Document ReferencePw V 674
TitleMS poem entitled, 'Pontius a Leako defatigatus', celebrating victory at Gibraltar in 1705, by William Savage of Trinity College, Cambridge; n.d. [1705]
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionThe text consists of 21 lines in hexameters.

The poem celebrates Queen Anne's visit to the college (Apr. 1705), and John Leake's victory over Pointis at Gibraltar (Mar. 1705).

The poem is followed by: 'Gulielmus Sauage Coll. SStae. Trin. Pensionarius'.
Title Of WorkPontius a Leake defatigatus
First Line of PoemDignatur nostris Regina accumbere mensis
Last Line of PoemIpsa suas tandem non pernegat esse carinas
Termnaval actions, Gibraltar 1705
Physical DescriptionOne folio folded once to form two quartos
Physical match: Pw V 446 (dimensions, paper, script)
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Arms of the City of London, 60 x 48 mm
WatermarkArms of London
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA18608Anne (1665-1714); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland1665-1714
NA29461Leake; John (1656-1720); Sir; admiral; M.P.; lord of Admiralty 17091656-1720
NA72755Pointis; Jean B.L. Desjean (1645-1707); Baron de; French naval commander1645-1707
NA72756Savage; William (1687-); Mr; Pensioner Trinity College Cambridge 17041687-
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