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Title: Notes of advice for writers of English history, being a "Second or finall Addresse" in fourteen paragraphs or sections; containing notes on the several periods into which the history may be divided, the methods in which it may be treated, the authors to be read for formation of style, the dangers to be avoided, and, finally, some short criticisms on a few English historians.
Date: ca. 1616
Repository: Bodleian Library, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
Call number and opening: MS Rawl. D. 1, fols. 11r-v, 13v-15v
Sir Iohn Heyward his Henry the Heyward.
fourth some fewe thinges excepted./
Sir Walter Raleigh Raleigh.
Sir Francis Bacon Lord Viscount Bacon.
Saint Alban in his Summarie of
King Henry the seauenths life
King Iames some fewe Scotti=
Cardinall Allens Apologie a Allen
rare esteemed peece of
Edmund Spencer (the most Spencer.
Learned Poet of our Nation)
very litle for the vse of History./
George Chapmans first seauen Chapman
bookes of Iliades./
Samuell Danyell./ Danyell.
Michaell Drayton his Heroicall Drayton.
Epistles of England./
Marlowe his Excellent frag= Marlowe
ment of Hero & Leander./
Shakespere, Mr Francis Beamont Shakspeere
and innumerable other writers Beamont.