 1641 (Bolsover, Christmas, Vision, Lovers MM, all poems in The Underwood, Horace His Art of Poetry, Pleasure Rec., Wales, News NW, Pan's Ann., Gypsies, Augurs, Time Vind., Neptune, Owls, Fort. Isles, Love's Tr., Chlor., Mag. Lady, Tub, Welbeck, Grammar, Mort., Sad Shepherd, and Discoveries)
F3 The third folio: The Works of Ben Jonson. London, 1692
Ff Readings common to 1616 and 1640–1 folios
O Any octavo edition of an individual work
Q Any quarto edition of an individual work
Qq Readings common to whatever quartos are cited
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Other sigla and works cited

1641 The Devil Is an Ass: A comedy acted in the year 1616 by His Majesty's Servants / The Author: Ben Jonson. London, 1641. A special printing of the play that was printed alone in 1641 because the stock had run low.
1655 William Drummond of Hawthornden, The History of Scotland. London 1655
1716 The Works of Ben Jonson. 6 vols. Jacob Tonson's edition. London: Walthoe et al., 1716
1729 Ben Jonson's Plays. 2 vols. Dublin, 1729
1738 ‘O rare Ben Jonson!’ … Favourite and Celebrated Comedies of … Ben Jonson. 1738
1738, Bart. Fair Bartholomew Fair. A Comedy Acted in the Year 1614 by the Lady Elizabeth's Servants. … The Author Ben Jonson. London: D. Midwinter etc., 1738–9
Abbott E. A. Abbott, A Shakespearian Grammar. London: Macmillan, 1886
Alden Carroll Storrs Alden (ed.), Bartholomew Fair. Yale Studies in English. New York: H. Holt, 1904
Anon (1905) Anon, ‘Pageants’, Macmillan’s Magazine, 92 (1905), 452–8
Arber Edward Arber, A Transcript of the Registers of the Company of Stationers of London, 1554–1640 A.D. Birmingham, 1894
Ayres Philip Ayres (ed.), Sejanus His Fall. Revels Plays. Manchester: University of Manchester Press, 1990
B&G W. F. Bolton and Jane F. Gardner (eds.), Catiline. Regents Renaissance Drama Series. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1972
Barish Jonas A. Barish (ed.), Sejanus. The Yale Ben Jonson. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1965
Beaurline Lester A. Beaurline (ed.), Epicoene; or, The Silent Woman. Regents Renaissance Drama Series. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1966
BEL Jonson, The Gypsies Metamorphosed, Belvoir version
Bentley, JCS G. E. Bentley, The Jacobean and Caroline Stage. 7 vols. Oxford, 1941–8
BHP, Plate Silver-gilt platen in the Chapel in Burghley House with Und. 30 on its underside
Bodenham John Bodenham, Bel-Vedere, or the Garden of the Muses. London, 1600
Breton Nicholas Breton, Melancholic Humours. London, 1600 (Used in collations only.)
Briggs W. D. Briggs, ed., Sejanus. Boston: D. C. Heath, 1911
Brockbank Philip Brockbank (ed.), Volpone. London: Benn, 1968
Brome (1632) Richard Brome, The Northern Lass, A Comedy. London, 1632
Brome (1661) Alexander Brome, Songs and Other Poems. London, 1661 (Used in collations only.)
Brome Alexander Brome, Songs and Other Poems. The Second Edition, Corrected and Enlarged. London, 1664 (Used in collations only.)
Brooke C[hristopher] B[rooke], The Ghost of Richard the Third, London, 1614
Brooke and Paradise C. F. T. Brooke and N. B. Paradise, (eds.) English Drama, 1580–1642. Boston: D. C. Heath, 1933
Browne William Browne, Britannia’s Pastorals. The Second Book. London, 1616
Bullen Arthur Henry Bullen (ed.), The Works of John Marston. 3 vols. London: J. C. Nimmo, 1887; rpt. Hildesheim, 1970
BUR Jonson, The Gypsies Metamorphosed, Burley version
Butler, Plays Martin Butler (ed.), Selected Plays of Ben Jonson vol. 2. Plays by Renaissance and Restoration Dramatists. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989
Cain Tom Cain (ed.), Poetaster. Revels Plays. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1995
Campbell Gordon Campbell (ed.), The Alchemist and Other Plays. Oxford: World's Classics, 1995
Castelain Maurice Castelain (ed.), Discoveries, a critical edition with an introduction and notes on the true purport and genesis of the book. Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1906
Chalfant, 1978 Fran C. Chalfant, Ben Jonson's London: A Jacobean Placename Dictionary. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1978
Chambers, ES E. K. Chambers, The Elizabethan Stage. 4 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1923
Chapman George Chapman, The Georgics of Hesiod. London, 1618
Chetwood W. R. Chetwood, Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Ben Jonson … to which are added, two comedies … The Widow and Eastward Ho. Dublin, 1756; New York: Garland, 1970
Chicago Chicago Acting Edition of ‘The Case Is Altered’. With introduction by Frederick Ives Carpenter. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1902
Collier Robert Dodsley, A Select Collection of Old Plays, ed. John Payne Collier, with additional notes and corrections by Isaac Reed, Octavius Gilchrist, and John Payne Collier. 12 vols. London: Septimus Prowett, 1825–7
Cook, Volpone David Cook (ed.), Volpone. London: Methuen, 1967
Cook, Alchemist Elizabeth Cook (ed.), The Alchemist. New Mermaids. London: A & C Black, 1991
Cornwall Barry Cornwall [i.e. Bryan Waller Procter] (ed.), The Works of Ben Jonson. London, 1838 [William Gifford's 1816 text, with an introduction by Procter]
Counsell Colin Counsell (ed.), Bartholomew Fair. Drama Classics for the Royal Shakespeare Company. London: Nick Hern, 1977
Crambe Thomas Coryate, Coryats Crambe, or His Colwort Twice Sodden, and Now Served in with Other Macaronic Dishes, as the Second Course to His Crudities. London, 1611 (Used in collations only.)
Creaser John Creaser (ed.), Volpone. Medieval and Renaissance Series. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1978
Crudities Thomas Coryate, Coryate's Crudities Hastily Gobbled up in Five Months’ Travels. London, 1611 (Used in collations only.)
CSPD Calendar of State Papers, Domestic Series
CSPV Calendar of State Papers, Venetian Series
Cunliffe John W. Cunliffe (ed.), Eastward Ho, in Representative English Comedies, ed. Charles Mills Gayley. 4 vols. New York and London: Macmillan, 1907–36
Cunningham See G/C, or Gifford/C
Democritie See entry in manuscript sigla, above
Dent R. W. Dent, Proverbial Language in English Drama Exclusive of Shakespeare, 1495–1616. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984
de Vocht Henry de Vocht (ed.), Volpone. Materialien zur Kunde des älteren englischen Dramas, n.s. XIII. Louvain: Uystpruyst, 1937
DNB The Dictionary of National Biography
Dodsley Robert Dodsley (ed.), A Select Collection of Old Plays. 12 vols. London: printed for R. Dodsley, 1744
Donaldson, OA Ian Donaldson (ed.), Ben Jonson. Oxford Authors. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1985
Donaldson, OPL Ian Donaldson (ed.), Ben Jonson. Oxford Poetry Library. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1995
Donaldson, OSA Ian Donaldson (ed.), Poems of Ben Jonson. Oxford Standard Authors. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1975
Dover Robert Dover, Annalia Dubrensia. London, 1636 (Used in collations only.)
Drayton (1627) Micheal Drayton, The Battle of Agincourt. London, 1627 (Used in collations only.)
Drollery Westminster Drollery. London, 1671
Dryden (1716) John Dryden, The Second Part of Miscellany Poems. London, 1716
Duncan Douglas Duncan (ed.), Bartholomew Fair. Fountainwell Drama Texts. Edinburgh, 1972
Dutton Richard Dutton (ed.), Epicene, or The Silent Woman. Revels Plays. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2003
Edmondes Clement Edmondes, Observations upon Caesar's Commentaries. London, 1609
EMEDD Early Modern English Dictionaries Database, now the Lexicons of Early Modern English; see LEME
EP Robert Allot (ed.), England's Parnassus: Or the Choicest Flowers of Our Modern Poets, with Their Poetical Comparisons. London, 1600
Farnaby (1612) Junii Juvenalis et Auli Persii Flacci satyrae, ed. T. Farnaby. London, 1612
Farnaby (1633) Junii Juvenalis et Auli Persii Flacci satyrae, ed. T. Farnaby. Fourth edition. London, 1633
Ferrabosco Alfonso Ferrabosco, Ayres. London, 1609
Five Plays Five Plays by Ben Jonson. Oxford: World's Classics, 1953
Fletcher John Fletcher, The Faithful Shepherdess. London [c. 1609]
Foakes R. A. Foakes (ed.), Pleasure Reconciled to Virtue. In T. J. B. Spencer and Stanley Wells, eds., A Book of Masques, in Honour of Allardyce Nicoll. London: Cambridge University Press, 1967
G William Gifford (ed.), The Works of Ben Jonson. 9 vols. London, 1816
Garrod Horace, Opera, Edward Wickham and H. W. Garrod (eds). Oxford: Clarendon, 1901
G/C, or Gifford/C The Works of Ben Jonson, with notes, critical and explanatory, and a biographical memoir, by William Gifford, with introduction and appendices by Lieut.-Col. F. Cunningham. 3 vols. London: John Camden Hotten; Chatto and Windus, 1871–2. Rev. 9 vols. London: Bickers and Son, Henry Sotheran and Co., 1875
Gollancz Israel Gollancz (ed.), Timber, or Discoveries, being observations on men and manners. Temple Classics. London: J. M. Dent, 1898
Gossett Suzanne Gossett (ed.), Bartholomew Fair. Revels Student Editions. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2000
Greg, Gipsies W. W. Greg, Jonson's Masque of Gipsies in the Burley, Belvoir, and Windsor Versions: An Attempt at Reconstruction. Oxford, 1952
Greg, Sad Shepherd W. W. Greg (ed.), Ben Jonson's ‘Sad Shepherd’, with Waldron's Continuation. Materialien zur Kunde des älteren englischen Dramas. Louvain: A. Uystpruyst, 1905
Halliwell J. O. Halliwell (ed.), The Works of John Marston. 3 vols. London: John Russell Smith, 1956
Happé, Devil Peter Happé (ed.), The Devil Is an Ass. Revels Plays. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1994
Happé, Mag. Lady Peter Happé (ed.), The Magnetic Lady. Revels Plays. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2000
Harris J. H. Harris (ed.), Eastward Hoe. Yale Studies in English. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1926
Harrison, Discoveries G. B. Harrison (ed.), Ben Jonson, Discoveries,1641, Conversations with William Drummond of Hawthornden, 1619. Bodley Head Quartos, 1923. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1966
Harrison, Arches Stephen Harrison, The Arches of Triumph Erected in Honour of the High and Mighty Prince, James. London, 1604
Hart H. C. Hart (ed.), The Works of Ben Jonson. 2 vols. London: Methuen, 1906
Hattaway Michael Hattaway (ed.), The New Inn. Revels Plays. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1984
H&S C. H. Herford, P. Simpson and E. Simpson (eds.), Ben Jonson. 11 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1925–52
Henslowe’s Diary Henslowe’s Diary, ed. R. A. Foakes, 2nd edn. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002
Hibbard G. R. Hibbard (ed.), Bartholmew Fair. New Mermaids. London: E. Benn; New York, Norton, 1977
HMC Historical Manuscripts Commission, Report.
Holdsworth Roger Holdsworth (ed.), Epicoene, or The Silent Woman. New Mermaids. London: A & C Black; New York: Norton, 1979
Horsman E. A. Horsman (ed.), Bartholomew Fair. Revels Plays. London: Methuen, 1960
Hunter, Poetry William B. Hunter (ed.), The Complete Poetry of Ben Jonson. Garden City, N.Y: Anchor, 1963
Hussey Maurice Hussey (ed.), Bartholomew Fair. New Mermaids. London: A & C Black, 1964
Jackson Gabriele Bernhard Jackson (ed.), Ben Jonson: Every Man In His Humour. The Yale Ben Jonson. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1969
Jamieson Michael Jamieson (ed.), Ben Jonson: Three Comedies: Volpone, The Alchemist, Bartholomew Fair. Penguin English Library. London: Penguin, 1966
Johnston, Poems George Burke Johnston (ed.), Poems of Ben Jonson. The Muses’ Library. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1954
Keightley Thomas Keightley, ‘Ben Jonson's Plays’. Notes and Queries, 4th series, II, 26 December 1868, 602–4
Kernan, Alch. Alvin B. Kernan (ed.), The Alchemist. The Yale Ben Jonson. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1974
Kernan, Volp. Alvin B. Kernan (ed.), Volpone. The Yale Ben Jonson. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1962
Kidnie Margaret Jane Kidnie (ed.), Poetaster, or, The Arraignment; Sejanus His Fall; The Devil Is an Ass; The New Inn, or, The Light Heart. Oxford English Drama. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2000
Kifer Devra Rowland Kifer (ed.), The Staple of News. Regents Renaissance Drama Series. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1975
Knowles and Giddens J. Knowles and E. Giddens (eds.), The Roaring Girl and City Comedies. Oxford: World’s Classics, 2001
Laing 1832 David Laing, ‘Notes by William Drummond, of Conversations with Ben Jonson, at Hawthornden, in January 1619; from a Manuscript entitled “Informations be Ben Jonson to W. D. when he came to Scotland upon foot, 1619”’, Archaeologia Scotica: or, Transactions of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, vol. 4, read 9 January 1832 (Edinburgh, 1857), 241–70
Laing 1842 David Laing, Notes of Ben Jonson's Conversations with William Drummond of Hawthornden. January, M.DC.XIX (Shakespeare Society, 1842)
Langbaine Gerard Langbaine, An Account of the English Dramatick Poets. Oxford, 1691
LEME Ian Lancashire, ed., Lexicons of Early Modern English. (Formerly Early Modern English Dictionaries Database, EMEDD.) Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2009; http://leme.library.utoronto.ca
Lever J. W. Lever (ed.), Every Man In His Humour: A Parallel-Text Edition of the 1601 Quarto and the 1616 Folio. Regents Renaissance Drama Series. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1971
Levin Harry Levin (ed.), Selected Works / Ben Jonson. New York: Random House, c.1938–9
Lindley David Lindley (ed.), Court Masques: Jacobean and Caroline Entertainments, 1605–1640. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1995
Linthicum M. C. Linthicum, Costume in the Drama of Shakespeare and His Contemporaries. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1936
LM Robert Chester, Love's Martyr: Or, Rosalins Complaint. London, 1601 (Used in collations only.)
Loeb The Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press
Mabbe James Mabbe, The Rogue: or The Life of Guzman de Alfarache. London, 1622
Mares F. H. Mares (ed.), The Alchemist. Revels Plays. London: Methuen, 1967
May (1627) Thomas May, Lucan’s Pharsalia: Or the Civil Wars of Rome. London, 1627 (Used in collations only.)
McPherson David C. McPherson (ed.), Ben Jonson: Selected Works. New York, 1972
Miola Robert S. Miola (ed.), Every Man In His Humour. Revels Plays. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2000
Monthly Mag. The Monthly Magazine, or, Britain Register. Vol. XLI. Part I for 1816. London. (Cavendish Christening Entertainment.)
Monument Monument of Sir Charles Cavendish at Welbeck Abbey, Nottinghamshire
Morley John Morley (ed.), Ben Jonson, Masques and Entertainments. London, 1890
MP John Dryden, The Sixth Part of Miscellany Poems. London, 1716
MSC Malone Society Collections
Newdigate Bernard H. Newdigate (ed.), The Poems of Ben Jonson. Oxford: B. Blackwell, 1936
Nichols John Nichols, The Progresses, Processions, and Magnificent Festivities of King James the First. 4 vols. London: J. B. Nichols, 1838
Nicholson Brinsley Nicholson (ed.), Ben Jonson. 3 vols. The Mermaid Series. London: T. Fisher Unwin; New York: C. Scribner's, 1893–5
O&S, or Orgel and Stephen Orgel and Roy Strong (eds.), Inigo Jones: The
Strong Theatre of the Stuart Court. 2 vols. London: Sotheby Parke Bernet; Berkeley: University of California Press, 1973
OCD The Oxford Classical Dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1949, 2nd edn, 1970, 3rd rev. edn, 2003
Odcombian Thomas Coryate, The Odcombian Banquet. London, 1611
ODEP The Oxford Dictionary of English Proverbs, F. P. Wilson (ed.). Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1970
ODNB The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press, 2004
OED The Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford University Press, 2nd edn, rev. 2002
Oliphant E. H. C. Oliphant (ed.), Shakespeare and His Fellow Dramatists. New York, 1929
Orgel Stephen Orgel (ed.), Ben Jonson: The Complete Masques. The Yale Ben Jonson. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1969
Ostovich, EMO Helen Ostovich (ed.), Every Man Out of His Humour. Revels Plays. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2001
Ostovich, Comedies Helen Ostovich (ed.), Jonson, Four Comedies: Volpone, or The Fox; Epicoene, or The Silent Woman; The Alchemist; Bartholomew Fair. London and New York: Longman, 1997
Pancharis Hugh Holland, Pancharis: the First Booke. London, 1603 (Used in collations only.)
Panel Painted wood panel in the former premises of Child and Co. recording the text of ‘Verses over the Door at the Entrance to the Apollo’
Parfitt, Poetaster George Parfitt (ed.), The Poetaster [sic]. Nottingham Drama Texts. Nottingham, 1979
Parfitt, Poems George Parfitt (ed.), The Complete Poems. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1975
Parker R. B. Parker (ed.), Volpone, or The Fox. The Revels Plays. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1983; rev. ed. 1999
Parr Anthony Parr (ed.), The Staple of News. The Revels Plays. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1988
Parrott Thomas Marc Parrott (ed)., The Plays of George Chapman: The Comedies. London: G. Routledge; New York: Dutton, 1914, rpt. 1961
Partridge, Accidence A. C. Partridge, The Accidence of Ben Jonson's Plays, Masques, and Entertainments. Cambridge: Bowes & Bowes, 1953
Partridge, Bawdy Eric Partridge, Shakespeare's Bawdy. London: Routledge, 1947; New York: Dutton, 1960
Partridge, Bart. Fair Edward Partridge (ed.), Bartholomew Fair. Regents Renaissance Drama Series. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1964
Patterson R. F. Patterson (ed.), Ben Jonson's Conversations with William Drummond of Hawthornden. London: Blackie and Son Ltd., 1923
PB Parnassus Biceps. London, 1656
Peerson Martin Peerson, Private Music, or the First Book of Ayres and Dialogues, 1620
Penniman Josiah H. Penniman (ed.), Poetaster, by Ben Jonson, and Satiromastix, by Thomas Dekker. Boston and London: D. C. Heath, 1913
Petter C. G. Petter (ed.), Eastward Ho! / Ben Jonson, George Chapman, John Marston. New Mermaids. London: A & C Black, 1973
Plate See BHP
Porter The Sad Shepherd … now completed by Alan Porter, with a foreword, ed. Henry Noble MacCracken and Richard Albert Edward Brooks. New York, 1944
Potts L. J. Potts (ed.), The Sad Shepherd. Cambridge Plain Texts. Cambridge, 1929
Ralegh 1614 Sir Walter Ralegh, The History of the World. London, 1614
Ralegh 1617 Sir Walter Ralegh, The History of the World. London, 1617
Recreation, or RIH Recreation for Ingenious Head-pieces. London, 1645
I. Reed Robert Dodsley, A Select Collection of Old Plays, ed. Isaac Reed, with notes critical and explanatory. 12 vols. London: J. Nichols, 1780
Rowlands Samuel Rowlands, A Crew of Kind London Gossips. London, 1663
Rutter Joseph Rutter, The Shepherds’ Holiday. London, 1635 (Used in collations only.)
Sage Bishop John Sage and Thomas Ruddiman (eds.), The Works of William Drummond, of Hawthornden. Edinburgh, 1711
Sale Arthur Sale (ed.), Volpone. London: University Tutorial Press, 1951
Schelling, East. Ho! Felix E. Schelling (ed.), Eastward Ho, by Jonson, Chapman, and Marston, and Jonson's The Alchemist. Boston: D. C. Heath, 1905
Schelling, Plays Felix E. Schelling (ed.), The Complete Plays of Ben Jonson. 2 vols. London and Toronto: J. M. Dent; New York: E. P. Dutton, 1910, 1915
Schelling 2 Felix E. Schelling (ed.), Typical Elizabethan Plays. 1926
Schelling, Timber Felix E. Schelling (ed.), Timber, or Discoveries made upon men and manners. Boston: Ginn, 1892
Selden John Selden, Titles of Honour. London, 1614; 2nd edn, 1631
Shepherd Richard Herne Shepherd (ed.), The Comedies and Tragedies of George Chapman. London: J. Pearson, 1873
Sonning Brass tablet in St Andrew's Church, Sonning, Berkshire
Snell, Tub Florence May Snell (ed.), A Tale of a Tub. London: Longman, Green, 1915
Spencer Hazelton Spencer (ed.), Elizabethan Plays. Boston; Houghton Mifflin, 1933
Spencer and Wells T. J. B. Spencer and Stanley Wells (eds.), A Book of Masques, in Honour of Allardyce Nicoll. Cambridge University Press, 1967
Stephens J[ohn] S[tephens], Cynthia’s Revenge: Or Menander’s Ecstasy (1613)
Sutcliffe (1634) Alice Sutcliffe, Meditations of Man’s Mortality, or a Way to True Blessedness. London, 1634
Swinburne Algernon Charles Swinburne, A Study of Ben Jonson. London: Chatto & Windus, 1889
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