Comprises 12 English satirical poems and 2 prose pieces concerning Queen Anne, the Duke and Duchess of Marlborough, and other public figures.
Collection of topical poems, mostly political satires, concerning the reign of Queen Anne
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- ReferenceGB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt 81
- Dates of Creationca. 1704
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 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.
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Purchased at Sotheby's on 25 January 1988.
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The poems are indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/bcmvlink.htm#bclt81