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Edition - Bod24240

Imprint Names:  Wise and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed by Wise and Co. No. 89, Rosemary-Lane

Notes:  Compare illustration to Douce Ballads 4(41) and Douce Ballads 4(42).


Ballad - Roud Number: 114

Title: The merry cuckold and kind wife

First Line: Oh! I went into the stable, and there for to see

Themes:  Adultery

Douce Ballads 4(11)

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Edition - Bod18194

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and Sold at No. 4, Aldermary Church Yard


Ballad - Roud Number: V6653

Title: The wandering young gentlewoman or, Catskin

First Line: You fathers and mothers, and children also

References:

ESTC: T206997

Themes:  EducationDisguiseServantsCruel parents

Douce Ballads 3(105a)

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Edition - Bod24062

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and sold at No. 4, Aldermary Church Yard


Ballad - Roud Number: V9995

Title: The crafty squire's garland

First Line: You lovers that are now to mirth inclin'd

Tune: The highwaymen

References:

ESTC: N70805

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  AdulteryPregnancy

Douce Ballads 3(15a)

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Edition - Bod4222

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and sold at No. 4, Aldermary Church Yard


Ballad - Roud Number: 1700

Title: The bloody gardener's cruelty; or, The shepherd's daughter betray'd

First Line: Come all you constant lovers, and to me lend an ear

References:

ESTC: N70793

Themes:  MurderCourtship - difference in social statusCruel mother

Douce Ballads 3(2b)

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Edition - Bod4226

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and Sold in Aldermary Church Yard Bow-Lane, London

Notes:  Douce Ballads 4(5) 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

References:

ESTC: T206412

Themes:  BeggarsTransvestism

Douce Ballads 3(66b)

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Edition - Bod4992

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and Sold at the Printing-Office, in Aldermary Church- Yard, Bow-Lane, London

Notes:  Douce Ballads 4(15) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V4966

Title: The tavern kitchen fray; or, A dialogue between Nell and her mistress

First Line: In a tavern kitchen, the cook's territories

References:

ESTC: T206918

Themes:  TavernsWomenServants

Douce Ballads 3(93a)

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Harding B 39(36)

Notes:  Harding B 39(36) is a photograph of Douce Ballads 3(93a).


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Edition - Bod1018

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1674 and 1679

Imprint: Printed for Francis Coles, T. Vere, Jo. Wright, and Jo. Clarke

Notes:  4o Rawl. 566(80) is another edition.


Ballad

Title: The distressed damsels downfall by a deceitful youngman

First Line: You pritty maidens all

Tune: Franklin is dead and gone

References:

ESTC: R233012

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentPregnancy

Douce Ballads 1(59b)

Notes:  Sheet divided; torn along centre fold.


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Edition - Bod5074

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.Burton, R.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby, and R. Burton, and are to be sold ... in West-smith-field

Notes:  4o Rawl. 566(34) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V16958

Title: The delights of the bottle or, The town-gallants declaration for women and wine

First Line: The delights of the bottle, & charms of good wine

Authors:  Shadwell, Thomas, 1642-1692

References:

ESTC: R235590

Themes:  Drinking

Douce Ballads 1(55a)

Notes:  Sheet divided; torn left edge, lacking part of first illustration.


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Edition - Bod5269

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and Sold at the Printing Office, in Stonecutter Street, Fleet Market

Notes:  Firth c.12(433) is another issue Douce Ballads 4(14) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 12545

Title: Tit for tat; or The merry wives of Wapping

First Line: All you that delight in a frolicksome song

References:

ESTC: N70872

Themes:  SailorsCuckoldry

Douce Ballads 3(93b)

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Edition - Bod5369

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for Phillip Brooksby, at the Golden-Ball in West- smith's-field, neer the Hospital-gate

Notes:  4o Rawl. 566(13) is another issue Wood E 25(1) is another issue


Ballad - Roud Number: V20072

Title: [Amintor's lamentation for Celia's unkindness]

First Line: Since Celia's my foe

Tune: Since Celia's my foe

Authors:  Duffett, Thomas

References:

ESTC: R234180

Douce Ballads 2(268a)

Notes:  Cropped; lacking title.


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Edition - Bod928

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for Phillip Brooksby, at the Golden-Ball in West- smith's-field

Notes:  4o Rawl. 566(17) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V19578

Title: The batchelors ballad. Or, a Remedy against love

First Line: No more silly Cupid

Tune: The Duke of Monmouth's jig

References:

ESTC: R232405

Themes:  Bachelors

Douce Ballads 1(13a)

Notes:  Sheet divided; cropped at centre fold and top edge.


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Edition - Bod2485

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and Sold at No. 4 Aldermary Church Yard

Notes:  A similiar illustration is at Harding B 6(49).


Ballad - Roud Number: V4811

Title: The cook-maid's garland: or, The out-of-the-way devil

First Line: You gallant[s] all in London

Themes:  HighwaymenCrime - 18th century

Douce Ballads 4(7)

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Edition - Bod3572

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at J. Pitts, Wholesale Toy Warehous[e] 6, Great st, Andrew [st]reet, 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 2(4) is another edition Johnson Ballads 717 is another edition


Ballad - Roud Number: 365

Title: Arthur O'Bradley's wedding

First Line: Come neighbours and listen awhile

Themes:  Weddings

Douce Ballads 4(18)

Notes:  Douce Ballads 4(18) is printed on blue paper.


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Douce Ballads 4(19)

Notes:  Douce Ballads 4(19) is printed on blue paper.


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Harding B 2(3)

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Edition - Bod3684

Imprint Names:  Vere, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1644 and 1680

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

Notes:  4o Rawl. 566(28) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V2860

Title: A looking-glass for maids or The downfal of two desperate lovers

First Line: Unhappy I who in the prime of youth

Tune: Aim not to high

References:

ESTC: R234921

Subjects:  Isle of Wight (England)

Themes:  Duelling

Douce Ballads 1(120a)

Notes:  Sheet divided; cropped along upper edge.


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Edition - Bod11321

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1663 and 1674

Imprint: London, Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, and J. Wright

Notes:  4o Rawl. 566(206) is another edition Wood E 25(89) is another edition


Ballad - Roud Number: V18728

Title: The new courtier

First Line: Upon the Change where merchants meet

Tune: Cloris, since thou art fled away

References:

ESTC: R233499

Douce Ballads 2(162a)

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Edition - Bod13449

Imprint Names:  Burton, R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1641 and 1674

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

Notes:  4o Rawl. 566(27b) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V32989

Title: Loves down-fall

First Line: Draw near young maidens every one

Tune: Flora farewell

References:

ESTC: R233212

Themes:  Social statusLetter-writingLovers partedSuicide

Douce Ballads 1(130a)

Notes:  Sheet divided.


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Edition - Bod7684

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: London, Printed and Sold at No. 4, Aldermary Church Yard, Bow- Lane


Ballad - Roud Number: 104

Title: A true relation of the death of sir Andrew Barton, a pyrate and rover

First Line: When Flora with her fragrant flowers

References:

ESTC: N70861

Themes:  Piracy

Douce Ballads 3(84a)

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Edition - Bod18681

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and Sold at No. 4, Aldermary Church Yard, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 253

Title: Fair Margaret's misfortunes; or, Sweet William's dream on his wedding night, with the sudden death and burial of those noble lovers

First Line: As it fell out upon a day

References:

ESTC: N70816

Themes:  Unrequited loveGhosts

Douce Ballads 3(27a)

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Edition - Bod18949

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby, at the Golden-Ball, in Westsmithfield

Notes:  Don. b.13(51) is another edition 4o Rawl. 566(9) is another edition


Ballad - Roud Number: 84

Title: The life and death of Sir Hugh of the Grime

First Line: As it befel upon one time

References:

ESTC: R235628

Subjects:  Graham, HughArmstrong, John, d. 1528

Douce Ballads 2(204b)

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Edition - Bod23342

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby at the golden ball in Pye-Corner

Notes:  4o Rawl. 566(129) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V1827

Title: The city caper: or, The Whetstones-park privateer

First Line: The Jenny a small Pickaroon in the park

Tune: Captain Digby's farewell

References:

ESTC: R227017

Themes:  Prostituion

Douce Ballads 1(26a)

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Don. b.13(10)

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Edition - Bod23798

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby, at the Golden-Ball in West-smith- field, near the Hospital-gate

Notes:  Douce Ballads 2(175a) is another edition Harding B 4(104) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V13575

Title: Parthenia's complaint: or The forsaken shepheardess

First Line: Sitting beyond a rivers side

Tune: Sitting beyond a rivers side

References:

ESTC: R235610

Douce Ballads 2(174a)

Notes:  Sheet divided


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Edition - Bod23800

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby, at the Golden-ball, near the Hospital gate, in West-smith-field

Notes:  Douce Ballads 2(174a) is another edition Harding B 4(104) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V13575

Title: Parthenia's complaint: or The forsaken shepherdess

First Line: Sitting beyond a rivers side

Tune: Sitting beyond a rivers side

References:

ESTC: R235611

Douce Ballads 2(175a)


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Edition - Bod24269

Imprint Names:  Onley, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1689 and 1709

Imprint: London: Printed by and for W.O. and sold by the booksellers

Notes:  Illustration differs slightly from Douce Ballads 4(38).


Ballad - Roud Number: V9799

Title: An excellent ballad of that most dreadful combate fought between Moore of Moore-hall, and the dragon of Wantley

First Line: Old stories tell how Hercules

References:

ESTC: R235758

Douce Ballads 4(37)

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Edition - Bod3716

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1678 and 1680

Imprint: Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, I. Wright, I. Clarke, W. Thackeray, and T. Passinger

Notes:  4o Rawl. 566(35) is another edition.


Ballad

Title: The mourning conquest: or, The womans sad complaint, and doleful cry

First Line: As I did walk abroad one time

Tune: A loving husband will not be unto his wife unkind

Authors:  B., S.

References:

ESTC: R233432

Themes:  Sexual intercourse

Douce Ballads 2(155b)

Notes:  The speech of Cupid in the first illustration reads: Alas poor thing.


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Edition - Bod23422

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby, the at [sic] Golden-ball near the Hospital gate, in West-smith-fie[ld]

Notes:  4o Rawl. 566(16) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V19579

Title: The maids answer to the Batchelors ballad. Or, Love without remedy

First Line: Who's here so ingenious mispending his time

Tune: No more silly Cupid, or The Duke of Monmouth's jig

References:

ESTC: R227289

Don. b.13(61)

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Douce Ballads 2(147a)

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