Document ReferencePw V 27
TitleReprographic copy of a play, entitled 'The Country Captain, by William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne; n.d.
Extent79 ff
Content Descriptionff 1r-78v in the hand of an unidentified scribe. f 79 in the italic hand of Newcastle's secretary, John Rolleston (c.1597-1681).

Copy of British Library Harleian MS 7650, the 1st Duke of Newcastle's play 'The Country Captain', c.1639, which was acted by the King's Men at the Blackfriars theatre, c.1639-41.
Title Of WorkThe Country Captain
First Line of PoemCome my man Thomas, and my fathers old man Thomas
Last Line of PoemOf what yozz[?] wish, confirme your happinesse
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 DescriptionReprographic paper
Descriptive FeaturesBound by Birdsall of Northampton who was also responsible for Pw V 23-26 and Pw V 28-29.
Related MaterialIndex, ELM II, ?
University of Nottingham Library:
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Publication NoteCavendish, William, The Varietie and the Country Captaine (London, 1649)

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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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