Document ReferencePw V 565
TitleMS poem entitled 'On Orpheus and Segra Margerita'; n.d.
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionText consists of 8 lines; shorter version of Pw V 564.

Poem on 'Jacob Greber and Margarita de L'Epine.

Attributed to Charles Montagu, Earl of Halifax in A Supplement to the Works of the Most celebrated Minor Poets (London, 1750).

De l'Epine's relationship with Greber was more than professional; she was commonly known as 'Greber's Peg'.
Title Of WorkOn Orpheus and Segra Margerita
First Line of PoemHail tuneful Pair tell by what wondrous charms
Last Line of Poemhe stocks and stones she ministres of state
Physical DescriptionShort quarto
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Post Horn within ornate and crowned shield (fragment), 43 x 27 mm
WatermarkHorn (crowned shield)
Related MaterialCrum, Index, H 132
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 564
Publication NotePoems on Affairs of State (1704) iii, p 407
A Supplement to the Works of the Most Celebrated Minor Poets (London, 1750)
The New Grove (1980) vol 7, p 657
Highfill, Burnim and Langhans (1975) vol 4, pp 292-96

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA72716Greber; Jacob (-1731); -; German composer-1731
NA72717L'Epine; F. Margherita de (-1746); 'Greber's Peg'; Italian soprano-1746
NA29197Montague; Charles (1661-1715); 1st Earl of Halifax; cr. Baron 1700; cr. Earl 17141661-1715
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