Document ReferencePw V 371
TitleAutograph MS poem, untitled, by Thomas Shadwell; n.d. [1682]
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of 44 lines.

Prologue for play by John Banks, Vertue betray'd; on Anna Bullen, (London, 1682) first staged at the Dorset Garden Theatre in London by the Duke of York's company in late March 1682.
First Line of PoemOur Poet's ill advis'd perhaps you'l say
Last Line of PoemAs would to see her dye upon the Block
Physical DescriptionOne folio folded once to form two quartos. Tear and remanants of seal wax shows how the paper was once folded and sealed.
ConditionGenerally good
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Arms of France, crowned (small) and flanked by standing angels, 72 x 105 mm

WatermarkArms of France
Related MaterialUniversity of Nottingham Library:
University of Nottingham Library:
Publication NoteF. Needham, Welbeck miscellany, no 2 (1934) pp 48-49
W. Van Lennep, The London Stage 1660-1800 (Carbondale, Illinois, 1965) pt 1, pp 308, 311, 401

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA72696Banks; John (fl 1696); Mrfl 1696
NA72873Shadwell; Thomas (c.1642-1692); Mr; dramatist and poetc.1642-1692
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