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

You've 'eard 'ow young Albert Ramsbottom,
In the Zoo up at Blackpool one year,
With a stick and 'orse's 'ead 'andle,
Gave a lion a poke in the ear.

The name of the lion was Wallace,
The poke in the ear made 'im wild;
And before you could say 'Bob's your Uncle,'
'E'd up and 'e'd swallered the child.

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