ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Dr. Henry Stubbe

(1632-1676)


The self-appointed defender of the universities against Sprat, Glanvill, and the Royal Society, Henry Stubbe was the son of a clergyman who attended Westminster School and Christ Church Oxford (B.A. 1653, M.A. 1656, second keeper at the Bodleian Library 1657). He practiced medicine at Stratford-on-Avon, Warwick, and Bath. He drowned near Bath in a state of intoxication, according to Anthony Wood.


TEXT RECORDS:

1659A Light shining out of Darknes.

PUBLICATIONS:

Illustrissimo, summaeque spei juveni Henrico Vane. 1656.
Otium literarum, sive miscellanea quaedam poemata. 1656.
Clamor, rixa. 1657.
The commonwealth of Oceana put into the ballance and found too light. 1660.
Delicae poetarum Anglicanorum in Graecum verse. 1658.
The Savilian professor's case stated. 1658.
An essay in defence of the good old cause; or, a discourse concerning the rise and extent of the power of the civil magistrate. 1659.
A letter to an officer of the army concerning a select senate. 1659.
The Indian no tar, or, a discourse concerning Chocolata. 1662.
The miraculous conformist. 1666.
Campanella revived: or an inquiry into the history of the Royal Society. 1670.
A censure upon certain passages in [Sprat's] History of the Royal Society. 1670.
Legends no histories: or animadversions upon [Sprat's] History of the Royal Society. 1670.
The plus ultra [of Glanvill] reduced to a non plus. 1670.
A specimen of some animadversions upon a book, entituled Plus ultra. 1670.
The lord Bacon's relation of the sweating-sickness examined. 1671.
A further justification of the present war against the United Netherlands. 1673.
Directions for such as drink the Bath water. 1679.