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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1084

Titles:
Poor Savoyard boy
Savoyard boy
The Savoyard boy

First Lines:
I came from a land far away, far away

Subjects:
Italy

Themes:
Immigrants - Great Britain
Beggars

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9146

Titles:
Dear Italy!

First Lines:
Oh! Italy, dear Italy, my lov'd, my happy home

Subjects:
Italy

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5451

Titles:
The maid of Lodi
Maid of Lodi

First Lines:
I sing the maid of Lodi
I sing a maid of Lodi

Subjects:
Italy

Themes:
Robbery

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5468

Titles:
The wild guitar or, The dark-eyed maids of Italy

First Lines:
I've roved afar through summer climes

Subjects:
Italy

Edition - Bod749

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 892

Title: The merchants daughter of Bristow

First Line: Behold the touchstone of true loe [sic]

Tune: Maiden's joy

References:

ESTC: S91215

Subjects:  Italy

Themes:  MerchantsCourtship - difference in social statusTransvestismWomen sailors

Wood 402(51, 52)

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Edition - Bod2232

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1084

Title: Poor Savoyard boy

First Line: I came from a land far away, far away

Subjects:  Italy

Themes:  Beggars

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3932

Title: The young English gentleman

First Line: I'll sing you a prime new song, that was made by a young chap's pate

Themes:  DebtBlackwood's Magazine

Harding B 11(3107)

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Edition - Bod3619

Imprint Names:  Pigott

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Pigtt [sic] Printer, 60, Old street


Ballad - Roud Number: V5451

Title: Maid of Lodi

First Line: I sing a maid of Lodi

Subjects:  Italy

Firth c.18(26)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 25(1196)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod12246

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1844 and 1845

Imprint: E. Hodges from Pitt's Toy & Marble Warehouse, 31, Monmouth- st., 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 962

Title: Pretty Susan the pride of Kildare

First Line: When first from sea I landed I had a roving mind

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5468

Title: The wild guitar or, The dark-eyed maids of Italy

First Line: I've roved afar through summer climes

Subjects:  Italy

Harding B 11(3169)

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Edition - Bod16802

Imprint Names:  Robinson

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Imprint: Robinson, Printer, Nottingham


Ballad - Roud Number: V5451

Title: The maid of Lodi

First Line: I sing the maid of Lodi

Subjects:  Italy

Harding B 25(1195)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod20573

Imprint Names:  Pigott

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and sold by Pigott, Old street


Ballad - Roud Number: V5451

Title: The maid of Lodi

First Line: I sing the maid of Lodi

Notes:  Different from Firth c.18(26)

Subjects:  Italy

Themes:  Robbery

Firth c.18(25)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 16(138b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod20681

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at Such's Song Mart, 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E.

Series Identifier: 197


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15517

Title: Ranawail

First Line: Come all you Irish hero's that's craving for liberty

Themes:  Home Rule - Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 714

Title: The mantle of green

First Line: As I went out a walking one morning in June

Themes:  SoldiersLovers reunited

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V9146

Title: Dear Italy!

First Line: Oh! Italy, dear Italy, my lov'd, my happy home

Subjects:  Italy

2806 b.10(213)

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Edition - Bod23118

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7211

Title: A new song on the pulling down the chapels in America by the infidel New Lights

First Line: All you that live in Ireland I hope you will draw ear [sic]

Themes:  Irish - U.S.A.Religious controversy - U.S.A.

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3436

Title: A new song on the glorious victory of the pope's brigade at Peruga [sic]

First Line: Rejoice you sons of Erin's isle

Authors:  Sadlier, Joseph

Subjects:  Italy

Themes:  Irish brigade

2806 b.9(273)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11299

Titles:
A new song: shewing the crueltie of Gernutus a Iew, who lending to a merchant a hundred crownes, would have a pound of his flesh, because he could not pay him at the day appointed

First Lines:
In Venice towne not long ago

Subjects:
Venice (Italy)

Themes:
Money
Jews

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9025

Titles:
The royal courtly garland. Or, Joy after sorrow
The royal courtly garland; or, Joy after sorrow

First Lines:
A tragical story I have to relate

Subjects:
Bohemia
Italy

Themes:
Foundlings
Infanticide
Adultery
Court and courtiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V791

Titles:
A lamentable ballad of the tragical end of a gallant lord, and a vertuous lady, with the untimely end of their two children
A lamentable ballad of the tragical end of a gallant lord & virtuous lady
A lamentable ballad of the tragical end of a gallant lord and virtuous lady

First Lines:
In Rome a nobleman did wed
In Rome a noble man did wed

Subjects:
Rome (Italy)

Themes:
Africans
Master and servant
Murder
Servants

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V193

Titles:
Beautiful Venice

First Lines:
Beautiful Venice!
Beautiful Venice! City of song!
Beautiful Venice! city of song!

Subjects:
Venice (Italy)

Edition - Bod1021

Imprint Names:  Milbourn, A.Onley, W.Thackeray, T.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  169-

Imprint: Printed for A.M., W.O. and T. Thackeray, at the Angel in Duck- lane


Ballad - Roud Number: V14306

Title: The two faithful lovers

First Line: Man. Farewel my heart's delight, ladies adieu

Tune: Franklin is fled away

References:

ESTC: R170734

Subjects:  Venice (Italy)

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th centuryShipwreckTransvestismWomen sailors

Don. b.13(30)

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Edition - Bod5024

Imprint Names:  Dicey, W. and C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1736 and 1763

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

Notes:  Harding B 3(40) is another edition.


Ballad

Title: A lamentable ballad of the tragical end of a gallant lord and virtuous lady

First Line: In Rome a nobleman did wed

Tune: The lady's fall

References:

ESTC: N70824

Subjects:  Rome (Italy)

Themes:  MurderAfricans

Douce Ballads 3(37b)

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Edition - Bod646

Imprint Names:  Wright, J.Purslowe, E.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Imprint: Printed at London by E.P. for I. Wright, dwelling in Gilt- spur-street

Notes:  Reference: STC.11796.7


Ballad - Roud Number: V11299

Title: A new song: shewing the crueltie of Gernutus a Iew, who lending to a merchant a hundred crownes, would have a pound of his flesh, because he could not pay him at the day appointed

First Line: In Venice towne not long ago

Tune: Black and yellow

References:

ESTC: S92673

Subjects:  Venice (Italy)

Themes:  JewsMoney

Wood 401(101)

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Edition - Bod653

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: V791

Title: A lamentable ballad of the tragical end of a gallant lord, and a vertuous lady, with the untimely end of their two children

First Line: In Rome a noble man did wed

Tune: The lady's fall

References:

ESTC: R179935

Subjects:  Rome (Italy)

Themes:  MurderServantsAfricans

Wood 401(113)

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Edition - Bod2783

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, from Pitts Toy and Marble ...

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Johnson Ballads 469 for the full imprint.


Ballad - Roud Number: V193

Title: Beautiful Venice

First Line: Beautiful Venice!

Subjects:  Venice (Italy)

Harding B 16(18c)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod7040

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham

Series Identifier: 421


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6947

Title: The workhouse boy

First Line: The cloth vas laid in the vorkhouse hall

Themes:  PovertyPoor law

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V193

Title: Beautiful Venice

First Line: Beautiful Venice! City of song!

Subjects:  Venice (Italy)

Firth b.26(173)

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Edition - Bod7639

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and Sold in Aldermary Church Yard, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V9025

Title: The royal courtly garland; or, Joy after sorrow

First Line: A tragical story I have to relate

References:

ESTC: T45273

Subjects:  ItalyBohemia

Themes:  AdulteryCourt and courtiersFoundlingsInfanticide

Harding B 5(32)

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Edition - Bod19754

Imprint Names:  Lyon, D.

Imprint Locations:  Wigan

Imprint: D. Lyon, Printer, Market-Place, Wigan


Ballad - Roud Number: V30558

Title: Ode to Rome, in 1798

First Line: Then Rome, thou'rt fallen! and thy fall

Subjects:  Rome (Italy)

Themes:  Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815

Johnson Ballads 2070

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Edition - Bod20342

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, from Pitts Toy and Marble Warehouse, Dudley Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V193

Title: Beautiful Venice

First Line: Beautiful Venice!

Subjects:  Venice (Italy)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13256

Title: Old Joe

First Line: Old Joe sat at a garden gate

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Johnson Ballads 469

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