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The Englishman

From: [Restoration poems], [ca. 1688-1689].

The Englishman

From: [Restoration poems], [ca. 1688-1689].

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Date: [ca. 1688-1689].
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Description:
Index, in another hand, at beginning of manuscript, which lists many more items than appear in the collection.
This collection was evidently made in London for a gentleman resident with Sir George Strode (1583-1633) in Dorset, the individual poems being sent down separately as they were acquired; several have postmarks.
Binding: no covers.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper, in various hands, of a collection of 72 satirical verses and songs, primarily commenting on events and political and literary figures in 1688-89. A poem titled The Invasion declares, "O! The year 88 that shall in story be prais'd, for a Parliament sunk, and Six Regiments rais'd;" another is mockingly addressed "For her Royall Highness the Princess Anne of Denmark on the Birth of the Duke at Gloster sung att Hampton Court." A Satyr On The Poets mocks such poets as Wycherley and Shadwell; other items include A Satyr on The Most Eminent Court Ninnys; Advice To The Test-Holders; On The Speakeing Wooden Head; The Lovers Session; New Letter to Julian; A Poem On Matrimony by Sir Charles Sedley; and The Puritans Lecture by Abraham Cowley.
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1 v. (ca. 257 p.) ; 30 x 20 cm.
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Object ID: 11913651
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