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Pw V 513
MS poem, entitled 'My Lord All-Pride', by John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester; n.d.
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A full description of the manuscript in which this item appears can be found under the reference Pw V 512.
Poem consists of 30 lines.
'All-Pride' was the name given to John Sheffield, 3rd Earl of Mulgrave, later Duke of Buckingham (1648-1721)
Title Of Work
My Lord All-Pride
First Line of Poem
Bursting with Pride, the loath'd impostume swells
Last Line of Poem
This Knight o' th' Burning-Pestel, makes us sport
Countermark: Letters HWS, 12 x 56
Index, ELM II, RoJ 199
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 40 p 37
Another copy of Pw V 513
J. Hayward, Collected Works of Rochester (Nonesuch; London, 1926) p 64
J. Wilmot, Broadside entitled 'A Very Heroical Epistle from My Lord All-Pride to Dol-Common' (London, 1679)
Pinto, Poems of John Wilmot, pp xxiii, 115-16
Walker, The poems of John Wilmot, pp 116-17
'Epigram upon my Lord All-Pride' was published in the broadside.
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Dates of existence
Sheffield; John (1647-1721); 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby; 3rd Earl of Mulgrave; Lord Chamberlain 1685-88
Wilmot; John (1647-1680); 2nd Earl of Rochester; poet
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