List of Images


Frontispiece Portrait. Lady Mary Villiers, with Ducal Coronet.

Image 1. Licensed Broadside. A Poem To His Sacred Majesty, On the Plot. Written by A Gentlewoman. 1678.

Image 2. Title-page. Female Ephelia. Octavo, 1679.

Image 3. Privately-printed Broadside. Advice To His Grace [Monmouth]. Circa 1681. Subscribed "Ephelia."

Image 4. Portrait. Sir Thomas Isham (1657-1681). By Carlo Maratti. Rome, 1677. Lamport Hall, Northamptonshire.

Image 5. Autograph MS. "A funerall Elegie on Sr. Thomas Isham Baronnet," Portland MS PWV 336, University of Nottingham, c. 9 August 1681. Subscribed, "Ephelia." A fair working copy, formatted for publication.

Image 6. Portrait. The Family of Philip, fourth Earl of Pembroke, on the occasion of Mary Villiers's marriage to Pembroke's heir, Charles Herbert. With the new bride as compositional center. Van Dyck, 1636.

Image 7. Ink Sketch. Mary Villiers, Royal Conduit & Female Intelligencer during the English Civil Wars, 1890.

Image 8. Portrait. Lady Mary Villiers with Lord Arran, as Cupid, circa 1637. By Sir Anthony Van Dyck.

Image 9a. Book Ornament. Imitation Elzevier Fleuron, No. 203 (Rahir, Elzevier [1896]).

Image 9b. Book Ornament. Rahir 203, as endpiece in Casaubon's Polybii (1670). The Mathys printers, Leyden.

Image 10a. Portrait. Frontispiece, undated & unsigned, Female Poems ... by Ephelia (1679, 1682).

Image 10b. Portrait. Frontispiece, by Faithorne, Poems By ... Katherine Philips (1667; 3d edition, 1678).

Image 11a. Portrait. Mary Villiers with Mrs. Gibson, her Dwarf. Circa late 1630s. By Sir Anthony Van Dyck.

Image 11b. Portrait. Queen Henrietta Maria with Sir Jeffrey Hudson, her Dwarf. 1633. By Van Dyck.

Image 12. Title-page. Playford's Theater of Music (1687), with an "Ephelia" setting by Moses Snow.

Image 13. Musical Score. Ephelia's To One that Ask'd Why I Lov'd J.G., set by Dr Cecil A. Gibbs (1937).

Image 14. Portrait Photograph. English soprano Georgina Colwell, with recent CD, This Scepter'd Isle (1993).

Image 15. Portrait Photograph. The author by John Maggiotto, New York City, 1995.

Image 16. Titlepage. Eugenia Teares (London, 1642). Ephelia's 'Eugenia' and Queen Henrietta Maria.

Image 17. Manuscript Letter. By Mary Villiers to Prince Rupert, from Oxford, 1640s. Note: the Image of this Letter, with extended Commentary, are being constructed.

Appendix B: Author's Graphic. "A Configuration of Mary Villiers's Extended Literary Family."

Appendix C: Comparing Stuart Faces. A Chalk Drawing by Rubens of George Villiers, first Duke of Buckingham, and an engraving by Scriven of a portrait after Van Dyck of Henry (Jermyn [Germyn]), first Earl of St. Albans, most probably Ephelia's "J. G."

Appendix D: The Printed Presentation Copy of Ephelia's (Mary Villiers's) Broadside to Charles II on the Popish Plot, with a most interesting woodcut device (factotum) (1679); earlier locations of this old, deteriorated ornament, 1660 and 1663, as found by the author on the Early English Books Online full-text database, June-July, 2005.

Appendix E: Ephelia's Grand Spotted Moth.

Appendix F: Ephelia's Orange Tip

Appendix F 1: Sir Thomas Mouffet, Butterfly-man of 17thC England.

Appendix G: Title-page from Defensio Regia