Advanced and index searches
Discover our Collections
Browse by subject/type
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 43/35 (pp 160-65)
MS poem, entitled 'A Merry Ballad On Prince Perkin', not ascribed; n.d.
A full description of the volume in which this appears can be found under the reference Pw V 43.
Text consists of ten 9-line verses.
This poem is an answer to the song 'Old Rowley the King' and concerns Monmouth from 25th Nov 1683 up to his return to court and disfavour on 7th Dec. Written prior to his flight to the continent in early 1684.
Title Of Work
A Merry Ballad On Prince Perkin
First Line of Poem
Our Rebell Party of late
Last Line of Poem
And Whigs shall merrily sing
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.
University of Nottingham Library:
POAS, III (1968), pp 484-489
Click the links below to view related name indexes
Dates of existence
Scott; James (1649-1685); Duke of Monmouth; natural son of Charles II
Add to My Items
Some of our major collections
D.H. Lawrence Collection
University of Nottingham archive
Newcastle (Clumber) Collection
Portland (Welbeck) Collection
Water engineering records
Papers of Professor Sir Peter Mansfield relating to MRI
Florence Nightingale Collection (printed books)
Archive of the Archdeaconry of Nottingham