The seven wise men : a poem on affairs of state

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises a satirical poem on the Committee of Seven Lords, which was established in 1703 to investigate the so-called Scottish Conspiracy. It was published in 1704.

Administrative / Biographical History

The writer of the manuscript and the author of this poem are unknown.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

Purchased at Heath's bookshop on 26 March 1992.

Note

In English.

Other Finding Aids

The poem is indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/bcmvlink.htm#bcltq54

Custodial History

From the collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps.

Bibliography

Corresponds to the text of Foxon S350.