Document ReferencePw V 676
TitleMS poems, addressed to Queen Anne, celebrating the raising of the siege of Barcelona and English participation in the War of the Spanish Succession, by Brother Basilio Affatighi; n.d. [1706]
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText 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.
Title Of WorkInvictissimae Anglorum Regnatrici
Termwars, War of the Spanish Succession 1701-13
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folios
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Post Horn within ornate, crowned shield, 90 x 60 mm

Countermark: Mounds, three small, 35 x 18 mm
WatermarkHorn (crowned shield)
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA18608Anne (1665-1714); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland1665-1714
NA18634Charles VI (1685-1740); Holy Roman Emperor1685-1740
NA72758Affatighi; Basilio (fl 1706); Br.; Dominican from S. Maria Nuova in Florencefl 1706
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