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PwV - Literary Manuscripts in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 16th-19th centuries
43 - Bound volume of MS poems and songs by various authors; n.d. [1681-1703]
Pw V 43/17 (pp 76-79)
MS poem, entitled 'The Oxford Alderman's Speech To the Duke of Monmouth', not ascribed; n.d.
A detailed description of the volume in which this item appears can be found under the reference Pw V 43.
Text consists of 53 lines in 6 irregular sections.
Addressed to Charles II's natural son James, Duke of Monmouth in September 1680.
Title Of Work
The Oxford Alderman's Speech To the Duke of Monnmouth
First Line of Poem
Stout Haniball before he came to Age
Last Line of Poem
Then up go We when Wit and Sense go down
For details of the physical evidence (paper, watermarks, binding etc) of the volume in which this item appears see the entry for Pw V 43.
Crum, Index, S 1225
Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Rawl. poet. 19, f 38r
University of Nottingham Library:Pw V 1138
University of Nottingham Library:
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Dates of existence
Scott; James (1649-1685); Duke of Monmouth; natural son of Charles II
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