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Jacobites | Poetry

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of poems by William Hamilton of Bangour, together with related material

 Collection — Box CLX-A-1704
Identifier: Coll-2023
Content Description Collection of loose-leaf manuscript verses by Jacobite poet and army officer William Hamilton of Bangour (1704-1754), together with related material. The collection appears to have emanated from a member of the Pringle family, who were related to Hamilton by marriage.The majority of the poems in this collection can be found either in the contemporary editions of Hamilton's poems, or in the later 1850 edition (see Bibliography). However, most of the present manuscript poems differ...
Dates: ca 1730-1750

Notes by W.J. Watson, late 19th-early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-97/CW26
Scope and Contents

2 notebooks containing draft translations of Jacobite poetry, handwritten in pencil by Mrs W.J. Watson. Contents include, 'Lament for William Chishol of Innsnanceann', 'Culloden Day', 'Falkirk' and 'Song to Prince Charlie'. The inside cover of one of the notebook reads, Jacobite Poetry, E.C. Carmichael, 32 Polwarth Gardens, Edinburgh.

Dates: late 19th-early 20th century

Poem beginning 'A Thearlaich oig a mhic Righ seumas. ' [Young Charles son of King James [Prince Charles Edward Stuart]/I saw a great pursuit after you], c 1890s

Identifier: Coll-97/CW421
Scope and Contents

Jacobite poem. 12 stanzas. Begins ' A Thearlaich oig a Mhic Righ Seamus/ Chunna mi toir mhor an deigh ort. . .'. It is written on a bilingual electoral address by James Galloway Weir to the electors of Ross and Cromarty, dated 30 June 1892.

Dates: c 1890s

Poems of William Hamilton of Bangour, Esq., ca. 1730-1750

Identifier: La.III.451
Scope and Contents

Manuscript collection containing poems of poet and soldier William Hamilton of Bangour (1704-1754). The most comprehensive edition of Hamilton's poems (1850) is based on this manuscript.

Dates: ca. 1730-1750

Verse beginning 'Prionsa Tear[lach] dh-falbh thar sail', March 1874

Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/71
Scope and Contents

Verse which reads 'Prion[n]sa Tear[lach] dh-f[h]albh thar sail Gur miosa dh' f[h]ag na fhuair e sin.'

Dates: March 1874