The history of the impeatchment or, The nations run mad : a new ballad

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt q 60
  • Dates of Creation
      ca. 1710
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      2 ff. conjoined, folio manuscript. Written on f.1r-v only in a single hand.

Scope and Content

Comprises an English poem on the Sacheverell affair, published in 1710 according to Foxon, English Verse, 1701-1750, N5.

Administrative / Biographical History

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

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

Purchased at Heath's bookshop on 25 October 1995.


In English.

Other Finding Aids

The poem is indexed in the BCMSV database