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Illustration Acknowledgements

Illustration 1 is reproduced by courtesy of the Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, under MS Lowell Autograph File (Jonson)

Illustration 2 is reproduced by permission of The Provost and Fellows of Worcester College Oxford. Photograph, Photographic Survey, Courtauld Institute of Art.

Illustrations 3, 4, 124 and 126 are reproduced by permission of the National Portrait Gallery, London. © National Portrait Gallery, http//:www.npg.org. The reproduction, transmission, performance, display, rental, lending or storage of the Image in any form or in any retrieval system without the written consent of the copyright holders is prohibited.

Illustrations 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 18, 23, 24, 25, 40, 59, 81, 92, 97, 106, 119 and 125 are reproduced by permission of The Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

Illustrations 10, 41, 45, 61, 62, 64, 65, 66, 98, 120, 121, 127, 129 and 130 are reproduced courtesy of David L. Gants.

Illustrations 14 and 72 are reproduced by permission of the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, © 2014 (shelfmarks: M 3.17. Art, and Mal. 221 (9)). The Images are protected by copyright laws and the following acts in relation to them are prohibited unless specifically authorised by the Bodleian Library: (a) public performance, public display or broadcast; (b) the preparation of any derivative work, including the extraction, in whole or in part, of any of the Images; (c) any rental, lease, lending or hire.

Illustrations 16, 17, 26, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 356, 37, 38, 39, 42, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 69, 70, 71, 73, 74, 75, 78, 79, 80, 82, 83, 84, 85, 88, 90, 91, 93, 94, 95, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117 and 118 are © The Devonshire Collection, Chatsworth. Reproduced by permission of the Chatsworth Settlement Trustees. Photographs: Photographic Survey, Courtauld Institute of Art.

Illustrations 19, 60, 67, 68, 122, 123 and 128 are reproduced courtesy of the Brotherton Library, University of Leeds.

Illustrations 20, 63, and 99 are reproduced by kind permission of the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.

Illustration 21 is reproduced by kind permission of His Grace the Duke of Bedford and the Bedford Estates. Copyright remains with His Grace the Duke of Bedford and the Bedford Estates.

Illustration 22 is reproduced courtesy of Berkeley Castle and the Paul Mellon Center.

Illustrations 27, 86 and 96 are reproduced by permission of the British Library (shelfmarks: MS Royal 18 A XLV, C.39.c.34, and C.44.d.5).

Illustration 76 is reproduced by permission of the National Library of Scotland.

Illustration 77 is reproduced by kind permission of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group © 2013.

Illustration 89 is reproduced by permission of the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center and The University of Texas at Austin.

Illustration 87 is reproduced courtesy of The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York. 1984.29. Purchased as the gift of Mrs Charles Wrightsman. Copyright of the image is held by The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York. Any user wishing to obtain a photographic copy must contact the Morgan Library directly, www.morganlibrary.org.

Textual and Archival Images

The following are reproduced by courtesy of David L. Gants: The Works of Benjamin Jonson (1616), and The Works of Benjamin Jonson, the Second Volume (1641)

The following are reproduced by permission of The Warden and Fellows of All Souls College, Oxford: The Theobalds Entertainment, All Souls MS 155 fols. 319-21

The following is reproduced by permission of the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford: James Gibbs, Design for the monument to Ben Jonson, c.1723

The following is reproduced by kind permission of His Grace the Duke of Bedford and the Bedford Estates: attributed to Marcus Gheerarts the younger, Portrait of Anne of Denmark. Copyright remains with His Grace the Duke of Bedford and the Bedford Estates.

The following is reproduced by permission of the Bridgeman Art Library: Renold Elstrack, Portrait of Robert Cecil, first Earl of Salisbury.

The following are reproduced by permission of the British Library: The Masque of Blackness, Royal MS 18 A. XLV; The Masque of Queens, Royal MS 17 B. XXXI; Harley MS 4955, fols. 2-55v, 166v-169v, 194-204; ‘To Thomas Palmer’, Add 18040, fol. 10; Epigram 91, Add MS 23229, f.87; Letter 1, Cotton MS Julius C. III. F.222; ‘An Execration on Vulcan’, Underwood 43, Add MS 25303, ff. 94-8; The Theobalds Entertainment, Le Neve MS, BL 27407 fols. 127r-128v; ‘To the most noble and above all his titles Robert, Earl of Somerset’, C. 28.m.11; C.34.d.4; The Masque of Queens (1609), inscription to Queen Anne, C.28.g.5; Volpone (1607), inscription to John Florio, C.12.e.17; Sejanus His Fall, title-page, Ashley 3464; Clement Edmonds, Observations (1609), frontispiece, C.60.n.3; E.1617.(1); The Masque of Augurs, C.39.c.34; Wit and Drollery (1656), pp. 17-18. Copyright in these images belongs to the British Library and any further reproduction, transmission, performance, display, rental, lending, or storage in any retrieval form without the written consent of the copyright holder is prohibited.

The following are reproduced by permission of the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford © 2014: MS Aubrey 6, f. 108r; ‘A speech presented unto King James’, MS. Ashmole 38, p. 103; (‘Ode, If men and times’, ‘An Epistle to a Friend’, and ‘A Speech out of Lucan’, MS. Rawl. poet. 31, fols 8v-9, 18r-v, and 23v-24; Hugh Holland, Pancharis (1603), sigs. A7v-A10 (Arch. Af.83 (4)); and Lovers Made Men (Mal. 221 (9)). The Images are protected by copyright laws and the following acts in relation to them are prohibited unless specifically authorised by the Bodleian Library: (a) public performance, public display or broadcast; (b) the preparation of any derivative work, including the extraction, in whole or in part, of any of the Images; (c) any rental, lease, lending or hire.

The following are reproduced by permission of the Brotherton Library, University of Leeds: Q. Horatius. Flaccus, his Art of Poetry, Englished by Ben Jonson (1640); Informations to William Drummond, in The Works of William Drummond (1711); selected pages from The Works of Benjamin Jonson (1616) and The Works of Benjamin Jonson, the Second Volume (1641)

The following are reproduced by permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library: Christopher Brooke, The Ghost of Richard III (1614), p. 6 (Pet. K. 4. 1 (Part 1)); Q. Horatius Flaccus, his Art of Poetry (1640), sigs. D6-10, E9-11 (Syn.8.64.13).

The following is reproduced by permission of the Master and Fellows of Christ Church College, Oxford: the Desmond Ode, MS 184, fols. 40r-v. The Images are protected by copyright laws and the following acts in relation to them are prohibited unless specifically authorised by the Master and Fellows of Christ Church College Oxford: (a) public performance, public display or broadcast; (b) the preparation of any derivative work, including the extraction, in whole or in part, of any of the Images; (c) any rental, lease, lending or hire.

The following is reproduced courtesy of Viscount De L’Isle and Dudley: John de Critz, senior, Portrait of Lady Mary Wroth.

The following is reproduced by permission of Dulwich College: ‘Martial, Epigram 10.47 translated’, Alleyn Papers, vol. 1, no. 135, fol. 259.

The following are © The Devonshire Collection, Chatsworth. Reproduced by permission of the Chatsworth Settlement Trustees: Pleasure Reconciled to Virtue, selected pages. Any form of reproduction, transmission, performance, display, rental, lending or storage in any retrieval system without the written consent of the copyright holders is prohibited.

The following is reproduced by permission of the Syndics of Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge: George Vertue, engraving of Ben Jonson, 1730. © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

The following are reproduced by permission of the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC: Christmas his Masque, MS J.a.1, fols. 168-74; The Theobalds entertainment, Kaye MS, MS X.d.475; page from Martial, Epigrammata libri (1615) (STC 17492, copy 1); page from Camdeni Annales Rerum Anglicarum (1615) (STC 4496, copy 1); Eastward Ho (Q1, 1605)

The following items are reproduced by permission of The Huntington Library, San Marino, California: The Alchemist (1612), The Case Is Altered (1609); Catiline His Conspiracy (1611); The Characters of Two Royal Masques (1608); Chloridia (1632);Every Man In His Humour (1601); Every Man out of His Humour (1600); The Silent Woman (1620); Ben Jonson’s Execration Against Vulcan (1640); The Fortunate Isles (1624); Hymenaei (1606); B. Ion. His Part of King James his Royal and Magnificent Entertainment (1604); Love’s Triumph Through Callipolis (1630); Coryate’s Crudities (1611); The Arches of Triumph (1603); The Masque of Queens (1609), Neptune’s Triumph (1623); The New Inn (1631); Poetaster, or The Arraignment (1602); Sejanus his Fall (1605); Ben Jonson His Volpone or the Fox (1607); The Gypsies Metamorphosed, Bridgwater manuscript, HM 741; ‘In authorem’, in N. Breton, Melancholic Humours; ‘The Phoenix Analysed’ and ‘Ode’, in R. Chester, Love’s Martyr (1601), ‘To the author’ from T. Wright, The Passions of the Mind in General (1601); ‘To the worthy author’, in J. Fletcher, The Faithful Shepherdess (1610?); ‘certain opening and drawing distichs’, ‘The character’ and ‘To the right noble Tom Tell-troth’, in T. Coryate, Coryate’s Crudities (1611); T. Farnaby, Juvenal, persius and Seneca; ‘To his friend… the author’ in J. Stephens, Cynthia’s Revenge (1613); ‘To the worthy author’ in T. Overbury, The Husband (1614); ‘To my truly-beloved friend’, in T,. Browne, Britannia’s Pastorals (1616); ‘To my worthy and honoured friend’, in G. Chapman, The Georgics of Hesiod (1618); ‘On the author’ in J. Mabbe, The Rogue (1622); ‘To the reader’ and ‘To the memory of my beloved’ in W. Shakespeare, Comedies, Histories and tragedies (1623); ‘To my chosen friend’, in T. May, Lucan’s Pharsalia (1627); ‘The Vision of Ben Jonson’ in M. Drayton, The Battle of Agincourt (1627); ‘On the Honoured Poems’, in J. Beaumont, Bosworth Field (1629); ‘To my worthy friend’, in E. Filmer, French Court Airs (1629); ‘To my old faithful servant’ in R. Brome, The Northern Lass (1632); ‘To mistress Alice Sutcliffe’, in A. Sutcliffe, Meditations of Man’s Mortality (1634); ‘To my dear son’, in J. Rutter, The Shepherd’s Holiday (1635); ‘An epigram to my jovial good friend’ in T. Dover, Annalia Dubrensia (1636).

The following is reproduced by permission of King’s College, Cambridge: The Fountain of Self-Love, or Cynthia’s Revels (1601)

The following is reproduced by permission of The Penicuik House Preservation Trust: Underwood 9: Scottish Record Office GD18/4312.

The following is reproduced by permission of the Trustees of the National Library of Scotland: R. Sibbald, Informations: NLS Advocates MS 33.3.19. fols. 25v-31r. The National Library of Scotland is proprietor of the copyright in the images. Any form of reproduction, transmission, performance, display, rental, lending or storage in any retrieval system is prohibited without consent of the copyright holders, with the exception, relating to electronic products, that downloading data and printing files are permitted for private and personal use only.

The following are reproduced by permission of the National Archives, London: Gypsies Metamorphosed, the Goodere manuscript, SP 14/122/58; Britain’s Burse, SP 14/44/62, fols. 144-147; Letter 9, SP 14/122/58.

The following is reproduced by permission of Philip Mould Ltd: studio of Daniel Mytens, portrait of William Herbert, third Earl of Pembroke.

The following is reproduced by permission of The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, The University of Texas at Austin: Time Vindicated (1622)

The following are reproduced courtesy of The Marquis of Salisbury: Hatfield House, Cecil Papers 140/110r-111v (The Theobalds Entertainment, French transcript); 144/58 (letter 3); 144/266 (Epigram 63); 144/267, 144/273, 140/114 (songs from the Merchant Taylors’ Entertainment); 144/271 (The Theobalds Entertainment, Kirkham MS); 144/272 (The Two Kings’ Entertainment

The following is reproduced by kind permission of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group © 2013: Leges Convivales, painted board.

The following is reproduced by permission of the Victoria and Albert Museum [www.vam.ac.uk]. © Images/Victoria and Albert Museum: Every Man Out of His Humour (second quarto, 1600, and cancel leaves from the first quarto, 1600), Eastward Ho! (1605)

The following is reproduced by permission of the Provost and Fellows of Worcester College Oxford: The King’s Entertainment, fragment: MS 6, 13, fols. 7-8.

The following is reproduced by permission of The James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University: Epitaph for Vincent Corbett.

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