Mock Newspaper

Oxfordshire History Centre

A satirical mock newspaper published in Oxford in April 1753, in support of the New Interest, or Whig candidates in the Oxfordshire election of 1754. The paper ridicules the Old Interest, or Tory candidates Lord Wenman and Sir James Dashwood and their supporters, and includes a series of mock news items and newspapers advertisements.

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Candidate: James Dashwood
Candidate: Philip Wenman
Constituency: Oxfordshire
date: 11 April 1753
date: 1753
date: 1754
Election: Apr-1754
keyword: Mock Newspaper
keyword: Newspaper
keyword: Printed Text
maker: [Unknown]
materials: Paper
materials: Ink
place: Oxfordshire
place: Oxford