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Title
Eros in monachium, or, The Medmenham garland /cull'd from the Franciscan originals by P.W. and T.P.
Alternative Title
Medmenham garland.
Creator
Potter, Thomas, 1718-1759.
Whitehead, Paul, 1710-1774.
Churchill, Charles, 1731-1764.
Wilkes, John, 1725-1797.
Nathan, Harry Louis Nathan, Baron, former owner.
Contributor
Sundridge, Lord, former owner.
Date Created and/or Issued
[1751-1765]
Contributing Institution
UCLA, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
Collection
Early Modern English Manuscripts from UCLA’s Clark Library
Rights Information
Public Domain
Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Scope/Content: Manuscript. 20th century bookseller's description and article about John Wilkes tipped in at beginning of text.
Scope/Content: Manuscript compilation dating from approximately 1761-1765 and containing poetry written by the members of Sir Francis Dashwood's Franciscans (also known as the Monks of Medmenham or somewhat erroneously as the Hellfire Club). The volume purports to have been compiled by Thomas Potter and Paul Whitehead, and contains poetry written by John Wilkes and Charles Churchill, among others. The volume contains at least 2 different hands.
Condition: Bound in full vellum with blue moire silk endpapers.
Type
text
Form/Genre
Poems
Extent
[156] p., bound ;20 cm.
Identifier
ark:/21198/n1xs5x
MS.1963.005
Language
English
eng
Subject
Bawdy poetry, English--18th century.
Verse satire--18th century.
Place
England
Provenance
Armorial bookplates of Campbell, Lord Sundridge and Nathan of Churt on front end-papers; Pencil note reading "This copy belonged to Lord Sundridge, Combe-bank, Sevenoaks Kent, " "Argyle, Comb-bank" in ink on verso of front free endpaper.
Location
CLUW

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