A Study Of The Newe Metamorphosis Written By J. M., Gent, 1600 Volume 65

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byJohn Henry Hobart Lyon

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1919 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V THE AUTHOR OF THE NEWE METAMORPHOSIS (Continued)--JERVASE MARKHAM Since John Marston was not the author of The Newe Metamorphosis, the versatile and prolific Jervase--often written Jarvis, Jervis, and Gervase, and frequently I. and J.--Markham remains to be considered. Markham belonged to a family not only esteemed in its native county of Nottingham, but which, in its long history, during many centuries, had also furnished some illustrious names to the roll of honor of England. Francis Markham,1 an adventurous elder brother of Jervase and the author of Five Decades of the Epistle of War 2 and the Booke of Honour, tells us 3 of the antiquity of the Markham family and that it antedated even the coming of William the Conqueror,4 and Camden6 writes that this family "for worth and antiquity hath been verie notable." Indeed, before the Conquest West and East Markham had been contiguous par 1 Born 1565, died 1627. 2 Fol. 1622. 3 Genealogy or Petigre of the Markhams of Markham, Cotham, Oxton, Ollerton & Sedgebrook, 27 July, 1601. 4 In the earliest edition, 1835, of J. Burke's Commoners & Landed Gentry, the lineage of the Markhams of Nottinghamshire is not traced further back than Henry II to a certain Sir Alexander de Marcham, Castellan. A History of the Markham Family by the Reverend David Frederick Markham, London, 1854, states that the Markham family traces its origin "to a date anterior to the Norman Conquest," Chap. I, p. I. (A new edition called Markham Memorials, edited by Sir Clements Markham, has additional Markham data.) 6 Camden, Britannia, p. 550. 122 ishes in Nottinghamshire, and after the coming of the Normans a certain Claron, who had served the Confessor, retained West Markham under the overlordship of a favorite of the Norman Duke, Roger ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1919 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V THE AUTHOR OF THE NEWE METAMORPHOSIS (Continued)--JERVASE MARKHAM Since John Marston was not the author of The Newe Me...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217669115

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