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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5315

Titles:
The Whigs hard heart the cause of this hard frost. An excellent new ballad

First Lines:
Ye Whigs and Dissenters, I charge you attend

Themes:
Politics and government - 17th century

Edition - Bod735

Imprint Names:  Dean, James

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1684

Imprint: Printed for J. Dean, Bookseller in Cranborn-street, in Leicester-Fields, near Newport-House, 1684


Ballad - Roud Number: V29151

Title: L---gley C---s his lamentation in New-gate

First Line: Come Whigs out of fashion, of me take compassion

References:

ESTC: R42983

Subjects:  Curtis, Langley

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th century

Wood 417(136v)

Notes:  Another ballad is on the recto, printed inversely.


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Edition - Bod839

Imprint Names:  H., G.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1688

Imprint: Printed for G.H. in the Year 1688


Ballad - Roud Number: V20542

Title: Monmouth worsted in the west: or, His care and grief for the death of his poor souldiers

First Line: Now we see the fight is over

Tune: The souldiers departure

References:

ESTC: R43463

Subjects:  Monmouth, James Scott, duke of, 1649-1685

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th century

Wood E 25(116)

Notes:  MS annotation below imprint: reprinted


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Edition - Bod932

Imprint Names:  Jordan, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1681]

Imprint: Printed for J. Jordan, at the Angel in Guilt-spur-street without Newgate


Ballad - Roud Number: V20362

Title: Oxford in mourning, for the loss of the Parliament. Or London's loud laughter at her late flattering her self with excessive trading

First Line: London now smiles to see Oxford in tears

Tune: Packington's pound

References:

ESTC: R228493

Subjects:  Oxford (England)

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th century

Wood E 25(96)

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Edition - Bod3868

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4597

Title: My Nannie O!!

First Line: Behind yon hills where Lurgar blows

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13786

Title: Men of twenty-five

First Line: Rouse, Erin, rouse, and clap your wings

Tune: When my old cap was new

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V22637

Title: The death of Sarsfield

First Line: Sarsfield has sailed from Limerick town

Subjects:  Limerick (Ireland)Sarsfield, Patrick, d. 1693

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th century

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the war is gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V5374

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O, should you e'er meet this Kate Kearney

Harding B 19(48)

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Edition - Bod10135

Imprint Names:  H., R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1678]

Imprint: London, Printed for R.H. in the year, 1678


Ballad

Title: An excellent new ballad between Tom the Tory, and Toney the UUhigg

First Line: Good people all, both great and small

Tune: Shittle-come-shite

References:

ESTC: R31472

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th century

Firth b.20(55)

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Wood 417(1)

Notes:  Wood 417(1) is torn at the edges


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Edition - Bod10629

Imprint Names:  Millet, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1685]

Imprint: Printed for J. Millet, in Little-brittain


Ballad - Roud Number: V7612

Title: The brewers answer; or, Their vindication, against those aspersions that hath been put upon them concerning the double excise

First Line: If in this present reign, the war to maintain

Tune: The orange

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th centuryTaxation

Firth c.23(42)

Notes:  Negative photograph of: Pepys Ballads IV:337


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Edition - Bod10670

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1660

Imprint: London, Printed in the year. 1660


Ballad

Title: Colonel John Okies lamentation, or A rumper cashiered

First Line: Of a famous brewer my purpose is to tell

Tune: And a begging we will go

References:

ESTC: R211756

Subjects:  Okey, John, d. 1662

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th century

Harding B 39(86)

Notes:  Harding B 39(86) is a photograph of Wood 416(63).


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Wood 416(63)

Notes:  Wood 416(63); MS. date: March 1659


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Edition - Bod14505

Imprint Names:  Thompson, N.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1684

Imprint: Sold at the Entrance into the Old Spring-Garden near Charing- Cross, 1683/4


Ballad - Roud Number: V5315

Title: The Whigs hard heart the cause of this hard frost. An excellent new ballad

First Line: Ye Whigs and Dissenters, I charge you attend

Tune: Oh London! Th'adst better have built new bordellos

References:

ESTC: R218512

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th century

Ashm. G 15(160)

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Edition - Bod18619

Imprint Names:  Dean, James

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1685

Imprint: London, Printed for James Dean, Book-seller at the Queens Head, between the Royal-Grove and Helmet in Drury-Lane, 1685


Ballad

Title: The glory of the West, or, The virgins of Taunton-Dean

First Line: In Lime began a rebellion

Tune: The Winchester wedding

References:

ESTC: R216250

Subjects:  Monmouth, James Scott, duke of, 1649-1685

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th century

Wood 417(144)

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Harding B 39(104)

Notes:  Harding B 39(104) is a photograph of Wood 417(144).


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Edition - Bod18695

Imprint Names:  Lambert, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1640]

Imprint: Printed at London, and are to be sold at the Horse-shooe in Smithfield


Ballad

Title: An exact description of the manner how his maiestie and his nobles went to the Parliament, on Munday, the thirteenth day of Aprill, 1640

First Line: Come the merriest of the nine

Tune: Triumph and joy

Authors:  Parker, Martin, d. 1656

References:

ESTC: S469

Subjects:  Charles I, king of England, 1600-1649

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th century1640

Harding B 39(58)

Notes:  Harding B 39(58) is a photograph of Wood 401(139).


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Wood 401(139)

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Edition - Bod21668

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip. Appears also in a sheet of five; see Harding B 19(48) Slip. Appears also in a sheet of five; see Harding B 19(48)


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13786

Title: Men of twenty-five

First Line: Rouse, Erin rouse, and clap your wings

Tune: When my old cap was new

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V22637

Title: The death of Sarsfield

First Line: Sarsfield has sailed from Limerick town

Subjects:  Limerick (Ireland)Sarsfield, Patrick, d. 1693

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th century

2806 c.15(209)

Notes:  Slip. Slip.


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Edition - Bod23283

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1681]

Imprint: London, Printed for the use of the students in Whittington's Colledge


Ballad

Title: The Newgate salutation: or A dialogue between sir W.W. and mrs. Cellier

First Line: Old stories of state grow now out of date

Tune: The fight is now ended

References:

ESTC: R5341

Subjects:  Cellier, ElizabethWaller, William, Sir, d. 1699

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th century

Ashm. G 16(95)

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Wood 426(16)

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Edition - Bod23379

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1663 and 1674

Imprint: London, Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, and J. Wright


Ballad - Roud Number: V32224

Title: An excellent medley, which you may admire at (without offence) for every line speaks a contrary sense

First Line: In summer time when folks make hay

Tune: Tarleton's medley

Authors:  Parker, Martin, d. 1656

References:

ESTC: R227142

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th century

Don. b.13(25)

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Edition - Bod23449

Imprint Names:  Thackeray, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1688 and 1689

Imprint: Printed for William Thackeray at the Angel in Duck lane


Ballad - Roud Number: V1254

Title: A turn-coat of the times

First Line: As I was walking through Hide-park as I us'd to do

Tune: The King's delight, or True love is a gift for a queen

References:

ESTC: R227421

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th century

Don. b.13(88)

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Edition - Bod24228

Imprint Names:  Walter, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1700]

Imprint: London: Printed and Sold by John Walter, at the Hand and Pen in Holbourn


Ballad - Roud Number: V1254

Title: A turn-coat of the times

First Line: As I was a walking through, Hide-park, as I us'd to do

References:

ESTC: N70041

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th century

Douce Ballads 3(97a)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4233

Titles:
A new game at cards. Or, The three nimble shuffling cheaters

First Lines:
You gallants all that love to play

Subjects:
Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658
Charles I, king of England, 1600-1649

Themes:
Politics and government - 17th century
Civil war, 1642-1649

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6053

Titles:
A full description of these times, or The prince of Orange's march from Exeter to London; and Father Peters and the rest of the Jesuites put to flight

First Lines:
Now let all true Protestants ever rejoyce

Subjects:
Petre, Edward, 1631-1699
William III, King of England, 1650-1702

Themes:
Politics and government - 17th century
Revolution of 1688

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11631

Titles:
The chancellors resolution: or, His last sayings a little before his death

First Lines:
I have been long in custody here

Subjects:
Jeffreys, George, Baron, 1648-1689

Themes:
Politics and government - 17th century
Revolution of 1688

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3430

Titles:
Religion made a cloak for villany. Or, The loyal subjects delight, Who is neither Whigg nor Tory

First Lines:
Let Tories curse on and the Wiggs let them rage

Themes:
Politics and government - 17th century
Religious controversy

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1303

Titles:
The triumph of Ireland: or, The surrender of Limbrick to their majesties forces ... 27th. of September 1691

First Lines:
Let the bells sweetly ring

Themes:
Politics and government - 17th century
War
1691

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1856

Titles:
The brandy-bottle plot

First Lines:
I'll sing ye a song, if you'll pay me but for't

Subjects:
Cellier, Elizabeth

Themes:
Politics and government - 17th century
Revolution of 1688

Edition - Bod4817

Imprint Names:  Deacon, J.Blare, J.Brooksby, P.Back, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1683 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby, J. Deacon, J. Blare, J. Back


Ballad - Roud Number: V1303

Title: The triumph of Ireland: or, The surrender of Limbrick to their majesties forces ... 27th. of September 1691

First Line: Let the bells sweetly ring

Tune: Let the soldiers rejoice

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th centuryWar1691

Firth c.23(60)

Notes:  Photograph of: Pepys Ballads II:298


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Edition - Bod1021

Imprint Names:  Milbourn, A.Onley, W.Thackeray, T.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  169-

Imprint: Printed for A.M., W.O. and T. Thackeray, at the Angel in Duck- lane


Ballad - Roud Number: V14306

Title: The two faithful lovers

First Line: Man. Farewel my heart's delight, ladies adieu

Tune: Franklin is fled away

References:

ESTC: R170734

Subjects:  Venice (Italy)

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th centuryShipwreckTransvestismWomen sailors

Don. b.13(30)

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Edition - Bod5272

Imprint Names:  J., G.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1688

Imprint: Printed for G.J. 1688


Ballad - Roud Number: V15224

Title: The prince of Orange welcome to London

First Line: The prince van Orange he is come to this land

Tune: The two English travellers

References:

ESTC: R35125

Subjects:  William III, King of England, 1650-1702

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th centuryRevolution of 1688

Wood E 25(118)

Notes:  MS annotation below imprint: Dec. Another copy at Firth c.23(84)


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