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.
The seven wise men : a poem on affairs of state
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- ReferenceGB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt q 54
- Dates of Creation1704
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 ff. conjoined, manuscript. Written in a single hand.
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Administrative / Biographical History
The writer of the manuscript and the author of this poem are unknown.
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Access is unrestricted.
Purchased at Heath's bookshop on 26 March 1992.
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The poem is indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/bcmvlink.htm#bcltq54
From the collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps.
Corresponds to the text of Foxon S350.