Vnhappy prosperitie expressed in the histories of Ælius Seianus and Philippa the Catanian· Written in French by P: Mathieu and translated into English by Sr. Th: Hawkins [microform]

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Author / Creator:Matthieu, Pierre, 1563-1621.
Uniform title:Aelius Sejanus, histoire romaine. English
Imprint:[London] : Printed by Io: Hauiland for Godfrey Emondson, 1632.
Description:[6], 299, [1] p.
Language:English
Series:Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 1074:20.
Subject:Concini, Concino, -- maréchal d'Ancre, -- approximately 1575-1617
Galigaï, Léonora, -- approximately 1571-1617.
Buckingham, George Villiers, -- Duke of, -- 1592-1628.
Sejanus, Lucius Aelius, -- -31.
Format: Microform E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/4990392
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Varying Form of Title:Aelius Sejanus, histoire romaine.
Unhappy prosperitie expressed in the histories of Ælius Sejanus and Philippa the Catanian.
Vnhappie prosperitie: or, Philippa the Catanian.
Unhappie prosperitie: or, Philippa the Catanian.
Other uniform titles:T. H. (Thomas Hawkins), Sir, -1640.
Matthieu, Pierre, 1563-1621. Histoire des prosperitez malheureuses d'une femme cathenoise, grande seneschalle de Naples. English.
Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375. De casibus virorum illustrium.
Histoire des prosperitez malheureuses d'une femme cathenoise, grande seneschalle de Naples. English.
De casibus illustrium virorum.
Notes:A translation of: Aelius Sejanus, histoire romaine.
The title page is engraved.
Translated as a satire on the fall of George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham. The translation differs from STC 17664 and 17665, but appears to be from the same French text as the former version.
"Vnhappie prosperitie: or, Philippa the Catanian. VVritten in French by P. Mathieu; and translated into Engli sh [sic] by Sr. Th. Hawkins" has separate dated title page; pagination and register are continuous. It is a translation of "Histoire des prosperitez malheureuses d'une femme cathenoise, grande seneschalle de Naples", based on a story from "De casibus illustrium virorum" by Giovanni Boccaccio.
Both works are supposed to have been written by Matthieu originally to represent the rise and fall of Concino Concini and his wife, Léonora Galigaï.
Variant: with letterpress title page in place of engraved title page.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
STC (2nd ed.) 17666.
Available electronically as part of Early English books online.
University of Chicago has also on microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1966. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640; 1074:20).

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