Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1672 and 1696


Printed for P. [Brooksby, at the Golden-Ball, near] the Hospi[tal-gate in West-Smithfield]


Ballad - Roud Number: V25715

Title: The cuckcoo of the times

First Line: Tom Tinkers wife Joan Ruggles sat

Tune: The wandering Jews chronicle


ESTC: R228098

Subjects:  Derby, James Stanley, earl of, 1607-1651Bradshaw, Henry, d. 1661Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658

Themes:  Cuckoldry

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25F39(CUCKOO): Other birds: cuckoo

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61BB11(+52): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ (full) bust portrait)
41A6711: Flowers in a vase
31B6(+933): Morphology of human expression (+ holding something)


Shelfmark: Firth b.19(5)

Notes:  Torn at lower right, lacking part of imprint

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