Who is Marriott Edgar

Marriott Edgar Marriott Edgar (1880–1951), born George Marriott Edgar in Kirkcudbright, Scotland, was a 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 grandfather was James Henry Marriott. His parents were Jane (also kn...
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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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Face 22 Time 21 Moment 18 Young 18 Thought 17 Good 17 Place 16 Never 16 Long 15 Away 14

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  • Redgierob: i am making some poetry resources and have just been reading the lion and albert by marriott edgar. hilarious! so straight ‘way the brave little feller, not showing a morsel of fear, took ‘is stick with the ‘orse’s ‘ead ‘andle and shoved it in wallace’s ear!
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The Mango-Tree
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He wiled me through the furzy croft;
He wiled me down the sandy lane.
He told his boy's love, soft and oft,
Until I told him mine again.

We married, and we sailed the main;
A soldier, and a soldier's wife.
We marched through many a burning plain;

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