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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 38/42 (pp 199-200)
MS poem, entitled 'Satyr Unmuzzell'd', 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 136 lines.
'Bab May' appears in margin by line 33.
'Nell Gwinn' appears in margin by line 102.
Includes a reference to Shaftesbury's Ignotamus therefore written after 24 November 1681.
Title Of Work
First Line of Poem
Who'd bee thee man lewd Libells to endite
Last Line of Poem
Those few vnblemish'd are not meant in this
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, W 2209
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 42/19
Another version of the same MS.
Poems on Affairs of State, vol II (1965), pp 209-16
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Dates of existence
Julian; Robert (fl 1670-c.1690); Captain; scrivener and professional purveyor of manuscript lampoons
Cooper; Anthony A. (1621-1683); 1st Earl of Shaftesbury; M.P.; creat. 1672; also 1st Baron Ashley; supporter of Monmouth
Scott; James (1649-1685); Duke of Monmouth; natural son of Charles II
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