Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1991

Title: County of Tyrone

First Line: M[y] father oft told me he would not control me

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  ElopementWeavers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9510

Title: A song called the sailor's return

First Line: Being in the month of May, when all vesitudes was gay

3rd Ballad

Title: A new song called Hibernia's lovely Anne

First Line: You muses nine with me combine, I pray you will me allow

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V537

Title: Lovely Mary of the Shannom [sic] side

First Line: Draw near true lovers and pay attention

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 3023

Title: Suit of green

First Line: Come all you pretty fair maids

6th Ballad

Title: The answer to Young Jane and her gallant hussar

First Line: One morning as I went a walking

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61B11(+513): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ profile portrait)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
32B311(SCOTS): Europeans (with NAME)
46B356: Advertisement, notice
32B342: Red Indians, American Indians
41C74: Tobacco

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44A1(+2)(GREAT BRITAIN): Coat of arms (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ nation; national)
46A122(HANOVER)1: Armorial bearing, heraldry (with NAME of family) - coat of arms

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31F26: Death as skeleton
31D16: Old man
85(OLD MAN AND DEATH): Fables (with TITLE)

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25F23(LEOPARD): Beasts of prey, predatory animals: leopard

6th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
94L4111: While fighting with Hercules the river-god Achelous changes himself into a bull, or a bull-headed man


Shelfmark: Firth b.27(428/429)

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