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43 - Bound volume of MS poems and songs by various authors; n.d. [1681-1703]
Pw V 43/42 (pp 198-203)
MS poem, entitled 'A New Address to Mr Bayes', 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 91 lines in 7 irregular sections.
The subject of the poem 'Mr Bayes' is Dr Samuel Parker, Bishop of Oxford who was regarded by many as an almost avowed papist (DNB, xliii (1895) pp 272-75).
Title Of Work
A New Address to Mr Bayes On his late Conversion to the Church of Rome
First Line of Poem
Hast thou at last that Mother Church too quitted
Last Line of Poem
And have no hopes of Heav'n but in his Word
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, H 273
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 1076
University of Nottingham Library:
The Muses Farewell to Popery and Slavery, 2nd ed. (London, 1690) p 174
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Dates of existence
Parker; Samuel (1640-1688); Bishop of Oxford
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