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Illustration - 3rd Illustration on Bod23570

IconClass Codes:
31E2355: Violent death by hanging
44G34: Death penalty, execution
44G321(GALLOWS): Instruments of torture, execution or punishment: gallows

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4335

Titles:
God save Ireland

First Lines:
High upon the gallows tree

Themes:
Fenians
Politics and government - Ireland, 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6000

Titles:
A voice from the gallows

First Lines:
Come hearken, ye thoughtless, to my tale of sorrow

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod3356

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
41A3361: Human figure at (open) window, seen from outside
44G321(GALLOWS): Instruments of torture, execution or punishment: gallows

Edition - Bod14396

Imprint Names:  Birt, M.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 30 [sic], Gt. Saint Andrew Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V28755

Title: Starve us all

First Line: Oh! is not it a gallows shame

Themes:  Free trade

Harding B 13(306)

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Edition - Bod9586

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  With: The life, conduct, and execution of Samuel Wright [and] A radical cure for crime [prose]


Ballad - Roud Number: V6000

Title: A voice from the gallows

First Line: Come hearken, ye thoughtless, to my tale of sorrow

Illustration - 2nd Illustration on Bod24237

IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
31A231: Standing figure
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
31E2355: Violent death by hanging
41D263: Walking-stick, staff
31A25193(+81): Hand on breast (or stomach), slipped into opening of vestment (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
44G321(GALLOWS): Instruments of torture, execution or punishment: gallows

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod2218

IconClass Codes:
23R14: Night
46C131: Riding a horse, ass, or mule; rider, horseman
44G52: Robber
44G35: Body of the executed displayed in public
31E2355: Violent death by hanging
61B2(TURPIN, Dick): Historical person (with NAME)
31E2355(+61)(GALLOWS): Violent death by hanging (+ instrument of execution)

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod23252

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
45C14(PIKE): Helved weapons, polearms (for striking, hacking, thrusting): pike
44G342: On the scaffold or place of execution
31E2355(+61)(GALLOWS): Violent death by hanging (+ instrument of execution)
44G3711: In the pillory, in the stocks

Edition - Bod21829

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  See Firth c.14(219)

Series Identifier: 520


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8725

Title: Mother would comfort me

First Line: I wounded and sorrowful, far from my home

Notes:  The same setting of type as Firth c.14(219) but with a different third ballad

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3002

Title: Soldier's letter

First Line: Dear parents, I do write, though I weep day & night

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in Firth c.14(219) but with a different third ballad

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4335

Title: God save Ireland

First Line: High upon the gallows tree

Tune: Tramp, tramp

Themes:  Politics and government - Ireland, 19th centuryFenians

2806 c.16(184)

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Harding B 11(3577)

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Edition - Bod661

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Gilbertson, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1658 and 1664

Imprint: Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, and W. Gilbertson

Notes:  The text in the second illustration is: Lord bring my soule out of prison. Psal. 142

Sheet References:  ESTC: R183245

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V32266

Title: Save a thief from the gallows, and he'l hang thee if he can, or, The merciful father, and the merciless son

First Line: You disobedient children mark my fall

Tune: Fortune my foe

Themes:  MurderCrime - 17th century

2nd Ballad

Title: The confession and repentance of George Sanders ... who killed his own uncle

First Line: Gods judgments now are rightly seen said I

Themes:  ExecutionsCrime - 17th century

Wood 401(143)

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