Humfrey Coningsby

Jonathan Davidson

ISBN: 9781908853486


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For Humfrey Coningsby – lord of the manor of Neen Sollars in South Shropshire – the world was a place of wonders and despair, of love found and then forsaken. He was a cantankerous, sentimental, petulant traveller; a gentleman soldier; a sly linguist; a confidant of Princes and Emperors; a receiver of such delights, and a doomed versifier. He walked out of this world on 10th October, 1610 – and now he walks back in, with barely a word of explanation. This series of poems, complaints, explanations, and demands for satisfaction forms the narrative of a life still being lived over four hundred years later.

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Format Paperback
Publisher Valley Press
Published 23/04/2015
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