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Document ReferencePw V 519
TitleAutograph MS poem, entitled 'A Sudden rapture vpo<n> the late ravishing new[s] of a much-prayed-for Parliam<en>t which is to begin (I heare) Novemb<er> 3. 1640', by John Yates; 1640.
Date1640
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionText consists of 66 lines with two instances of lines being extended, (additions appear alongside the relevant line, in the left hand margin).

The signature has been removed but the poem is endorsed by Sir Robert Harley (1580-1656), 'Rapture by Mr Yates'.
Title Of WorkA sudden rapture upon the late ravishing new[s] of a much-prayed-for Parliament which is to begin (I heare) Novemb. 3, 1640
First Line of PoemWhen with great sins and feares my heart was sadd
Last Line of PoemWhen prayres returne with olive branch of peace
LanguageEnglish
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folios
Physical match: Pw V 520 (twins)
ConditionFragile
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Grapes, approx. 20 x 12 mm

Countermark: Letters AVID forming a cartouche surmounted by a Fleur de lis, approx. 24 x 33 mm
WatermarkGrapes
Related MaterialUniversity of Nottingham Library:Pw V 520
University of Nottingham Library:
Similar copy to Pw V 519 except Pw V 520 is a shorter version with variants

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74574Yates; John (fl 1622-1658); Mrfl 1622-1658
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