Publication details

Id: 107
Ref: STC 14671
Title: Anglorum Lacrimae: In a sad passion complayning the death of our late Soveraigne Lady Queene Elizabeth: Yet comforted againe by the vertuous hopes of our most Royall and Renowned King James: whose Majestie God long continue.
Year: 1603
Author: Thomas Rogers
Richard Johnson
Publisher: Thomas Pavier
Categories: James I
Elizabeth I
Notes: Author's name is not printed on the title page. Dedicatory epistle to Robert Lee, the Lord Mayor of London, is signed Richard Johnson. The poem itself is signed R.I. [i.e. R.J.]. The poem is mainly an elegy for Elizabeth I but also celebrates the accession of James I. It is also plagiarised: some 130 out of 180 lines are taken from Thomas Rogers' 1598 work 'Celestiall elegies of the goddesses and the Muses' [STC 21225; see ODNB].
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