Document ReferencePw V 442
TitleMS poem, entitled 'To My Lord Gallway on his defeat in Spain', by Leonard Welstead; 1707
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionThe text consists of 50 lines.

The title is followed by a quotation from Lucan (Pharsalia 9.570-1): 'Laudandaq<ue> velle Est satis, et nunquam successu crescit honestum. Luc.'

A note appears at the foot of f 2v, at right angles to the text: 'To my Lord Gallway on his defeat at Almanza by Mr Welstead: 1707'. [The Battle of Almanza took place on 25 April, 1707].
Title Of WorkTo My Lord Gallway on his defeat in Spain
First Line of PoemGreive not, Brave Hero, att ye turns of Fate
Last Line of PoemAnd Hotspur Mars to Pallas quits ye field
Physical DescriptionOne folio
Physical match: Pw V 441 (dimensions) & Pw V 443 (dimensions)
ConditionGenerally good
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Arms of the City of London in ornate shield
WatermarkArms of London (ornate)
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74554Welsted; Leonard (1688-1747); Mr; poet of Westminster School and Trinity College Cambridge1688-1747
NA72946Lucanus; M. Annaeus (39-65); -; Lucan; Roman poet39-65
NA973Ruvigny; Henry Massue de (1648-1720); 1st Earl of Galway; succ. as 2nd Marquis de Ruvigny 1689; cr. 4th Viscount Galway 1692; cr. 1st Earl of Galway 1697; commanded troops in Portugal and Spain 1704-17101648-1720
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