Marriott Edgar

(1880 - 1951 / Kirkcudbright / Scotland)

Marriott Edgar Poems

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