Who is Marriott Edgar

Marriott Edgar (5 October 1880 – 5 May 1951), born George Marriott Edgar in Kirkcudbright, Scotland, was an English poet, scriptwriter and comedian, best known for writing many of the monologues performed by Stanley Holloway, particularly the 'Albert' series. In total he wrote sixteen monologues for Stanley Holloway, whilst Holloway himself wrote only five.

Family background

Edgar's great grandfather was James Henry Marriott. His parents were Jane (also known as Jenny) née Taylor, born in London in 1856, and Richard Horatio Marriott Edgar (1847–1894), only son of Alice Marriott (1824–1900), proprietress of the Marriott family theatre troupe. Richard was born in Manchester, Lancashire, near Christmas 1847 as Richard Horatio Marriott; both his two sisters, Ade...
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Marriott Edgar Poems

  • Old Sam's Christmas Pudding
    It was Christmas Day in the trenches
    In Spain in Penninsular War,
    And Sam Small were cleaning his musket
    A thing as he'd ne're done before. ...
  • The Magna Charter
    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 Lackland. ...
  • The Fair Rosamond
    You've heard of King Henry II
    And the story of how he got fond
    Of one of his customer's daughters,
    A lass called the "Fair Rosamond." ...
  • The 'ole In The Ark
    One evening at dusk as Noah stood on his Ark,
    Putting green oil in starboard side lamp,
    His wife came along and said, 'Noah, summat's wrong,
    Our cabin is getting quite damp. ...
  • The Recumbent Posture
    The day after Christmas, young Albert
    Were what's called, confined to his bed,
    With a tight kind of pain in his stummick
    And a light feeling up in his head. ...
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Goldenagepop: matt marriott comic strip by tony weare and james edgar.
Skeezix161: matt marriott is a daily western strip by english artist tony weare, written by jim edgar. it ran in the evening news from 1955 to 1977. david lloyd says "he was primarily an illustrator who just happened to love drawing strips."
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Djfshop: check out albert 'arold and others by marriott edgar the lion and albert british humor vtg
Drcomicsbot: "stella! hey, stella!" jonbar hinge in matt marriott (1955–1977) by tony weare and jim edgar
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The Well upon the Brook
 by Emily Dickinson


The Well upon the Brook
Were foolish to depend-
Let Brooks-renew of Brooks-
But Wells-of failless Ground!


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