Document ReferencePw V 431
TitleMS poem, untitled ['On the Marriage of Sir John Denham'], by Edmund Waller; n.d.
Date1665 (c)
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionUntitled text consisting of 20 lines. Includes minor emendations, including cancellation of 'obiect' [for 'prospects'] on l 2.

Date suggested by date of marriage of the poet Sir John Denham to Margaret, daughter of Sir William Brooke, at Westminster Abbey on 25 May 1665.

Endorsed 'Poetry no - 1'.
First Line of Poemme thinks hir bewty should reuiue his quill
Last Line of Poemboth sets of virtue & excuses falts
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folios
ConditionGenerally good
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Posts, two large posts each surmounted by fleur de lis, joined by cartouche containing letters CAB, surmounted by fir cone and fleur de lis, below the cartouche a scrolling motive, approx. 87 x 74 mm

WatermarkPosts (large)
Related MaterialIndex, ELM II, WaE 758
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 432
Published edition of Pw V 431
Publication NoteG. Thorn-Drury (ed.), A Little Ark (P.J. & A.E. Dobell: London, 1921) p 33
DNB, v, 797

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74337Denham; John (1615-1669); Sir1615-1669
NA74552Denham; Margaret (-c.1667); Lady Denham; wife of Sir John Denham daughter of Sir William Brooke-c.1667
NA72952Waller; Edmund (1606-1687); Mr1606-1687
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