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Author: Mercer, William, 1605?-1675?
Title: News from Parnassus, in the abstracts and contents of three crown'd chronicles, relating to the three kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland. In a poem, divided into two parts : first, to the king, secondly, to the subjects of the said three kingdoms. Dedicated to His Majesty. / By a servant to Mars, and a lover of the muses, William Mercer.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: News from Parnassus, in the abstracts and contents of three crown'd chronicles, relating to the three kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland. In a poem, divided into two parts : first, to the king, secondly, to the subjects of the said three kingdoms. Dedicated to His Majesty. / By a servant to Mars, and a lover of the muses, William Mercer.
Mercer, William, 1605?-1675?

London: Printed by M. W. for the author, 1682.
Subject terms:
Charles -- II, -- King of England, -- 1630-1685 -- Poetry.
James -- II, -- King of England, 1633-1701 -- Poetry.
Great Britain -- History -- 1660-1685 -- Humor -- Early works to 1800.
Scotland -- History -- 1660-1688 -- Humor -- Early works to 1800.
Ireland -- History -- 1660-1688 -- Humor -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/B04342.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO THE Majesty of GREAT BRI∣TAIN, FRANCE and IRELAND, CHARLES STUART, ANAGRAMS.
A Paraphrase on the Ana∣grams, in two Parts.
The First Part.
Acrostick.
The Second Part.
On the Anagrams in General.
A Paraphrase upon this Anagram
Carlous Secundus, Angliae, Scotiae & Hi∣berniae, Rex. Anagramma
Anagrams on his Royal Highness (th Duke of York's Name) James Stewart.
James Stewart. Acrostick.
READER.
A Paraphrase upon an Act of Parliame held in Edenburg, August 4. Anno Dom. 16 Acknowledging, Confessing, Ratifying and firming the Lineal and Lawful Succession of Crown of Scotland to be deriv'd in Royal Po from God Almighty alone.
Postscript.
half title
An Epitome: OR, THE Abstract of Three CHRONICLES Which contains at large a true Catalogue of th Passages, Parties and Persecutions within th three Kingdoms of England, Scotland and Irelan
The Preface or Prologue to this Epitome. In Two Parts.
The First Part.
The Second Part.
poem
To the King
TO THE SUBJECTS.
An Apologue in an Epilogue: OR, THE Pismire Display'd.
Upon this Epitome of the Chronicle.
poem
Epistle Dedicatory.
A Paraphrase upon the Words.
Sonnet.
The Argument.
Seria mixta Jocis.
poem
The Argument.
The First Part.
The Second Part.
A Sonnet.
poem
The Conclusion.
A Sonnet.
A Paraphrase upon these Abstracts.
To such (if any are) as censure my sayings.
The Abstracts Apologue, And to all, the Epilogue.
Sonnet.
To the Reader.
Postscript.
The Argument: OR,
Reader.
Memorandum.
I, the Author on my self, and to my self, In Sonnets.
First Sonnet.
Second Sonnet.
Third Sonnet.
A Farewel Sonnet.