Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1680 and 1720


London: Printed for M. Beauchamp, and S. Swan, at the sign ofthe Maidenhead, in New-sommerset-street, near White-Chaple- bars


Ballad - Roud Number: V32829

Title: The virtuous wife's pattern, or a new way to cure wanton husbands

First Line: You merry wives of London, whose husbands go astray


ESTC: R235024

Subjects:  Bristol (England)

Themes:  AdulteryMerchantsPhysiciansProstitutionDeception


IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
31A63: Vomiting
43B31(+11): Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc. (+ waiter, waitress, etc.)
41C326: Jar, jug (used as drinking-vessel)
41C122: Pouring


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 3(101a)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 39(39)

Notes:  Harding B 39(39) is a photograph of Douce Ballads 3(101a).

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