Document ReferencePw V 204
TitleMS prologue, entitled 'Prologue to the Prophetesse', by John Dryden; n.d.
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionText consists of 52 lines.

Written for the 1690 revival of Beaumont and Fletcher's play 'The Prophetess' by John Dryden and Thomas Betterton.

Note on back 'Memorialls' and four names 'Mr Probert', 'Mr S Stephens', 'H. Lewis' and 'Lloyd Weston'.

Copy dated by Beal to the late 17th century (see Index, II, DrJ 148)
Title Of WorkPrologue to the Prophetesse
First Line of PoemWhat Nostredam w<i>th all his Art can guess
Last Line of PoemVnder a ffemale Regency may rise
Physical DescriptionOne folio
Descriptive FeaturesCountermark: Letters IP, 12 x 18 mm

Mixed hand
Related MaterialIndex, ELM II, DrJ 148
Crum, Index, W 633
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 46/65
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 47/54
For other concordances see Index, ELM, II, DrJ 135-45 and 149-51
Publication NoteBetterton, T., The Prophetess: Or The History of Dioclesian (London, 1690)

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1117Dryden; John (1631-1700); poet1631-1700
NA74352Betterton; Thomas (c.1635-1710); Mr; actor and dramatistc.1635-1710
NA74435Probert; -; Mr
NA74436Stephens; S.; Mr
NA74437Lewis; H.
NA74438Weston; Lloyd
NA1117Dryden; John (1631-1700); poet1631-1700
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