Document ReferencePw V 31/2 (f 3r-v)
TitleAutograph MS poem, untitled, by John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester; n.d. [1660-80]
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionA full description of the volume in which this item appears can be found under the reference Pw V 31.
Untitled song consists of two 8-lined stanzas.
First Line of PoemT'was a dispute 'twixt heav'n and Earth
Last Line of PoemHad soe retun'd unhallow'd to the Skyes
Physical DescriptionTwo octavos, ie one quarto folded once, on a single guard, pasted on to a modern leaf.
ConditionTear in folding.
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Arms of Genoa, roman cross within crowned circle, flanked by rampant dragons, 40 x 45 mm
WatermarkArms of Genoa
Related MaterialIndex, ELM II, RoJ 435
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 512/2
University of Nottingham Library:
Publication NoteF. Needham, Welbeck miscellany, no 2 (1934) p 51
D. M. Vieth, The complete poems of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (Yale U.P.; New Haven , 1968) pp 3 and 171

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA573Wilmot; John (1647-1680); 2nd Earl of Rochester; poet1647-1680
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