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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4742

Titles:
A lamentable list, of certaine hidious, frightfull, and prodigious signes, which have bin seene in the aire, earth, and waters, at severall times for these 18. yeares last past

First Lines:
You who would be inform'd of forraine newes

Subjects:
Germany

Themes:
Thirty Years' war, 1618-1648
Superstitions

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9058

Titles:
The maid of the Rhine

First Lines:
Thou dark rolling river how gladly for ever
Thou dark rolling river, how gladly for ever
Thou darkroling river how gladly for ever

Subjects:
Germany

Themes:
Rhine, river

Edition - Bod1871

Imprint Names:  Dicey, W. and C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1736 and 1763

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V11298

Title: The Chichester merchant: or, The victim rescu'd

First Line: A rich merchant man there was, that was both grave and wise

References:

ESTC: T192352

Subjects:  Germany

Themes:  MerchantsExecutions

Harding B 4(83)

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Edition - Bod18386

Imprint Names:  Turner, J.

Imprint Locations:  Coventry

Date  between 1797 and 1846

Imprint: J. Turner, Printer, High Street, Coventry


Ballad - Roud Number: 24146

Title: The northern lord

First Line: A noble lord of high renown

Subjects:  Germany

Themes:  JewsWoman in disguiseMoneylending

Harding B 4(16)

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Edition - Bod18570

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, No. 14, Great St. Andrew Street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 24146

Title: The northern lord

First Line: A noble lord of high renown

Subjects:  Germany

Themes:  JewsWoman in disguiseMoneylending

Harding B 4(17)

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Johnson Ballads 929

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Edition - Bod18720

Imprint Names:  Lambert, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1638]

Imprint: Printed at London for Tho. Lambert, and are to be sold at the Sign [of the Horse-shoe in Smithfield]


Ballad - Roud Number: V4742

Title: A lamentable list, of certaine hidious, frightfull, and prodigious signes, which have bin seene in the aire, earth, and waters, at severall times for these 18. yeares last past

First Line: You who would be inform'd of forraine newes

Tune: Aim not too high

References:

ESTC: S125080

Subjects:  Germany

Themes:  SuperstitionsThirty Years' war, 1618-1648

Wood 402(67, 68)

Notes:  Wood 402(67, 68); Imperfect: Cropped right side.


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Harding B 39(77)

Notes:  Harding B 39(77) is a photograph of Wood 402(67, 68)


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11292

Titles:
The Chichester merchant
The Chichester merchant: or, The victim rescu'd

First Lines:
A rich merchant man there was
A rich merchant man there was, that was both grave and wise

Subjects:
Emden (Germany)
Germany

Themes:
Merchants
Murder
Executions

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 268

Titles:
Jack Munro

First Lines:
[In] Chatham town there liv'd a worthy merchant man
In Chatham town there liv'd a worthy merchant man

Subjects:
Flanders
Germany

Themes:
Merchants
Lovers parted
Lovers reunited
Social status
Transvestism
Women soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9422

Titles:
Prides fall, or a warning for all English women. By the example of a strange monster born of late in Germany, by a merchants proud wife in Geneva

First Lines:
Englands fair dainty dames see here the fall of pride

Subjects:
Germany
Holland

Themes:
Merchants
Monstrous births
Morality

Edition - Bod672

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V9422

Title: Prides fall, or a warning for all English women. By the example of a strange monster born of late in Germany, by a merchants proud wife in Geneva

First Line: Englands fair dainty dames see here the fall of pride

Tune: All you that love good fellows

References:

ESTC: R182103

Subjects:  HollandGermany

Themes:  MerchantsMonstrous birthsMorality

Wood 401(157)

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Edition - Bod9061

Imprint Names:  Hoggett, T.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1816 and 1843

Imprint: Hoggett, Printer


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 268

Title: Jack Munro

First Line: In Chatham town there liv'd a worthy merchant man

Subjects:  GermanyFlanders

Themes:  Social statusLovers reunitedWomen soldiersTransvestism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4888

Title: The beautiful boy

First Line: It was now in winter, about six in the morn

Themes:  Beauty

Harding B 11(1835)

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Edition - Bod24242

Imprint Names:  Dicey, W. and C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1736 and 1763

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V11298

Title: The Chichester merchant

First Line: A rich merchant man there was

References:

ESTC: T206037

Subjects:  Emden (Germany)

Themes:  MerchantsMurderExecutions

Douce Ballads 4(16)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11298

Titles:
A most sweet song of an English merchant born in Chichester

First Lines:
A rich merchant man, that was both grave and wise

Subjects:
Chichester (England)
Emden (Germany)

Themes:
Merchants
Crime - 17th century
Executions

Edition - Bod649

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 first line is annotated: A Rich Merchant Man \"there was\"


Ballad - Roud Number: V11298

Title: A most sweet song of an English merchant born in Chichester

First Line: A rich merchant man, that was both grave and wise

References:

ESTC: R218372

Subjects:  Chichester (England)Emden (Germany)

Themes:  MerchantsExecutionsCrime - 17th century

Wood 401(107)

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Edition - Bod12407

Imprint Names:  Sharp, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Sharp, Printer, 30, Kent Street, Borough, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9058

Title: The maid of the Rhine

First Line: Thou dark rolling river how gladly for ever

Subjects:  Germany

Themes:  Rhine, river

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2027

Title: The sweet singing birds

First Line: Come, buy my sweet singing-birds, full of fine song

Themes:  Street traders

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5678

Title: Old England God bless her

First Line: Now a bumper of wine come fill fill around

Tune: King god bless him

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 581

Title: Ellen, the maid of the moor

First Line: The lasses of Scotland are bonny & free

Subjects:  Scotland

Harding B 11(2295)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1619

Titles:
Green linnet
Maria Louisa's lamentation The green linnet
Maria Louisas lamentation
Maria Louisa['s] lamentation The green linnet
Maria Louisa's lamentation for the green linnet
The green linnet
Maria Louisa's lamentation. The green linnet

First Lines:
Curiosity urg'd a young native of Erin
Curiosity led a a [sic] poor native of Erin
Curiosity bore a young native of Erin

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

Themes:
Soldiers

Edition - Bod5797

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston

Series Identifier: 30


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1619

Title: Green linnet

First Line: Curiosity bore a young native of Erin

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2980

Title: The return of the admiral

First Line: How swiftly rides our gallant bark across the foaming sea

Themes:  SailorsNaval

Harding B 11(1421)

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Edition - Bod706

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1655 and 1658

Imprint: Printed for F.C. J.W. T.V. W.G.


Ballad

Title: The most rare and excellent history of the duchesse of Suffolks calamity

First Line: When God had taken for our sinne

Tune: Queen Dido

Authors:  Deloney, Thomas, 1543-1600

References:

ESTC: R175928

Subjects:  NetherlandsGermanySuffolk, Katharine Willoughby Brandon, duchess of, 1520-1580Bonner, Edmund, bishop, 1500-1569

Themes:  Religious persecution

Wood 401(57)

Notes:  On the reverse is a MS note by Wood identifying the Duchess of Suffolk as Catherine, daughter and heir of Lord Willoughby of Eresby, fourth wife of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, and later wife of Richard Bertie and mother of Peregrine Bertie, Lord Willoughby.


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Edition - Bod19228

Imprint Names:  Taylor, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Printed by Taylor, 14, Waterloo Road, Lambeth


Ballad - Roud Number: V20751

Title: Lamentation of Billy Barlow on the loss of his rib

First Line: Oh, dear, what can the matter be

Authors:  Morgan, John

Subjects:  GermanyCaroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821

Themes:  Adultery

Johnson Ballads 1222

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