|Content Description||Text consists of 7 poems, for detailed descriptions of which, see Pw V 676/1-7.|
The address is: Ad Purpurae Regalis oram in genua prouolutus humillimi obsequij sui ergo minimus inter Dominicanos Sanctae Mariae Novellae de Florentia Coenobitas offert, Frater Basilius Affatighi.
The poems celebrate the raising of the siege of Barcelona and the English contribution to the War of the Spanish succession in support of the Archduke Charles ('Charles III' of Spain).
The dorse is annotated: Verses to ye Queen by Basilius Affatighi a Florentine Dominicain. R<eceived> Jul. 22 1706.