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

I'll tell you an old-fashioned story
That Grandfather used to relate,
Of a joiner and building contractor;
'Is name, it were Sam Oglethwaite.

In a shop on the banks of the Irwell,
Old Sam used to follow 'is trade,
In a place you'll have 'eard of, called Bury;
You know, where black puddings is made.

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