Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries



Filter your search:

Result Type:
Editions - 66
Ballad Works - 30
Themes:
Politics and government - 19th century - 14
1852 - 7
Soldiers - 6
Military - 4
Taxation - 3

(show more)

Dates:
1750-1800 - 9
1800-1850 - 39
1850-1900 - 11
Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852 - 66
Peel, Robert, Sir, 1788-1850 - 16
Albert, Prince Consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1861 - 9
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901 - 8
Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722 - 5

(show more)

Collections:
Bodleian Harding - 46
Bodleian John Johnson - 16
Bodleian Firth - 12
Bodleian Rare Books - 4
Authors:
Morgan, John - 2
Newell, John - 2
B., S. - 1
Bunn, A. (Alfred), 1796-1860 - 1
Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844 - 1

(show more)

Performers:
Mardyn, Mr. - 2
Printers/Publishers:
[s.n.] - 9
Birt, T. - 6
Birt, M. - 3
Harkness, J. - 3
Hodges, E.M.A. - 3

(show more)

Locations:
London - 37
[s.l.] - 9
Durham - 4
Manchester - 3
Preston - 3

(show more)

Search again:

Results:

Your current search: Subject: Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

96 results found Page 1 of 4  Next>>

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13900

Titles:
The last look; or Nosey's tear. A parody on the Soldier's tear
Soldiers tear
The soldier's tear
Soldier's tear

First Lines:
Upon the hill he turn'd to take a last fond look
Upon the hill he turned to take a last long look
Upon the hill he stood
Upon the hill he turn'd, to take a last fond look
Upon the hill he turned
Upon the hill he turned, to take a last fond look
Upon the hill he turn'd
Upon his heel he turn'd

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:
Soldiers
Military

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7683

Titles:
Parliament's closed and you can't come in, and it's no use knocking at the door
Parliaments closed and you can't come in, and it is no use knocking at the door

First Lines:
Saint Stephen's doors are shut up close
St. Stephen's doors are shut up close

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:
Politics and government - 19th century
Parliament

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7808

Titles:
Battle of Waterloo

First Lines:
Come all you valiant heroes of courage stout and bold

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:
Waterloo, Battle of, 1815

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6554

Titles:
The death of the duke of Wellington
An elegy on the death of his grace the duke of Wellington

First Lines:
Britannia in sorrow is weeping
Britannia is in sorrow weeping

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:
1852

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6576

Titles:
Battle of the Pyrenees, gained by field-marshal Wellington

First Lines:
Come cheer up! cheer up! heres more news from old Spian [sic]

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:
Pyrenees, Battle of the, 1813
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6570

Titles:
To his grace the duke of Wellington, K.G
The invasion of France, by lord Wellington

First Lines:
You heroes of old England I pray now attend
Guardian invincible of freedom! hail!

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6560

Titles:
Death of Wellington

First Lines:
On the 14th of September near to the town of Deal

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6572

Titles:
Ode to be sung at the dinner given by the gentlemen from India to field marshall the duke of Wellington, K.G. Monday, July 11, 1814

First Lines:
Victor of Assaye's eastern plain

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1711

Titles:
A new song, called The dandy, or, a Peep at high life
Dandy O
The dandy, or, a Peep at high life
The dandy O!

First Lines:
I'se a poor simple clown, and just come from town
Ise a poor simple clown, and just come from town
I'm but a simple clown
I'm a poor simple clown

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:
Soldiers
Duelling
Dandies
Singing
Fashions

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6556

Titles:
Wellington and Blucher

First Lines:
Of all the British heroes that ever fought by land or sea

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6571

Titles:
The death of his grace the duke of Wellington

First Lines:
Cold and silent he sleeps in the arms of death

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:
1852

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7799

Titles:
The Waterloo soldier. Again defeated
The Waterloo soldier defeated

First Lines:
My name is Arthur I'm known quite well
My name is Arthur, I'm known quite well

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:
Politics and government - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6555

Titles:
Lines in memory of the duke of Wellington the hero of an hundred fights

First Lines:
Britannia mourns a warrior valiant

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1724

Titles:
The dandy match-seller
The man of the tight little island
Short black aprons and dandy caps

First Lines:
I'll sing you a song, if you'll listen awhile
Have you not heard the news of late
My mother says if I say no

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:
Street traders
Marriage
Poverty
Women

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7804

Titles:
Subterranean oratory, or A Lyrical dozen, for the \"Hero of Waterloo\"

First Lines:
Ye sons of the Tyne! to my story attend

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13596

Titles:
Warriors over the water

First Lines:
March, march, townsmen & countrymen

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6558

Titles:
Wellington at Waterloo

First Lines:
He lives no more! unto the silent grave

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7797

Titles:
The Waterloo soldier again in power

First Lines:
Oh, here I am as you may suppose

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6553

Titles:
Death of the duke of Wellington
The death of the duke of Wellington

First Lines:
O Britons give ear to these lines I relate
O Britons give ear to those [sic] lines I relate

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:
1852

Edition - Bod4157

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1852]

Imprint: E. Hodges Printer 31, Dudley Street Seven Dials

Notes:  Firth c.16(425) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V6553

Title: Death of the duke of Wellington

First Line: O Britons give ear to these lines I relate

Subjects:  Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Johnson Ballads 492

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod5883

Imprint Names:  Hoggett, T.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1816 and 1843

Imprint: Hoggett, Printer, Durham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1711

Title: A new song, called The dandy, or, a Peep at high life

First Line: I'm but a simple clown

Subjects:  Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:  SoldiersFashionsSingingDuelling

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1247

Title: The garland of love

First Line: How sweet are the flowers that grow by yon fountain

Authors:  Hook, Theodore Edward, 1788-1841

Harding B 11(783)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod2296

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1852]

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer 31, Dudley Stieet [sic], Seven Dials

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 492 is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V6553

Title: Death of the duke of Wellington

First Line: O Britons give ear to these lines I relate

Subjects:  Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:  1852

Firth c.16(425)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod12857

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul, Printer, 18, Great saint Andrew stree[t] and sold by J. Morgan, Brick Lane Spitalfields


Ballad - Roud Number: V7683

Title: Parliaments closed and you can't come in, and it is no use knocking at the door

First Line: Saint Stephen's doors are shut up close

Subjects:  Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th centuryParliament

Harding B 11(2939)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod13504

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts printer, Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, great st. andrew street seven dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13596

Title: Warriors over the water

First Line: March, march, townsmen & countrymen

Subjects:  Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:  Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13772

Title: The glasses sparkle

First Line: The glasses sparkle on the board

Themes:  Drinking

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V671

Title: Peep at the coronaion [sic]

First Line: At home in our village when we'd done our daily labour

Themes:  Countryman in LondonKing and subjects

Harding B 11(4043)

Click image to view larger


Johnson Ballads 1051

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod8631

Imprint Names:  Marshall, J.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1810 and 1831

Imprint: Marshall, Printer, Newcastle


Ballad - Roud Number: V7804

Title: Subterranean oratory, or A Lyrical dozen, for the \"Hero of Waterloo\"

First Line: Ye sons of the Tyne! to my story attend

Tune: Cappy, or the Pitman's dog

Subjects:  Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Harding B 11(3682)

Click image to view larger


Harding B 25(828)

Click image to view larger


96 results found Page 1 of 4  Next>>

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. They are a kind of "memory" for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour.

Cookies on this website

This website stores cookies to remember the style (colours/fonts) preference and the ones used in Google Analytics. This anonymously tracks individual visitor behaviour on the website so that we can see how the site is being used. We only use this information for monitoring and improving our website and content for the benefit of our users (you).

More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA).

If you wish to have a deeper understanding about the cookies that Google uses check Cookies & Google Analytics page.

×