The British House of Peers
Author: Anon [R. C.]
Publication: Evening Times
Published: 23 August 1884
Publication type: Newspaper/Periodical
No full copy of this poem is available.
This poem has a set tune, and its title is:
The British Grenadiers.
Archive/Library: Mitchell Library, Glasgow
This song is encourages the reader to sign the praises of the 'British House of Peers!'. However, the poem is clearly mocking of the peers, and the fact that they bade a 'Tyrant Premier' to 'inquire the nation's will' and prevent the passing of the franchise bill.