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PwV - Literary Manuscripts in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 16th-19th centuries
Pw V 562
MS poem, untitled, 'Prorogued or prorogation, damn'd Rogues and Knaves'; 1671
Text consists of 49 lines and is only a small part of the poem as printed in POAS I.
On the proroguing of Parliament, 1668.
First Line of Poem
Prorogued or prorogation, damn'd Rogues and Knaves
Last Line of Poem
Then with disgusting Mastie. with his best friends
Second prorogation of Parliament, September 1671.
One sheet folded once to form two folios
Watermark: Letters IHS with a crosslet cross inserted through the letter H, 50 x 50 mm
Crum, Index, P 448
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 563
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 41/51
Other versions on this MS.
Poems on Affairs of State (1704) iii, p 52
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Dates of existence
Charles II (1630-1685); King of England Scotland and Ireland; acc. 1649
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