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Document ReferencePw V 506
TitleMS poem, entitled 'The History of the Incipids', probably by John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester; n.d.
Date1660-1720
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Access ConditionsMicrofilm surrogate available - readers may be required to use the microfilm in the first instance.
Content DescriptionPoem consists of twenty-eight 6-line verses.

The copy in Pw V 40 is dated 1676.

The poem is attributed to Rochester in the British Library copy of A Second Collection of the Newest and Most Ingenious Poems, Satyrs, Songs, etc. (London, 1689), shelfmark 1077.h.32
Title Of WorkThe History of the Incipids
First Line of PoemChast pious, prudent Charles the Second
Last Line of PoemProve wretched, King'd by Storks and Loggs
LanguageEnglish
Physical DescriptionOne folded sheet to form two folios
ConditionGood
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Three Circles surmounted by simple crown, 90 x 20 mm.
WatermarkCircles, three
Related MaterialCrum, Index, C 177
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 40 p 191 (another copy of Pw V 506)
Publication NoteJ. Wilmot, A Second Collection of the Newest and Most Ingenious Poems, Satyrs, Songs, etc. (London, 1689) pp 9-10
D. M. Veith, The complete poems of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (Yale U.P.; New Haven , 1968) p 225

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA573Wilmot; John (1647-1680); 2nd Earl of Rochester; poet1647-1680
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