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47 - Bound volume of MS poems by various authors; n.d.
Pw V 47/89 (ff 118r-118v)
MS poem, entitled 'A Madame Madame L' Beaute Sexagenair', by Charles Sackville, Earl of Dorset; n.d.
A detailed description of the volume in which this item appears can be found under the reference Pw V 47.
Text consists of 30 lines.
'La: Manch__tr', follows title.
'By Ld Dorset', appears in brackets beside title.
Printed version entitled 'On the Countess Dowager of Manchester'.
Title Of Work
A Madame Madame L' Beaute Sexagenair
First Line of Poem
Courage Dear Moll, and drive away dispair
Last Line of Poem
With pride, Vainglory and Hypocrisy
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.
Index, ELM II, DoC 170
Crum, Index, C 751
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 30/29
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 46/89
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 373
Other versions of the same MS.
For other concordances see Index, ELM II, DoC 163-67 and DoC 172
Poems on Affairs of State, vol V (1971), pp 380-1
Harris (ed.), Poems of Charles Sackville Sixth Earl of Dorset (1979), pp 37-40
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Dates of existence
Montague; Anne (-1698); Countess of Manchester; née Yelverton; married 3rd Earl of Manchester 1655 2ndly married Charles Montague 1688
Montague; Charles (1661-1715); 1st Earl of Halifax; cr. Baron 1700; cr. Earl 1714
Sackville; Charles (1638-1706); 6th Earl of Dorset
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