Document ReferencePw V 327
TitleMS poem, titled 'Aedes Blenhemianae', written by William Murray, Earl of Mansfield for Christ Church, Oxford poetry prize; 1728
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of 150 lines in hexameters.

A prize poem written during the years Murray spent at Christ Church, Oxford where he matriculated on 18 June 1723; he had a remakable talent for declamation and studied classics at University.

Endorsed Mr Murrays verses upon Blenheim 1728.
Title Of WorkAedes Blenhemianae
First Line of PoemQuae quondam Phaebo placidaeq<ue> sacrata Mineruae
Last Line of PoemCantanti Isiacae resonabunt carmine Musae
Termeducation, universities, Christ Church Oxford & buildings, Blenheim Palace
Physical DescriptionLarge sheet folded once forming two folios
Physical match: Pw V 318 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 319 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 320 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 321 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 322 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 323 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 324 (dimensions, script)
Physical match: Pw V 325 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 326 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 328 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 329 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 330 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 331 (dimensions, script) & Pw V 332 (dimensions, script)
ConditionGood except for the tear in central fold
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Post Horn within crowned shield, monogram 4W suspended from the shield and flanked by letter L and name Gerrevink, 113 x 100 mm

Countermark: Letters IV, 10 x 20 mm
WatermarkHorn (crowned shield)
Related MaterialHMC 6th Rep. App. p 680 item 206, among papers of Lord Monboddo of Monboddo House, in the co. of Kincardine

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA11462Murray; William (1705-1793); 1st Earl of Mansfield; solicitor-general 1742-54; attorney general 1754-56; cr Earl Mansfield 17921705-1793
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