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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 47/57 (ff 78v-80v)
MS poem, entitled 'Melesinda's Misfortune on the burning of her Smock', not ascribed ; n.d.
A full description of the volume in which this appears can be found under the reference Pw V 47.
Text consists of 110 lines.
Title Of Work
Melesinda's Misfortune on the burning of her Smock
First Line of Poem
Tyr'd with the Business of the day
Last Line of Poem
At once to loose so good a dream and Smock
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, T 2719
University of Nottingham Library:Pw V 46/70
University of Nottingham Library:
Another copy of Pw V 47/57
Poems on Affairs of State, vol V, p 230
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