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JOHN MASEFIELD (1878-1967)

A Prayer for King and country.


RCIN 1047151

This illuminated poem done in calligraphy on vellum was written by John Masefield in 1935 to celebrate King George V’s 70th birthday. The poem rejoices at the end of war, and voices hopes for a peaceful future. Presented to King George V by John Masefield, 1935

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