Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Search again:


Your current search: Theme: Mutiny

Current filters: Collections: Bodleian Firth(x)  
6 results found Page 1 of 1

Edition - Bod8141

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  With a prose account of the events


Title: The mutiny & murder at sea

First Line: Kind friends, if you'll just pay attention

Tune: The gallant hussar

Subjects:  New Orleans (Louisiana)

Themes:  Mutiny

Firth c.12(124)

Click image to view larger

Edition - Bod8523

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]


Title: Execution of the \"Lennie\" mutineers, for the massacre of the captain and mates

First Line: O, come and listen, young and old

Themes:  ExecutionsMutiny

Firth c.12(96)

Click image to view larger

Edition - Bod6724

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H.P. Such, Printer, & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough. S.E.

Notes:  Harding B 11(196) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 89

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24928

Title: The bay of Biscay

First Line: Loud roared the dreadful thunder

Authors:  Cherry, A. (Andrew), 1762-1812

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V246

Title: Bill Jones

First Line: 'Twas off the coast of Guinea land

Subjects:  Africa

Themes:  NavalMutiny

Firth c.12(305)

Click image to view larger

Edition - Bod12777

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul, Printer, 18 Great St. Andrew Street, 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(1587) is another issue.

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12738

Title: How I should like to marry

First Line: Oh! I should like to marry

Themes:  Marriage prospects

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V246

Title: Bill Jones

First Line: 'Twas off the coast of Guinea land

Notes:  First two stanzas only

Subjects:  Africa

Themes:  NavalMutiny

Firth b.26(70)

Click image to view larger

Johnson Ballads 657

Click image to view larger

Johnson Ballads 658

Click image to view larger

Edition - Bod3763

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V291

Title: The bonny blue cap

First Line: Oh bold and true, in bonnet blue

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2647

Title: Nature's gay day

First Line: It was nature's gay day, bright smiling Mayday

Themes:  May day

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V246

Title: Bill Jones

First Line: 'Twas off the coast of Guinea land

Subjects:  Africa

Themes:  NavalMutiny

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1977

Title: Come dearest maiden

First Line: Maiden I will never deceive thee

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13862

Title: The light of other days

First Line: The light of other days is faded

Authors:  Bunn, A. (Alfred), 1796-1860

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 5898

Title: De boatman dance

First Line: De boatman dance, de boatman sing

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 390

Title: Ole Tan Tucker

First Line: Ole Tan Tucker came to town one night

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V31045

Title: Faithless maiden

First Line: Scenes where memory fondly lingers

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 13847

Title: Canadian boat song

First Line: Faintly as tolls the evening chime

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 488

Title: Jenny get de o' cake done

First Line: O lubly Jenny dear

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13881

Title: The old house at home

First Line: Oh the old house at home where my forefathers dwelt

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

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V257

Title: The black flag

First Line: O ever a rover's life for me

Themes:  Piracy

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V129

Title: The angels whisper

First Line: A baby was sleeping

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V1799

Title: This blooming rose

First Line: This blooming rose at early dawn

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 13895

Title: She wore a wreath of roses

First Line: She wore a wreath of roses, the night that first we met

Firth b.28(38)

Notes:  Stamped: Bodleian Library, Percy Manning Collection, 1917. Large format

Click images to view larger

Edition - Bod8480

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1032

Title: Death of Parker

First Line: Ye gods above protect the widow

Notes:  Harding B 16(72c) is another impression of this ballad alone

Subjects:  Parker, Richard, 1767-1797

Themes:  NavalMutiny at the Nore, 1797

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3571

Title: Battle of the Nile

First Line: Arise, arise, Britannia's sons, arise

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

Themes:  NavalNile, Battle of the, 1798

Firth c.12(52)

Click image to view larger

Harding B 11(842)

Click image to view larger

6 results found Page 1 of 1

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. They are a kind of "memory" for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour.

Cookies on this website

This website stores cookies to remember the style (colours/fonts) preference and the ones used in Google Analytics. This anonymously tracks individual visitor behaviour on the website so that we can see how the site is being used. We only use this information for monitoring and improving our website and content for the benefit of our users (you).

More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA).

If you wish to have a deeper understanding about the cookies that Google uses check Cookies & Google Analytics page.