Document ReferencePw V 26
TitleBound volume containing MS poems and dramatic works mostly by William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; n.d. [1620-1644]
Extent163 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 26/1-198.
Bound volume of poems and dramatic works the majority are probably by William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle
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 DescriptionAggregate folio book
Physical match: Pw V 522 (script)
Physical match: Pw V 928 (hand)
Physical match: Pw V 26 f 121 (script) & Pw V 26 f 129 (script) & Pw V 1031 (script)
Descriptive FeaturesFor details of paper used in this volume see individual items.

Italic script, principally in the hands of the 1st Duke of Newcastle and his secretary John Rolleston (c.1597-1681).

Blue leather with triple gold fillet tooling around edges of upper and lower covers, and Portland coat of arms surrounded by gold-stamped crowned garter in centre of both covers; folded edges of leather on pastedowns include double fillets and outer corner stamps; modern binder gave individual guards to most folios in this book, and added 2 front and 2 back modern flyleaves; the items which form this volume were given individual guards by last binder; these guards were specially made so that the top and fore-edges of all folios would coincide in size and give book uniform borders; top and fore-edges are gold graphed.
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Folio 8 of Pw V 26 matches with Pw V 1031

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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
NA74216Rolleston; John (c.1597-1681); Mr; secretary to Newcastlec.1597-1681
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