Document ReferencePw V 292
TitleMS poem by L. Maidwell sent as a soteria to Edward Harley; Apr. 1711
DateApril 1711
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionText consists of 25 lines, each illustrating one of 25 different metres drawn from the Odes and Epodes of Horace.

The poem mentions (and is a response to) the stabbing of Robert Harley by Guiscard (8 March 1711).

Preceded by brief prose text addressed to Edward Harley, explaining the poem as a congratulatory soteria.

Date given in endorsement in hand of Edward Harley, later 2nd Earl of Oxford: 'An Ode. R[eceived] from Mr Maidwell. Ap: 15 1711'.
Title Of WorkMusarum Soteria
First Line of PoemO Patris Soboles Optima Maximi
Last Line of PoemIdemq<ue> Magna postulat Britannia
Physical DescriptionOne folio
Descriptive FeaturesCountermark: Letters IV, approx. 14 x 34 mm
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA72779Horatius Flaccus; Q. (65-8 BC); Horace; Roman poet65-8 BC
NA72979Guiscard; - (-1711); Marquis de; Abbé de la Bourlie-1711
NA74479Maidwell; L. (fl 1711); Mrfl 1711
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