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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 38/28 (pp 143-49)
MS poem, entitled 'The Ladyes March', not ascribed; 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 112 lines in 23 irregular verses.
Written in 1681.
Glosses to the text (see below) in a different hand.
'Lady Buckley' appears in margin by line 37, referring to 'Richmond's sister' in the text.
'Richmond' appears in margin by line 44.
'Lady Dorchester' appears in margin by line 63.
'L Shrewsbury appears in margin by line 93.
'Howard' appears in margin by line 98.
Pencilled note by title, 'red book 29' probably refers to another copy of this poem.
Title Of Work
The Ladyes March
First Line of Poem
Stamford's Countess led the Van
Last Line of Poem
Moll adieu, you haue lost your squire
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.
Crum, Index, S 1111
<a href="http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/">Bodleian Library, Oxford</a>, MS Don. b 8, p 683
<a href="http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/">Bodleian Library, Oxford</a>, MS Firth c 15, p 106
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 42/22
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