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The Works

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The Works

By John Sheffield


First edition, edited by Alexander Pope, of the complete works of John Sheffield (1648-1721), statesman, author and patron of both Dryden and Pope. Before publication the House of Lords ordered two sections to be cancelled from volume II (‘Some Account of the Revolution’ and ‘The Feast of th…

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Early Modern18th centuryEnglish LiteratureEnglish PoetryLiteraturePoetryDramaTragedyPoliticsPolitical ScienceEssaysGlorious RevolutionAugustanQueen AnneEarl of MulgraveMarquis of NormanbyDuke of BuckinghamWilliam ShakespeareAlexander PopeGodfrey KnellerGeorge VertuePierre FourdrinierLord MulgraveLords Privy SealStuartToryToriesFirst EditionsThe Character of a ToryThe Character of a Trimmer


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