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PwV - Literary Manuscripts in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 16th-19th centuries
38 - Volume containing MS poems and songs, by anon. and various authors including John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, John Dryden and Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset; n.d.
Pw V 38/16 (pp 83-94)
MS poem, entitled 'Rochester's Farewell', by John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester; n.d.
A full description of the volume in which this item appears can be found under the reference Pw V 38.
Text consists of 230 lines.
Gloss to the text in a different hand: 'Monmouth' appears in margin by line 74.
Title Of Work
First Line of Poem
Fill'd with the noisome folly of the Age
Last Line of Poem
Unthinking Charles rul'd by unthinking thee
For details of the physical evidence (paper, watermarks, binding etc) of the volume in which this item appears see the entry for Pw V 38.
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 508
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Dates of existence
Wilmot; John (1647-1680); 2nd Earl of Rochester; poet
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