“When Wealth is walkt awaye”

Title“When Wealth is walkt awaye”
Year for Search1675
Volume / EditionMs
Date Published[Late 16th Century]
Annotation

Brief dystopian poem that reflects the enclosure movement. 

Holding Institutions

C, O

Full Text

[Late 16th c.] “When Wealth is walkt awaye.” Ms. C, O

Brief dystopian poem that reflects the enclosure movement. For the text, commentary, and its relationship to Piers Plowman, see Eric Weiskott, “A Sixteenth-Century Political Prophecy Inspired by Piers Plowman.” Notes and Queries 55.2 (June 2019): 217-19.