|Content Description||Individual items in this volume are described under references Pw V 1/1-57.|
|Commonplace book of Denzil Holles as a young man, with miscellaneous literary and general entries. Subjects include: list of armour, military terms and equipment; astronomy; astrology; magical recipes and charms; household and medicinal recipes; travelling recommendations; list of heraldic devices; poems.|
Date of 1558 is given on f 3v and was written when Denzel Holles was about 20 years of age.
For a detailed description and analysis of this book see Watson 'The Denzill Holles Commonplace Book...'.
|Publication Note||E.P. Watson, 'The Denzill Holles Commonplace Book: memoranda of a country gentleman, c. 1558, Nottingham University Lib. MS PV 1' in D. Williams (ed.), 'Early Tudor England: Proceedings of the 1987 Harlaxton Symposium' (The Boydell Press, Woodbridge; 1989), pp. 139-55|