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PwV - Literary Manuscripts in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 16th-19th centuries
Pw V 515
MS poem, entitled 'The Prisioners to the Ladys by way of Comfert from C.W. to W.T in ye Marshallsea', by Charles Wogan; n.d.
Text consists of ten 6-line verses with a 'fa la' refrain.
The poem was sent by Charles Wogan to W. Tunstall in the Marshalsea Prison.
Title Of Work
The Prisioners to the Ladys by way of Comfert from C.W. to W.T in ye Marshallsea
First Line of Poem
You faire ones all att Libertye
Last Line of Poem
In happyer dayes to win Your Love
One folio folded once to form two quartos
Watermark: Arms of Great Britain within crowned garter, approx. 115 x 76 mm
Arms of Great Britain
Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Rawl. poet. 155, p 222
Ballads and... Poems by W. Tunstall (1716) pp 5-8
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Dates of existence
Wogan; Charles (c.1698-c.1752); Mr; 'The Chevalier'
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