The last part of the Mirour for magistrates wherein may be seene by examples passed in this realme, vvith howe greenous [sic] plagues, vyces are punished in great princes & magistrats, and hovv frayle and vnstable vvorldly prosperity is founde, where fortune seemeth most highly to fauour. Mirrour for magistrates. Part 3.

Title

The last part of the Mirour for magistrates wherein may be seene by examples passed in this realme, vvith howe greenous [sic] plagues, vyces are punished in great princes & magistrats, and hovv frayle and vnstable vvorldly prosperity is founde, where fortune seemeth most highly to fauour. Mirrour for magistrates. Part 3.

Author

Baldwin, William, ca. 1518-1563?

Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375. De casibus virorum illustrium.

Date

1578

Place of Publication

London

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Editorial Practice

Attributed to William Baldwin by STC (2nd ed.). In verse. A continuation of John Lydgate's "The fall of princes", which is a translation of Giovanni Boccaccio's "De casibus illustrium virorum". The first two parts of "A mirror for magistrates" were written by John Higgins and Thomas Blenerhasset respectively; this third part was in fact written before the others. At foot of title: Cum priuilegio. Signatures: *4, A4, B-F "G[et]H"6, I-Z 2A4. Numerous errors in foliation. The last leaf is blank. Gathering "G[et]H" is wrongly imposed. Identified as part of STC 13445a at reel 1416:2. Reproductions of the originals in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery and the Central Library (Bristol, Eng). Appears at reel 171 (Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery copy) and at reel 1416 (Central Library (Bristol, Eng.) copy).

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Identifiers
  • OTA: A02389
  • PURL: http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/A02389
  • DLPS: A02389
  • STC: STC 1252
  • STC: ESTC S100555
  • EEBO-CITATION: 99836392
  • PROQUEST: 99836392
  • VID: 660