Document ReferencePw V 162
TitleMS poem, entitled 'To the Right Honou<ra>ble Robert Harley Esq.', by Robert Blunt; 1710
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of two 6-line verses and five 4-line verses preceded by a 3-line Latin quotation (Virgil, Eclogue 4.52-4).

Fair copy of Pw V 161, made at the request of the author and presented to Robert Harley, late 1st Earl of Oxford (1661-1724).

Endorsed in Harley's hand 'Mr Blunt's verses of St Johns College Octo. 29. 1710'.
Title Of WorkTo the Right Honou<ra>ble Robert Harley Esq.
First Line of PoemLong has Britannia bent beneath her Foes
Last Line of PoemBut quick she fell a Victim to ye Brave
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folios
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Post Horn within crowned shield, insignia 4WR suspended under shield, 115 x 64 mm

Countermark: Letters WN 10 x 23 mm.
WatermarkHorn (crowned shield)
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA74418Blunt; Robert (1688-1720); Mr; son of Charles Blunt of London matriculated at St. John's College Oxford in 1706; made a fellow in 17071688-1720
NA72709Vergilius Maro; P. (70-19 BC); Virgil; Roman poet70-19 BC
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