Document ReferencePw V 505
TitleMS poem, entitled 'On Romes Pardon', by John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester; n.d.
Extent1 f
Access ConditionsMicrofilm surrogate available - readers may be required to use the microfilm in the first instance.
Content DescriptionPoem consists of five 3-line verses.

Endorsed 'ffor Hod: Cor: Robert H: Esqr', probably copied for Robert Harley, later 1st Earl of Oxford.
Title Of WorkOn Romes Pardon
First Line of PoemIf Rome can pardon sins, as Romans hold
Last Line of PoemTo gull 'em of their souls and money too
Physical DescriptionSmall folio
ConditionFragile and torn
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Fleur de lis (only top half), 18 x 15 mm.
WatermarkFleur de lis
Related MaterialIndex, ELM II, RoJ 235
Crum, Index, I 935
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 40 p 228
Publication NoteJ. Wilmot, Poems on Several Occasions ('Antwerp', alias London, 1680), p 151 & Pinto, Poems of John Wilmot, pp 124-5 & Walker, The poems of John Wilmot, p 127-8
D. M. Veith, Attribution in restoration poetry: a study of Rochester's 'Poems' of 1680 (New Haven, 1963) pp 353-62

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA573Wilmot; John (1647-1680); 2nd Earl of Rochester; poet1647-1680
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