Document ReferencePw V 22
TitleAutograph MS volume, entitled 'Horse-manshipp', by William, 1st Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; n.d. [May 1660-1667]
DateMay 1660-1667
Extent47 ff, 2 front and 2 end flyleaves.
Access ConditionsMicrofilm surrogate available - readers may be required to use the microfilm in the first instance.
Content DescriptionWritten after the Restoration of Charles II and Newcastle's return to England (see f 3v), and according to Sönmez, before the final printer's copy of the 1667 riding manual (see f 7v).
Title Of WorkHorse-manshipp
ReprodnNoteVolumes from Pw V cannot be photographed by readers with their own camera or device, but reprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only.
Physical DescriptionFolio, 17 written folios followed by 30 blank folios.
Paper is uniformly cropped, 292 x 190 mm.
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Crozier and Post within ornate shield, the crozier is flanked by letters GS, approx. 60 x 40 mm; the entire MS has one type of watermark form.

Free flowing italic script.

Gold stamped vellum on paste-board with remnants of light blue silk ribbon ties to fore-edge; upper and lower covers are decorated with a similar oblong panel enclosed in a double-line fillet close to the outer borders; the central panel consists of a triple-line fillet forming an oblong frame which is decorated with a vase and floral tool stamped at the four corners of the frame; a set of fillet lines ending in small curls are stamped parallel to the central panel; spine is gold stamped with seven double fillet lines from head to tail.
WatermarkCrozier and Post Horn
Related MaterialUniversity of Nottingham Library:
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Publication NoteM. J-M. Sönmez, 'English Spelling in the Seventeenth Century: A Study of the nature of Standardisation as seen through the MS and Printed Versions of the Duke of Newcastle's "A New Method"' (Ph.D., University pf Durham, 1993), 2 vols
Duke of Newcastle, A New and Extraordinary Method to dress Horses (London, 1667)

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA689Cavendish; William (1593-1676); 1st Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; cr. Viscount Mansfield 1620; Earl of Newcastle upon Tyne 1628; Marquess of Newcastle upon Tyne 1643; Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne 16651593-1676
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