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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 18859

Titles:
Sandy the Waterloo man
Sandy, the Waterloo man

First Lines:
The hoarse wind blew keenly o'er highland and glen

Themes:
Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6575

Titles:
Britain and Wellington triumphant or The overthrow of the emperor that ran away from Elba

First Lines:
Rejoice! rejoice! with gladest [sic] strain

Themes:
Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 2853

Titles:
Plains of Waterloo

First Lines:
Come all you loyal lovers, I pray you lend an ear
Come all you loyal lovers I pray you lend an ear

Themes:
Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7802

Titles:
Boney's defeat at Waterloo. A new song

First Lines:
Our invincible hero he trammel'd the pride

Themes:
Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7810

Titles:
Battle of Waterloo

First Lines:
There was a sound of revelry by night

Themes:
Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7800

Titles:
Plains of Waterloo
The battle of Waterloo!
The plains of Waterloo
The battle of Waterloo

First Lines:
The ancient sons of glory were all great men, they say
The ancient men of glory, they are all great men you say
The ancient sons of glory were all great men they say

Themes:
Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7808

Titles:
Battle of Waterloo

First Lines:
Come all you valiant heroes of courage stout and bold

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:
Waterloo, Battle of, 1815

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7807

Titles:
The plains of Waterloo

First Lines:
Assist me ye muses while I relate a story

Themes:
Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 577

Titles:
Boney's total defeat, and Wellington triumphant

First Lines:
You've heard of a battle that's lately been won

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Themes:
Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1922

Titles:
Waterloo
The battle of Waterloo. A new song
The plains of Waterloo
Battle of Waterloo
Plains of Waterloo
Plains of Waterloo!
The battle of Waterloo

First Lines:
'Twas on the 18th day of June Napoleon did advance
On the 16th day of June, my boys, in Flanders where we lay
On the eighteenth day of June, my boys, Napoleon did advance
On the eighteenth day of June my boys, Napoleon did advance
On the sixteenth day of June my boys in Flanders where we lay
On the sixteenth day of June, my boys
On the sixteenth day of June my boys that was the very day
On the 18th day of June my boys, Napoleon did advance
'Twas on the 18th day of June, Napoleon did advance

Themes:
Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1566

Titles:
Elwina, of Waterloo
Elwina of Waterloo

First Lines:
The trumpet had sounded the signal for battle

Themes:
Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7805

Titles:
The field of Waterloo

First Lines:
Stop: for thy tread is on an empire's dust!

Themes:
Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V554

Titles:
The Waterloo wedding

First Lines:
It's of a youthful lady the truth I will relate
Its of a youth [sic] lady the truth to you I will relate

Themes:
Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6557

Titles:
Waterloo, Wellington, Erin go bragh

First Lines:
Shall the heroes of Waterloo, martyrs to glory

Themes:
Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7806

Titles:
The battle of Waterloo
Battlc [sic] of Waterloo

First Lines:
Loud roar'd the dreadful battle

Themes:
Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 5824

Titles:
Plains of Waterloo

First Lines:
On the eighteenth day of June, my boys, Napoleon did advance

Themes:
Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7801

Titles:
The battle of Waterloo

First Lines:
You sons of Britain list awhile

Themes:
Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Edition - Bod4074

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Printed for W. Armstrong, Banastre-street, Liverpool


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 22808

Title: The curley-headed boy

First Line: My farther [sic] was a farmer, a farmer [sic] son am I

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1566

Title: Elwina, of Waterloo

First Line: The trumpet had sounded the signal for battle

Tune: Jessie o' Dumblane

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Harding B 28(86)

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Edition - Bod5364

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse 6 Great st Andrew street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V847

Title: Loss of one hero

First Line: Come all you lovers that are true & constant

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Firth c.14(42)

Notes:  Firth c.14(42) is cropped at top right corner. Slip


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Harding B 16(132a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5469

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, 121, Church-Street, Preston [and] John Harkness, Printer, 121, Church-Street, Preston

Notes:  The illustration is signed: W.D.

Series Identifier: 147


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V762

Title: The sailor's letter

First Line: Fare thee well love now thou art going

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2853

Title: Plains of Waterloo

First Line: Come all you loyal lovers I pray you lend an ear

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

2806 c.13(55)

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2806 c.13(86)

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Edition - Bod248

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1815]

Imprint: Pitts Printer, Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7806

Title: The battle of Waterloo

First Line: Loud roar'd the dreadful battle

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7801

Title: The battle of Waterloo

First Line: You sons of Britain list awhile

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7800

Title: The battle of Waterloo

First Line: The ancient men of glory, they are all great men you say

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 1922

Title: Waterloo

First Line: On the sixteenth day of June my boys in Flanders where we lay

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Johnson Ballads fol. 112

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Edition - Bod6622

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, Church Street, Preston

Series Identifier: 410


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V847

Title: The loss of a hero

First Line: Come all you lovers that are true and constant

Notes:  Harding B 15(176a) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22818

Title: Sandy and Jenny

First Line: Come, come bonny lassie cried Sandy away

Firth c.26(73)

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Edition - Bod6883

Imprint Names:  Merry

Imprint Locations:  Bedford

Imprint: Bedford: Printed at Merry's old-established office, Castle- lane


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1804

Title: The drummer boy of Waterloo

First Line: When battle roused each warlike band

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13833

Title: Woodman spare that tree

First Line: Woodman spare that tree

Authors:  Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864

Firth b.25(540)

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Edition - Bod2181

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: H. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough

Notes:  2806 c.16(309) is another edition Harding B 11(2881) is another edition

Series Identifier: 612


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1011

Title: Our ship she lays in harbour

First Line: Our ship she lays in harbour

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1566

Title: Elwina of Waterloo

First Line: The trumpet had sounded the signal for battle

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Firth c.13(88)

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Edition - Bod2210

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.Myers

Imprint Locations:  LondonLiverpool

Imprint: J. Paul and Co., Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials; 35, Hanover Street, Portsea; and Myers's Wholesale Warehouse, Dale Street, Liverpool

Notes:  Harding B 11(3018) is another impression Firth c.14(26) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V7800

Title: The plains of Waterloo

First Line: The ancient sons of glory were all great men, they say

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Harding B 11(3017)

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