Jacobite manuscript

Scope and Content

Satirical Jacobite verse attack on George I, titled "Nero the 2nd", ca.1715, in a bifolium also containing two Jacobite prose manifestos of "James III", the first dated 29 August 1714, the second dated 3 January 1714. Endorsed, f.2v, "To the Reverend Mr Pimlow at Rougham, Norffolk".

Administrative / Biographical History

The compiler of the manuscript is unknown

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Peter Murray Hill, February 1960


In English

Other Finding Aids

The poem is indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/intro.html