William Habington (1605-1654): New Biographical Information from a Previously Unremarked upon Document

Bailey, Rebecca A (2013) William Habington (1605-1654): New Biographical Information from a Previously Unremarked upon Document. Notes and Queries, 60 (1). pp. 40-41. doi:10.1093/notesj/gjs215

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Abstract

The author discusses 17 century English poet William Habington, and claims that he is referred to in letters about to Queen Henrietta Maria's plan to collect money to support King Charles I during the Scottish Crisis in 1639 and the Bishops Wars. Habington's family's connections to English revolutionary Catholics, the 1605 Gunpowder Plot, and the Babington Plot are mentioned, as well as Sir Kenelm Digby's naming Habington, or Abingdon, as a collector of money for the Queen. The letters are located at the Huntington Library in Los Angeles, California.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: REF2014 Submission
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Education & Humanities > Humanities
Research Priority Areas: Culture, Continuity, and Transformation
Depositing User: Anne Pengelly
Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2015 13:07
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2021 21:31
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/2320

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