William Oldys

Standard Name: Oldys, William


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Friends, Associates Elizabeth Cooper
In this milieu EC became friendly with the scholars and writers Thomas Birch , James Ralph , and William Oldys . Oldys, a notable antiquary, later helped her with her editing enterprise, both with advice...
Publishing Elizabeth Cary, Viscountess Falkland
Two handsomely-copied manuscripts of this work are now known; each of them close to one of the printed versions. One is now Finch-Hatton MS 1 in Northamptonshire Record Office (closer to the octavo edition); the...
Textual Features Jane Collier
The commonplace-book throws light on Collier's other extant writings as well. A casual mention of what Sally calls the Turba proves definitively that at least one neologism in The Cry stemmed not from her but...
Textual Production Elizabeth Cooper
The title continues . . . Or a Series of English Poetry, from the Saxons, to the Reign of King Charles II, Containing the Lives and Characters of all the known Writers in that Interval...


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Oldys, William. A Literary Antiquary. Editor Yeowell, James, Printed by J. Spottiswoode, 1862.
Oldys, William. The Muses Library. Editor Cooper, Elizabeth, J. Wilcox, T. Green, J. Brindley, and T. Osborn, 1737.