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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5198

Titles:
Banner & the sword
The banner & the sword
The red cross banner
The red-cross banner

First Lines:
England, if still thy patriot fires
England! if still the patriot fires
England if still the patriot fires
We'll seek some distant clime
England it still the patriot fires

Subjects:
England

Themes:
Patriotism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12130

Titles:
Hail to thee, England!
Hail to thee England

First Lines:
Hail to thee, England, blest isle of the ocean!
Hail to thee, England, blest isle of the ocean

Subjects:
England

Themes:
Patriotism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13658

Titles:
The men of merry England
The men of merry merrv [sic] England
The merry men of England
The men of merry, merry England!

First Lines:
Oh, the men of merry merry England
Oh! the men of merry, merry England
Oh! the merry men of England
Oh the men of merry merry England
Oh, the men of merry, merry England

Subjects:
England

Themes:
Patriotism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11596

Titles:
Old England for ever!

First Lines:
Let Britons attend, and unite in the cause

Subjects:
England

Themes:
Patriotism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1847

Titles:
Old England shall weather the storm
Old England for ever shall weather, &c
Old England for ever shall weather the storm
Old England for ever

First Lines:
Old England thy stamina never has yeilded [sic]
Old England thy stamina never has yielded
Old England -- thy stamina never has yielded
Old England, thy stamina never has yielded
Old England thy stamina never hath yielded

Subjects:
England

Themes:
Patriotism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1663

Titles:
Here's a health to merry England
Old friend, here's your good health

First Lines:
Here's a health to merry England!
I like the man who's jolly

Subjects:
England

Themes:
Patriotism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8179

Titles:
England, Europe's glory
England Europe's glory

First Lines:
There is a land amidst the waves

Subjects:
England

Themes:
Patriotism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9102

Titles:
A word to the wise; or Old England for ever: being a new song for Christmas 1792
A word to the wise: or Old England for ever: being a new song for Christmas 1792

First Lines:
Come, cheer up, my lads, merry Christmas is near

Subjects:
England

Themes:
Patriotism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12183

Titles:
England: the home of the world

First Lines:
Hail to thee, England! blest isle of the ocean

Subjects:
England

Themes:
Patriotism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4640

Titles:
Land of the brave and free
Land of the brave & free

First Lines:
O Albion! my sea-girt isle

Subjects:
England

Themes:
Patriotism

Edition - Bod4238

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham

Series Identifier: 7


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2418

Title: As I wandered by the brookside

First Line: As I wandered by the brookside

Notes:  Harding B 15(263a) is another edition of this ballad alone.

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13248

Title: The Englishman

First Line: There's a land that bears a well known name

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

Firth b.27(524)

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Edition - Bod1025

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 28(134).


Ballad - Roud Number: V15742

Title: Our country is our ship, d'ye see

First Line: Our country is our ship d'ye see

Authors:  Cobb, James, 1756-1818

Themes:  Patriotism

Harding B 25(1433)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod5202

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.Clarke, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1674 and 1679

Imprint: Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, I. Wright, and I. Clarke

Notes:  4o Rawl. 566(103) is another edition


Ballad

Title: A description of old England: or A true declaration of the times

First Line: Was ever the like in any age known

Tune: Is not old England grown new

References:

ESTC: R235685

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

Wood E 25(72)

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Edition - Bod5203

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1841

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

Notes:  Harding B 11(3008) is another issue


Ballad - Roud Number: V17534

Title: The picture of England

First Line: 'Tis myself dat was born now in Dublin

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

Harding B 11(3008A)

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Edition - Bod5511

Imprint Names:  Swindells

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1796 and 1853

Imprint: Swindells, Printer


Ballad - Roud Number: V14329

Title: Merrily O!

First Line: Merrily every bosom boundeth

Themes:  Patriotism

2806 c.17(276)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(481).


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Edition - Bod13

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodge's (From Pitts,) Wholesale Toy and Marble wharehouse [sic], 31, Dudley-st, 7 Dials

Notes:  Compare the first illustration to Johnson Ballads 550.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15094

Title: I'm a gent

First Line: I'm a gent, I'm a gent, I'm agent [sic] ready made

Tune: I'm a float

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13248

Title: The Englishman

First Line: Theres a land that bears a well known name

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

Johnson Ballads 524

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Edition - Bod471

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1792]

Ballad - Roud Number: V9102

Title: A word to the wise; or Old England for ever: being a new song for Christmas 1792

First Line: Come, cheer up, my lads, merry Christmas is near

Tune: Hearts of oak

Notes:  The last verse is different from that of Johnson Ballads fol. 431

References:

ESTC: T192721

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

Johnson Ballads fol. 432

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Edition - Bod6171

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.BennettMarshall, W.Pierce, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBrightonBristolSouthborough

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court. Sold by Mr. W. Marshall, Brstol [sic]. Sold by Bennett, Edward-street, Brighton; & J. Peirce [sic], Southborough

Notes:  Printed on both sides


1st Ballad

Title: No, no, I shall never see you more

First Line: Forced from home I strayed away

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13248

Title: The Englishman!

First Line: There's a land that bears a well-known name

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

Harding B 16(81b)


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Harding B 16(171c)


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Edition - Bod6749

Imprint Names:  Sayer, R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Artists:  Hogarth, William

Imprint: London, Printed for Robt. Sayer, no. 53, Fleet Street

Notes:  The illustration is: The Gates of Calais, by William Hogarth.


Ballad - Roud Number: V11585

Title: O' the roast beef of old England &c

First Line: 'Twas at the gate of Calais, Hogarth tells

Subjects:  EnglandHogarth, William, 1697-1764

Themes:  Patriotism

Harding B 38(6)

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Edition - Bod2050

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V154

Title: Mary, Mary, list, awake

First Line: Mary, dear Mary, list! awake

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1667

Title: Heroes of England

First Line: Old England is the land we love

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

Harding B 11(2355)

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Edition - Bod2428

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 200


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13248

Title: The true-born Englishman

First Line: There's a land that bears a world-known name

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13805

Title: Gentle mother dear

First Line: There was a place in childhood that I remember well

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

2806 d.31(52)

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Firth b.27(73)

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Harding B 11(3892)

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Johnson Ballads 3287

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Edition - Bod2697

Imprint Names:  Taylor, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1859 and 1899

Imprint: Taylor, Printer, 92 & 93, Brick Lane, Bethnal Green


Ballad - Roud Number: V7852

Title: Old England is going down the hill

First Line: We talk of England's greatness

Authors:  Walsh, John

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

Harding B 13(294)

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Johnson Ballads 1228

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Edition - Bod2859

Imprint Names:  Hillatt and Martin

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Printed and Published by Hillatt & Martin, 13, Little Prescot Street, Goodman's Fields


Ballad - Roud Number: V1663

Title: Here's a health to merry England

First Line: Here's a health to merry England!

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

Harding B 15(129a)

Notes:  The illustrations and the text are separately printed items. Slip


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Edition - Bod3593

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer, Wholesale Toy & marble Warehouse, 6, Great st. Andrew street 7 Dials

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(385).


Ballad - Roud Number: V659

Title: The land we live in

First Line: Since our foes to invade us have long been preparing

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

Firth c.13(97)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 25(1067)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 889

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod11447

Imprint Names:  Walker

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 17


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13248

Title: The Englishman

First Line: There's a land that bears a world-known name

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7001

Title: King Storm

First Line: King Storm was seated

Harding B 11(1080)

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Johnson Ballads 1588

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1588 is a photocopy of the Durham University copy


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Johnson d.1773(p. 145v)

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