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PwV - Literary Manuscripts in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 16th-19th centuries
Pw V 338
MS poem, entitled 'To the Queens Maiesty on her late sicknesse and recovery', by Katherine Philips; n.d.
Text, which consists of 42 lines, is followed by ascription 'Kath: Philips'.
Endorsed 'On the Queens Recovery By M<r>s Philips'.
Probable date is late seventeenth century (see Beal, Index, II, PwK 489).
Title Of Work
To the Queens Maiesty on her late sicknesse and recovery
First Line of Poem
The publique gladnesse that's to us restor'd
Last Line of Poem
And death himself was baffled in it too
One sheet folded once to form two folios
Watermark: Pot surmounted by quatrefoil and small fleur de lis containing letters P I G P, and small fleur de lis at the base of the Pot, 111 x 40 mm
For other MS concordances see Index, ELM, II, PsK 486-88
K. Philips, Poems (London, 1664) pp 235-36
P. Thomas (ed.), The Collected Works of Katherine Philips The Matchless Orinda (Stump Cross, Essex) vol 1 (1990) pp 191-92
E. H. Hageman, 'Katherine Philips The Matchless Orinda' in Women Writers of the Renaissance and Reformation, ed. K. M. Wilson (Athens, Georgia, 1987) pp 566-608, at pp 597-98
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Dates of existence
Philips; Katherine (1631-1664); Mrs; née Fowler 'the Matchless Orinda'
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