Document ReferenceMi LM 32
TitleSatirical description of the people and country of Scotland and of the reception there of James I; 1617
Date Of Creation1617
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionWritten in the style of a letter, addressed 'From Leeth neere Edenborrowe 20 June 1617' from 'Your Lovinge Frend to Command Jo. E.'

Endorsed in contemporary hand 'News from the northe' and by Francis Willughby (1635-1672) as 'Abuse of ye Scotes'.

This account of the Scots apparently circulated in England after the visit of James to Edinburgh in 1617. It has been printed several times, including under the title "A perfect Description of the People and Country of Scotland" (London, printed for J.S. 1659)
ConditionFragile, dirty and rubbed, with some loss of text.
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