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Document ReferencePw V 271
TitleMS poem, untitled, by Bevil Higgons; 23 Apr. 1711
Date23 April 1711
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionText consists of 12 lines in elegaic couplets.

Endorsed by Harley 'Verses by Bevil Higgons Esq. Given by Mr Granville Apr 23rd 1711'.

Verses on the Marquis of Guiscard's penknife attack on Robert Harley. Granville was a relative of Higgons.
First Line of PoemHarlaeus forti recipit dum pectore ferrum
Last Line of PoemQuem petit, hunc solum non tetigisse, manus
LanguageLatin
Physical DescriptionOne folio folded once to form two quartos
ConditionFragile
Descriptive FeaturesChainlines about 25 mm apart
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA72979Guiscard; - (-1711); Marquis de; Abbé de la Bourlie-1711
NA74465Higgons; Bevil (1670-1735); Mr1670-1735
NA29687Granville; George (1667-1735); Baron Lansdowne; cr. 1711; imprisoned in Tower on suspicion of Jacobitism 1715-17171667-1735
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