Publication details

Id: 137
Ref: STC: 14423.3
Title: A Funeral Elegie Upon The lamentable losse of our late Leige and Royall King James departed. Anno Dom. 1625. March 27.
Year: 1625
Publisher: John Wright
Categories: James I
Charles I
Notes: The text of the poem is surrounded by an illustrated border, at the top of which are images of a man holding a scythe and an hourglass, and of a skeleton holding an arrow and an hourglass. Mainly concerned with James I's death; portrays James as a fiercely anti-Catholic monarch. Charles I is celebrated towards the end of the poem, where he is described as 'The living Picture of dead Soloman'.
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