Document ReferencePw V 38/36 (pp 171-77)
TitleMS poem, entitled 'An Heroick Poem', not ascribed; n.d.
Date1681 (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 141 lines.

Also known by the title 'Satire against Whigs', dating from 1681.

This poem has been ascribed to Dryden and wrongly ascribed to Rochester, who died 1680.

Gloss to the text in a different hand: 'Tom: Howard' appears in margin by line 86, referring to 'Poslin Poslin' in the text.
Title Of WorkAn Heroick Poem
First Line of PoemOf villans, Rebells, Cuckolds, Pimps and spies
Last Line of PoemNor Nell soe much inverted nature spew'd
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, O 167
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 43/10
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 46/12
Other versions of the same MS.
Publication NotePoems on Affairs of State, vol II (1965), pp 228-34
Vieth (ed.), The Complete Poems of John Wilmot Earl of Rochester (1968), p 230
Add to My Items