Comprises a satirical poem on the Declaration of Indulgence, in which poets express their thanks and urge all other loyal subjects to fall in with the King's wishes. For variant manuscript versions see Crum T281, where one Bodleian copy is attributed to Sir Roger L'Estrange.
Satirical poem to James II occasioned by the Declaration of Indulgence
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- ReferenceGB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt q 41
- Dates of Creationca. 1687-1688
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 ff., a bifolium manuscript. Written in a single late seventeenth-century hand and formerly folded as a letter. F.2v is inscribed thus: 'Mr James' and 'These for my Lady Long at Draicott near Chippeham in Wiltshire'.
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Purchased at Christie's on 15 May 1980.
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The poems are indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/bcmvlink.htm#bcltq41