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Edition - Bod6822

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12935

Title: Poisoned family

First Line: Good friends far and near, come you quickly shall hear

Themes:  AdulteryServants

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13816

Title: The Sicilian maid

First Line: I knew a Sicilian maid

Firth b.34(230)

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Edition - Bod7456

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: William Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham

Series Identifier: 642


Ballad - Roud Number: V30860

Title: Mrs. Clark

First Line: A married man now am I, as you may plainly see

Tune: Dolly Dobbs

Themes:  AdulteryDomestic violence

Firth b.26(92)

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Firth c.20(166)

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Edition - Bod12433

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15070

Title: The overseer and the mad man

First Line: There was a noble overseer as crafty as a mouse sir

Themes:  Insanity

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2657

Title: Go it, Neddy

First Line: My toggery I took out of pawn

Themes:  AdulteryWorking class

Harding B 11(2896)

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Edition - Bod23829

Imprint Names:  Deacon, J.Blare, J.Brooksby, P.Back, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1683 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby. J. Deacon. J. Blare. J. Back

Notes:  Don. b.13(82) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V11276

Title: The scolding wives vindication: or, An answer to the Cuckold's complaint

First Line: I have been abus'd of late

Tune: The cuckold's complaint

References:

ESTC: R235471

Themes:  AdulteryCuckoldryDomestic violence

Douce Ballads 2(190b)

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