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Document ReferencePw V 604
TitleMS satire on the address to both Houses of Parliament made by Charles II and then by Heneage Finch; c 1679
Date1679 (c)
Extent1 f
LevelItem/file
Access ConditionsMicrofilm surrogate available - readers may be required to use the microfilm in the first instance.
Content DescriptionText consists of fourteen 3-line verses plus refrain.

Final verse in a different hand.

This poem is also called 'Queries'. The poem is a satire on the address to both Houses of Parliament made by Charles II and then by Heneage Finch, the Lord Chancellor, on 6 March 1679. The Tory reply to this satire is called 'The Answer' and begins 'I should be glad to see Kate going'.
Title Of WorkA Speeh to ye Parliam<en>t.
First Line of PoemWould you send Kate to Portugall
Last Line of PoemAnd once more make Charles King againe This is ye time
LanguageEnglish
Physical DescriptionOne folio leaf
ConditionFragile
Descriptive FeaturesChainlines about 24 mm apart
Related MaterialCrum, Index, W 2816
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 39/8
Another version of the same MS.
Publication NotePoems on Affairs of State, vol II (1965), pp 292-7

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA13004Charles II (1630-1685); King of England Scotland and Ireland; acc. 16491630-1685
NA72718Finch; Heneage (-1719); 1st Earl of Aylsford; cr. Baron Guernsey 1703; cr. 1st Earl of Aylesford 1714; appointed solicitor general 1678-1719
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