Document ReferencePw V 38/19 (pp 101-03)
TitleMS poem, entitled 'The Angler', not ascribed; n.d.
Date1680 (c)
Content DescriptionA full description of the volume in which this item appears can be found under the reference Pw V 38.
Text consists of 50 lines.

Also known by the title 'On Madam Lawson' and as 'Flatfoot the Gudgeon Taker', and has been attributed to Rochester.

Gloss to the text in a different hand: 'ffenwick' appears in margin by line 38.
Title Of WorkThe Angler
First Line of PoemMethinks I see our mighty Monarch stand
Last Line of PoemTo make way for the Sonne to bring a Whore
Physical DescriptionFor details of the physical evidence (paper, watermarks, binding etc) of the volume in which this item appears see the entry for Pw V 38.
Related MaterialCrum, Index, M 341
Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Don. b 8, p 646
Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Eng. poet. c 18, f 20r
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 39/7
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 46/9
Other versions of the same MS.
Publication NotePoems on Affairs of State, vol II (1965), pp 189-91
Pinto, Poems by the Earl of Rochester (1953)

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA13004Charles II (1630-1685); King of England Scotland and Ireland; acc. 16491630-1685
NA28866Villiers; George (1628-1687); 2nd Duke of Buckingham1628-1687
NA74250Kéroualle; Louise Renée de (1649-1734); Duchess of Portsmouth; mistress of Charles II1649-1734
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