James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, born James Orchard Halliwell (21 June 1820 – 3 January 1889), was an English Shakespearean scholar, antiquarian, and a collector of English nursery rhymes and fairy tales.
1 Life 2 Works 3 Notes 4 References 5 Further reading 6 External links
The son of Thomas Halliwell, he was born in London and was educated
privately and at Jesus College, Cambridge. He devoted himself to
antiquarian research, particularly of early English literature. In
1839 he edited Sir John Mandeville's Travels; in 1842 published an
Account of the European manuscripts in the Chetham Library, besides a
newly discovered metrical romance of the 15th century (Torrent of
In 1841, while at Cambridge, the young Halliwell dedicated his book
Reliquae Antiquae to Sir Thomas Phillipps, the noted bibliomaniac.
Phillipps invited Halliwell to stay at his estate, Middle Hill.
There Halliwell met Phillipps's daughter, Henrietta, to whom he soon
proposed marriage. However, also around this time, Halliwell was
accused of stealing manuscripts from Trinity College, Cambridge.
Although never prosecuted, Phillipps's suspicions were aroused and he
refused to consent to the marriage. This led to the couple's elopement
in 1842. William A. Jackson (1905–1964), bibliographer and Harvard
professor, also argues that Halliwell stole an exceedingly rare 1603
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^ Torrent of Portugal. London: John Russell Smith. 1842. ^ Shakespeare in folio ^ Outlines of the Life of Shakespeare
^ "Halliwell, James Orchard". Dictionary of National Biography.
London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.
^ "Halliwell (post Phillipps and Halliwell-Phillipps), James Orchard
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domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Halliwell-Phillipps, James
Orchard". Encyclopædia Britannica. 12 (11th ed.). Cambridge
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^ a b c Rasmussen, Eric (2011). The Shakespeare Thefts. New York:
Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 83–87. ISBN 9780230109414.
^ Ashliman, Professor D. L. "
Three Little Pigs
Halliwell-Phillipps, James. (1841). Shakesperiana. J. R. Smith (reissued by Cambridge University Press, 2009; ISBN 978-1-108-00002-4) Halliwell-Phillipps, James. (1866). A Hand-Book Index to the Works of Shakespeare: Including References to the Phrases, Manners, Customs, Proverbs, Songs, Particles, &c., Which Are Used or Alluded to by the Great Dramatist. J.E. Adlard (reissued by Cambridge University Press, 2009; ISBN 978-1-108-00121-2) Halliwell-Phillipps, James. (1842). Cambridge Jokes: From the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century. Thomas Stevenson, Tilt and Bogue (reissued by Cambridge University Press, 2009; ISBN 978-1-108-00122-9) Spevack, Martin, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps: The Life and Works (2001), Oak Knoll Press. Justin Winsor (1881) Halliwelliana: A Bibliography of the Publications of James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Harvard University Press (Google eBook)
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