Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3137

Title: A new song called the Dear and darling boy

First Line: When first unto this town I came

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of three; see 2806 b.9(242)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 476

Title: Brennan on the moor

First Line: It's of a fearless highway man a story I will tell

Themes:  Highwaymen

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73C8646: The prodigal son returns home, where his father awaits him

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43C114: Hunter
43C1113: Bird hunting
25F33(EAGLE): Predatory birds: eagle
43C1132: Hunter displaying or presenting the spoils of the hunt


Shelfmark: Harding B 19(19a)

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