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Marriott Edgar October 5th 1880 - May 5th 1951 born George Marriot 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 16 Stanley Holloway monologues whilst Holloway himself wrote only 5 His parents were Jennifer nee Taylor a native of Dundee and Richard Horatio Edgar only son of Alice Marriott Mrs Robert Edgar proprietor of the Marriott family theatre troupe Richard had two sisters Grace and Adeline Marriott All took their stepfathers surname Edgar

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List of poems by Marriott Edgar 36 total

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Albert and the Lion
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The Battle of Hastings
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Three Ha'Pence a Foot
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The Return of Albert
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Sam's Christmas Pudding
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Asparagus
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The Recumbent Posture
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The Lion and Albert
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Little Aggie
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The Jubilee Sov'reign
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Canute the Great
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Fair Rosamond
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Jonah and the Grampus
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Albert's Return
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Richard Coeur de Lion
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Albert and the 'Eadsman
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Marksman Sam
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Goalkeeper Joe
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The Channel Swimmer
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Magna Carta
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The Runcorn Ferry
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Queen Matilda
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Joe Ramsbottom
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The 'Ole in the Ark
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Albert and His Savings
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Sam Goes To It
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William Rufus
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Sam's Racehorse
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Up'ards
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Uppards
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Gunner Joe
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Henry the Seventh
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Albert Down Under
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George and the Dragon
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Balbus
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The Burghers of Calais
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