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Imprinted at London for Iohn White


Ballad - Roud Number: V26195

Title: Sir Thomas Overbury, or The poysoned knights complaint

First Line: Great powerfull God, whom all are bound to love

Authors:  Rowlands, Samuel

Subjects:  Overbury, Thomas, Sir, 1581-1613

Themes:  Poisoning


IconClass Codes:
23A1: Father Time, man with wings and scythe
42E31: Grave, tomb
59C2: Justice; 'Forza alla giustitia sottoposta', 'Giustitia', 'Giustitia retta', 'Giustitia rigorosa', 'Impietà e violenza soggetta alla giustitia' (Ripa)
31A21: (human) skeleton
42G1: Family lineage, pedigree, genealogical tree or table
46A122(OVERBURY)1: Armorial bearing, heraldry (with NAME of family) - coat of arms
61B2(Overbury, Thomas, Sir, 1581-1613): Historical person (with NAME)


Shelfmark: Firth c.23(33)

Notes:  Photograph of the Society of Antiquaries copy.

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