File F3/1. - Political literature,

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Political literature,


  • 1648-1837. (Creation)

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1 bundle.

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Prose, poetry, ballads, essays, letters, speeches (some parliamentary), broadsides, press articles, material copied from printed works, and notes, both satirical and non-satirical, relating to British politics from the second Civil War to the accession of Victoria, including relations with European powers. They display a variety of political sympathies concerning George I, James Stuart (the 'Old Pretender'), Queen Mary, Queen Anne, the Duke of Marlborough, and other figures in British politics, as well as Robert Myddelton's election to Parliament in 1722. Many of them are mostly undated, but most of them appear to have been composed between the 'Glorious Revolution' and the Hanoverian succession, which are the main topics. Also included are a printed volume detailing the royal houses of Europe, a copy of a letter from an Austrian ambassador, accounts of military engagements at sea and in the Low Countries, and a few writings on religious and ecclesiastical subjects.

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English, Latin and French.

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Preferred citation: F3/1.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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