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Edition - Bod6298

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: V5616

Title: [T]he maidens frollick: or, [A brief] relation how six lusty lasses has prest full fourteen taylors on the backside of St. Clements, and other adjacent places

First Line: [Of] late near the Strand we well understand


ESTC: R228436

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Press-gangsTransvestism

Firth b.19(18)

Notes:  Torn at left side; lacking part of title and first stanza

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Edition - Bod20580

Imprint Names:  Hoggett, T.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1816 and 1843

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(1851).

Ballad - Roud Number: V33009

Title: A new song, called Jamie and Nancy

First Line: Did you ever hear of two lovers

Themes:  Press-gangsTransvestism

Harding B 25(950)

Notes:  Slip.

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Edition - Bod3932

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 19(40).


Title: The lady and sailor

First Line: There was a rich merchant in London did dwell

Themes:  MerchantsSailorsSocial statusPress-gangsTransvestismWomen sailorsAstrology

2806 c.15(179)

Notes:  Slip.

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Firth c.12(252)

Notes:  Slip.

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Edition - Bod8707

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]


Title: The farmer's happy marriage

First Line: There was an old merchant of honour & fame

Themes:  MerchantsLetter-writingPress-gangsWomen sailorsTransvestism

Firth c.13(300)

Notes:  Slip

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Edition - Bod9533

Imprint Names:  Hoggett, T.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1816 and 1843

Imprint: T. Hoggett, Printer, Durham

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V33009

Title: A new song, called, Jamie and Nancy

First Line: Did you ever hear of two lovers

Themes:  Lovers reunitedPress-gangsTransvestism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8580

Title: Lary's return to Erin

First Line: I am a poor weaver that's out of employ

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Irish - EnglandUnemployment

Harding B 11(1851)

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Edition - Bod1187

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1839 and 1855

Imprint: Jackson & Son, (late Russell,) Printers, 69, Digbeth, (from 21, Moor street, ...

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 218

Title: Oxford city

First Line: It's of o [sic] fair maid in Oxford city

Themes:  MurderCourtship - difference in social status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 238

Title: Happy couple

First Line: Come all you young damsels that sport in Cupid's chain

Themes:  Press-gangsTransvestismWoman in disguise

Firth b.34(220)

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Edition - Bod2562

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V35049

Title: Yarmouth lovers

First Line: It's of a rich merchant in Yarmouth did dwell

Themes:  MerchantsCourtship - difference in social statusPress-gangsWomen sailorsAstrologyTransvestism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6724

Title: Dear maid, my every hope of bliss

First Line: Dear maid, by every hope of bliss

Harding B 11(4335)

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Edition - Bod24075

Imprint Names:  [Diceys or Marshall]

Imprint Locations:  [London]

Notes:  The first illustration is also used in The life of Robinson Crusoe, of York, mariner, published in Aldermary Church Yard

Ballad - Roud Number: V16670

Title: The fortunate lover; or, The old man out-witted

First Line: Let all loyal lovers which around me do stand


ESTC: T40053

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusFarmersCruel fatherPress-gangsTransvestism

Douce Ballads 3(31a)

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