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Edition - Bod365

Imprint Names:  Browne

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Imprint: Browne, Typ.


Ballad - Roud Number: V9398

Title: The Andover election, or \"The old merchant's son\"

First Line: Of an old merchant's son I'm going for to tell

Tune: Vilikins and his Dinah

Themes:  Parliamentary elections

Johnson Ballads fol. 296

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Edition - Bod599

Imprint Names:  Brown, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1681

Imprint: London, Printed for W. Brown, in the Year, 1681


Ballad - Roud Number: V3077

Title: A new ballad upon Dr. Oates his retreat from White-hall to the city

First Line: Can'st tell me, Ceres, what curst fate

Tune: I'll tell the Dick where I have been

References:

ESTC: R36932

Subjects:  Oates, Titus, 1649-1705

Vet. A3 c.29(9)


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Edition - Bod772

Imprint Names:  Browne, S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1660]

Imprint: Printed at the Hague, for S. Browne, 1659


Ballad

Title: Chipps of the old block; or, Hercules cleansing the Aug├Žan stable

First Line: Now you by your good leave sirs

Tune: The sword

References:

ESTC: R211503

Themes:  Rump parliament

Wood 416(36)

Notes:  Printed in London. MS date: Januar.


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Edition - Bod11852

Imprint Names:  Brown, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dundee

Date  [c.1850]

Imprint: W. Brown, Printer, Dundee

Notes:  With: Home, sweet home! [prose]. Both pieces are copied from The Attala Democrat (Kosciusko, Mississippi). Dated June 15, 1850


Ballad - Roud Number: V29687

Title: To my mother

First Line: The last tear I shed was the warm one that fell

Authors:  Roy, W.D.

Harding B 11(1563)

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Edition - Bod19025

Imprint Names:  Brown, C.

Imprint Locations:  Cambridge

Date  1837

Imprint: C.E. Brown, Printer, Cambridge


Ballad - Roud Number: V3214

Title: The new Poor law bill

First Line: There is a sighing o'er the land, a voice upon the wind

Authors:  P., T.

Themes:  Poor law

Johnson Ballads 1529

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Edition - Bod19694

Imprint Names:  Brown, J.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  1898

Imprint: Printed and Published by Jno. Brown, Barker Gate, Nottingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V10488

Title: The engineers' return

First Line: O, Britannia! the polestar of nations

Tune: Red, white, and blue

Authors:  O'Byrne, George

Themes:  Working class

Johnson Ballads 1980

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Edition - Bod23696

Imprint Names:  Brown, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: London: Printed by and for C. Brown, and T. Norris, and sold by T. Norris, on London-bridge


Ballad - Roud Number: 116

Title: The fryer well-fitted: or, A pretty jest that once befel, how a maid put a fryer to cool in the well

First Line: As I lay musing all alone

References:

ESTC: R233085

Themes:  Clergy

Douce Ballads 1(85a)

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Edition - Bod24119

Imprint Names:  Brown, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1682 and 1707

Imprint: London: Printed by and for C.B. and are to be sold by J. Walter, at the Hand and Pen in High Holbourn


Ballad - Roud Number: V7925

Title: An excellent ballad of George Barnwell

First Line: All youths of fair England

Tune: The merchant

References:

ESTC: N70828

Themes:  MerchantsApprenticesProstitutionMurderCrime - 17th century

Douce Ballads 3(40a)

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Edition - Bod4748

Imprint Names:  Brown, C.Norris, T.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1695 and 1707

Imprint: Printed by & for C. Brown, & T. Norris, & sold at the Looking- glass on London-bridge


Ballad - Roud Number: V21374

Title: The ruin'd lovers

First Line: Mars shall to Cupid now submit

Tune: Mock-beggars hall stands empty

References:

ESTC: N69912

Douce Ballads 2(187b)

Notes:  MS tune title: Cold and raw


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Edition - Bod18545

Imprint Names:  Brown, C.Norris, T.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Imprint: Printed by and for C. Brown, and T. Norris, and sold at the Looking glass on London-bridge


Ballad - Roud Number: 12618

Title: A pleasant and delightful song, entituled, The great boobee

First Line: My friend, if you will understand

Tune: Sallenger's round

References:

ESTC: N478233

Vet. A3 b.43(9)

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Edition - Bod19238

Imprint Names:  Brown, J.B.

Imprint Locations:  Windsor

Date  [1858]

Imprint: J.B. Brown, Printer, Windsor


Ballad

Title: Lines on the princess royal's marriage

First Line: Princess, ere those vows are spoken

Subjects:  Victoria Adelaide Mary Louise, Princess Royal, 1840-1901

Themes:  1858

Johnson Ballads 2072

Notes:  With MS annotations: Married at St. James's Palace - Jany. 25th 1858. To J.L.B. The engraving is by Rock and Co., London


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Edition - Bod19449

Imprint Names:  Brown, T.Crossley, J.

Imprint Locations:  BradfordBradford

Date  [1889]

Imprint: Published by the Author, John Crossley, Poet and Composer, at St. James's Buildings, Leeds Road, Bradford ... T. Brown, Printer, Coppy Quarry, Bradford


Ballad

Title: Hymn commemorative of the visit of the shah of Persia to England, A.D. 1889

First Line: O triune God and king of kings

Authors:  Crossley, John

Subjects:  Nasir ud-Din, Shah of Persia

Themes:  1889

Johnson Ballads 1511

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Edition - Bod19468

Imprint Names:  Brown and sons

Imprint Locations:  Canvey Island

Imprint: Woodford & Co., Hazlewood, Canvey Island, Essex. Brown and Sons, Ltd., Typo.


Ballad

Title: \"On the ball!\"

First Line: Here's a cheer for the grand old game

Authors:  Hamilton, Charles

Themes:  Football

Johnson Ballads 1532

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Edition - Bod23517

Imprint Names:  Brown, C.Norris, T.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1695 and 1707

Imprint: London: Printed by and for C. Brown, and T. Norris, and sold by the booksellers of Pye-corner and London-bridge


Ballad - Roud Number: V18836

Title: Lord Willoughby: being a true relation of a famous and bloody battle fought in Flanders

First Line: The fifteenth day of July

Tune: Lord Willoughby, &c

References:

ESTC: R233199

Subjects:  Willoughby de Eresby, Peregrine Bertie, lord, 1555-1601

Douce Ballads 1(123b)

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Edition - Bod23596

Imprint Names:  Brown, C.Norris, T.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1695 and 1707

Imprint: Printed by and for C. Brown, and T. Norris, and sold at the Looking-glass on London-bridge


Ballad - Roud Number: V2112

Title: Cordial advice: to all rash young men, who think to advance their decaying fortunes by navigation

First Line: You merchant men of Billinsgate [sic]

Tune: I'll no more to Greenland sail

References:

ESTC: R232953

Themes:  Sailors

Douce Ballads 1(37b)

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Edition - Bod23785

Imprint Names:  Brown, C.Norris, T.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1695 and 1707

Imprint: Printed by and for C. Brown, and T. Norris, and sold at the Looking-glass on London-bridge


Ballad - Roud Number: 18526

Title: Neptune's raging fury: or The gallant seaman's sufferings

First Line: You gentlemen of England, that live at home at ease

Tune: When the stormy winds do blow

Authors:  Parker, Martin, d. 1656

References:

ESTC: N69907

Themes:  Naval

Douce Ballads 2(167b)

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Edition - Bod23882

Imprint Names:  Brown, C.Norris, T.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1695 and 1707

Imprint: Printed by and for C. Brown, and T. Norris, and sold at the Looking-glass on London-bridge


Ballad - Roud Number: V32855

Title: The true lovers good-morrow

First Line: In the month of February

Tune: As at noon Dulcina rested

References:

ESTC: R233921

Themes:  Valentines

Douce Ballads 2(219b)

Notes:  Alternative tune title in MS: Oh that I had never marryed


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Edition - Bod24131

Imprint Names:  Brown, C.Norris, T.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1695 and 1707

Imprint: Printed by and for C. Brown, & T. Norris, &c. sold by J. Walter in High Holborn


Ballad

Title: Jephthah's rash vow

First Line: When Israel did first begin

Tune: In Nineveh old Tobit dwelt

References:

ESTC: R235609

Themes:  Jephthah (Biblical judge)

Douce Ballads 3(46b)

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Edition - Bod4963

Imprint Names:  Brown, C.Norris, T.Walter, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Imprint: London: Printed by C Brown, and T Norris; and sold by J Walter, at the Golden-ball, in Pye-Corner


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

Vet. A3 b.43(7)

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Edition - Bod6339

Imprint Names:  Brown, C.Norris, T.Walter, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1695 and 1707

Imprint: Printed by and for C. Brown, and T. Norris, and sold by J. Walter, in Holborn High


Ballad - Roud Number: V4234

Title: Win at first, and lose at last: or, A new game at cards

First Line: Ye merry hearts that love to play

Tune: Ye gallants that delight to play

Authors:  Price, Laurence, 1628-1680

Notes:  The text is the same as: A knave at the bottom

References:

ESTC: R235768

Subjects:  Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658Charles II, king of England, 1630-1685

Themes:  Restoration of the monarchy, 1660Politics and government - 17th century

Firth b.20(24)

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MS. Rawl. D 383(f. 113)

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Edition - Bod18750

Imprint Names:  Ayres, W.LaurenceBrownRoyce, Mrs.

Imprint Locations:  ReadingWantageRumseyOxford

Imprint: Reading: Printed by W. Ayres ... Also to be had of Mr. Laurence at Wantage, Mr. Brown at Rumsey, and Mrs. Royce at Oxford


Ballad

Title: An excellent ballad; of the noble marquis and patient Grissel

First Line: A noble marquis

Tune: The bride's goodmorrow

References:

ESTC: T191984

Harding B 4(18)

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Edition - Bod23483

Imprint Names:  Brown, C.Norris, T.Walter, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1695 and 1707

Imprint: Printed by and for C. Brown, and T. Norris, and sold by J. Walter, at the Golden Ball in Pye-Corner


Ballad - Roud Number: V28618

Title: The kind mistress

First Line: Long days of absence, dear, I could endure

Tune: The German princess's farwell

References:

ESTC: R233169

Douce Ballads 1(108a)

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Edition - Bod23965

Imprint Names:  Brown, C.Norris, T.Walter, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1695 and 1707

Imprint: Printed by and for C. Brown, and T. Norris, and sold by J. Walter


Ballad - Roud Number: V11286

Title: The young mans vindication, against the Virgins complaint

First Line: Sweet virgin, hath disdain, mov'd you to passion

Tune: The virgin's complaint, or Cupid's courtesie

References:

ESTC: R234170

Themes:  Women

Douce Ballads 2(263b)

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Edition - Bod2063

Imprint Names:  Stone, R.Keys, E.Reed, S.Brown, A.

Imprint Locations:  ExeterDevonportNewportBristol

Imprint: Printed and Sold by Elias Keys, Devonport. Sold also by R. Stone, Fore-street hill, Exeter; A. Brown, General Dealer, Bristol Bridge, Bristol; And S. Reed, Newport, Monmouthshire


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 22885

Title: May-pole

First Line: Come lasses and lads, get leave of your dads

Themes:  May day

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V10612

Title: I wish I'd a thousand a year

First Line: I wish I'd a thousand a year

Harding B 11(2389)

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Edition - Bod2145

Imprint Names:  Stone, R.Keys, E.Reed, S.Brown, A.

Imprint Locations:  ExeterDevonportNewportBristol

Imprint: Printed by Elias Keys, Devonport. Sold by R. Stone, Exeter; A. Brown, Bristol Bridge, Bristol; And S. Reed, Newport, Monmouthshire


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V977

Title: Oh dear! how I long to get married

First Line: I am a damsel so blooming and gay

Subjects:  Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:  Marriage prospects - women

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16492

Title: The girl I left behind me

First Line: The wars are o'er, and gentle peace

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 11(2738)

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