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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5472

Titles:
The execution of wild Robert

First Lines:
Wild Robert was a graceless youth

Themes:
Executions

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8996

Titles:
St. Giles bowl

First Lines:
Should it ever be my lot to ride backward, some day

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Executions

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6494

Titles:
The lamentation of Bryan Grant, Patrick Cooney & Quin Oneill who were executed at Monaghan, on the 10th April

First Lines:
You tender-hearted Christians I hope you will draw near

Themes:
Executions

Edition - Bod4117

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Imprint: Printed and sold at No. 16, Circus-street, Liverpool


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1212

Title: Night before Larry was stretch'd

First Line: The night before Larry was stretch'd

Themes:  Executions

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14305

Title: More blanks than prizes

First Line: In the lottery of life, lest dame Fortune beguile

Harding B 28(199)

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Edition - Bod4966

Imprint Names:  Marshall, J.Hazard, S.White, R.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBathLondon

Date  [1795]

Imprint: Sold by J. Marshall ... No. 17, Queen Street, Cheapside, and No. 4, Aldermary Church-Yard, and R. White, Piccadilly, London. By S. Hazard ... Bath

Series Identifier: Cheap repository


Ballad - Roud Number: V5472

Title: The execution of wild Robert

First Line: Wild Robert was a graceless youth

Authors:  More, Hannah, 1745-1833

References:

ESTC: T33758

Themes:  Executions

Vet. A5 a.15(17)

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Edition - Bod5706

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: W.S. Fortey, General Steam Printer and Publisher 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury

Notes:  8 p. With a prose account. Text is similar to Firth c.17(289)


Ballad - Roud Number: V35105

Title: Adventures & trial of C. Peace

First Line: Now listen to my lay, I have got a lot to say

Themes:  Executions

Edition - Bod825

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  [1678]

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


Ballad

Title: The clippers execution: or Treason justly rewarded

First Line: Lament, lament, good Christians all

Tune: In summer time

References:

ESTC: R39985

Themes:  Executions

Wood E 25(105)

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Edition - Bod936

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

Title: Treason rewarded at Tiburn: or The traitors downfal

First Line: Let all loyal subjects look well to their hits

Tune: Digby's farewell

References:

ESTC: R185432

Themes:  Executions

Wood E 25(99)

Notes:  Imprint cropped Cropped.


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Edition - Bod10589

Imprint Names:  Paemel, L. van

Imprint Locations:  Ghent

Imprint: Te Gend, by L. van Paemel, Boekdrukker op den Brabanddam

Series Identifier: 51


1st Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Kluchtig liedeken, op het wonderbaer leven en dood van den beroemden Pier la la

First Line: Komt hier al by en hoort dees klugt

Tune: als Pier la la in 't kisten lag met zyn twee billekens bloot

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Liedeken van Franciscus Anneeses, onthoofd op den 19 Septemb. 1719

First Line: Marquis Prie wat heb ik u misdaen?

Tune: รด Weireld vol bedriegelykheyd

Themes:  Executions

Harding B 43(p. 55, 56)

Notes:  The sheet is divided.

Edition - Bod9592

Imprint Names:  Thompson

Imprint Locations:  Litchfield

Imprint: Thompson, Printer, Litchfield


Ballad - Roud Number: V32793

Title: The life, trial, and execution of Josh. Wollard, who suffered death on the new drop at Stafford

First Line: You tender hearted christians that life both far and near

Themes:  Executions

Firth c.17(248)

Notes:  With prose account. MS emendations alter the name of the murderer to Thomas Smith and the place and place of publication to Norwich


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Edition - Bod9620

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  4 p. With a prose account. Text is similar to Firth c.17(288)


Ballad - Roud Number: V35105

Title: Life and adventures of Charles Peace

First Line: Now listen to my lay, I have got a lot to say

Themes:  Executions

Edition - Bod16031

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [c.1883]

Ballad

Title: Lamentable lines on the execution of the Maamstrasna murderers

First Line: The fifteenth of December in the year of 82

Themes:  Executions

Harding B 26(322)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16033

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V30734

Title: Lines on the execution of Francis Hynes

First Line: He is dead in Limerick jail

Authors:  Hanley, P.

Themes:  Executions

Harding B 26(359)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16328

Imprint Names:  Haly

Imprint Locations:  Cork

Date  [1862]

Imprint: Haly Printer Cork


Ballad

Title: A lamentation on the execution of James Walsh

First Line: Some feeling lines I will unfold if you attention pay

Themes:  Executions

Harding B 26(334)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17209

Imprint Names:  Haly

Imprint Locations:  Cork

Date  [1863]

Imprint: Haly Priner [sic] South Main St. Cork


Ballad - Roud Number: V6483

Title: A lamentation on the execution of Denis Dillane ... on the 13th of April, for the conspiracy of mr. Fitzgerald

First Line: You feeling hearted christians I mean both young & old

Authors:  Walsh, T.

Themes:  Executions

Harding B 26(333)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17974

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V6494

Title: The lamentation of Bryan Grant, Patrick Cooney & Quin Oneill who were executed at Monaghan, on the 10th April

First Line: You tender-hearted Christians I hope you will draw near

Themes:  Executions

Harding B 26(327)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17978

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: Lines on the execution of Dr. Cross, for poisoning his wife

First Line: Come all you married men and women

Themes:  Executions

Harding B 26(358)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod18965

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High-street, St. Giles, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V30206

Title: Executions of five pirates for murder

First Line: Is there not one spark of pity

Themes:  Executions

Johnson Ballads 310

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Edition - Bod19505

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Sold by J. Evans, No. 41, Long-lane


Ballad - Roud Number: V1212

Title: The night before Larry was stretch'd

First Line: The night before Larry was stretch'd

References:

ESTC: T196368

Themes:  Executions

Johnson Ballads 377

Notes:  Cropped bottom edge Slip


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Edition - Bod19888

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High Street, St. Giles, London. W.C.


Ballad - Roud Number: V29600

Title: Execution of five pirates at Newgate, on Monday, Feb. 22nd, for murder on board the Flowery Land

First Line: Oh! what numbers did flock to see

Themes:  Executions

Johnson Ballads 309

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Edition - Bod20256

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: The sorrowful lamentations of Willian [sic] Thomson, who is now lying ... in the Calton jail, and who is to be executed on Thursday the 1st of March, at Dalkieth

First Line: Tir'd of the bustle of the day

Notes:  With a prose introduction

Themes:  Executions

Johnson Ballads 2871

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6483

Titles:
A lamentation on the execution of Denis Dillane
A lamentation on the execution of Denis Dillane ... on the 13th of April, for the conspiracy of mr. Fitzgerald

First Lines:
You feeling hearted christians I mean both young & old

Themes:
Murder
Executions

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9946

Titles:
The Gloucestershire tragedy

First Lines:
This pattern here I shall unfold

Themes:
Murder
Executions

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2825

Titles:
The Derby tragedy. A new song respecting the ... circumstance which occurred in Derbyshire. 1817

First Lines:
In Derbyshire I did commit a deed

Themes:
Treason
Executions

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2863

Titles:
A looking-glass for wanton women by the example and expiation of Mary Higgs

First Lines:
To a sad story now give ear

Themes:
Sodomy
Executions

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