Document ReferencePw V 764
TitleMS song, untitled, 'My Commons and Lords I once hoped but in vain'; c 1727
Datec 1727
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionUntitled poem.

Text consists of 10 3-line verses, plus refrain.

Endorsed 'On the King's Speech', i.e. George I; dated 1727 in Bodleian pr. bk. Firth b. 22, f 30.
First Line of PoemMy Commons and Lords I once hoped but in vain
Last Line of PoemThat your money's all safe betwixt me and the Queen
Physical DescriptionOne folio folded once to form two quarto leaves, with gold graphing
Descriptive FeaturesCountermark: Letters HR
Related MaterialCrum, Index, M 608
<a href="">Bodleian Library, Oxford</a>, MS Top. Oxon. b 170, f 21r
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 830
University of Nottingham Library:
Publication NoteSimpson, The British Broadside Ballad, pp 274-78

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA19598George I (1660-1727); King of Great Britain and Ireland1660-1727
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