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Sheet - Harding B 5(5)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 11

Title: The baffled knight; or, The lady's policy

First Line: There was a kinght [sic] was drunk with wine

References:

ESTC: T192480

Themes:  Deception



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Sheet - 2806 d.31(5)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 75


Ballad - Roud Number: V2936

Title: A voice from the grave, to those who wish to attain everlasting happiness

First Line: All you who doth these lines behold



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Sheet - Harding B 13(5)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 557


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2147

Title: Fight between Donnelly and Cooper

First Line: Come all you true bred Irishmen and listen to my song

Themes:  Prizefighting


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9697

Title: The Shannon and Chesapeake

First Line: She comes, she comes, in glorious style!

Themes:  Shannon/Chesapeake engagement, 1813



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Sheet - 28825 c.1(5)

Imprint Names:  Cawe, G., widow of

Imprint Locations:  Brussels

Date  c.1714

1st Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Een nieuw liedeken van de seven H. Sacramenten

First Line: Siet gy Christene al-gemeyn

Tune: Belgis

Themes:  Religion


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Een devoot Liedeken van een danckseggende Ziele

First Line: Ten lesten het is gedaen

Tune: Gy die u hier verheught oft God staet hier naecht en bloot


3rd Ballad

Title: Geestelych Liedeken van een Soudaens Dochterken

First Line: Een Soudaen had een Dochterken

Tune: Een Soudaen had een Dochterken



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Sheet - Harding B 5(36)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Notes:  Harding B 5(35) is another issue


Ballad - Roud Number: V1503

Title: England's black tribunal, or, King Charles's martyrdom

First Line: True churchmen all, I pray behold & see

References:

ESTC: T192555

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



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Sheet - Harding B 5(31)

Imprint Names:  Banks, A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1682

Notes:  An answer is Firth c.15(16)


Ballad - Roud Number: V6490

Title: The loyal feast, design'd to be kept in Haberdashers-hall, on Friday the 21st of April 1682

First Line: Tony was small, but of noble race

Tune: Sawney will never be my love again

References:

ESTC: R4036



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Sheet - Harding B 5(102)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: Plot, or no plot. A new ballad

First Line: Ye lords, and ye commons give ear to my ditty

References:

ESTC: T42501



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Sheet - Ashm. G 5(102)

Imprint Names:  Corbet, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1683

Ballad - Roud Number: V20543

Title: Monmouth's return; or The mistaken Whiggs

First Line: Now the rash imputing Torys

Tune: Tell me Jenny

References:

ESTC: R5802



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Sheet - Ashm. G 5(44)

Imprint Names:  Banks, A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1682

Ballad - Roud Number: V3868

Title: Titus Tell-troth: or, The plot-founder confounded. A pleasant new song

First Line: Hail to the knight of the post

Tune: Hail to the myrtle shades

References:

ESTC: R24169

Subjects:  Oates, Titus, 1649-1705



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Sheet - Ashm. G 5(46)

Imprint Names:  Thompson, N.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1684

Ballad - Roud Number: V11060

Title: Oates thrash'd in the compter, and sack'd-up in Newgate

First Line: Hail to the prince of the plot

Tune: Hail to the myrtle shades

References:

ESTC: R39796

Subjects:  Oates, Titus, 1649-1705



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Sheet - Ashm. G 5(53)

Imprint Names:  Dean, James

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1684

Ballad - Roud Number: V6293

Title: Oates's bug-bug-boarding-school, at Camberwell. A song

First Line: Rouse, rouse my lazy mirmidons

Tune: My lord Russell's farewell

Authors:  Dean, James

References:

ESTC: R174459

Subjects:  Oates, Titus, 1649-1705



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Sheet - Ashm. G 5(68)

Imprint Names:  H., R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1681

Ballad

Title: Oates well thresh't

First Line: Our Oates, last week not worth a groat

Tune: Which no body can deny

References:

ESTC: R17742

Subjects:  Oates, Titus, 1649-1705




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Sheet - Ashm. G 5(92)

Imprint Names:  Johnson, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1682

Ballad - Roud Number: V20547

Title: Monmouth and Bucleugh's welcom from the North: or The loyal Protestants joy for his happy return

First Line: When stout young Jemmy went abroad

Tune: York and Albany's welcome to England

References:

ESTC: R207839



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Sheet - Harding B 41(5)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  An engraving.


Ballad - Roud Number: V22648

Title: Hoot awa the loon

First Line: When weary Sol gang'd down the West



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Sheet - Don. b.13(5)

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1674 and 1679

Ballad - Roud Number: 2632

Title: The Benjamin's lamentation for their sad loss at sea, by storms and tempests

First Line: Captain Chilver's gone to sea

Tune: The poor Benjamin

References:

ESTC: R232485

Themes:  Shipwreck



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Sheet - Curzon b.5(144)

Imprint Names:  Thompson, G.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1814

Ballad - Roud Number: V3040

Title: The white flag; or Boney's abdication

First Line: Great news brother Britons our joy freely share

Performers:  Huckell, Mr.

Performance Locations:  Surrey Theatre

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821



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Sheet - Curzon b.5(206)

Imprint Names:  Fairburn, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1815]

Ballad

Title: The bungling tinkers! or Congress of blockheads!

First Line: Hail, most illustrious State tinkers

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821



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Sheet - Harding B 5(21)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  Harding B 5(20) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V2951

Title: The midnight messenger or, A sudden call from an earthly glory to the cold grave. In a dialogue between Death, and a rich man

First Line: Death. Thou wealthy man of large possessions here

Tune: Aim not too high

Themes:  Death



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Sheet - Firth c.17(5)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 198


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 490

Title: The wild and wicked youth

First Line: In Newry town, I was bred and born

Subjects:  London (England)Newry (Ireland)Weldon, ladyFielding, John, Sir, d. 1780Mansfield, W.R., Baron Sandhurst, 1819-1876

Themes:  HighwaymenPolice


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6684

Title: Give me a grip of your hand. (New masonic song)

First Line: There's a language in the eyes which has

Authors:  Pettitt, Henry, 1848-1893

Performers:  Macdermott, Gilbert Hastings, 1845-1901

Themes:  Freemasonry



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Sheet - G. Pamph. 1490(5)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1770]

Notes:  ESTC; T194227

Sheet References:  ESTC: T194227

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6482

Title: A song for the birth-day (the 19th of April, 1770) of Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, bart

First Line: All hail to this day! 'tis the day of all days

Tune: O, the roast beef

Authors:  Garrick, David, 1717-1779

Notes:  Song

Subjects:  Williams-Wynn, Watkin, Sir, bart., 1772-1840


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9456

Title: A song, to be sung at the cask, when the people are drinking

First Line: Of a noble race is sir Watkin

Tune: Of a noble race was Shinkin

Authors:  Garrick, David, 1717-1779

Subjects:  Wynn, Watkin Williams, Sir





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Sheet - Curzon b.5(195)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1815]

Notes:  Harding B 17(62b) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V373

Title: Corsican drover

First Line: How chang'd the scene of late has been

Tune: London now is out of town

Authors:  Thompson, J.

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Themes:  Emigration



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Sheet - Harding B 5(10)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Ballad - Roud Number: V9007

Title: The garland of trials

First Line: This noble relation which I am to write

References:

ESTC: T192483

Subjects:  Liverpool (England)

Themes:  Social statusPregnancyAstrologyParenthood revealed



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 4(5)

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Notes:  Douce Ballads 3(66b) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 2153

Title: The merchant's son; and the beggar-wench of Hull

First Line: You gallants all I pray draw near

Themes:  BeggarsTransvestism



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Sheet - Harding B 5(8)

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad - Roud Number: 483

Title: True love requited! Or, The bailiffs daughter of Islington

First Line: There was a youth, and a well-beloved youth

References:

ESTC: T192482



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Sheet - 5 Delta 278(16)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1760

Ballad - Roud Number: V3269

Title: Admiral Hawke's welcome to old England, on his compleating the ruin of the French navy. A volunteer ballad

First Line: Behold when Britannia points, joyfully, her lance!

Tune: O the roast beef of old England

Subjects:  Hawke, Edward Hawke, Baron, 1705-1781

Themes:  Naval1759





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