PUBLICATIONS BY CHARLES FITZGEOFFREY 

Sir Francis Drake, his honorable life’s commendation and his tragicall deathe’s lamentation (octavo, printed by Joseph Barnes, Oxford, 1596); reprint Oxford, 1596, edited by Sir E. Bridges, Lee Priory, Kent, 1819, and by Grosart 

Affaniae; sive Epigrammatum libri tres. Eiusdem Cenotaphia (octavo, printed by Joseph Barnes, Oxford, 1601) 

Death’s Sermon unto the Living; delivered at the Funerals of the Religious Ladie Philippe, late Wife unto the Right Worshipful Sir Anthonie Rous, of Halton in Cornwall, Knight (dedicated to her son John Pym, quarto, printed by William Stansby for John Parker, London, 1620) 

Elisha. His lamentation for his owne and all Israels losse in Elijah. The subject of a Sermon preached at the Funeralls of the Right Worshipfull Sir Anthony Rous, late of Halton, Cornwall, Knight (dedicated to William Rous, quarto, printed by William Stansby for John Parker, London, 1622) 

The Curse of Corne-horders: with the blessing of the seasonable selling. In three Sermons, on Prov. ii.26. Begun at the General Sessions for the County of Cornwall, held at Bodmyn, and continued at Fowy (dedicated to Sir Reginald Mohun, quarto, printed by I. B. for Edward Dight, London 1631); reprinted London 1631, London 1648 

The Blessed Birth-Day, celebrated in some Pious Meditations on the Angels’ Anthem. Luke ii.14. Also Holy Rapture in contemplation of some of the most observable adjuncts about our Saviour’s nativitie. (octavo, printed by John Lichfield, Oxford, 1634); reprinted Oxford 1636, London 1654, edited by Grosart 

The Blessed Birth-Day etc. (octavo, printed by Lichfield, 1636) 

Compassion towards captives, chiefly towards our bretheren and countrymen, who are in miserable bondage in Barbarie; urged and pressed in three sermons on Heb. 13:3 preached in Plymouth, in October, 1636 (dedicated to John Cause, Mayor of Plymouth, printed by John Lichfield for Edward Forrest, Oxford, 1637)

 

BOOKS BY OTHERS CONTAINING VERSE BY FITZGEOFFREY 

Thomas Storer, The Life and Death of Thomas Wolsey, Cardinel, Divided inato 3 parts; his aspiring, triumph and death (London, 1599) contains four gratulatory epigrams by Fitzgeoffrey, two in Latin 

England’s Parnassus; or the choysest Flowers of our Moderne Poets (London, 1600) contains twenty extracts from Drake 

Oxoniensis academiae funebre officium in memoriam . . . Elisabethae, Angliae Reginae (Oxford, 1603) 

Academiae Oxoniensis pietas erga . . . Iacobum, Angliae Regem (Oxford, 1603) pp. 71f.

John Davis, Microcosmos. The discovery of the little world, with the government thereof (Oxford, 1603) contains a gratulatory poem by Fitzgeoffrey 

Joshua Sylvester Bartas his Devine Weekes Workes (second edition, London, 1605) contains Affaniae II.23 as a gratulatory poem. 

W. Vaughan, The Golden-Grove, moralized in three Books (second ed., London, 1608) contains a gratulatory poem by Fitzgeoffrey

 

MANUSCRIPT ITEMS

Latin epigram on Thomas Clifford of Devonshire (ms. once owned by the Rev. John Prince, listed by Boase - Courtney I.149) 

Letter written at Foway in March 1633, describing a thunderstorm. Ms. preserved at Kimbolton Castle (listed by Boase - Courtney I.149) 

The widow’s tear for the death of Dorcas, preached at the funeral of Mrs. Ann Rashleigh, late wife of the worshipfull Jonathan Rashleigh esquire on Acts ix.39, at Fowey church, Cornwall, July 3, 1621 (ms. once owned by Jonathan Rashleigh of Menebilly, Cornwall, listed by Boase - Courtney II.545)

  

 WORKS CONSULTED

Boase, George Clement and William Prideaux Courtney, Bibliotheca Cornubiensis. A catalogue of the writings, both manuscript and printed, of Cornishmen, and of works relating to the county of Cornwall, with biographical memoranda and copious literary references (London, 1874 - 82)

Carew, Sir Richard The Survey of Cornwall (edited, with an Introduction by F. E. Halliday, London, 1953, repr. New York, 1969)

Clark, the Rev. A., Register of the University of Oxford (in five volumes, Oxford, 1885 - 7)

The Dictionary of National Biography (London, 1885 - ), abbreviated D. N. B.

Foster, Joseph, Alumni Oxonienses (in four volumes, London, 1891 - 2, reprinted Nendeln, 1968).

Grosart, the Rev. Alexander B., The Poems of the Rev. Charles Fitzgeoffrey (1593 [sic] - 1636) (Blackburn, England, 1881)

Rowse, A. L., Tudor Cornwall, Portrait of a Society (2nd edition, New York, 1969)

Venn, John and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses; a biographical list of all known students, graduates and holders of office at the University of Cambridge, from the earliest times to 1900 (in ten volumes, Cambridge, University Press, 1922 - 54)

Vivian, Lieut. - Colonel J. L. and Henry H. Drake, The Visitation of the County of Cornwall, in the Year 1620 (London, for the Harleian Society, 1874)

Wood, Anthony à, Athenae Oxonienses, Fasti Oxonienses, and Life of Anthony à Wood (ed. Philip Bliss, in four volumes, London, 1813 - 22, reprinted Hildesheim, 1969)