Document ReferencePw V 544
TitleMS verse, prologue to [Ruggle's] 'Ignoramus', unattributed; n.d. [1711]
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionText consists of 26 lines.

Endorsed in the hand of Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford. 'Prologue & Epilogue to Ignoramus'.

The Latin play 'Ignoramus' by George Ruggle, existed also in translations/versions by Codrington, Ravenscroft and Parkhurst(?).

Needham dates the piece 1711.
Title Of WorkPrologue to Ignoramus. By Anthony
First Line of PoemIn Metamorphosis as Poets tell
Last Line of PoemThere turn'd free-thinker - and then hold him fast
Physical DescriptionOne quarto
ConditionGenerally good
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Arms of Amsterdam (bottom half only), approx. 43 x 88 mm
WatermarkArms of Amsterdam
Related MaterialUniversity of Nottingham Library: Pw2 V 118/3
University of Nottingham Library:
Publication NoteMiscellaneous Poems By Several Hands (London, 1726) p 166
The London Stage, pt. 2 (1960) p 407
The London Stage, '1660-1700' (1965) p 58

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA72704Parkhurst; Ferdinando (fl 1653-1662); -; translatorfl 1653-1662
NA72705Ruggle; George (1575-1622); -1575-1622
NA72706Ravenscroft; Edward (fl 1671-1697); translatorfl 1671-1697
NA72707Codrington; Richard (c.1602-1665); -c.1602-1665
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