Document ReferencePw V 675
TitleMS poem, entitled 'Ad Galliam Post maximam ad Danubim Cladem', on the French defeat at Blenheim, by Burmania; n.d. [1704]
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of 24 lines in elegiac couplets.

The poem celebrates the battle of Blenheim, and singles out also French defeats in the 100 Years War (Crecy, Poitiers and Agincourt).

Followed by: 'S: a Burmania, Nobilis Frisius'.

Annotated on the dorse: 'verses on the Batt: at Hocsted by S: Burmania. R<eceived> Oct. 30 1704'.

The date of the battle in the title is Gregorian (13 Aug. 1704).
Title Of WorkAd GALLIAM Post maximam ad Danubim Cladem a Foederatis illatam A.D. ID. Sext MDCCIV
First Line of PoemGallia, quae rerum successu inflata tuarum
Last Line of PoemParta ad Danubium conspicienda dabit
Termbattles, Blenheim 1704
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folios
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Arms of the City of London 58 x 46 mm

Countermark: Letters IV, 12 x 23 mm
WatermarkArms of London
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA72757Burmania; S.A.
PL98136/Blenheim/German states
PL98137/Hochstett/German states
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