Document ReferencePw V 247
TitleMS corrections to John Grubb's Ballad 'The British Heroes', with a Latin poem to be prefixed to it addressed to Anthony Atherton; n.d. [c.1707]
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of a page of notes/corrections on Grubb's Ballad, followed by a prefatory poem in Latin (with some English and Greek) of 18 lines in hexameters.

Endorsed in the hand of Edward Harley, 'Corrections of the Ballad', i.e. The British Heroes (London and Oxford, 1707).

According to a note, the ballad was written in 1688. The prefatory verses, according to the heading, were written when the poem was not yet published, but the corrections refer to the published 1707 edition.
Title Of WorkExpostulatiuncula Sive Querimoniuncula ad Antonium [Atherton] ob Poema Johannis Grubb viri 'tou panu' [in Greek script] ingeniosissimi in lucem nondum editum
First Line of PoemToni! Tunc Sines divina Poemata Grubbi
Last Line of PoemVirgilii Flaccique Simul canat inter Olores
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folios
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Arms of Great Britain within crowned garter, approx. 86 x 62 mm

Countermark: Royal Cipher, crowned GR within circle, 40 x 40 mm; also central mark, monogram CIL (ornate, cursive letters), 11 x 19 mm
WatermarkArms of Great Britain
Related MaterialUniversity of Nottingham Library:
University of Nottingham Library:
Publication NoteJ. Grubb, The British Heroes: or a new Ballad in honour of St. George (London, 1707)

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74457Atherton; Anthony (fl 1707); -fl 1707
NA74458Grubb; John; Mr; Schoolmaster of Christ Church Oxford
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