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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 38/5 (pp 37-46)
MS poem, entitled 'Barbara Piramidum sileat Miracula Memphis', 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 189 lines.
'Duke Monmouth' appears in margin by line 15.
'Earle Moulgrave' appears in margin by line 25.
'Sr Carr Scroop' appears in margin by line 69.
'Earle Shrewsbury' appears in margin by line 88.
'Earle Moulgrave' appears in margin by line 151.
Title Of Work
Barbara Piramidum sileat Miracula Memphis
First Line of Poem
Of all the wonders since the world began
Last Line of Poem
When all Fooles write to think no more of Rhime
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 39/26
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 43/85
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