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Printed and Sold at the Printing-Office, in Aldermary Church- Yard, London



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Ballad

Title: An old ballad of Whittington and his cat

First Line: Here I must tell the praise of worthy Whittington

Tune: Come thou to me

References:

ESTC: N10713

Subjects:  Whittington, Richard, d. 1423


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B12: Cat
46A23: Contrast between important and unimportant people; the inferior before the superior, the weak before the mighty
48C514: Picture, painting
46B21: Merchant, salesman
61B2(Whittington, Richard, d. 1423): Historical person (with NAME)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C1318: Horse in motion
43A42: Triumphal entry and public reception, pageant, 'entrée solennelle', 'joyeuse entrée'
44B231: Mayor, burgomaster
61B2(Whittington, Richard, d. 1423): Historical person (with NAME)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B12: Cat
41C5: Celebration meal, feast, banquet
25F26(RAT): Rodents: rat
34B121: Cat and mouse

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43A42: Triumphal entry and public reception, pageant, 'entrée solennelle', 'joyeuse entrée'
44B231: Mayor, burgomaster

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C144: Four-wheeled, animal-drawn vehicle, e.g.: cab, carriage, coach


Printings:

Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 3(103a)


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