Three satirical political Scottish poems and names of Scotsmen associated with the Long Parliament of 1640

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt q 50
  • Dates of Creation
      ca. 1640
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      3 ff., manuscript. Written in at least two different hands.

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) The three poems, written on both sides of a single folio sheet, two being variants of Crum Y394 and L172; (2) 'The names of the Scoth commissiond to attend the Parlament 1640' written on a second smaller sheet; (3) Another folded sheet bearing little more text than the date 'Decemb 1640'.

Administrative / Biographical History

The compilers of this manuscript are unknown.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

Purchased at Christie's on 9 July 1987.


In English.

Other Finding Aids

The poems are indexed in the BCMSV database