By N. Maltzahn
This well timed and definitive chronology of Andrew Marvell is an invaluable source for any scholar, historian, literary student or common reader attracted to the lifestyles and works of this nice author. a part of the Palgrave writer Chronologies sequence, this new reference paintings by way of Professor Nicholas von Maltazhn enhances the present resurgence of curiosity during this canonical author by means of offering in-depth and new biographical element as a context for Marvell's paintings.
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Marvell with two other preachers voted 20s. each by the Hull TH. , The First Order Book of the Hull Trinity House 1632–1665, 26) The rev. Marvell was in the course of year given £56 3d. for payments ‘to the poore people in gen’all this yeare, they being sometimes more sometimes fewer, with dyvers extraordinary paym’ts and disbursem’ts for them in respect of the contagion of the pestilence amongst them, whereof dyv’rs of them dyed’. (Cook 143) February 2 (Friday) At Trinity College, Cambridge, is performed Abraham Cowley’s Naufragium Ioculare, Comoedia (1638): the sententious tutor Gnomicus may have been played by AM in view of the intermittent references to him as ‘vir admirabilis’ – among his many tags is the opening of Lucan’s Pharsalia (B8v).
Francis, son of George Villiers, ﬁrst Duke of Buckingham, and younger brother of George, second Duke of Buckingham, ‘was killed in a skirmish near Kingston-on-Thames’, 7 July 1648; Marvell seems to have had some personal familiarity with him, perhaps stemming from acquaintance during their travels on the continent ca. 1646. , 228; Smith 98–101). August 17– (Thursday- ) Cromwell’s victory over the Scots at Preston effectively ends the Second Civil War. October 14/24 (Saturday) Treaties of Westphalia signed, the foundation for French pre-eminence in continental affairs in the decades to come.
Dutton will later marry this Scudamore’s sister, Mary. (BL, Add. MS 15858, 135; Duncan-Jones 1949; PL 2:377–8) September Permission having been secured from Cromwell by John Dutton, William Dutton is recalled with his tutor AM to the ailing uncle’s estate at Sherborne so ‘that he might impart to him all the busines of his estate and have his Assistance’, since he claims just to be his ‘Nephewes Steward’; William Dutton later reported to have arrived back ‘about Michaelmas’. (AM and Dring depositions, PRO, C24/814/26) ca.