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PwV - Literary Manuscripts in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 16th-19th centuries
44 - Bound volume of MS poems by various authors; n.d. [1688-1704]
Pw V 44/103 (pp 438-39)
MS poem, entitled 'A Prophecy', not ascribed ; 1704
A detailed description of the volume in which this item appears can be found under the reference Pw V 44.
Text consists of 8 lines in two irregular sections.
The 'Church on a Hill' referred to in line 1 is John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough.
Dated 1704 in this manuscript.
Title Of Work
First Line of Poem
When a Church on a Hill to the Danube Advances
Last Line of Poem
By one who was lately in Packinton's Pound
For details of the physical evidence (paper, watermarks, binding etc) of the volume in which this item appears see the entry for Pw V 44.
Crum, Index, W 844
Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Hearne's diaries 8, p 40
Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Rawl. c 986, f 15v
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 42/66
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 46/132
C. E. Double (ed.), Hearne's Collections (1855) i, p 176
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Dates of existence
Churchill; John (1650-1722); 1st Duke of Marlborough; created 1702; Marquis of Blandford
Churchill; Sarah (1660-1744); Duchess of Marlborough; née Jennings; dau of Richard Jennings of Sandridge; m John Churchill 1st Duke of Marlborough 1678
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