Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries



Filter your search:

Result Type:
Editions - 5
Ballad Works - 2
Themes:
Nobility - 5
Social status - 5
Courtship - difference in social status - 3
Emigration - 1
Murder - 1

(show more)

Dates:
1800-1850 - 2
1850-1900 - 2
Subjects:
Plymouth (England) - 1
Collections:
Bodleian Firth - 4
Bodleian Douce - 1
Bodleian Rare Books - 1
Printers/Publishers:
[s.n.] - 2
Birmingham, W. - 1
Pearson, T. - 1
Such, H. - 1
Locations:
[s.l.] - 2
Dublin - 1
London - 1
Manchester - 1

Search again:

Results:

Your current search: Theme: Nobility

7 results found Page 1 of 1

Edition - Bod112

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Harding B 5(109) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 199

Title: The famous flower of serving-men; or, The lady turned to be a serving-man

First Line: You beauteous ladies great and small

Tune: Flora's farewell; or Summer time

References:

ESTC: R235047

Themes:  Social statusTransvestismNobility

Douce Ballads 3(30b)

Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod9691

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: Printed At Such's Song Mart, 123, Union Street, Borough

Series Identifier: 85


Ballad - Roud Number: 1162

Title: My bonny labouring boy

First Line: As I roved out one morning, being in the blooming spring

Themes:  Social statusNobility

Firth c.18(179)

Notes:  Slip


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod9724

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: [T. Pearson,] Printer, [6, Chadderton] Street, Oldham Road, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: 1162

Title: Labouring boy

First Line: As I roved out one evening being in the blooming spring

Subjects:  Plymouth (England)

Themes:  Social statusCourtship - difference in social statusEmigrationNobility

Firth c.18(177)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod21625

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Ballad - Roud Number: 1162

Title: The bonny labouring boy

First Line: As I roved out one morning

Themes:  Social statusCourtship - difference in social statusNobility

2806 c.15(141)

Notes:  Imprint from P. Carnell (1975): F27(F)


Click image to view larger


Firth c.18(178)

Notes:  Imprint from P. Carnell (1975): F27(F)


Click image to view larger


Edition - Bod21993

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: Young William and his sweetheart

First Line: One morning in my rambles, and I going to ball

Themes:  Social statusMurderCourtship - difference in social statusNobility

Firth c.18(185)

Click image to view larger


Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1162

Titles:
Labouring boy
Bonny laboring boy
The lady's loyalty for her bonny labouring boy
My bonny labouring boy
The bonny labouring boy

First Lines:
As I rov'd out one morniog [sic] being in the blooming spring
As I roved out one evening, being in the blooming spring
As I roved out one morning it being the blooming spring
As I rov'd out one morning, being in a blooming spring
As I roved out one evening being in the blooming spring
As I roved out one morning, being in the blooming spring
As I rov'd out one morning, being in the blooming spring
As I roved out one morning

Subjects:
Plymouth (England)

Themes:
Cruel parents
Farmers
Unrequited love
Emigration
Social status
Courtship - difference in social status
Nobility

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 199

Titles:
The famous flower of serving-men; or, The lady turned serving man
The famous flower of serving-men; or, The lady turn'd serving-man
The famous flower; or, The lady turned to be a serving man
The famous flower of serving-men: or, The lady turned to be a serving-man
The famous flower of serving men; or, the Lady turn'd serving man
The famous flower of serving-men. Or The lady turn'd serving
The famous flower of serving-men; or, The lady turned to be a serving-man
The famous flower of serving men; or, The lady turned to be a serving man

First Lines:
You beauteous ladies, great and small
You beauteous ladies great and small
You beautious ladies great and small

Themes:
Love, pleasant
Woman in disguise
Social status
Transvestism
Servants
Singing
Nobility

7 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.

×