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Edition - Bod5295

Imprint Names:  Colwell, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1565]

Imprint: Imprinted at London in Fletestrete beneath the conduit: at the signe of S. John Euangelist, by Thomas Colwell

Notes:  References: STC 7565; C.R. Livingston, British broadside ballads of the sixteenth century (1991), No. 97.


Ballad

Title: The true fourme and shape of a monster chyld whiche was borne in Stony Stratforde

First Line: You that do see this clilde [sic] disfigured here

Authors:  Elderton, William

References:

ESTC: S121741

Themes:  Monstrous births

Gough Maps 25(34)

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Edition - Bod929

Imprint Names:  Marsh, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1562

Imprint: Imprinted at London in Fletestrete nere to S. Dunstons church by Thomas Marshe

Notes:  References: STC 12207; C.R. Livingston, British broadside ballads of the sixteenth century (1991), No. 69.


Ballad - Roud Number: V32968

Title: The true reporte of the forme and shape of a monstrous childe, borne at Muche Horkesleye

First Line: This monstrous world that monsters bredes as rife

References:

ESTC: S117982

Themes:  Monstrous births

Gough Essex 24(2)

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Edition - Bod11201

Imprint Names:  Griffith, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1565]

Imprint: Imprynted at London in Fletestrete: at the Sygne of the Faucon, by Wylliam Gryffith, and are to be solde at his shop in saint Dunstons churchyarde, in the west of London, the vi. daye of February


Ballad

Title: The true description of a monsterous chylde borne in the cytie of Anwarpe, 1564

First Line: Gods wonderous workes marke and beholde

Authors:  Barker, John

References:

ESTC: S126422

Themes:  Monstrous births

Gough Maps 41o(49)

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Edition - Bod16313

Imprint Names:  Griffith, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1564

Imprint: Imprynted at London in Fletestrete: at the Sygne of the Faucon, by William Gryffith, and are to be solde at his shop in saint Dunstons churchyarde, in the west of London. the viii daye of November

Notes:  References: STC 1422; C.R. Livingston, British broadside ballads of the sixteenth century (1991), No. 94.


Ballad - Roud Number: V32553

Title: The true description of a monsterous chylde borne in the Ile of wight

First Line: For mercy Lorde, with one accorde

Authors:  Barker, John

References:

ESTC: S115322

Themes:  Monstrous births

Gough Maps 10(63)

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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 - Bod6005

Imprint Names:  Davenport, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1800 and 1802

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Davenport, 6, George's Court, St. John's Lane, West Smithfield, London


Ballad

Title: The false lover rewarded

First Line: Young men and maids I pray give ear

References:

ESTC: T195381

Themes:  Monstrous birthsUnfaithfulness

Harding B 6(95)

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Edition - Bod18706

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  [1661]

Imprint: Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, and W. Gilbertson


Ballad - Roud Number: V3081

Title: Newes from Hereford. Or, A wonderful and terrible earthquake: With a wonderful thunder-clap, that happened on Tuesday, being the first of October, 1661

First Line: Old England of thy sins in time repent

Tune: Aim not too high

Authors:  K., W.

References:

ESTC: R179290

Subjects:  Hereford (England)

Themes:  Monstrous birthsEarthquakesDivine justice

Wood 401(179)

Notes:  Wood 401(179); MS. date: 1661.


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Harding B 39(65)

Notes:  Harding B 39(65) is a photograph of Wood 401(179).


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Edition - Bod24089

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  The woodblock has been mutilated, affecting the eyes of the two figures; compare to Douce Ballads 3(6b).


Ballad

Title: The false lover rewarded

First Line: Young men and maids I pray give ear

Tune: My love she does slight me

References:

ESTC: T35276

Themes:  WealthRejected suitorMonstrous births

Douce Ballads 3(28b)

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Edition - Bod24103

Imprint Names:  Dicey, W. and C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1736 and 1763

Imprint: Printed and Sold at the Printing-Office in Bow-Church-Yard, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V9997

Title: The Guernsey garland. In three parts

First Line: You mortals all who deal unjust

References:

ESTC: N70821

Subjects:  London (England)Guernsey

Themes:  IncestPregnancyApprenticesMonstrous births

Douce Ballads 3(34b)

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