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Poetry

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Baston, William. Villielmi Bastone A[ ] in Bellum de Banockburne. Carmen., Late 16th to eary 17th century

 Bound volume
Identifier: De.3.19
Scope and Contents This volume contains a copy of William Baston's poem on the Battle of Bannnockburn, with some other verses on Bannockburn. Baston was an English friar and poet that Edward II brought north with him to write a poem commemorating his expected triumph over the Scots. Baston was captured and Robert the Bruce decided that his ransom should be a poem celebrating the Scots victory.
Dates: Late 16th to eary 17th century