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Edition - Bod10903

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [16--]

Ballad

Title: Arthur Chambers's sorrowful farewell to the World. With his last advice to Hall the chimney-sweeper, who impeach'd him, after his condemnation, in Newgate

First Line: The time is come at length that I

Tune: Johnson's farewel

References:

ESTC: R234829

Themes:  Crime - 17th century

Vet. A3 b.43(1r)

Notes:  Another ballad is printed on the reverse; see Vet. A3 b.43(1v)


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Edition - Bod661

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 text in the second illustration is: Lord bring my soule out of prison. Psal. 142

Sheet References:  ESTC: R183245

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V32266

Title: Save a thief from the gallows, and he'l hang thee if he can, or, The merciful father, and the merciless son

First Line: You disobedient children mark my fall

Tune: Fortune my foe

Themes:  MurderCrime - 17th century

2nd Ballad

Title: The confession and repentance of George Sanders ... who killed his own uncle

First Line: Gods judgments now are rightly seen said I

Themes:  ExecutionsCrime - 17th century

Wood 401(143)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7996

Titles:
The lamentation of John Musgrave. who was executed at Kendall, for robbing the Kings receiver

First Lines:
To lodge it was my chance of late

Subjects:
Kendal (England)

Themes:
Crime - 17th century
Executions

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1993

Titles:
A true relation of a notorious cheater one Robert Bullock

First Lines:
Come listen all good people

Subjects:
Oxford (England)

Themes:
Crime - 17th century
Frauds

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13791

Titles:
Here's twenty sworn brethren, trades-men all

First Lines:
Good people give eare whilst a story I tell

Themes:
Crime - 17th century
Slang

Edition - Bod4806

Imprint Names:  Grove, F.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1629]

Imprint: Printed at London for F.G. on Snow-hill


Ballad - Roud Number: V29457

Title: A warning for wives, by the example of one Katherine Francis, alias Stoke

First Line: Alas what wretched bloody times

Tune: Bragandary

Authors:  Parker, Martin, d. 1656

Themes:  MurderCrime - 17th century

Firth c.23(1)

Notes:  Negative photograph of: Pepys Ballads I: 118


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Edition - Bod657

Imprint Names:  Langley, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1635]

Imprint: Printed at London for T. Langley, and are to be sold by Thomas Lambert in Smithfield, neare to the Hospitall gate

Notes:  Reference: STC 22431


Ballad

Title: Murder upon murder, committed by Thomas Sherwood, alias, countrey Tom: and Elizabeth Evans, alias, Canbrye Besse

First Line: List Christians all unto my song

Tune: Bragandary downe

References:

ESTC: S102603

Themes:  MurderCrime - 17th century

Wood 401(129)

Notes:  MS. annotations: The initials A W in MS below the woodcut on the right side of the sheet; on the reverse of the backing paper is a MS note by Anthony Wood, showing descent of Holt family. Torn left edge.


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Edition - Bod722

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1655 and 1658

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V26632

Title: Luke Huttons lamentation, which he wrote the day before his death, being condemned to be hanged at York, for his robberies and trespasses commited therabouts

First Line: I am a poor prisoner condemned to die

Tune: Wandring and wavering

Authors:  Hutton, Luke, d. 1598

References:

ESTC: S121364

Themes:  HighwaymenCrime - 17th century

Wood 401(85)

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Edition - Bod725

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1655 and 1658

Imprint: London, Printed for F. Coles, J.W. Tho. Vere, and W. Gilbertson


Ballad - Roud Number: V7996

Title: The lamentation of John Musgrave. who was executed at Kendall, for robbing the Kings receiver

First Line: To lodge it was my chance of late

Tune: Wharton

References:

ESTC: R234986

Subjects:  Kendal (England)

Themes:  ExecutionsCrime - 17th century

Wood 401(89)

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Edition - Bod823

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: V29298

Title: The Hartford-shires murder. Or Bloody news from St. Albans

First Line: All melting hearts come here and take a view

Tune: Aim not too high

References:

ESTC: R217505

Themes:  HighwaymenCrime - 17th century

Wood E 25(103)

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Edition - Bod18643

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V4811

Title: The cook-maid's garland: or, The out-of-the-way devil

First Line: You gallants all in London

Themes:  HighwaymenCrime - 17th century

Harding B 39(167)

Notes:  Negative photocopy of Percy I.39


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Edition - Bod18721

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1663]

Ballad - Roud Number: V1993

Title: A true relation of a notorious cheater one Robert Bullock

First Line: Come listen all good people

Tune: And for my offence I shall die, or, for the losse of my goods

Attributation: By one of Oxford

Authors:  Shenton, Francis

References:

ESTC: R221106

Subjects:  Oxford (England)

Themes:  Crime - 17th centuryFrauds

Wood 401(197)

Notes:  Wood 401(197); MS. annotations identifying the persons named.


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Wood 402(91, 92)

Notes:  Wood 402(91, 92); cropped on right edge, affecting the MS annotations. MS. annotations identifying the persons named.


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Harding B 39(78)

Notes:  Harding B 39(78) is a photocopy of Wood 402(91, 92).


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Edition - Bod23158

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1663 and 1674

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V13791

Title: Here's twenty sworn brethren, trades-men all

First Line: Good people give eare whilst a story I tell

Themes:  SlangCrime - 17th century

4o Rawl. 566(37)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V14231

Titles:
The divils cruelty to mankind. Being a true relation of the life and death of George Gibbs

First Lines:
Good Christian people lend an eare

Themes:
Suicide
Crime - 17th century
Tradesmen

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3070

Titles:
W. White, dealer in marine stores
A most wonderful and sad judgement of God upon one Dorothy Mattley late of Ashover

First Lines:
Listen a while dear friends I do you pray
Mr. White with respectful feeling

Themes:
Divine justice
Crime - 17th century
Theft

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3570

Titles:
Truth brought to light. Or, Wonderful strange and true news from Gloucester shire, concerning one Mr. William Harrison

First Lines:
Amongst those wonders which on earth are shown

Subjects:
Turkey
Gloucestershire (England)

Themes:
Witches
Crime - 17th century
Theft
Executions

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 - Bod670

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

Title: The downfall of William Grismond, or, A lamentable murder by him committed at Lainterdine in the County of Hereford the 22 of March, 1650

First Line: O come you wilfull youngmen

Tune: Where is my love

References:

ESTC: R175976

Themes:  MurderRapeCrime - 17th century1650

Wood 401(155)

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Edition - Bod18705

Imprint Names:  Gilbertson, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1661]

Imprint: Printed for W. Gilbertson


Ballad - Roud Number: V3070

Title: A most wonderful and sad judgement of God upon one Dorothy Mattley late of Ashover

First Line: Listen a while dear friends I do you pray

Tune: Fortune my foe

References:

ESTC: R41518

Themes:  TheftCrime - 17th centuryDivine justice

Wood 401(177)

Notes:  Wood 401(177); MS date: In the beg. of March 1661.


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Harding B 39(64)

Notes:  Harding B 39(64) is a photograph of Wood 401(177).


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Edition - Bod18711

Imprint Names:  Gilbertson, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1663]

Imprint: Printed for William Gilbertson


Ballad - Roud Number: V9307

Title: The careless curate and the bloudy butcher

First Line: Black murther and adultery

Tune: Oh women, monstrous women

References:

ESTC: R37465

Subjects:  Chelmsford (England)

Themes:  AdulteryClergyCrime - 17th centuryCastration

Wood 401(187)

Notes:  Wood 401(187); MS. date: mense Feb: 1662. Harding B 39(69) is a photograph of Wood 401(187).


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Harding B 39(69)

Notes:  Harding B 39(69) is a photograph of Wood 401(187).


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Edition - Bod18713

Imprint Names:  Tyus, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1662]

Imprint: London, Printed for Charles Tyus ar [sic] the three Bibles on London-Bridge


Ballad - Roud Number: V3570

Title: Truth brought to light. Or, Wonderful strange and true news from Gloucester shire, concerning one Mr. William Harrison

First Line: Amongst those wonders which on earth are shown

Tune: Aim not too high

References:

ESTC: R185755

Subjects:  Gloucestershire (England)Turkey

Themes:  TheftExecutionsCrime - 17th centuryWitches

Wood 401(191)

Notes:  Wood 401(191); MS. date: A:D: 1662.


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Harding B 39(71)

Notes:  Harding B 39(71) is a photograph of Wood 401(191). Harding B 39(71) is a photograph of Wood 401(191).


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Edition - Bod18715

Imprint Names:  Gilbertson, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1662]

Imprint: Lonpuo [sic] Printed for William Gilbertson i [sic] at the Bible in Giltspur-street


Ballad - Roud Number: V14231

Title: The divils cruelty to mankind. Being a true relation of the life and death of George Gibbs

First Line: Good Christian people lend an eare

Tune: The two children in the wood

Authors:  Hamond, Charles

References:

ESTC: R42067

Themes:  TradesmenCrime - 17th centurySuicide

Wood 401(195)

Notes:  Wood 401(195); MS. date: mense mar. 1662 in ye beg: of said mounth. Harding B 39(73) is a photograph of Wood 401(195).


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Harding B 39(73)

Notes:  Harding B 39(73) is a photograph of Wood 401(195).


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9307

Titles:
Election ale. As sung before the absolvent commissioners
The careless curate and the bloudy butcher

First Lines:
Come all ye British freemen
Black murther and adultery

Subjects:
Chelmsford (England)

Themes:
Castration
Parliamentary elections
Clergy
Adultery
Crime - 17th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7925

Titles:
The excellent ballad of George Barnwell
An excellent ballad of George Barnwell

First Lines:
All ye youth's of fair England
All youths of fair England
All ye youths of fair England

Themes:
Merchants
Murder
Apprentices
Prostitution
Crime - 17th century

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