Document ReferencePw V 294
TitleMS poem, entitled 'Robertus Harleius Comes Oxoniensis...Virtute & Fide', not ascribed [by Michael Maittaire]; n.d. [1722]
Date1722 (c.)
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of 20 lines in elegiac couplets.

Endorsed in the hand of Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford: 'R[eceived] Dec: 6: 1722'.

Authorship suggested on basis of comparison with Pw V 295, in same hand and ascribed to M. Maittaire.
Title Of WorkRobertus Harleius Comes Oxoniensis, ter periculo mortis ereptus; Sicario, Factioni, Morbo. Virtute et Fide
First Line of PoemLugebat diras miseranda Britannia clades;
Last Line of PoemVIRTUTEM ut, vitae redditus, atq<ue> FIDEM.
Physical DescriptionOne folio folded once to form two quartos
Physical match: Pw V 295 (paper, script)
Descriptive FeaturesCountermark: Royal Cipher, crowned GR, approx. 33 x 23 mm, also initial I or J, approx. 15 x 12 mm
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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
NA74480Maittaire; Michael (1668-1747); Mr; classical writer; master at Westminster 1695-991668-1747
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