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PwV - Literary Manuscripts in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 16th-19th centuries
Pw V 226
MS poem, entitled 'Epilogue to Julius Caesar', by Thomas Fitzgerald; n.d. 
Text consists of 28 lines; variant readings to copy at Pw V 224/2.
Endorsed by Edward Harley 'To be spoke by a Westminster scholas;, i.e. Lord Danby.
Addressed to Oxford at Dover Street, London; seal of a Roman head and postmark.
Date of epilogue taken from Pw V 224/1.
Title Of Work
Epilogue to Julius Caesar
First Line of Poem
The lofty scene is past foretold before
Last Line of Poem
While some shall wield the Sword, and some the pen
One sheet folded once to form two folios
Watermark: Pro Patria, approx. 95 x 100 mm
Countermark: Name 1. Honig, approx. 14 x 86 mm.
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 224/2
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 225
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 227
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Dates of existence
Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-1724
Osborne; Thomas (1713-1789); 4th Duke of Leeds
Shakespeare; William (1564-1616); dramatist
Fitzgerald; Thomas (c.1695-1752); Mr; Queen's Scholar Westminster School 1710-14; later Usher at Westminster School
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