Turenne with sleeping Monarchs lies enterr'd
Title: Under the picture of Marshall Turenne taken from his epitaph written in French.
Primary Text: MS Wellesley, 103-4.
Secondary Ed: 1988 Ellis d'Alessandro prints Wellesley text, 135; McGovern & Hinnant, 81.
Comment: Finch praises a hero who lies with monarchs and was worthy to wear or support a crown; Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Vicomte Turenne (1611-75). Turenne was a famous French Captain under whom James II served as a lieutenant in France in 1650's, and whom James respected and loved. The period of the lieutenantship was in some ways the happiest period of James II's life.
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