Marriott Edgar

(1880 - 1951 / Kirkcudbright / Scotland)

Marriott Edgar Poems

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

On Jubilee Day the Ramsbottoms
Invited relations to tea,
Including young Albert's grandmother-
An awkward old . . party, was she.

She'd seen Queen Victoria's accession
And `er wedding to Albert (the Good)
But she got quite upset when young Albert
Asked `er `ow she'd got on in the Flood.

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