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PwV - Literary Manuscripts in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 16th-19th centuries
Pw V 602
MS poem on the Lord Lovelace's coming to Oxford in Dec. 1688.
Text consists of seventeen 3-line verses plus refrain.
On the Lord Lovelace's coming to Oxford in Dec. 1688.
Endorsed 'Expedition to Oxon A Song G.I.'.
First Line of Poem
A Late Expedition to Oxford was made
Last Line of Poem
They'd Marched more Nimble without their Musick, which nobody can deny
One sheet folded once to form two folios
Watermark: Arms of Amsterdam
Arms of Amsterdam
Crum, Index, A 224
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 46/27
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 47/5
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 48/1
Other versions of the same MS.
Poems on Affairs of State, vol V (1971), pp 66-70
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Dates of existence
Lovelace; John (c.1638-1693); 3rd Baron Lovelace; succ. 1670; M.P.; arrested for involvement in Rye House Plot 1683
Smith; John (1655-1723); Mr; M.P. Ludgershall 1679 1681 1689-90; Bere Alston 1691-5; Andover 1695-1713; East Looe 1715-23; Speaker 1705-8
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