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PwV - Literary Manuscripts in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 16th-19th centuries
Pw V 630
MS song, untitled, 'My Masters give ear, and a story you'll hear'; n.d.
Untitled ballad known elsewhere as 'Robin's Glory'.
Text consists of nine 4-line verses.
Endorsed 'John Dovy part 3d'.
First Line of Poem
My Masters give ear, and a story you'll hear
Last Line of Poem
And 'tis decent that there we should leave 'em
One sheet folded once to form two folios
Watermark: Arms of Great Britain in a shield, enclosed in crowned garter, 93 x 63 mm
Countermark: Royal Cipher, crowned GR surrounded by palm fronds and enclosed in a circle, 42 x 42 mm
Arms of Great Britain
A New Miscellany of Court Songs (London, 1727) p 5
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