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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13873

Titles:
The burial of sir J. Moore
Burial of sir J. Moore
Not a drum was heard
Burial of sir John Moore
The burial of sir John Moor
Not a drum was heard. A celebrated monody on the death of general Moore
Death of sir J. Moore
Not a drum was heard, or The death of sir John Moore
Not a drum was heard, or the Death of sir. John Moore
Burial of Sir John Moore
Sir John Moore's burial

First Lines:
Not a drum was heard, not a funeral note
Not a drum was heard nor a funeral note
Not a drum was heard -- nor a funeral note
Not a drum was heard, nor a funeral note

Subjects:
Moore, John, Sir, 1761-1809

Themes:
Military

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4732

Titles:
Prayer of the dying soldier
The dying soldier's prayer

First Lines:
Watch o'er and guide her way

Themes:
Military

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 233

Titles:
Lord Marlborough
The duke of Marlborough
Marlborough
Duke of Marlborough
Duke of Marlbrough

First Lines:
You generals and champions bold that take delight in field
You generals all, and champions bold
You generals all and champions bold
You generals all and champions bold, who take delight in field
You generals all and champions bold who take delight in fields
You generals all & champions bold
You generals and champions bold

Subjects:
Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722

Themes:
Military

Edition - Bod5125

Imprint Names:  Swindells

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1796 and 1853

Imprint: Swindells, Printer


Ballad - Roud Number: 233

Title: Marlborough

First Line: You generals all and champions bold who take delight in fields

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722

Themes:  Military

2806 c.17(261)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(450).


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Edition - Bod6368

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1712]

Ballad - Roud Number: V30476

Title: The duke of Marlborough's delight or His honours cordial advice to his fellow soldiers

First Line: Set the glass round

References:

ESTC: N71076

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722

Themes:  Military

Firth b.21(118)

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Edition - Bod2604

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1807

Imprint: Published Jany. 30, 1807 by J. Pitts No. 14 Great St. Andrew Street Seven Dials

Notes:  An engraving.


Ballad - Roud Number: V692

Title: The girl I adore

First Line: Tho' summon'd by honour to far distant plains

Themes:  Military

Harding B 12(34)

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Edition - Bod3447

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and sold by J Pitts, Great St Andrew-street, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V15410

Title: Britons strike home

First Line: To arms to arms to arms

Themes:  Military

Harding B 25(301)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3481

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

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

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(830).


Ballad - Roud Number: 233

Title: The duke of Marlborough

First Line: You generals all & champions bold

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722

Themes:  Military

Firth c.14(9)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 25(559)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod3804

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

Harding B 25(2091)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod12127

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

Harding B 16(311b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod13723

Imprint Names:  Morphew, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: London: Printed, and Sold by J. Morphew, near Stationers- hall


Ballad - Roud Number: V18904

Title: Britain's jubilee: a new congratulatory ballad, on the glorious victories obtain'd by the duke of Malborough, over the French

First Line: You tell me Dick you've lately read

Authors:  Escourt

Performers:  Escourt

References:

ESTC: T195338

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722

Themes:  Military

Harding B 6(76)

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Edition - Bod8038

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(3940).


Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

Harding B 25(2090)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod8798

Imprint Names:  Searle

Imprint Locations:  Barnstaple

Imprint: S. Searle, Printer, Barnstaple


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2336

Title: The misseltoe bough

First Line: The misseltoe hung in the castle hall

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V24803

Title: I would be a soldier still

First Line: Might I march through life again

Themes:  Military

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V8935

Title: The fairies' song

First Line: Within this shelter'd mossy dell

Firth b.26(405)

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Harding B 11(2459)

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Edition - Bod9064

Imprint Names:  Dickinson, W.B.

Imprint Locations:  York

Date  between 1823 and 1834

Imprint: Printed for W.B. Dickinson, High Petergate


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 233

Title: Lord Marlborough

First Line: You generals all and champions bold who take delight in fields

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722

Themes:  Military

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14851

Title: Mary-le-More

First Line: Ah, cold-hearted Britons, your merciless doings

Subjects:  Ireland

Firth c.14(8)

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Harding B 11(2207)

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Edition - Bod16949

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V8420

Title: The Briton

First Line: Come ye bucks who wish to shine

Themes:  Military

Harding B 25(297)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21771

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 233

Title: Lord Marlborough

First Line: You generals and champions bold that take delight in field

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722

Themes:  Military

2806 c.18(191)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod23024

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J Pitts, 14, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V12997

Title: Hey for the life of a soldier

First Line: When I was an infant gossips would say

Themes:  Military

Curzon b.31(96)

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Edition - Bod23703

Imprint Names:  Deacon, J.Blare, J.Brooksby, P.Back, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1683 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby, J. Deacon, J. Blare and J. Back


Ballad

Title: The glorious conquest: or, The repeated victory of the right honourable the earl of Marlborough

First Line: Here is joyful news come o'er

Tune: Valiant Jockey

References:

ESTC: R215810

Subjects:  Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722

Themes:  Military

Douce Ballads 1(88a)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 391

Titles:
Jeannette & Jeannot
Jeannette's farewell to Jeannot
Jeannette's farewell
Jeannette and Jeanno_3t
Jeannette and Jeannot!
Jeannette to Jeannot
Jeannette and Jeannot

First Lines:
You are going far away, far away, from poor Jeannette
You are going far away, far away from poor Jeannette
You are going far away, far away from poor Jeanette
You are going far away, far away from poor [Jeannette]
You are going far away

Themes:
Soldiers
Military

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3290

Titles:
4th West militia

First Lines:
As time is on the wing, a song I'll try and sing

Themes:
Military
Militia

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3296

Titles:
Shoulder up or The new militia
New militia!
The new militia train

First Lines:
Come all you lads of Lancashire, and something you will hear
Come all you lads and lasses, and something you shall hear

Subjects:
Russell, John Russell, Earl, 1792-1878

Themes:
Military
Militia

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13900

Titles:
The last look; or Nosey's tear. A parody on the Soldier's tear
Soldiers tear
The soldier's tear
Soldier's tear

First Lines:
Upon the hill he turn'd to take a last fond look
Upon the hill he turned to take a last long look
Upon the hill he stood
Upon the hill he turn'd, to take a last fond look
Upon the hill he turned
Upon the hill he turned, to take a last fond look
Upon the hill he turn'd
Upon his heel he turn'd

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:
Soldiers
Military

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3248

Titles:
British volunteers. A new song
The brave volunteer

First Lines:
The last golden beam kissed the brows of the mountain
In times like these - pop, cut and flash, this monstrous fighting age, sirs

Themes:
Soldiers
Military

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1616

Titles:
Helmet on his brow
With a helmet on his brow

First Lines:
With a helmet on his brow

Themes:
Military
Soldiers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5486

Titles:
The brave grenadier

First Lines:
A gaurdsman [sic] of courage and beauty

Themes:
Military
Soldiers

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