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{{Editor|Raymond Nagem|2019-05-25}}{{ScoreInfo|Letter|1|54}}{{Copy|Personal}}
 
{{Editor|Raymond Nagem|2019-05-25}}{{ScoreInfo|Letter|1|54}}{{Copy|Personal}}
:'''Edition notes:''' From The Second Book of the Catch Club or Merry Companions (London: John Walsh, c. 1700).
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:'''Edition notes:''' From ''The Second Book of the Catch Club or Merry Companions'' (London: John Walsh, c. 1700).
 
 
  
 
==General Information==
 
==General Information==
 
'''Title:''' ''True Englishmen, drink a good health, Z 284''<br>
 
'''Title:''' ''True Englishmen, drink a good health, Z 284''<br>
 
{{Composer|Henry Purcell}}
 
{{Composer|Henry Purcell}}
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{{Voicing|3|3 equal voices}}<br>
 
{{Voicing|3|3 equal voices}}<br>
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{{Language|English}}
 
{{Language|English}}
 
{{Instruments|A cappella}}
 
{{Instruments|A cappella}}
{{Published|}}
 
  
'''Description:''' A catch in praise of the "Seven Bishops" tried for libel by James II in 1687.  
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'''Description:''' A catch in praise of the "Seven Bishops" tried for libel by James II in 1687.
  
'''External websites:'''
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==Original text and translations==
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True English Men, drink a good health to the Miter,
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Let our Church ever Flourish, tho' her Enemies spite her;
  
==Original text and translations==
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May their cunning and Forces no longer prevail,
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But their malice, as well as their Arguments, fail:
  
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Then remember the Seven, who supported our Cause,
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As stout as our Martyrs, and as just as our Laws.}}
 
[[Category:Sheet music]]
 
[[Category:Sheet music]]
 
[[Category:Baroque music]]
 
[[Category:Baroque music]]

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  • (Posted 2019-05-25)   CPDL #54337:     
Editor: Raymond Nagem (submitted 2019-05-25).   Score information: Letter, 1 page, 54 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: From The Second Book of the Catch Club or Merry Companions (London: John Walsh, c. 1700).

General Information

Title: True Englishmen, drink a good health, Z 284
Composer: Henry Purcell

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: 3 equal voices
Genre: SecularCanon

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella


Description: A catch in praise of the "Seven Bishops" tried for libel by James II in 1687.

Original text and translations

English.png English text

True English Men, drink a good health to the Miter,
Let our Church ever Flourish, tho' her Enemies spite her;

May their cunning and Forces no longer prevail,
But their malice, as well as their Arguments, fail:

Then remember the Seven, who supported our Cause,
As stout as our Martyrs, and as just as our Laws.