Document ReferencePw V 38/8 (pp 55-56)
TitleMS poem, entitled 'Rosse's Ghost', by Dillon Wentworth, 4th Earl of Roscommon; 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 25 lines.

Glosses to the text (see below) in a different hand.

'To ye D . Monmouth' appears in margin by first line.

'Robert Sidney' appears in margin by line 14.

Also known by the title 'The Ghost of honest Tom Rosse to his Pupill D of M', i.e. James, Duke of Monmouth.

Written in autumn 1679.

Generally included among Roscommon's works, though the poem is attributed to Sir Thomas Armstrong in Bodleian Library MS Douce 357, f 62v.
Title Of WorkRosse's Ghost
First Line of PoemShame of my life, disturber of my Tombe
Last Line of PoemLike him your angry Father kick'd you down
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, S 356
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 41/21
Another version of this MS.
Publication NotePoems on Affairs of State (1965) ii, p 251-2
Works of the Earl of Rochester, etc. (1721)

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74324Ross; Tom (1620-1675); Mr; translator1620-1675
NA72903Scott; James (1649-1685); Duke of Monmouth; natural son of Charles II1649-1685
NA74325Armstrong; Thomas (1633-1684); Sir1633-1684
NA74321Dillon; Wentworth (c.1633-1685); 4th Earl of Roscommonc.1633-1685
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