Document ReferencePw V 43/98 (pp 410-19)
TitleMS poem, entitled 'An Historicall Poem', unascribed; 1679
Date1680 (c)
Content DescriptionA detailed description of the volume in which this item appears can be found under the reference Pw V 43.
Text consists of 180 lines.

Poem dated 1679 in this manuscript.

The poem has been attributed to Marvell but the allusion to the death of Edmund Berry, which took place after Marvell's own death, makes this attribution unlikely.
Title Of WorkAn Historicall Poem
First Line of PoemOf a Tall Stature and of Sable hew
Last Line of PoemHow much more mischief when he is a King?
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 43.
Related MaterialIndex, ELM II, MaA 169
Crum, Index, O 21
For other concordances see Index, ELM II, MaA 164-68 & MaA 170
Publication NoteThe Fourth (and last) Collection of Poems, Satyrs, Songs etc. (London, 1689) ?
Poems on Affairs of State, vol II (1965), pp 154-63
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