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PwV - Literary Manuscripts in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 16th-19th centuries
37 - Bound volume containing various poetical works; 21 Oct. 1622-27 Mar. 1625
Pw V 37/160 (p 137)
MS poem, identified as two stanzas from 'The Libel Of Oxford', by Thomas Buckley, composed c.1564; n.d.
A full description of the volume in which this appears can be found under the reference Pw V 37.
Text consists of two 4-line verses: stanzas beginning 'A Hobby hovering in the wind' and 'Hee lay aloofe long for a Larke' [stanzas 4 and 5 in Bodl. Tanner MS 465 and Alnwick Castle MSS 508-509].
Title Of Work
On Mr Hobby and Mrs Larke who had plotted to ly together, but waiting in the darke tooke her maid Bunting for her; They were discovered by a dogs barking.
First Line of Poem
A Hobby hovering in the wind
Last Line of Poem
And so for shame hee soar'd away
For details of the physical evidence (paper, watermarks, binding etc) of the volume in which this item appears see the entry for Pw V 37.
University of Nottingham Library:
Bodleian Tanner MS 465; Marsh's Library, Dublin MS Z3 5 21; Alnwick Castle MSS 508-09; Rosenbach Library MS 1083/15, pp. 82-89
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