Comprises a single poem concerning a quarrel between two kinsmen, Sir Peter Leycester and Sir Thomas Mainwaring, concerning a female ancestor, corresponding to Crum T3451.
A ballad made of a high and mighty controversy betwixt two knights in Cheshire
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- ReferenceGB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt q 59
- Dates of Creationca. 1700-1750
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 ff. conjoined, folio manuscript. Written in a single hand on ff.1v-2r. On f.1r the name 'Mr Toft', possibly an owner, is written.
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Administrative / Biographical History
The author of the poem and the writer of the manuscript are both unknown.
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Purchased at Heath's bookshop on 21 April 1994.
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The poem is indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/bcmvlink.htm#bcltq59