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Edition - Bod863

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby, at the golden ball in West- smithfield, near the Hospital-gate

Ballad - Roud Number: V32441

Title: The countrey cozen, or, The crafty city dame

First Line: There dwells a brave young wife in London city

Tune: Good morrow Valentine


ESTC: R215170

Themes:  AdulteryTransvestism

Wood E 25(151)

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Edition - Bod749

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 892

Title: The merchants daughter of Bristow

First Line: Behold the touchstone of true loe [sic]

Tune: Maiden's joy


ESTC: S91215

Subjects:  Italy

Themes:  MerchantsCourtship - difference in social statusTransvestismWomen sailors

Wood 402(51, 52)

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