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date: 15 December 2019

(p. xv) List of Illustrations

(p. xv) List of Illustrations

  1. Ill. 1.1. HSShe in the Westmoreland ms. (NY3), fo. 37, the sole seventeenth-century manuscript including this poem, HSShow, and HSVex, none of which appeared in any early edition and all of which remained undiscovered until the 1890s. (Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations. Reproduced with permission.)

  2. Ill. 4.II.1. Holograph verse letter (Carey) to Lady Lettice Carey and Mrs Essex Rich, the sisters of Lord Robert Rich, who visited Donne at Amiens in early 1612, when this letter was likely written. (University of Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Eng. Poet d. 197, recto. Reproduced with the kind permission of the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford.)

  3. Ill. 4.II.2. Page from Sermon with holograph corrections: This scribal manuscript, corrected in Donne's hand, was identified in the British Library in 1992 by Jeanne Shami. (© The British Library Board. MS. Royal 17.B.XX.)

  4. Ill. 4.II.3. Sequences of Holy Sonnets in the seventeenth-century artefacts (Donne Variorum 7.1.LXII). This table lists (left to right) the successive arrangements of Holy Sonnets in extant seventeenth-century manuscripts and editions, thus describing the early transmissional history of the poems. (Reproduced with the permission of Indiana University Press.)

  5. Ill. 7.1. The Friendship Oak, a 500-year-old live oak tree that overlooks the Gulf of Mexico on the Gulf Park Campus of the University of Southern Mississippi (Long Beach, MS), birthplace of the John Donne Society. (Photo, Gary A. Stringer.)

  6. Ill. 10.1. Gary A. Stringer's stemma for the revised text of ElBrac (Donne Variorum 2.46). (Reproduced with the permission of Indiana University Press.)

  7. Ill. 13.1. Summer House, Pyrford, Surrey. (Photo, Suzanne Knights,

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    Ill. 15.1. Gary A. Stringer's stemma of seventeenth-century artefacts containing the Holy Sonnets (Donne Variorum 7.1.LXIV). (Reproduced with the permission of Indiana University Press.)

  9. Ill. 20.1. Elizabeth Drury's tomb, All Saints Church, Hawstead, Suffolk. (Photo, Paul Parrish.)

  10. Ill. 24.1. John Donne as Dean of St Pauls, said to have been painted by Cornelius Johnson (oils, 1620, St Paul's Cathedral, London, hanging in the deanery). (Reproduced by permission of the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral, London.)

  11. Ill. 26.I.1. Donne's sheaf of snakes seal (Folger Shakespeare Library, L.b.534). This red wax seal was used by Donne for letters sent throughout his life. The sheaf of seven snakes was a charge in the arms Donne claimed, indicating his paternal descent from Welsh gentry. (Reproduced by permission of the Folger Shakespeare Library.)

  12. Ill. 26.II.1. Loseley, Guildford, Surrey. Built by Anne More Donne's grandfather Sir William More in 1569, this was the house in which he (not her father) raised and educated her. It is still the residence of direct descendants, the More–Molyneux family. (Photo, Loseley Park Estate Office.)

  13. Ill. 29.I.1. Elizabeth Wolley, damaged funeral monument, now standing (with the even more severely damaged sculpture of her second husband, Sir John Wolley) in the crypt of St Paul's Cathedral, London. (Reproduced by permission of the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral.)

  14. Ill. 30.II.1. Samuel Ward's ‘Double Deliverance’ (‘Deo Trin-vni Britanniae bis ultori…’) Interest in the Gunpowder Plot revived at times of political crisis throughout the seventeenth century. This print, ‘invented’ by Samuel Ward and printed at Amsterdam in 1621, was one of the first pictorial representations circulated in England. (© The Trustees of the British Museum.)

  15. Ill. 32.I.1. John Donne as a royal chaplain in 1616 (portrait miniature by Isaac Oliver in the Royal Collection at Buckingham Palace). (The Royal Collection © 2009, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.)

  16. Ill. 33.II.1. Old St Paul's, engraving by Wenceslaus Hollar. BL Maps 3545 (4). This is the cathedral remodelled by Inigo Jones in the 1630s. (© The British Library Board, BL Maps 3545 (4).)

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    Ill. 34.I.1. Interior, Trinity Chapel, Lincoln's Inn, London. The altar, pulpit, and altar rails all date from after Donne's time. (Image © John N. Wall. Reproduced by permission.)

  18. Ill. 34.I.2. Reconstruction of interior floorplan of Trinity Chapel, Lincoln's Inn, 1623, showing disposition of pulpit, communion table, and seating arrangements. (Drawing by Eugene W. Brown, AIA, reproduced with his permission [cf. Wall 2007].)

  19. Ill. 35.I.1. Gold Medal of the Synod of Dort by Jan van Bylaer, awarded to Donne by the Staaten-Generaal at the conclusion of the Doncaster embassy to the Netherlands. (Reproduced by permission of the Syndics of The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.)

  20. Ill. 35.I.2. Signatures and seals of Bishop Mountain, John Donne, and Sir Anthony Browne, 1622. Detail from Essex County PRO MS D/DBg 1/27. (Reproduced by courtesy of Essex Public Record Office.)

  21. Ill. 36.I.1. Frontispiece for Deaths Duell (1632), line engraving by Martin Droeshout. (© National Portrait Gallery, London. Reproduced by permission.)

  22. Ill. 36.II.1. Donne's funeral monument, sculpted by Nicholas Stone and stored for over 200 years after the 1666 fire of London in the crypt of St Paul's Cathedral, London. (Reproduced by permission of the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral.)

  23. Ill. 38.1. Portrait of Donne, by an unknown artist (oil on panel, c.1595, National Portrait Gallery 6795), known as the ‘Lothian portrait’ since its discovery in 1959 at Newbattle Abbey. (© National Portrait Gallery, London; reproduced by permission.)

  24. Ill. 43.1. Frontispiece of Poems, by J. D. (1635), engraved by William Marshall. (Reproduced by permission of the Huntington Library, San Marino, California.)