Document ReferencePw V 169
TitleMS poem, entitled 'Out of Merlyn, Carm[ina], 1690', by Thomas Brown; n.d.
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of a 17-line Latin poem, with a 20-line English version.

At the very end is the tag, 'Arthurus Rex quondam Rexq<ue> futurus'.
Title Of WorkOut of Merlyn, Carm[ina], 1690
In English
First Line of PoemArthurus veniet, Clypeo seu nomen ab aureo
Sure as ye live who Arthurs fate deplore
Last Line of PoemNec feret hoc Dux Pennigerum
Thunder begins is wonder ends ye year
Termmythology and folk-lore, King Arthur & mythology and folk-lore, Merlin
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folios.
ConditionSoiled and fragile, one corner missing, torn
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Fleur de lis, small and free standing, with letters VD below the fleur de lis, 32 x 20 mm
WatermarkFleur de lis
Related MaterialUniversity of Nottingham Library: Pw V 170
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Another copy of Pw V 169
Publication NoteT. Brown, Works, 4th Edition (Sam Briscoe; London, 1715) vol V, pp 66-7
Publication of the text

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74419Arthur (fl 500); King of Britainfl 500
NA1113Brown; Thomas (1663-1704); poet1663-1704
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