Bentivoglio's Wars of Flanders, Englished by the Earl of Monmouth.
James, Marquis of Hamilton, oval,8vo.
Henry Vere, Earl of Oxford, oval, holding a truncheon.
Robert Vere, Earl of Oxford, slayne at Maestrecht in 1632, laced band, and scarf over the armour, 10l. 10s.—S.
James, Duke of Richmond, oval, with his armorial bearings, 10l. 10s.—S.
Sir William Dick, Provost of Edin- burgh, engraved by William and Robert Vaughan, 18l. 7s. 6d.—S.
Ben Jonson, crowned with laurel, 3l. 18s.—S.
Charles Prince of Wales, James Duke of York, Henry Duke of Glou- cester.
Ladies Elizabeth and Anne, 7l. 10s. —S. Partly engraved by M. Merian.
Abraham Cowley, æt. 13, 1633. 4to.
a more voluminous workman, who, by the persons he represented, I should conclude, practised early in the reign of James. In the year 1634, and six or seven years afterwards, he was employed by Moseley, the bookseller, to grave heads for books of poetry : and from their great similarity in drawing and ornaments, 2 Vertue supposed that he drew from the life, though he has not expressed ad vivum, as was the custom afterwards ; and he was confirmed in this conjecture by a print of Milton at the age of twenty-one, 3 with which Milton, who was handsome, and Marshal but a____________________
In his defence against Salmasius and More, who had ridiculed this print, he says, " Tu effigiem mei dissimillimam prefixam poematibus vidisti—Ego vero, si impulsâ et ambitione librarii me imperito sculptori, propterea quod in urbe, alius eo tempore belli non erat, infabrè sculpendum permisi, id me neglexisse potius eam rem arguebat, cujus tu mihi nimium cultum objices." Prose Works, vol. ii. p. 367.—D.