Document ReferencePw V 615
TitleMS song on Burnet Bishop of Salisbury's Death; n.d. [post 1715]
Daten.d. [post 1715]
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionUntitled poem.

Text consists of seven 4-line verses, one more than the printed text in A Collection of Loyal Songs (1750).

Endorsed 'On Burnet Bishop of Salisbury's Death, march 1714/5'.

Corrections in the hand of Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford.
First Line of PoemThe Devills were brawling, when Burnet descending
Last Line of PoemLett G___ge Reigne for ever Amen Cry'd all Hell
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folios
ConditionGenerally good but stained and creased
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Arms of Hanover within a double rimmed and crowned circle and cartouche 'Semper Eadem' under the circle, 126 x 80 mm

Countermark: Royal Cipher, crowned GR, 30 x 23 mm.
WatermarkArms of Hanover
Related MaterialCrum, Index, T 496
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 616
Publication NoteA Collection of Loyal Songs, Poems etc (1750) p 46

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA18601Burnet; Gilbert (1643-1715); Bishop of Salisbury; attended Lord Russell on the scaffold; Bishop of Salisbury 1689-17151643-1715
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
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