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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1393

Titles:
Fanny Blair
Faney [sic] Blair

First Lines:
Come all you yonng [sic] females where ever you be
Come all you young females wherever you be
Come all you young femaler [sic] where ever you be

Themes:
Perjury
Courts and law

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3207

Titles:
L, A, W, Law
Law -- a new song
Law -- law
L. A. W. - law
Law, a new song

First Lines:
Come list to me for a minute
Come listen to me for a minute

Themes:
Lawyers
Courts and law

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1686

Titles:
The Oakham poachers
Oakam poachers, or The lamentation of young Perkins
Oakam [sic] poachers, or The lamentation of young Perkins
Oakham poachers

First Lines:
Young men of every station, that dwell within this nation
Young men in every station, that live within this nation
Young men of every station, that live within this nation
Young men in every station
Young men of every station that live within this nation
This is concerning of three brothers lately were confined
Young men of every station that dwels [sic] within the nation

Themes:
Poaching
Courts and law

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4976

Titles:
Courting down at Battersea

First Lines:
When I lived in Battersea

Themes:
Courts and law
Theft

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1529

Titles:
On the horse and lamb in the Middle Temple

First Lines:
A wit, tho' somewhat malapert

Themes:
Courts and law

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4629

Titles:
Claughton wood poachers

First Lines:
Come all ye men of courage bold and listen unto me
Come all you men of courage bold and listen unto me
Come all you men of courage bold, come listen unto me

Themes:
Poaching
Courts and law

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7083

Titles:
The neat little dress makers daughter

First Lines:
Very near Calvert's brewhouse tho' I mustn't say where

Themes:
Courts and law
Adultery

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11438

Titles:
A haggrewating donkey!

First Lines:
About five miles from town

Themes:
Courts and law

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 538

Titles:
The trial of Willie Rielly [i.e. Reilly]

First Lines:
Rise up Willie Reilley and come away with me

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Elopement
Courts and law

Edition - Bod4163

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(3878).


Ballad - Roud Number: 538

Title: The trial of Willy Reily, for running away with Coolen Bawn

First Line: O rise up Willy Reily, and come away with me

Themes:  Courts and lawElopement

Johnson Ballads 286

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod4940

Imprint Names:  Baldwin, C. and R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [between 1804 and 1810]

Imprint: C. and R. Baldwin, Printers, New Bridge-street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V1529

Title: On the horse and lamb in the Middle Temple

First Line: A wit, tho' somewhat malapert

Authors:  W., S.

Themes:  Courts and law

Douce Prints S 9(p. 217)

Notes:  MS. notes by Francis Douce With additions in MS by Francis Douce


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Edition - Bod1470

Imprint Names:  Peach, R.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1855 and 1875

Imprint: R. Peach, Successor to Wright, Printer, Smithfield, Birm.


Ballad - Roud Number: V3207

Title: Law -- a new song

First Line: Come listen to me for a minute

Notes:  Seven stanzas

Themes:  Courts and law

2806 c.17(223)

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Edition - Bod5066

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(536).


Ballad - Roud Number: 1286

Title: Captain Grant

First Line: My name is Captain Grant I make bold for to say

Themes:  Courts and lawHighwaymen

2806 b.11(61)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod6025

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 18844

Title: The king and countryman

First Line: There was an old chap in the west country

Themes:  Courts and law

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3830

Title: Drink to me only with thine eyes

First Line: Drink to me only with thine eyes

Authors:  Jonson, Ben, 1573-1637

Johnson Ballads 212

Notes:  Torn top edge


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Edition - Bod6509

Imprint Names:  Batchelar, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1817 and 1828

Imprint: Batchelar, Printer, Long Alley


Ballad - Roud Number: 538

Title: Riley and Colinband

First Line: Rise up William Riley and come along with me

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Courts and lawElopement

2806 b.11(51)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod11480

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 69


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7386

Title: Jammy's lamentation

First Line: Ye gentle muses who are nine in number

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 538

Title: Riley and Colinban

First Line: Rise up, William Riley, and come along with me

Themes:  Courts and lawElopement

Harding B 11(1852)

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Edition - Bod12474

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: The matrimonial hoax

First Line: Some wags in Maidstone town d'ye see

Tune: the King of the Cannibal island

Authors:  Happy Tom (Pseudonym)

Subjects:  London (England)Maidstone (England)Uxbridge (England)

Themes:  DeceptionCourts and law

Harding B 11(2383)

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Edition - Bod7310

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: V3207

Title: L. A. W. - law

First Line: Come list to me for a minute

Themes:  Courts and lawLawyers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 956

Title: The spotted cow

First Line: One morning in the month of May

Firth b.26(83)

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Edition - Bod7439

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1855 and 1861

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, Wholesale Toy & Marble Warehouse, 26, Grafton Street, Soho


Ballad - Roud Number: V11438

Title: A haggrewating donkey!

First Line: About five miles from town

Themes:  Courts and law

Firth b.34(131)

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Harding B 11(1447)

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Edition - Bod10115

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V4629

Title: Claughton wood poachers

First Line: Come all you men of courage bold and listen unto me

Themes:  Courts and lawPoaching

Firth c.19(52)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10117

Imprint Names:  Dalton, W.Stewart, B.

Imprint Locations:  YorkCarlisle

Imprint: Sold by B. Stewart, Botchergate, Carlisle; and Wm. Dalton, York


Ballad - Roud Number: V4629

Title: Claughton wood poachers

First Line: Come all ye men of courage bold and listen unto me

Themes:  Courts and lawPoaching

Firth c.19(54)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14924

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, wholesale & retail, 10, Great St. Andrew Street Seven Dials, London


Ballad

Title: Maiden's lamentation for her Georgy

First Line: As I rode over London bridge

Themes:  Courts and lawTheft

Firth c.21(20)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(137b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9518

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads. See 2806 c.15(269)


Ballad - Roud Number: 538

Title: The trial of Willy Reilly

First Line: Oh rise up Willy Reilly and come along with me

Themes:  Courts and lawElopement

Firth c.17(160)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod16735

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V3207

Title: Law -- law

First Line: Come list to me for a minute

Themes:  Courts and law

Harding B 25(1088)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod19714

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Cards and Handbills Printed Cheap by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth- Court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V7083

Title: The neat little dress makers daughter

First Line: Very near Calvert's brewhouse tho' I mustn't say where

Themes:  AdulteryCourts and law

Johnson Ballads 240

Notes:  Slip


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