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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 47/7 (ff 16v-18r)
MS poem, entitled 'The Convocacon', not ascribed; 1688
A full description of the volume in which this appears can be found under the reference Pw V 47.
Text consists of eight 9-line verses and one 10-line verse (the sixth).
Dated 1688 in this manuscript.
'To the Tune of Packington's Pound', follows title.
Title Of Work
First Line of Poem
Canonicall Black Coats like Birds of a Feather
Last Line of Poem
When from Jure de Aleo, they became Jure Divino
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, C 72
University of Nottingham Library:Pw V 46/30
University of Nottingham Library:Pw V 48/4
Other versions of the same MS.
Poems on Affairs of State, vol V, p 130
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