Doggerel written after the death of Elizabeth I, Queen of England. Following the poem, the notes "as is reported lett fall to the Kinge in the cocke pitt" and "S[i]r I pray you lett not this or the other be shewed but to discrete frendes for / that it is not knowne by whome they wer made or howe they will bee taken"
First line: The Lordes craved all
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Based on the presence of stitching holes and the number "276" in the upper right hand corner, it appears this leaf was removed from a volume previously belonging to John Henry Gurney of Keswick Hall, Norfolk (see description in Historical Manuscripts Commission 12th report, appendix, pt. 9, p. 143)
Formerly Folger MS Add 1023
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Extended title: The state of the lande as it was in the latter end of our late Queenes gov[er]nment ca. 1603
Alternate titles: Lordes craved all, The lordes craved all