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PwV - Literary Manuscripts in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 16th-19th centuries
47 - Bound volume of MS poems by various authors; n.d.
Pw V 47/118 (ff 169r-170v)
MS poem, entitled 'The Dutchess of Yorks Ghost', not ascribed; 1691
A full description of the volume in which this appears can be found under the reference Pw V 47.
Text consists of 100 lines.
Dated 1691 in this manuscript.
This is an extreme Jacobite view of the crimes of Queen Mary.
Title Of Work
The Dutchess of Yorks Ghost
First Line of Poem
At dead at Night after an Evening Ball
Last Line of Poem
Leaving the trembling Princess drown'd in Tears
For details of the physical evidence (paper, watermarks, binding etc) of the volume in which this item appears see the entry for Pw V 47.
Crum, Index, A 1800
University of Nottingham Library:Pw V 46/119
Another copy of Pw V 47/118
Poems on Affairs of State, vol V (1971), pp 298-302
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Dates of existence
Mary II (1662-1694); Queen of England Scotland and Ireland
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