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Edition - Bod23982

Imprint Names:  Gilbertson, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1640 and 1665

Imprint: [London, Printed] for William Gilbertson, [dwelling] in Gilt- spur-street


Ballad - Roud Number: V30835

Title: [The virgins constancy; or The faithfull marriner,] who proved most loyall, though he seem'd a fariner

First Line: Hard hap had I, poor harmlesse maid

Tune: Love's ride

References:

ESTC: R234231

Themes:  Lovers reunited

Douce Ballads 2(272a)

Notes:  Sheet divided; title cropped; imprint torn


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Edition - Bod2086

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press,\" by W.S. Fortey, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 378

Title: My bonny blue handkerchief

First Line: As early one morning I chanced for to stray

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 9260

Title: The bonny blue jacket

First Line: As early one morning I chanced for to roam

Themes:  SailorsLovers reunited

Harding B 11(2521)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2972

Titles:
William's return to his Mary

First Lines:
It was one summer morning just by the break of day
It was one summer's morning, just by the break of day
It was one snmmer [sic] morning just by the break of day

Themes:
Sailors
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3407

Titles:
Jemmy and Nancy's courtship on the banks of Tyne
Jemmy and Nancy on the banks of Tyne
Jemmy & Nancy's courtship

First Lines:
As I went out one summer's day
As I went out one summer day

Subjects:
Tyne River (England)
Tyne river (England)

Themes:
Sailors
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1526

Titles:
Poor and honest sodger
Poor but honest sodger

First Lines:
When wild war's deadly blast was blown and gentle peace returning
When wild war's deadly blast was blown, and gentle peace returning
When wild wars deadly blast was blawn, and gentle peace returning
When wild wars deadly blast was blown and gentle peace returning

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Soldiers
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 9260

Titles:
The bonny blue jacket
The lad in his jacket so blue
Blue jacket. A favourite new song
Bonny blue jacket
Bonny blue jacket my love was dressed in

First Lines:
As I was walking one morning in May
As early one morning I chanced for to roam
As early one morning I chanc'd for to roam
As I was a walking one morning in May
Early one morning as I chanced to roam

Themes:
Sailors
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1102

Titles:
She lives with her own granny dear
She lives with her own granny, dear
Her own granny dear
My own granny dear

First Lines:
Cri'd William when just come from sea
Cried William, when just come from sea
Cries William, when first come from sea
Cries William when first come from sea
Cri'd william, when just come from sea
Cried William when just come from sea

Themes:
Sailors
Soldiers
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V123

Titles:
Allen and Sally

First Lines:
'Twas in the evening of a wintry day

Themes:
Soldiers
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4186

Titles:
The valiant maid

First Lines:
Come all you pretty maidens that are in cupid's chains
All you maids that love to play with Cupid's chain
Come all you pretty maidens that bears in cupids chains

Themes:
Sailors
Lovers reunited
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2968

Titles:
Jemmy's return from the roaring main. A new song

First Lines:
Oh! cruel pressgang my truelove to press

Themes:
Lovers reunited
Press-gangs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4972

Titles:
The constant shepherd
The constant shepherd. A new song

First Lines:
O shepherd, the weather is misty and changing
O shepherd the weather is misty an' changing
O shepherd the weather is misty and changing

Themes:
Lovers reunited
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 3230

Titles:
Blue-ey'd Mary
Blue-eyed Mary

First Lines:
As I walked out one summer's morning
As I walked out one fine morning
As I walked out one summers morning
As I walk'd out one fine morning
As I walked out one morning

Themes:
Lovers reunited
Seduction

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 266

Titles:
The banks of Cludy [sic]
The banks of Claudy
Banks of Claudy

First Lines:
T'was one summer's morning, all in the month of May
As I roved out one morning all in the monh [sic] of May
It was one summer's morning, in the pleasant month of May

Subjects:
Troy
Spain

Themes:
Soldiers
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 264

Titles:
Young & single sailor
The sailor's return

First Lines:
A fair maid walking in her garden
Its in the groves I chanced to walk
As a fair maid walked in a garden
As a fair maid was walking in a garden

Themes:
Sailors
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1825

Titles:
Rover's return. (Answer to \"I am a rover\")
The rover's return

First Lines:
My love was a rover, on roving bent

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Lovers reunited
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 581

Titles:
Jenny of the moor
Jenny of the Moor
Sweet Jenny of the Moor
Ellen, the maid of the moor
Jenny the maid of the moor

First Lines:
One morn for recreation, as I stray'd by the sea side
One morn, for recreation, as I strayed by the sea side
The lasses of Scotland are bonny & free
One morn for recreation as I strayed by the sea side
The lasses of Scotland are bonny and free
One morn, for recreation, as I strayed by the sea-side

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Soldiers
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 191

Titles:
The white cockade!
White cockade
The inconstant lover; or, The blue cockade
The soldier's return
The white cockade

First Lines:
It was on one Monday morning
It was one Monday morning
T'was on one Monday morning as I tripped o'er the moss
[I]t was one monday morning, as I trip'd o'er the moss

Themes:
Soldiers
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1204

Titles:
Fair Betsy of Deptford
Fair Betsy of Deptford, and her young sailor bold
Fair Betsy of Plymouth, and her young sailor bold

First Lines:
Come all you pretty fair maids of every degree

Themes:
Sailors
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 348

Titles:
Little Mary, the sailor's bride
Little Mary the sailor's bride
The sailor's bride

First Lines:
As William and Mary walked by the sea-side
As William and Mary strayed by the sea side
As William and Mary stray'd by the sea side
As William and Mary strayed by the sea-side

Themes:
Sailors
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1462

Titles:
Faithful Ellen's happy meeting

First Lines:
As a warrior's daughter, she did roam

Themes:
Lovers reunited
Firearms

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 515

Titles:
Donalds return to Glencoe
Young Donald's return to Glenco
Young Donald's return to Glencoe
Donald's return to Glencoe
Donand's [sic] return to Glencoe

First Lines:
It happen'd we're told, one evening of late
It happen'd we're told, on [sic] evening of late
It happened, we're told one evening of late
As I was walking one morning of late
As I was a walking one evening of late
As I was walking one evening of late

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Soldiers
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6800

Titles:
Sailor's return
The sailor's return

First Lines:
Young William to his wife did say, my dear, I must away
Young William to bis [sic] wife did say, my dear, I must away
Young Willi[a]m to bis [sic] wife did say, my dear, I must away

Themes:
Sailors
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 265

Titles:
Fair Phoebe and her dark eyed sailor
Fair Phoebe & her dark-ey'd sailor
Fair Phoebe, and her dark-ey'd sailor
Fair Phoebe and her dark-eyed sailor
The dark-eyed sailor
Fair Phoebe and her dark ey'd sailor
Fair Phoebe, and her dark-eyed sailor
Fair Phoebe and her dark-ey'd sailor
Fair Phoebe, and the dark-eye'd sailor
Fair Phoebe and the dark-eyed sailor

First Lines:
It's of R [sic] comely lady fair
It's of a comely young lady fair
It's of a comely young lady fa[ir]
'Tis of a comely young lady fair
Its of a comely young lady fair

Themes:
Sailors
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2991

Titles:
William's return. Answer to the \"Letter\"

First Lines:
Still were the waves, and clear the morning
Still were the waves and clear the morning

Themes:
Sailors
Lovers reunited

Edition - Bod4155

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine Printer & Publisher, 177, Union- street, Borough. S.E.

Notes:  Harding B 11(3401) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 535


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 180

Title: Sally, and her true love Billy

First Line: 'Tis of a young sailor, from Dover he came

Themes:  Lovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23522

Title: Red, white, and blue

First Line: O Britannia the gem of the ocean

Themes:  Naval

Firth c.13(81)

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