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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7038

Titles:
Rebellion given over house-keeping: or A general sale of rebellious househould stuff
A general sale of rebellious houshold-stuff

First Lines:
Rebellion hath broken up house

Themes:
Civil war, 1642-1649

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 3956

Titles:
Robin Hood newly reviv'd
Robin Hood newly reviv'd: or, His meeting and fighting with his cousin Scarlet

First Lines:
Come listen awhile you gentlemen all
Come listen a while you gentlemen all

Subjects:
Scotland
Robin Hood (legendary character)

Themes:
Civil war, 1642-1649

Edition - Bod4935

Imprint Names:  Lambert, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c. 1643]

Imprint: Printed at London for Tho: Lambert neere the red crosse in Little Britaine


Ballad - Roud Number: V32091

Title: The prentices resolution

First Line: Rouse up your drooping spirits all

Tune: Hey lusticke

Authors:  White, Robert

References:

ESTC: R38505

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649

Ashm. H 23(54)

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Edition - Bod687

Imprint Names:  Burton, R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1660]

Imprint: Printed for Richard Burton


Ballad - Roud Number: 3956

Title: Robin Hood newly reviv'd

First Line: Come listen a while you gentlemen all

References:

ESTC: R234954

Subjects:  ScotlandRobin Hood (legendary character)

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649

Wood 401(27v, 28r)

Notes:  Another ballad is printed on the reverse of this sheet. The figures in the illustration are labelled: Aspatia. Amintor.


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Edition - Bod771

Imprint Names:  M., L.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1660]

Imprint: London, Printed for L.M.


Ballad

Title: Roome for cuckolds: or My lord Lamberts entrance into Sodome and Gomorrah

First Line: You cowd-hearted citizens

Tune: Is there no more cuckolds but I

References:

ESTC: R211525

Subjects:  Lambert, John, 1619-1683

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649

Wood 416(27)

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Edition - Bod868

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1681 and 1684

Imprint: Printed for J.W. J.C. W.T. T.P. and M.C.


Ballad - Roud Number: V7038

Title: Rebellion given over house-keeping: or A general sale of rebellious househould stuff

First Line: Rebellion hath broken up house

Tune: Old Simon the king

References:

ESTC: R182524

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649

Wood E 25(21)

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Edition - Bod10822

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Beaumont, J.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  between 1858 and 1861

Imprint: John Bebbington, Printer 31, Oldham Road, Manchester. Sold by J. Beaumont, 176, York Street, Leeds

Series Identifier: 433


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 294

Title: New version of Bryan O'Lynn

First Line: Bryan O'Lynn was a Scotchman born

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8092

Title: The great meat pie

First Line: You've heard of the wond'rous crocodile, and the thund'ring great sea snake

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 8513

Title: Bonnie Dundee

First Line: To the lords of Convention 'twas Claverhouse spoke

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649

Firth c.26(41)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4190

Titles:
Britaines honour. In the two valiant Welchmen, who fought against fifteene thousand Scots, at their now comming to England

First Lines:
You noble Brittaines bold and hardy

Themes:
Bishops' war, 1640
Civil war, 1642-1649

Edition - Bod1820

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1674 and 1679

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V26751

Title: My dog and I

First Line: You that are of the merry throng

Tune: My dog and I or, Bobbing Jone

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649Sexual intercourse

4o Rawl. 566(108)

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Edition - Bod5437

Imprint Names:  Griffin, E.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1640]

Imprint: London Printed by E.G. and are to be sold at the Horse-Shooe in Smith-field


Ballad - Roud Number: V4190

Title: Britaines honour. In the two valiant Welchmen, who fought against fifteene thousand Scots, at their now comming to England

First Line: You noble Brittaines bold and hardy

Tune: How now Mars

Authors:  Parker, Martin, d. 1656

References:

ESTC: R35788

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649Bishops' war, 1640

Wood 401(131)

Notes:  Reference: STC 19223. Pen-trials by Wood on the left side of the sheet; on the reverse are verses, drawings, and pen trials. A Bodleian note states that these were uncovered in 1881.


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Edition - Bod660

Imprint Names:  Griffin, E.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1640

Imprint: London Printed by E.G. and are to be sold at the signe of the Horse-shooe in Smithfield, 1640


Ballad - Roud Number: V29472

Title: Good newes from the North

First Line: All you who wish prosperity, to our king and country

Tune: King Henry going to Boulogne

Authors:  Parker, Martin, d. 1656

References:

ESTC: S94600

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649Bishops' war, 1640

Wood 401(133)

Notes:  Reference: STC 19238. Pen trials by Anthony Wood on recto


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Edition - Bod6605

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 46


1st Ballad

Title: Haymakers

First Line: The noontide is hot and our foreheads are brown

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: Pretty Jane

First Line: My pretty Jane, my pretty Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1126

Title: Solomon Lob

First Line: Solomon Lob was a ploughman stout

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649Soldiers

Firth c.26(118)

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Edition - Bod8024

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, Church Street, Preston

Series Identifier: 125


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1603

Title: Emigrants' farewell to old England

First Line: As walking near the docks at Liverpool, I heard some emigrants to say

Themes:  Emigration

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1126

Title: Solomon Lob

First Line: Solomon Lob was a plongh-man [sic] bold

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649Soldiers

Firth c.26(34)

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Edition - Bod21403

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 382


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1679

Title: Tailor and the treacle cask

First Line: Come listen awhile and a story I'll tell

Themes:  AdulteryTailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V27008

Title: Margaret Scott's epitaph. Found in a country church-yard, in the parish of Dunkeld, in Scotland

First Line: Stop passenger until my life you read

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649

2806 c.14(31)

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Edition - Bod21500

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, Church street, Preston


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1603

Title: Emigrants' farewell to old England

First Line: As walking near the docks of Liverpool, I heard some emigrants to say

Themes:  Emigration

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1126

Title: Solomon Lob

First Line: Solomon Lob was a plongh-man [sic] bold

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649Soldiers

2806 c.13(99)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4233

Titles:
A new game at cards. Or, The three nimble shuffling cheaters

First Lines:
You gallants all that love to play

Subjects:
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658
Charles I, king of England, 1600-1649

Themes:
Politics and government - 17th century
Civil war, 1642-1649

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5857

Titles:
King Charles the second's restoration

First Lines:
Ye Tories round the nation
You brave loyal churchmen

Subjects:
Charles II, king of England, 1630-1685

Themes:
Civil war, 1642-1649
Restoration of the monarchy, 1660

Edition - Bod664

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [16--]

Ballad - Roud Number: V4233

Title: A new game at cards. Or, The three nimble shuffling cheaters

First Line: You gallants all that love to play

References:

ESTC: R234830

Subjects:  Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658Charles I, king of England, 1600-1649

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649Politics and government - 17th century

Wood 401(147)

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Edition - Bod668

Imprint Names:  Grove, F.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1623 and 1661

Imprint: London, Printed for Francis Grove on Snow-hill


Ballad

Title: Jockies lamentation, whose seditious work was the loss of his country, and his kirk

First Line: When first the Scottish wars began

References:

ESTC: R179097

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649Politics and government - 17th century

Wood 401(151)

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Edition - Bod3521

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: London


Ballad

Title: Good admonition. Or Keep thy head on thy shoulders, and I will keepe mine

First Line: Though Wenthworth's beheaded

Tune: Merrily and cherrily

Authors:  Lookes, John

Notes:  Noted in H. Rollins, Cavalier and Puritan (1923).

References:

ESTC: R216265

Subjects:  Strafford, Thomas Wentworth

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649Executions - 17th century1641

Ashm. H 23(8)

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Edition - Bod12830

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V115

Title: Albion the pride of the sea

First Line: My boys would you know how our ship got her name

Themes:  SailorsNaval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1749

Title: Gaily the troubadour touch'd his guitar

First Line: Gaily the troubadour tonch'd [sic] his guitar

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

Themes:  CrusadersPalestine

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1126

Title: Solomon Lob was a ploughman stout

First Line: Solomon Lob was a ploughman stout

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649Soldiers

Harding B 11(29)

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Edition - Bod14364

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed in Stonecutter-street


Ballad - Roud Number: V5857

Title: King Charles the second's restoration

First Line: Ye Tories round the nation

Tune: The duke of Ormond

References:

ESTC: T29441

Subjects:  Charles II, king of England, 1630-1685

Themes:  Restoration of the monarchy, 1660Civil war, 1642-1649

Douce Ballads 3(49a)

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Edition - Bod23030

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  The motto on the crown above the king's head should read: Non erepienda


Ballad

Title: An excellent new ballad, entituled, The gallant Grahams of Scotland

First Line: Betrayed me how can this be?

Tune: I will away, and I will not tarry

References:

ESTC: T33718

Subjects:  Charles II, king of England, 1630-1685Charles I, king of England, 1600-1649Montrose, James Graham, Marquis of, 1612-1650

Themes:  Restoration of the monarchy, 1660Civil war, 1642-1649

Douce Ballads 3(39b)

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Johnson Ballads fol. 349

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Edition - Bod23269

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  1683

Imprint: Printed, to shew well what they would be at, in the year 1683


Ballad - Roud Number: V30095

Title: Ryot upon ryot: or A chant upon the arresting of the loyal L. mayor & sheriffs

First Line: Rowze up great monarch

Tune: Burton hall

References:

ESTC: R222113

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649Politics and government - 17th century

Ashm. G 16(51)

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Edition - Bod23435

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby at the Golden-Ball in Pye Corner


Ballad

Title: The poor man's prayer for peace, in these sorrowful times of trouble. Or, Poor England's misery in this time of distress

First Line: Poor Englands sorrows this many a year

Tune: Game at cards

References:

ESTC: R227400

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649Politics and government - 17th century

Don. b.13(75)

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