Document ReferencePw V 23
TitleMS volume, entitled 'The King's Entertainment' by William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; n.d.
Extent16 ff
Access ConditionsMicrofilm surrogate available - readers may be required to use the microfilm in the first instance.
Content DescriptionIndividual items in this volume are described under references Pw V 23/1-5.
Volume bears the title 'The King's Entertainment. Duke of Newcastle' gold stamped on the spine.

John Rolleston, secretary to the Duke of Newcastle was the copyist of Pw V 23/4 and Pw V 23/5.
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 book
Three types of paper present: f 1 and f 16 measure 307 x 193 mm; f 2 measures 300 x 193 mm; f 3 (on individual guard) measures 301 x 196 mm; ff 4-15 measure approximately 300 x 195 mm.
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Post Horn within ornate shield, 60 x 45 mm (Type A, ff 1 and 16)

Watermark: Foolscap with figure 4 and During Emblem - three rings - suspended under main form, 138 x 68 mm (Type B, f 2)

Watermark: Arms of Amsterdam, 120 x 84 mm (Type C, ff 3-15)

Plain dark blue half leather and buckram on paste board upper and lower covers; spine in dark blue leather; modern binder added one front and one back flyleaf (similar binding to Pw V 33).
WatermarkHorn (ornate shield)
Arms of Amsterdam
Related MaterialUniversity of Nottingham Library:
University of Nottingham Library:
Publication NoteW. Cavendish, Albumazan (London, 1668)
W. Cavendish, The Triumphant Widow (London, 1677)
L. Hulse, '"The King's Entertainment" by the Duke of Newcastle' Viator, (1995) vol 2
L. Hulse, The Duke of Newcastle's plays and entertainments in the Portland collection (The Malone Society; Oxford, 1996)

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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
NA74214Tomkis; Thomas (c.1580-1634); Mrc.1580-1634
NA74215Locke; Matthew (-1677); Mr-1677
NA74216Rolleston; John (c.1597-1681); Mr; secretary to Newcastlec.1597-1681
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