Document ReferencePw V 645
TitleMS poem, untitled, imitation of Martial by Sir John Walters; n.d. [1705]
Daten.d. [1705]
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionUntitled poem from Sir John Walters to the Solicitor General Sir Simon Harcourt, in imitation of Martial, Epigrams 2.32.

Text consists of 29 lines; final 6 written in lead.

The version in Hearne's Collections is 28 lines, and appears under the date 4 October 1705.
First Line of PoemWee own thy skill Sr Pleadwell in ye Laws
Last Line of PoemOr quit yor hopes of a more gainfull place
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folios
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Arms of the City of London, 60 x 45 mm

Countermark: Letters EB, 12 x 20 mm
WatermarkArms of London
Related MaterialCrum, Index, W 135b
Publication NoteHearne's Collections vol. 1 (Oxford Historical Society 2; 1885) pp 51-2

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA31172Harcourt; Simon (c.1661-1727); 1st Viscount Harcourt; cr. Baron Harcourt 1711; cr. Viscount Harcourt 1721; M.P.; barrister; solicitor general 1702-1707; attorney general 1707-1708; Lord Chancellor 1713-14c.1661-1727
NA72732Walters; John (fl c.1705); Sirfl c.1705
NA72699Martialis; M. Valerius (c.40-c.104); Martial; Roman poetc.40-c.104
NA72732Walters; John (fl c.1705); Sirfl c.1705
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