Warmth in my heart and wonder in my thought
Title: To his Excellency the Lord Cartret at Stockholm Upon recieving from him a picture in miniature of Charles the twelfth King of Sweden.
Primary Text: MS Wellesley, 66-7.
Secondary Ed: 1988 Ellis d'Alessandro prints Wellesley text, 96-7; McGovern & Hinnant, 23-24.
Comment: He was husband to Francis Worseley, Lady Carteret (see " Quoth the Swains who got in at the late Masquerade"; she is mentioned in the prose part of the piece). This is a panegyric on Charles and Cartret. Finch refers to her "Verses written on the King of Sweden's Picture" as an "early theme of my aspireing muse." Charles XII was a hero to Jacobites of this period. Finch's description of Frances Worseley, Lady Carteret, her children, and Granville's mother shows she had recently visited them.
Date: Subscribed "Cleaveland row, London, January ye 13th 1719/20 ...Ann Winchilsea." It's worth noting (once again) that she leaves off the "e" and now signs herself "Winchilsea."
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