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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4199

Titles:
Dan Tucker's dream of the queen and the corn bill
Dan Tucker's dream of the queen's speech

First Lines:
A funny ditty, I am going to ben [sic]
A funny ditty, I am going to pen

Subjects:
Victoria, queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:
Parliament

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7686

Titles:
Knocking at the door

First Lines:
Lord Russell he sat at Saint Stephen's gate

Subjects:
O'Brien, William Smith, 1803-1864
Russell, John Russell, Earl, 1792-1878
O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847
Brougham and Vaux, Henry Brougham, Baron, 1778-1868

Themes:
Parliament

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11045

Titles:
Parliament walls

First Lines:
By chance I popp'd the other night, inside St. Stephen's walls

Themes:
Parliament

Edition - Bod11199

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston

Notes:  Harding B 11(2462) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 52


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2336

Title: The mistletoe bough

First Line: The mistletoe hung in the castle hall

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V247

Title: Billy Jenkins, or, The two houses of parliament. A parody on \"The mistletoe bough\"

First Line: The doors were clos'd down in Westminster hall

Authors:  Page, C.

Themes:  Parliament

2806 c.13(50)

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2806 c.13(114)

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Edition - Bod12718

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1859]

Ballad

Title: Opening of Parliament

First Line: The band shall play this glorious day

Themes:  Parliament

Harding B 14(318)

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Edition - Bod13367

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V247

Title: Bill Jenkins

First Line: The door was closed in Westminster hall

Authors:  Page, C.

Themes:  Parliament

Harding B 15(12b)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(178a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8065

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1846]

Ballad - Roud Number: V4199

Title: Dan Tucker's dream of the queen and the corn bill

First Line: A funny ditty, I am going to ben [sic]

Themes:  Parliament

Firth c.16(458)

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Edition - Bod14420

Imprint Names:  Snell

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Snell, Printer, Paddington


Ballad

Title: This is the Gothic hall that Jack built

First Line: And there are the rats, both yellow and brown

Themes:  Parliament

Harding B 13(332)

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Edition - Bod14634

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Johnson Ballads 471.


Ballad - Roud Number: V247

Title: Bill Jenkins

First Line: The doors were closed down in Westminster hall

Themes:  Parliament

Firth b.27(375)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(23b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9172

Imprint Names:  Birt, M.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1846]

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 39, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V4199

Title: Dan Tucker's dream of the queen's speech

First Line: A funny ditty, I am going to pen

Subjects:  Victoria, queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:  Parliament

Firth c.16(166)

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Edition - Bod9196

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: Dissolution of Parliament. Timely advice to the electors

First Line: The elections through Britain are now coming on

Themes:  Parliament

Firth c.16(199)

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Edition - Bod9208

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: The meeting of Parliament

First Line: Since Parliament again has met, oh, what a jolly crew

Themes:  Parliament

Firth c.16(228)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9330

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, (from Pitt's,) Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, No. 31, Dudley Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1737

Title: Little pigs

First Line: Little pigs lie in the best of straw

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7686

Title: Knocking at the door

First Line: Lord Russell he sat at Saint Stephen's gate

Subjects:  O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847Russell, John Russell, Earl, 1792-1878O'Brien, William Smith, 1803-1864Brougham and Vaux, Henry Brougham, Baron, 1778-1868

Themes:  Parliament

Firth c.16(43)

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Harding B 11(2013)

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Edition - Bod15050

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V31138

Title: A new song on the parliament 1653

First Line: As Plutarch doth write, (a man of known credit)

Themes:  Parliament

Harding B 16(169c)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 19(126)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16777

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: A new song called the Meeting of Parliament

First Line: Since Parliament again has met, oh, what a jolly crew

Themes:  Parliament

Harding B 26(424)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod19330

Imprint Names:  Parnell, L. and J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1898

Imprint: Published by the \"Kew Bee\" Literary Society, 12, Rockley Road, London, W., near the Uxbridge Road Railway Station


Ballad

Title: The Parliament of England

First Line: The Parliament of England

Authors:  Parnell, John

Themes:  Parliament

Johnson Ballads 1323

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Edition - Bod23467

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [c.1735]

Ballad - Roud Number: 302

Title: A new ballad, to the tune of the Abbot of Canterbury

First Line: I'll tell you a story that happen'd of late

Tune: The abbot of Canterbury

References:

ESTC: T60993

Themes:  Parliament

Don. c.116

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9801

Titles:
Saint George, and the dragon, Anglice, Mercurius poeticus

First Lines:
News, news -- here's the occurrences: and a new Mercurius
News, news: Here's the occurrences: and a new Mercurius

Themes:
Rump parliament

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8007

Titles:
King William iv. and his ministers for ever!

First Lines:
You heroes of England draw near awhile

Subjects:
William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837

Themes:
Parliament - reform

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3055

Titles:
The white hat

First Lines:
In sixteen hundred and forty-one

Subjects:
Hunt, Henry, 1773-1835

Themes:
Parliament - reform

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11285

Titles:
A vindication of the Rump: or The Rump advanc'd

First Lines:
Full many a ballad hath been penn'd

Themes:
Rump parliament

Edition - Bod5565

Imprint Names:  White, J.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1711 and 1769

Imprint: Newcastle: Printed by John White


Ballad - Roud Number: V29533

Title: The lamentation of a bad market

First Line: You Christian people all give ear

References:

ESTC: N70840

Subjects:  London (England)Thames river (England)

Themes:  ChildrenParliament

Douce Ballads 3(53)

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Edition - Bod5694

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1841

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, No. 39, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  Printed on both sides Slip. A modern reprint


Ballad - Roud Number: V8007

Title: King William iv. and his ministers for ever!

First Line: You heroes of England draw near awhile

Tune: All nodding, nid, nid, nodding

Subjects:  William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837

Themes:  Parliament - reform

Firth c.16(32)

Notes:  Slip.



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Edition - Bod584

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1659]

Imprint: London, Printed for Rosicleer Arsewind, the Rump's leather- seller


Ballad - Roud Number: V11285

Title: A vindication of the Rump: or The Rump advanc'd

First Line: Full many a ballad hath been penn'd

Tune: Up tails all

Themes:  Rump parliament

Vet. A3 a.3(2)

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Edition - Bod641

Imprint Names:  Scott, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1660]

Imprint: London: Printed for Thomas Scott one of the Kings Tryers, and are to be sold by William Leadsome


Ballad - Roud Number: V9801

Title: Saint George, and the dragon, Anglice, Mercurius poeticus

First Line: News, news -- here's the occurrences: and a new Mercurius

Tune: The old soldier of the queen's

References:

ESTC: R213365

Themes:  Rump parliament

Wood 276b(100)

Notes:  MS note below imprint: Feb. 1659


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