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A play: 'The Corporal. Acted at Blackfriers ...', written in the first half of the 18th cent.

MS. Douce c. 2
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

This appears to be the play by Arthur Wilson entered in the Stationers' Register in 1646, but is here unfinished, leaving off in the first scene of the second act, with the words, 'Or else her paint is very well laid on'.


  • Creation: written in the first half of the 18th cent.


27 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Douce c. 2

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21977

Physical Facet

On paper


12 5/8 × 8 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom