Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1674 and 1679


Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, J. Wright, and J. Clarke


See Pepys Ballads I:104 for the identification of the figure in the second illustration.


Ballad - Roud Number: V16949

Title: The popes great year of jubilee: or The Catholicks encouragement for the entertainment of popery

First Line: Let me extol (these fickle times)

Tune: Have at all


ESTC: R181959

Themes:  Catholic Church

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A233: Kneeling figure
11P9: (aspects of) Christian Religion or the Church (as institution) ridiculed, criticized, or caricaturized
11P23: Roman Catholic Church
11P31111: Insignia of the pope, e.g. tiara
11P31114: Kissing the pope's feet

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44BB113: King - BB - female ruler
41A361: Tower (of house or building)
61BB2(Elizabeth, Queen, consort of Frederick I, King of Bohemia, 1596-1662): Historical person (with NAME) - BB - woman

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
11Q511: The Bible as a book
11Q71426: 'sanctus' bell, altar bell; rattle
11P164: The Roman Catholic Church vs. Protestantism; (Reformation and Counter Reformation)
46B33(+01): Weighing
46B3311: Scales
11Q65: (veneration of) devotional objects
11P31111: Insignia of the pope, e.g. tiara
11P31521: Monk(s), friar(s)
11Q64: Veneration of (statues of) saints, e.g. burning candles
11Q22: Aids for prayer, e.g. rosary
11D1311: Lamb bearing cross or banner, 'Agnus Dei' ~ symbol of Christ
11P31121: Insignia of cardinal, e.g. hat, mantle
11L51: Canon Law; 'Legge canonica' (Ripa)


Shelfmark: 4o Rawl. 566(218)

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