Marriott Edgar

(1880 - 1951 / Kirkcudbright / Scotland)

Marriott Edgar Poems

1. The Jubilee Sov'Reign 1/3/2003
2. Uppards 1/3/2003
3. Up'Ards 1/1/2004
4. William Rufus 1/3/2003
5. The Runcorn Ferry 1/3/2003
6. The Recumbent Posture 1/3/2003
7. Three Ha'Pence A Foot 1/3/2003
8. The Return Of Albert 1/3/2003
9. Richard Coeur De Lion 1/3/2003
10. Joe Ramsbottom 1/3/2003
11. Sam Goes To It 1/3/2003
12. Fair Rosamond 1/3/2003
13. The Burghers Of Calais 1/3/2003
14. Balbus 1/3/2003
15. Jonah And The Grampus 1/3/2003
16. The 'Ole In The Ark 1/3/2003
17. Queen Matilda 1/3/2003
18. Marksman Sam 1/3/2003
19. Henry The Seventh 1/3/2003
20. Canute The Great 1/3/2003
21. The Lion And Albert 1/3/2003
22. Albert And His Savings 1/3/2003
23. Albert And The 'Eadsman 1/3/2003
24. Sam's Racehorse 1/3/2003
25. Little Aggie 1/3/2003
26. The Channel Swimmer 1/3/2003
27. Gunner Joe 1/3/2003
28. Asparagus 1/3/2003
29. Goalkeeper Joe 1/3/2003
30. Albert Down Under 1/1/2004
31. Sam's Christmas Pudding 1/3/2003
32. George And The Dragon 1/3/2003
33. Albert's Return 1/3/2003
34. The Battle Of Hastings 1/3/2003
35. Magna Carta 1/3/2003
Best Poem of Marriott Edgar

Magna Carta

I'll tell of the Magna Charter
As were signed at the Barons' command
On Runningmead Island in t' middle of t' Thames
By King John, as were known as "Lack Land."

Some say it were wrong of the Barons
Their will on the King so to thrust,
But you'll see if you look at both sides of the case
That they had to do something, or bust.

For John, from the moment they crowned him,
Started acting so cunning and sly,
Being King, of course, he couldn't do wrong,
But, by gum, he'd a proper good try.

He squandered the ratepayers' money,
All their ...

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Albert And The 'Eadsman

On young Albert Ramsbottom's birthday
His parents asked what he'd like most;
He said to see t' Tower of London
And gaze upon Anne Boleyn's ghost.

They thowt this request were unusual
And at first to refuse were inclined,
'Til Pa said a trip t' metrollopse
Might broaden the little lad's mind.

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