Being a Compleat & Poetickal Account Of RECENT EVENTS at the COMMITTEE of BIS

(interpretive¬†note by D. Kernohan (BA Hons English Literature) This recently discovered MS, by an unknown writer, fits neatly into the established collection of “broadside”¬†poetry – produced at various times throughout history to disseminate courtly news to the general populace. In early modern Britain these would be largely written for oral transmission – the quality of … Continue reading Being a Compleat & Poetickal Account Of RECENT EVENTS at the COMMITTEE of BIS