Lady Mary Villiers, with Ducal Coronet.
1. Licensed Broadside. A Poem To His Sacred Majesty, On the Plot.
Written by A Gentlewoman. 1678.
2. Title-page. Female Poems...by Ephelia. Octavo, 1679.
3. Privately-printed Broadside. Advice To His Grace [Monmouth].
Circa 1681. Subscribed "Ephelia."
4. Portrait. Sir Thomas Isham (1657-1681). By Carlo Maratti.
Rome, 1677. Lamport Hall, Northamptonshire.
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.
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.
7. Ink Sketch. Mary Villiers, Royal Conduit & Female
Intelligencer during the English Civil Wars, 1890.
8. Portrait. Lady Mary Villiers with Lord
Arran, as Cupid, circa 1637. By Sir Anthony Van Dyck.
9a. Book Ornament. Imitation Elzevier Fleuron, No. 203 (Rahir, Elzevier
9b. Book Ornament. Rahir 203, as endpiece in Casaubon's Polybii
(1670). The Mathys printers, Leyden.
10a. Portrait. Frontispiece, undated & unsigned, Female Poems
... by Ephelia (1679, 1682).
10b. Portrait. Frontispiece, by Faithorne, Poems By ... Katherine
Philips (1667; 3d edition, 1678).
11a. Portrait. Mary Villiers with Mrs. Gibson, her Dwarf.
Circa late 1630s. By Sir Anthony Van Dyck.
11b. Portrait. Queen Henrietta Maria with Sir Jeffrey Hudson,
her Dwarf. 1633. By Van Dyck.
12. Title-page. Playford's Theater of Music (1687), with
an "Ephelia" setting by Moses Snow.
13. Musical Score. Ephelia's To One that Ask'd Why I Lov'd J.G.,
set by Dr Cecil A. Gibbs (1937).
14. Portrait Photograph. English soprano Georgina Colwell, with
recent CD, This Scepter'd Isle (1993).
15. Portrait Photograph. The author by John Maggiotto, New York
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
Letter, with extended Commentary, are being constructed.
B: Author's Graphic. "A Configuration of Mary Villiers's Extended
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
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