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Edition - Bod4169

Imprint Names:  Vere, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1644 and 1680

Imprint: Printed for T. Vere, at the sign of the Angel without Newgate

Notes:  Wood E 25(60) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V2964

Title: Joy after sorrow; being the seamans return from Jamaico [sic]

First Line: There was a maid as I heard tell

Tune: My love is gone to Bohemia

Authors:  Price, Laurence, 1628-1680

Subjects:  IndiesJamaica

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentSailorsPregnancy

4o Rawl. 566(128)

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Edition - Bod4193

Imprint Names:  Vere, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1644 and 1680

Imprint: Printed for Tho. Vere, at the sign of the Angel, without New- gate

Notes:  4o Rawl. 566(128) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V2964

Title: Joy after sorrow, being the sea-mans return from Jamaica

First Line: There was a maid as I heard tell

Tune: My love is gone to Bohemy, or, wet and weary

Authors:  Price, Laurence, 1628-1680

References:

ESTC: R234925

Subjects:  IndiesJamaica

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentSailorsPregnancy

Wood E 25(60)

Notes:  Title cropped. MS annotation below imprint: 1648.


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Edition - Bod4806

Imprint Names:  Grove, F.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1629]

Imprint: Printed at London for F.G. on Snow-hill


Ballad - Roud Number: V29457

Title: A warning for wives, by the example of one Katherine Francis, alias Stoke

First Line: Alas what wretched bloody times

Tune: Bragandary

Authors:  Parker, Martin, d. 1656

Themes:  MurderCrime - 17th century

Firth c.23(1)

Notes:  Negative photograph of: Pepys Ballads I: 118


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Edition - Bod4807

Imprint Names:  W.I.

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [c.1619]

Imprint: Printed by W.I.

Notes:  Printer is possibly W. Jones.


Ballad - Roud Number: V34795

Title: Murther unmasked, or Barneuiles base conspiracie against his owne country discovered

First Line: All you that Christians be

Tune: Welladay

Firth c.23(3)

Notes:  Negative photograph of: Pepys Ballads, I:108-109


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Edition - Bod4808

Imprint Names:  Gosson, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1624 and 1640

Imprint: Printed at London for H.G.


Ballad - Roud Number: V32749

Title: Whipping cheare. Or the wofull lamentations of the three sisters in the Spittle

First Line: Come you fatall sisters three

Tune: Hemp and flax

Firth c.23(19)

Notes:  Negative photograph of: Pepys Ballads I:208-209.


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Edition - Bod4809

Imprint Names:  Wright, J.Allde, E.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  1623

Imprint: Printed at London by Edward Allde for Iohn Wright, 1623


Ballad

Title: Prince Charles his welcome to the court, or a true subjects love for his happy returne from Spaine

First Line: Deluding thoughts, banish your triviall feares

Authors:  Hockham, William

Subjects:  Charles I, king of England, 1600-1649

Firth c.23(21)

Notes:  Photograph of the Society of Antiquaries copy. In the framing decoration are printed the initials: C.P.


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Edition - Bod4821

Imprint Names:  Gosson, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1628]

Imprint: Printed at London for H.G.


Ballad - Roud Number: V9939

Title: The tragedy of doctor Lambe, the great suposed coniurer

First Line: Neighbours sease to mone

Tune: Gallants come away

Authors:  Parker, Martin, d. 1656

Subjects:  Lambe, John, d. 1628

Firth c.23(67)

Notes:  Negative photograph of: Pepys Ballads I:134-135.


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Edition - Bod4830

Imprint Names:  Trundle, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1616]

Imprint: Imprinted at London for John Trundle and are to be sold at the signe of the No-body in Barbican


Ballad

Title: The famous ratketcher, with his travels into France, and of his returne to London

First Line: There was a rare rat-catcher

Tune: The jovial tinker

Themes:  Rat-catching

Firth c.23(92)

Notes:  Negative photograph of: Pepys Ballads I:458.


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Edition - Bod4840

Imprint Names:  Allde, E.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1620]

Imprint: Printed at London by E.A.


Ballad

Title: The pedler opening of his packe, to know of maydes what tis they lacke

First Line: Who is it will repaire

Tune: Last Christmas 'twas my chance

Themes:  Street traders

Firth c.23(101)

Notes:  Negative photograph of: Pepys Ballads I:238-239. Folded and damaged in the original. For another version of the second illustration, see Harding B 43(p. 71, 72).


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Edition - Bod4933

Imprint Names:  Grove, F.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1643]

Imprint: Printed at London for F. Grove dwelling on Snow hill


Ballad - Roud Number: V22777

Title: A warning to all priests and jesuites, by the example of two masse-priests which ... were hangd

First Line: Come you seducers all

Tune: A rich merchant man

References:

ESTC: R231668

Themes:  Religious controversy - 17th centuryExecutions - 17th century

Ashm. H 23(47)

Notes:  Torn upper left corner.


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Edition - Bod4934

Imprint Names:  Gamage, N.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1643]

Imprint: Printed at London for Nicholas Gamage, on London-bridge


Ballad - Roud Number: V24383

Title: Englands doubtfull hopes, or, Long lookt for may come at last

First Line: If faith and truth were joyned hand in hand

Tune: The prince's birth

Authors:  White, Robert

References:

ESTC: R222015

Ashm. H 23(65)

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Edition - Bod4935

Imprint Names:  Lambert, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c. 1643]

Imprint: Printed at London for Tho: Lambert neere the red crosse in Little Britaine


Ballad - Roud Number: V32091

Title: The prentices resolution

First Line: Rouse up your drooping spirits all

Tune: Hey lusticke

Authors:  White, Robert

References:

ESTC: R38505

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649

Ashm. H 23(54)

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Edition - Bod4990

Imprint Names:  Grove, F.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1623 and 1661

Imprint: London, Printed for F. Grove on Snow-hill


Ballad - Roud Number: V34845

Title: A loyal subjects admonition, or a true song of Brittains Civil wars

First Line: Great controversie hath been in England

Authors:  J., T.

References:

ESTC: R234037

Subjects:  Monck, George, 1608-1670

Themes:  Restoration of the monarchy, 1660Politics and government - 17th century

Douce Ballads 2(241bv)

Notes:  Douce Ballads 2(241bv); sheet divided. Printed on the reverse of another ballad. The illustration has been annotated with speeches: I thanke you for my poor wife. Your humble servant sir. Harding B 39(20) is a photograph of Douce Ballads 2(241bv).


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Harding B 39(20)

Notes:  Douce Ballads 2(241bv); sheet divided. Printed on the reverse of another ballad. The illustration has been annotated with speeches: I thanke you for my poor wife. Your humble servant sir. Harding B 39(20) is a photograph of Douce Ballads 2(241bv).


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Edition - Bod4996

Imprint Names:  Grove, F.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1623 and 1661

Imprint: London, Printed for F. Grove no [sic] Snow-hill


Ballad - Roud Number: V10212

Title: A lecture for all sects and schismatics to read

First Line: What ayles the Anabaptists, so much to be perplext

Tune: Hey, ho, my hony

Authors:  P., I.

References:

ESTC: R179392

Subjects:  Charles II, king of England, 1630-1685

Themes:  ReligionProtestant dissenters

Wood 401(163)

Notes:  Wood 401(163) is numbered out of sequence, following Wood 401(165).


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Harding B 39(60)

Notes:  Harding B 39(60) is a photograph of Wood 401(163).


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Edition - Bod1803

Imprint Names:  Burton, R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1641 and 1674

Imprint: Printed for R. Burton, at the sign of the Horse-shooe in West- smith-field

Notes:  The caption of the second illustration reads: \"My Gold is my God.\" The caption of the seventh illustration reads: \"I kill you all.\"


Ballad - Roud Number: V2865

Title: A looking glass for a Christian family; or, A warning for all people to serve God

First Line: All you that fear the Lord that rules the sky

Tune: Aim not too high

Themes:  ReligionGod's punishment

4o Rawl. 566(31)

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Edition - Bod1811

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1624 and 1680

Imprint: London, Printed for F. Coles, in Vine-street, near Hatten- garden


Ballad - Roud Number: V18025

Title: The life and death of famous Thomas Stukely, an English gallant

First Line: In the West of England

Tune: King Henry's going to Boulogne

References:

ESTC: R216023

Subjects:  Stukely, Thomas, 1525-1578

Douce Ballads 1(111b)

Notes:  Sheet divided


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Edition - Bod1813

Imprint Names:  Hose, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1670

Imprint: Printed for J. Hose, over-against the Kings Arms at Holbourn- bridge

Notes:  Wood E 25(81) is another issue


Ballad - Roud Number: V32041

Title: The plow-mans prophesie. Or, The country-mans calculation

First Line: Come listen all you that to mirth are inclin'd

Tune: Cook Laurel

Themes:  Wealth

4o Rawl. 566(120)

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Edition - Bod1828

Imprint Names:  Burton, R.Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.Clarke, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1641 and 1674

Imprint: Printed for R. Burton, and sold by F. Coles, T. Vere, J. Wright, and J. Clarke


Ballad - Roud Number: V10601

Title: Daphne's complaint for the absence of her lover

First Line: When I heard a trumpet sound

Authors:  P., J.

Themes:  Pastoral

4o Rawl. 566(33)

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Edition - Bod1846

Imprint Names:  Vere, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1644 and 1680

Imprint: Printed for T. Vere, at the Angel without Newgate


Ballad

Title: Iockeys complaint for want of his Ienny

First Line: I have an awd woman wed

Tune: Come hither my own sweet duck

Themes:  Marriage - age differenceBrewsters

4o Rawl. 566(133)

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Edition - Bod1848

Imprint Names:  Hose, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1670

Imprint: Printed for J. Hose, over against Staples-Inn in Houlbourn, neer Grays-Inn-lane


Ballad - Roud Number: V20712

Title: The mournful maidens complaint for the loss of her maiden- head, or, A warning for other maidens to take warning by

First Line: I am a poor distressed maid

Tune: Old ale has undone me

References:

ESTC: R43471

Themes:  SeductionPregnancy

Douce Ballads 2(152b)

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4o Rawl. 566(139)

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Edition - Bod1849

Imprint Names:  Hose, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1670

Imprint: London, Printed for John Hose, overagainst Staple Inn, in Holburn near Grays-Inn lane


Ballad - Roud Number: V9219

Title: The jovial crew

First Line: Come let's to the tavern there's nothing so sweet

Tune: Let the bailiffs be hanged

Themes:  DrinkingMoney

4o Rawl. 566(141)

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Edition - Bod1851

Imprint Names:  Hose, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1670

Imprint: London, Printed for J. Hose near Staples Inn in Holborn


Ballad - Roud Number: V32726

Title: The young mans frollicks, or The tryal of maiden-heads

First Line: I am a young lad which fine frolicks have had

Tune: Come all you brave mills

4o Rawl. 566(148)

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Edition - Bod1873

Imprint Names:  Burton, R.Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1641 and 1674

Imprint: Printed for R.B. and sold by F. Coles, T. Vere, and J. Wright

Notes:  Cropped. Douce Ballads 2(206a) and Wood E 25(44) are two issues of another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V21423

Title: Shrowsbury for me

First Line: Come listen young gallants of Shrowsbury fair town

Tune: Shrewsbury for me

References:

ESTC: R184228

Subjects:  Shrewsbury (England)

4o Rawl. 566(26)

Notes:  Cropped.


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Edition - Bod1892

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1624 and 1680

Imprint: Printed for F. Coles, in Vine-street, on Saffron-hill neer Hatton-garden


Ballad - Roud Number: V4812

Title: A strange banquet; or, The devils entertainment by Cook Laurel at the Peak in Devonshire

First Line: Cook Laurel would have the devil his guest

Tune: Cook Laurel

Authors:  Jonson, Ben, 1573-1637

Themes:  TradesmenProfessionsSatire

4o Rawl. 566(207)

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Edition - Bod1904

Imprint Names:  Burton, R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1641 and 1674

Imprint: Printed for R. Burton, at the Horse-shooe in West-smith field

Notes:  Douce Ballads 1(90b) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V16332

Title: A good wife is a portion every day. Or, A dialogue discovering a good wife from a bad

First Line: Come young men and listen to what i'le you show

Tune: Packington's pound

Authors:  Wade, John

References:

ESTC: R234915

Themes:  Marriage - men

4o Rawl. 566(210)

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Wood E 25(131)

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