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Here lies our sovereign lord the king

DMI number:
2209
First Line:
Here lies our sovereign lord the king
Last Line:
Nor ever did a wise one
Poem Genre / Form:
Mock epitaph and Quatrain abab
Themes:
Death and The monarchy (heads of state)
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Author:
John Wilmot
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Love: Undecided
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Content/Publication
Title:
A new select collection of epitaphs [vol 2] [T136904] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.73
Poem Title:
On King Charles II.
Attribution:
Lord Rochester.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
Title:
Sepulchrorum Inscriptiones: Or a curious collection of above 900 of the most remarkable epitaphs [vol II] [T55764] [gb]
Page No(s):
p.76
Poem Title:
On King Charles II.
Attribution:
L. Rochester.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
Title:
The agreeable companion [ESTC T97919, P6248]
Page No(s):
p.354
Poem Title:
On King Charles II.
Attribution:
By the Earl of Rochester.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
Title:
The book of fun or the quintessence of wit and mirth [T191471] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.27
Poem Title:
The King's Epitaph.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The Comic Miscellany. Vol. II. [ESTC N51175]
Page No(s):
p.194
Poem Title:
2. On King Charles II.
Attribution:
By Lord Rochester.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
Title:
The Poetical Works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon, and Dorset; the dukes of Devonshire, Buckinghamshire [Vol I] [T94654]
Page No(s):
p.108
Poem Title:
The King's Epitaph.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
Title:
The Poetical Works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscomon and Dorset; the Dukes of Devonshire, Buckinghamshire, &c [Vol I] [T130333]
Page No(s):
p.108
Poem Title:
The King's Epitaph.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
Title:
The sports of the muses. Or a minute's mirth for any hour of the day [vol II] [T85787] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.194
Poem Title:
2. On King Charles II.
Attribution:
By Lord Rochester.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
Title:
The Works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon, and Dorset [vol. I] [BL]
Page No(s):
p.124
Poem Title:
The King's Epitaph.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
Title:
The works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon, and Dorset, also those of the Dukes of Devonshire and Buckinghamshire [T95243]
Page No(s):
p.80
Poem Title:
The King's Epitaph.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name.
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
Title:
The works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon, and Dorset, the Dukes of Devonshire, Buckinghamshire [Vol I] [T94653]
Page No(s):
p.108
Poem Title:
The King's Epitaph.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
Title:
The Works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon, and Dorset: The Dukes of Devonshire, Buckinghamshire, &c. [Vol I] [T146730]
Page No(s):
p.127
Poem Title:
The King's Epitaph.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
Title:
The works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon, and Dorset: The Dukes of Devonshire, Buckinghamshire, &c. [Vol I] [T95240]
Page No(s):
p.156
Poem Title:
The King's Epitaph.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
Title:
The works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon, Dorset, the Duke of Devonshire [Vol I] [T95241]
Page No(s):
p.109
Poem Title:
The King's Epitaph.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
Title:
The works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon, Dorset, the Duke of Devonshire, &c. [Vol I] [T152378 ]
Page No(s):
p.109
Poem Title:
The King's Epitaph.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
Title:
The Works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon, Dorset, the Duke of Devonshire, Buckinghamshire &c [Vol I] [T95242]
Page No(s):
p.134
Poem Title:
The King's Epitaph.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
Title:
The Works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscomon, and Dorset, the Dukes of Devonshire, Buckinghamshire &c. [Vol I] [N35509]
Page No(s):
p.124
Poem Title:
The King's Epitaph.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
Title:
The works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscomon, and Dorset: the Dukes of Devonshire, Buckinghamshire, &c. [Vol I] [T119718]
Page No(s):
p.127
Poem Title:
The King's Epitaph.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
Title:
The Works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscomon, and Dorset; the Dukes of Devonshire, Buckinghamshire &c. [Vol I] [ECCO] [N35511]
Page No(s):
p.121
Poem Title:
The King's Epitaph.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot
Title:
The Works of the Right Honourable John Earl of Rochester [T94656]
Page No(s):
p.139
Poem Title:
The king's Epitaph.
Attribution:
Collected under Rochester's name
Attributed To:
John Wilmot