Document ReferencePw V 567
TitleMS poem entitled 'The History and Fall of the Conformity Bill being an excellent new song'; Jan. 1704
DateJanuary 1704 (c)
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of thirty-seven 4-line verses.

Glosses 'To the Tune of the Ladys Fall etc'.
Title Of WorkThe History and Fall of the Conformity Bill, being an Excellent New Song
First Line of PoemGod Bless our Gracious Sovraigne Anne
Last Line of PoemOn t'othere side the and main
TermSecond Conformity Bill, 25 November 1703
Physical DescriptionOne folio folded once forming two quartos, on a single guard.
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Arms of the City of London, in simple shield, 60 x 45 mm

Countermark: Name Elliston [and] Basket, 12 x 168 mm
WatermarkArms of London (simple)
Related MaterialCrum, Index, G 242
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 42/68
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 566
Other versions of the same MS.
Publication NotePoems on Affairs of State, vol VII (1975), pp 6-14
Simpson, The British Broadside Ballad,

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NA18706Churchill; Sarah (1660-1744); Duchess of Marlborough; née Jennings; dau of Richard Jennings of Sandridge; m John Churchill 1st Duke of Marlborough 16781660-1744
NA29198Seymour; Edward (1633-1708); 4th Baronet; M.P. speaker of the House of Commons; succ. 1685; Lord of the Treasury1633-1708
NA30787Howe; John G. (1657-1722); Mr; M.P.; privy councillor1657-1722
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA18601Burnet; Gilbert (1643-1715); Bishop of Salisbury; attended Lord Russell on the scaffold; Bishop of Salisbury 1689-17151643-1715
NA25973Finch; Daniel (1647-1730); 7th Earl of Winchilsea1647-1730
NA72718Finch; Heneage (-1719); 1st Earl of Aylsford; cr. Baron Guernsey 1703; cr. 1st Earl of Aylesford 1714; appointed solicitor general 1678-1719
NA29366Hedges; Charles (-1714); Sir; politician; lawyer; knighted 1689-1714
NA72719North; William (1678-1734); 6th Lord North and Grey; succ. 1691; cr. Earl North in 1722 by titular James III1678-1734
NA28878Sheffield; John (1647-1721); 1st Duke of Buckingham and Normanby; 3rd Earl of Mulgrave; Lord Chamberlain 1685-881647-1721
NA72698Mainwaring; Arthur (1668-1712); Mr1668-1712
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