Document ReferencePw V 781
TitleMS poem, untitled, 'Attend ye bold Britons I sing of a Battle'; n.d.
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionUntitled poem.

Text consists of fifteen 3-line verses plus refrain.

Addressed on cover 'To the Rt Hon'ble the Lord Harley', i.e. Edward Harley.

Remains of a seal.
First Line of PoemAttend ye bold Britons I sing of a Battle
Last Line of PoemFor when ever they die they will neer have their Peers
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folio leaves
Physical match: Pw V 1087 (dimensions)
ConditionGenerally good but tear in f 2
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Pro Patria, Dutch maiden and Seven Provinces rampant Lion within fenced field, 90 x 90 mm

Countermark: Royal cipher, letters GR surmounted by crown, 33 x 24 mm; central mark, monogram AB, 13 x 20 mm
WatermarkPro Patria
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Publication NoteSimpson, The British Broadside Ballad, pp 274-78

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
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