Queen's Wake

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A poem by J. Hogg, published 1813. Queen Mary of Scotland holds her ‘wake’ at Holyrood, during which 17 bards, including Rizzio, sing their songs in competition. These are verse‐tales in various styles: martial, comic, horrible, or mystical.

Subjects: Literature.

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James Hogg (1770—1835) poet and novelist

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