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Edition - Bod18896

Imprint Names:  Hodges, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1730 and 1758

Imprint: Printed for James Hodges, at th [sic] Looking-Glass on London Bridge


Ballad - Roud Number: 1016

Title: The honour of a London prentice

First Line: Of a worthy London prentice

References:

ESTC: N71131

Subjects:  TurkeyElizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603

Themes:  Merchants

Douce Ballads 4(47)

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Edition - Bod23506

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1663 and 1674

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


Ballad - Roud Number: 1016

Title: [The honour of a London prentice]

First Line: Of a worthy London prentice

Tune: All you that are good fellows

References:

ESTC: R233186

Subjects:  TurkeyElizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603

Themes:  Merchants

Douce Ballads 1(118a)

Notes:  Sheet divided; cropped top edge, lacking title; torn lower left corner


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Edition - Bod24099

Imprint Names:  Garnet, J.

Imprint Locations:  Sheffield

Date  between 1736 and 1753

Imprint: Sheffield: Printed by J. Garnet


Ballad - Roud Number: 1016

Title: The honour of a London prentice

First Line: Of a London prentice, my purpose is to speak

References:

ESTC: N70829

Subjects:  TurkeyElizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603

Themes:  Merchants

Douce Ballads 3(43b)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9955

Titles:
William and Prudence's overthrow: or, The Billingsgate merchant son's tragedy

First Lines:
You that ever felt, what it is to melt

Subjects:
Indies

Themes:
Sailors
Merchants

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 18526

Titles:
The brave mariners
The new mariners
The Brave Mar[iners]

First Lines:
You gentlemen of England who live at home at ease
You gentlemen of England, who live at home at ease
You gentlemen of England who live at ease
You gentle men of England who live at ease

Themes:
Merchants
Naval

Edition - Bod1871

Imprint Names:  Dicey, W. and C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1736 and 1763

Imprint: Printed and Sold in Bow-Church-Yard, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V11298

Title: The Chichester merchant: or, The victim rescu'd

First Line: A rich merchant man there was, that was both grave and wise

References:

ESTC: T192352

Subjects:  Germany

Themes:  MerchantsExecutions

Harding B 4(83)

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Edition - Bod5550

Imprint Names:  Wrighton, D.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1812 and 1830

Imprint: D Wrighton 86 Snow-Hill Birmingham

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads. See Firth b.26(523)


Ballad - Roud Number: V9304

Title: Careless Billy

First Line: Ye frolick-some sparks of game, ye being both wretched and old

Themes:  WealthMerchants

2806 c.18(57)

Notes:  Slip.


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Firth b.34(54)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 1493

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 3001

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod2180

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Imprint: Printed for the Vendors


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21410

Title: Our sailors on the sea

First Line: At night when we are lying in

Themes:  MerchantsShipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1034

Title: Fare-thee-well cold winter

First Line: Oh, fare thee well cold winter

Firth c.13(227)

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Firth c.13(237)

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Harding B 11(2879)

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Edition - Bod12843

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, No. 14 Great St. Andrew Street Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V9304

Title: Careless Billy

First Line: Ye frolicksome sparks of the game, ye misers both wretched and old

Themes:  WealthMerchants

Harding B 25(334)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8721

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed & sold by J. Pitts, 6 Great Andrew-street, 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 18526

Title: The new mariners

First Line: You gentlemen of England who live at ease

Themes:  MerchantsNaval

Firth c.13(38)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1342)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17425

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by Jennings, 13, Water-lane, Fleet-street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V9304

Title: Careless Billy

First Line: Ye frolicsome sparks of the game, ye misers both wretched and old

Themes:  WealthMerchants

Firth b.27(419)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(332)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod18712

Imprint Names:  Andrews, Elizabeth

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1662]

Imprint: London, Printed for E. Andrews at the White-lyon neer Py- corner


Ballad - Roud Number: V27318

Title: A sad and true relation of a great fire or two

First Line: Give thanks, rejoyce all, you that are secure

Tune: Fortune my foe

Authors:  Miles, Abraham

References:

ESTC: R41667

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  MerchantsFire

Wood 401(189)

Notes:  Wood 401(189); MS. date: 1662.


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Harding B 39(70)

Notes:  Harding B 39(70) is a photograph of Wood 401(189). Harding B 39(70) is a photograph of Wood 401(189).


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Edition - Bod18867

Imprint Names:  Sheppard, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1790

Imprint: Sold by C. Sheppard Lambert Hill Doctors Commons

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: V9304

Title: Careless Billy

First Line: Ye frolicksome sparks of the game

Themes:  WealthMerchants

Harding B 21(26)

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Edition - Bod19761

Imprint Names:  Butler, J.Grundy, J.Lewis, G.

Imprint Locations:  WorcesterWorcesterWorcester

Date  c.1792

Imprint: Worcester: Printed by J. Butler, High Street, Worcester and sold by James Grundy, Goose Lane, and by G. Lewis, Broad Street


Ballad - Roud Number: V3156

Title: A choice pennyworth of wit: or, [A] clear distinction between a virtuous wife and a wanton harlot

First Line: Here is a pennyworth of wit

References:

ESTC: N71539

Themes:  MerchantsProstitution

Johnson Ballads 2075

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Edition - Bod23997

Imprint Names:  Dicey, W. and C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1736 and 1763

Imprint: Printed and Sold at the Pinting-Office [sic] in Bow-Church- Yard, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V9955

Title: William and Prudence's overthrow: or, The Billingsgate merchant son's tragedy

First Line: You that ever felt, what it is to melt

References:

ESTC: N70882

Subjects:  Indies

Themes:  MerchantsSailors

Douce Ballads 3(106b)

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Harding B 39(42)

Notes:  Harding B 39(42) is a photograph of Douce Ballads 3(106b).


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11292

Titles:
The Chichester merchant
The Chichester merchant: or, The victim rescu'd

First Lines:
A rich merchant man there was
A rich merchant man there was, that was both grave and wise

Subjects:
Emden (Germany)
Germany

Themes:
Merchants
Murder
Executions

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9422

Titles:
Prides fall, or a warning for all English women. By the example of a strange monster born of late in Germany, by a merchants proud wife in Geneva

First Lines:
Englands fair dainty dames see here the fall of pride

Subjects:
Germany
Holland

Themes:
Merchants
Monstrous births
Morality

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 546

Titles:
George Barnwell
Georgy Barnwell

First Lines:
In Cheapside there liv'd a marchant
In Cheapside there liv'd a merhant [sic]
In Cheapside there liv'd a marchant [sic]
In Cheapside there liv'd a merchant
In Cheapside there lived a merchant

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Merchants
Murder
Prostitution
Apprentices

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5430

Titles:
The country girl's policy: or, The Cockney outwitted

First Lines:
All you that are to mirth inclin'd

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Infants
Merchants
Paternity
Prostitution

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1796

Titles:
The blooming Rose of fair Britain's isle

First Lines:
You pretty maidens pray give ettention [sic]

Themes:
Pregnancy
Merchants
Seduction

Edition - Bod5858

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 271

Title: Vilikins & his Dinah!

First Line: 'Tis of a rich merchant, who in London does dwell

Themes:  MerchantsCruel father

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13658

Title: The merry men of England

First Line: Oh! the merry men of England

Themes:  Patriotism

Harding B 11(3982)

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Johnson Ballads 1136

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Edition - Bod647

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: A new ballad, intituled, a warning to youth, shewing he [sic] lewd life of a merchants son of London

First Line: In London dwelt a merchant man

Tune: The Lady Darcy

References:

ESTC: R235004

Subjects:  Antwerp (Belgium)Richard III, King of England, 1452-1485

Themes:  MerchantsProstitutionRapeMagic

Wood 401(103)

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Edition - Bod672

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 - Roud Number: V9422

Title: Prides fall, or a warning for all English women. By the example of a strange monster born of late in Germany, by a merchants proud wife in Geneva

First Line: Englands fair dainty dames see here the fall of pride

Tune: All you that love good fellows

References:

ESTC: R182103

Subjects:  HollandGermany

Themes:  MerchantsMonstrous birthsMorality

Wood 401(157)

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Edition - Bod719

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 - Roud Number: V7925

Title: An excellent ballad of George Barnwel an apprentice of London, who was undone by a strumpet

First Line: All youths of fair England, that dwell both far and near

Tune: The merchant

References:

ESTC: R231235

Themes:  MerchantsProstitutionMurder

Wood 401(77)

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Edition - Bod6270

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, Monmouth-court, 7 D[ials]


Ballad - Roud Number: 478

Title: [N]ew York trader

First Line: To a new York trader I did belong

Subjects:  New York (N.Y.)Waterford (Ireland)

Themes:  MerchantsSailorsMurder

Firth c.13(204)

Notes:  Slip


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