Collection of topical poems, mostly political satires, concerning the reign of Queen Anne

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt 81
  • Dates of Creation
      ca. 1704
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 vol. (9 ff.), manuscript. Written in a single hand. F.1 is blank, apart from the pencilled number 32 on recto. Bound in boards with dark red half leather and marbling on the outside covers.

Scope and Content

Comprises 12 English satirical poems and 2 prose pieces concerning Queen Anne, the Duke and Duchess of Marlborough, and other public figures.

Administrative / Biographical History

The compiler of this manuscript is unknown.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

Purchased at Sotheby's on 25 January 1988.


In English.

Other Finding Aids

The poems are indexed in the BCMSV database