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Edition - Bod1920

Imprint Names:  Evans, J. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1790

Imprint: Printed by J. Evans and Co. Long-Lane

Notes:  Harding B 3(92) is another edition Johnson Ballads 385 is another edition


Ballad - Roud Number: 4

Title: A tragical ballad of the unfortunate loves of lord Thomas and fair Eleanor; together with the downfall of the brown girl

First Line: Lord Thomas he was a bold forester

References:

ESTC: T196315

Themes:  JealousyMurder

Johnson Ballads 386

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Edition - Bod5220

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and sold by J Pitts, 6, Great St. Andrew-street, seven-Dials

Notes:  Harding B 3(93) is another issue Douce Ballads 4(36) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 4

Title: A tragical ballad of the unfortunate love's [of] lord Thomas and fair Eleanor

First Line: Lord Thomas he was a bold forester

Themes:  Murder

Harding B 3(94)

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Johnson Ballads 1034

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Johnson Ballads 1035

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Edition - Bod101

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1840]

Imprint: Paul & Co., Printers, 2, 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


Ballad

Title: A copy of verses on F.B. Courvoisier, now lying under sentence of death for the murder of his master, lord W. Russell

First Line: The day of trial now is over

Tune: Waggon train

Themes:  MurderCrime - 19th century1840

Johnson Ballads 644

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 645 is torn at left edge.


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Johnson Ballads 645

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 645 is torn at left edge.


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Edition - Bod20339

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press,\" by W.S. Fortey, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V32557

Title: Verses on the condemnation of Franz Muller, for the murder of mr. Briggs, on the North London railway

First Line: What great excitement has been caused

Themes:  Murder

Johnson Ballads 447

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Edition - Bod23108

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Evans, No. 41, Long Lane

Notes:  Harding B 3(92) is another edition Johnson Ballads 386 is another edition


Ballad - Roud Number: 4

Title: A tragical ballad of the unfortunate loves of lord Thomas and fair Eleanor, together with the downfall of the brown girl

First Line: Lord Thomas he was a bold forester

References:

ESTC: T196317

Themes:  JealousyMurder

Johnson Ballads 385

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Edition - Bod3838

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.Harvey, Mrs.

Imprint Locations:  LondonSheffield

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials. Sold by Mrs. Harvey, Sheffield-Park, Sheffield

Notes:  Harding B 11(2163) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V26703

Title: Little Jessey, the poor flower maid

First Line: I am poor little Jessey, I come here to show

Themes:  Street traders

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13784

Title: Happy land!

First Line: Happy land! whate'er my fate in life may be

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 478

Title: The New York trader

First Line: To a new York trader I did belong

Subjects:  New York (N.Y.)Waterford (Ireland)

Themes:  SailorsMurder

Johnson Ballads 220

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