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47 - Bound volume of MS poems by various authors; n.d.
Pw V 47/53 (ff 69v-73r)
MS poem, entitled 'The Opening of the Session in the House of Comons', not ascribed; 1690
A full description of the volume in which this appears can be found under the reference Pw V 47.
Text consists of 184 lines.
'Sr J: Lowther of Lowther', appears in margin beside line 1.
'Sr Hen: Goodrick', appears in margin beside line 63.
Title Of Work
The Opening of the Session in the House of Comons
First Line of Poem
With a Grave Leg, & courteous Smile
Last Line of Poem
That with One Voyce they cryd well mov'd
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, W 2530
Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Eng. poet. c 18, f 96v
Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Eng. poet. e 49, p 94
Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Firth d 13, f 90r
Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Rawl. poet. 19, f 51r
University of Nottingham Library:Pw V 44/10
University of Nottingham Library:Pw V 46/67
University of Nottingham Library:Pw V 48/23
University of Nottingham Library:Pw2 V 13
Other versions of the same MS.
Poems on Affairs of State, vol V (1971), pp 260-7
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Dates of existence
Lowther; John (1655-1700); 1st Viscount Lonsdale; succ. baronet 1675; cr. Baron and Viscount 1696; M.P.; 1st Lord of Treasury 1690-1692
Goodricke; Henry (1642-1705); Sir; M.P. for Boroughbridge, Yorkshire
Guise; John (c.1654-1695); 2nd Baronet; succ. 1670
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