Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1672 and 1696


Printed for Phillip Brooksby, at the Golden Ball, neer the Hospital-gate in West-Smith-field


Ballad - Roud Number: V31804

Title: The Shrop-shire wakes. Or, Hey for Christmas

First Line: Come Robin Ralph, and little Harry

Tune: Dargason


ESTC: R233832

Themes:  ChristmasFairsEntertainments

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48C7521: One person playing string instrument (bowed)
48C7313: Viol, rebec (violin-like instruments)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
41C622: Cake, tart, pastry
44B191: Crown (symbol of sovereignty)
41C5: Celebration meal, feast, banquet
41D267: Purse, money-bag
44B128: Ruler in informal contact with his subjects
41C322: Mug, beaker, goblet
44B124: Ruler with counsellor(s)
61B2(James I, King of England, 1566-1625): Historical person (with NAME)
44B1972: Royal mantle (symbol of sovereignty)
41C69: Meat; still life of meat

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48CC7525: One person playing wind instrument - CC - out of doors
43C943: Group dancing around someone or something (folk dancing)


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 2(207a)

Notes:  Sheet divided

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Shelfmark: 4o Rawl. 566(144)

Notes:  Sheet divided

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