[Seventeenth century manuscript poems], [ca. 1636-1680].


[Seventeenth century manuscript poems], [ca. 1636-1680].

Manuscript on paper, in multiple hands, of a collection of 33 satirical poems and songs which primarily satirize topics relating to the English Civil War and Restoration including Charles I; the Popish Plot; Calvinists and Puritans; and the fall of Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford. Contents include An Elegie Uppon Judge Crooke by Sir John Denham and All You that Would No Longer To A Monarch Be Subjected by Thomas Weaver. Other anonymous poems include Rochester's Farewell; The Game Att Chess; and The Scottishman's Protestation.

1 v. (ca. 72 p., bound together) ; various sizes.

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