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Ballad - Roud Number: 289

Title: The Staffordshire maid

First Line: Come all ye young gallants, and listen awhile

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
41D2321(+81): Apron (+ men's clothes)
31B6(+9232): Morphology of human expression (+ refusing somebody or something)
41A31: Fa├žade (of house or building)
46A1711: Employee asking for work
47B(+21): Handicrafts and industries (+ men (labourers))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33B9: Flight, running away; pursuing
33B3: Fighting
25I3: Farm or solitary house in landscape
45C12(CLUB): Weapons for striking a blow: club

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
41A33: Window
48C161: Column, pillar ~ architecture
11P331: Functionaries and dignitaries ~ episcopal Protestant churches
11Q73124: Marriage ~ Protestant service
11Q713: Interior of church
11Q7131: Parts of church interior


Shelfmark: Harding B 1(96)

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