Document ReferencePw V 571
TitleMS satire, untitled, 'Six of the female sex & purest sect'; n.d.
Extent1 f
Access ConditionsMicrofilm surrogate available - readers may be required to use the microfilm in the first instance.
Content DescriptionText consists of 16 lines only.

According to Needham, the literary historian John Hayward ascribed this work to John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1647-1680) (see cover); however, the poem is not considered by modern scholars to be part of Rochester's canon.
First Line of PoemSix of the female sex & purest sect
Last Line of Poemfor all likt handling well, but standing best
Physical DescriptionOne quarto
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Foolscap ending in monogram 4 with three rings (bottom half only), 65 x 60 mm
Related MaterialCrum, Index, S 779
<a href="">Bodleian Library, Oxford</a>, MS Douce f 5, f 19v
<a href="">Bodleian Library, Oxford</a>, MS Rawl. poet. 26, f 6r
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 38/20
University of Nottingham Library:
Publication Note? Rump Songs II (London, 1662) pp 158-59
?POAS, ii

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA573Wilmot; John (1647-1680); 2nd Earl of Rochester; poet1647-1680
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