Document ReferencePw V 791
TitleMS poem, entitled 'Spes altera Roma', on the birth of Bonnie Prince Charlie (1720), unattributed; n.d.
Date1720 (c)
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionText consists of 8 lines.

The title is taken from Virgil, Aeneid 12.168.

The poem celebrates the birth of Bonnie Prince Charlie (b 1720).
Title Of WorkSpes altera Roma
First Line of PoemHail Royal Babe in Distant Exile born
Last Line of PoemBe loyal to the Son and to th Parent true
Physical DescriptionFolio fragment
ConditionGood but stained
Descriptive FeaturesIrregular chainlines about 24 mm apart
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA72709Vergilius Maro; P. (70-19 BC); Virgil; Roman poet70-19 BC
NA18873Charles Edward Louis Philip Casimir Stuart (1720-1788); Prince; ('the Young Pretender', or 'Bonnie Prince Charlie'; son of titular James III)1720-1788
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